A: A hackathon is a place where hackers can develop something in a short amount of time. My team made an app that will soon be going up on the App Store.
Q: Was this your first time at a hackathon? A: Yeah. I thought it was just going to be hardcore gaming, but actually it was coding.
Q What is what you expected? A: No, not at all.
Q: Would you do it again? A: Yeah, it’s something different, and I liked it.
Q: How long did the event last? A: It was 36 hours long. We stayed in the engineering building at UC.
Q: Was it only high school students that went? A: Barely a few went. It was mostly college students.
Q: Did you win anything?
A: Our team came in 10th place out of the 17 teams that competed. We got the newbie award for being the only high school team.