8 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Facebook Hackathon: AI gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


8 months ago

Thanks for Taking Part!

Thank you for building such incredible submissions - we are so impressed by the innovative solutions and are confident they will have a positive impact.

Make sure you also check out the Facebook Hackathons page on Devpost to stay up-to-date on all the Facebook hackathons happening this year!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


8 months ago

Final call: Submissions close Wednesday (June 24)!

Just a final shout-out these are the last few days to work on your project and submit to the Facebook Hackathon: AI.

Final checklist:

  • Are you submitting a Wit.ai Natural Language experience that can help people's lives that touches on all of the judging criteria?
  • Does your solution creatively use Wit.ai?  
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video clearly demonstrate how your app works? Is it about 2 minutes long?? (See these video-making tips)
  • Have you included at least one screenshot of your project?
  • Have you provided access to your project for judging and testing?

You are…

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9 months ago

One week left to deadline - keep going!

There’s only one week left to enter your submission to the Facebook Hackathon: AI. Don’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due June 24 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help) and if you have any last minute questions, be sure to ask.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Are you submitting a Wit.ai Natural Language experience that can help…

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9 months ago

Two weeks to go – keep up the good work!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Facebook Hackathon: AI

Submissions are due June 24 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

It is truly inspirational to see so many developers, professionals, and hobbyists alike come together to build Natural Language experiences that can help people's lives.  Especially during these trying times, it is important to see the comradery and amazing things that can come from collaboration.

Through this challenge and the hard work being done by you all, we are confident we can make a difference by leveraging…

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9 months ago

Three weeks to go + Facebook Q&A Live

There are three weeks remaining in the Facebook Online Hackathon: AI. Submissions are due June 24 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Don’t forget - Keep an eye out for upcoming Facebook Q&A sessions. This is the perfect opportunity to ask any questions you have to the Facebook Developer experts questions you have to help you get your project completed and submitted.

We know you are all working hard, so keep it up - we are looking forward to seeing all the innovative projects out there.

Questions?

If you have any questions…

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9 months ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday tips from your fellow devs

Did you know?!

These impressive devs took home prizes in the first series of Facebook Hackathon: AI, and wanted to share some of their insights to help you along the way:

Luis: Think of approaching a hackathon as if you were founding a startup - of course within the limitations of the rule book. The idea you’re developing needs to be technically viable, while having strong potential to become a real-world product with more development. Secondly, the documentation and video/screengrabs you provide for your project are very important to supplement its Code and functionality. We’ve seen some awesome ideas,

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9 months ago

Wit.ai Live Q&A with Scott Arnold - tomorrow, May 27th

Join us for a special opportunity to hear from Scott Arnold, Partner Engineer on the Wit.ai team at Facebook. Tune in to the hackathon Facebook group on Wednesday, May 27th, at 9am PT, when Scott will go live to talk about Wit.ai and answer your questions. Make sure to join the group before the event so you'll be able to access the Q&A.

Please add your questions below in the comments, and Scott and the Wit.ai team at Facebook will answer them in this session. Any remaining time will be dedicated to questions asked live.

Questions?

If you have any…

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9 months ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your solution, the Facebook Hackathon Group is the perfect place to connect with other participants.  Here you can ask questions about the hackathon, get technical help and brainstorm ideas with other developers.  There will also be mentors available throughout the challenge to answer posted questions as best they can.

Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team?  The Facebook Group can also help you connect with potential teammates.  You can also use the Challenge Participants Page to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills and message them to see…

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