Thank you HOTH X participants!

Posted on 3/6/2023 at 1:39:55 PM PST

Congratulations everyone! And a big round of applause to all the winning teams! Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make HOTH X a success! We’re so glad to have had you all and we hope you’ve enjoyed your experience! Give yourself a pat on the back and a well-deserved rest. Winning teams should expect to receive their prizes within the next 3 weeks. For anyone who missed the closing ceremony, here are the winning teams for all prize tracks: - Best Overall: QuakeAlert - Best Web: Sportify - Best Mobile: Allies - Best Game: Road Rager - Best in Intersectional Environmentalism: BruinThrift - Best Beginner: HandiWalk Congratulations again to everyone who participated! We will be reaching out to all the winners to send the Amazon Gift Card prizes! Thank you everyone! Enjoy the rest of your week!


Posted on 3/5/2023 at 8:57:02 PM PST

Please make sure to submit your projects ASAP if you have not already done so! We are allowing a grace period UNTIL 9:15PM for any last minute submissions. Any submissions after this time WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED! Make sure you submit to BOTH THE DEVPOST AND THE GOOGLE FORM! Again, as a reminder, the only information we are requiring from your submission are the following: - Maximum 3 minute long demo video - Project Overview - Link to your code After you submit, make sure to stick around for the announcement of the winners during our CLOSING CEREMONY AT 10:30PM!

Submissions due in less than 1 hour!

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 8:08:26 PM PST

Attention all hackers! The submission period is open and we will be taking submissions UNTIL 9:00PM so make sure you set aside time to go through that process! ONLY ONE member of your team has to SUBMIT TO THE DEVPOST AND THE GOOGLE FORM. Make sure you have provided the following information on Devpost - Maximum 3 minute demo video of your project - Project overview (description of project) - Link to your code (either Github, Google Drive, or otherwise) Note: all other fields that Devpost asks for are NOT strictly required Once the submission period is over, we will have a 1.5 hour long judging period before announcing winners at our closing ceremony! Keep pushing through! You got this!

Final stretch is here!

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 6:57:18 PM PST

Get ready for the final stretch hackers! The dedicated dinner break is now over and it is back to hacking until the end of the event! SUBMISSIONS WILL BE DUE AT 9:00PM. Only one team member has to make a submission on both the Devpost and the Google Form. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU SUBMIT BOTH! We are rooting for you, keep pushing through till the end!

Dinner coming soon!

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 5:31:09 PM PST

Hello again hackers! Our dinner break is starting soon! Congrats for making it this far, reward yourself with some yummy food! We will be serving pizza from Papa John’s. Hacking will begin again at 7:00pm! IMPORTANT NOTE FOR DIETARY RESTRICTIONS: if your dietary restriction (vegan or allergies) prevents you from eating the food we have planned, please come to our officer table in the back NOW, as we will be trying our best to provide other accommodating food options. Please note that we have vegetarian options for each meal.

Meme competition ending soon

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 3:13:05 PM PST

Only a few more hours to send in your best meme to #🤣memes! Send them in by 7:00pm and get 1 raffle point, with a chance to get 5 raffle points for winning!

Post-Lunch hacking has begun!

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 2:04:30 PM PST

Hello! The dedicated lunch break is now over and it is time to get back to hacking! Our next break will be for dinner @ 6:00pm. In the meantime, don’t forget to check out the #🙋‍♂️ask-a-mentor channel if you need any help on your projects or approach our officer table at the back of the room! We wish you luck and can’t wait to see what you build! Happy Hacking!

Interdisciplinary Research Panel

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 12:59:40 PM PST

It’s time to welcome our special interdisciplinary research panel! Come hear about how computer science is used in different fields ranging from biomedicine to chemistry and more! This will begin in the main room soon, so make sure to participate and ask questions to get an additional 5 raffle points.

Lunch break!

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 11:57:24 AM PST

Our dedicated lunch break is starting soon! Take a break, stretch your legs, stay hydrated, and grab a bite to eat! We will be serving In N Out! Hacking will continue @ 2:00pm! Additionally, we will be having an interdisciplinary research panel with special guests Prof. Christine Borman, Prof. Jason Ernst, Dr. Anders Garlid, Prof. Ashley Sanders, and Dr. Arka Sengupta! This will take place in the main room @ 1:00pm! IMPORTANT NOTE FOR DIETARY RESTRICTIONS: if your dietary restriction (vegan or allergies) prevents you from eating the food we have planned, please come to our officer table in the back NOW, as we will be trying our best to provide other accommodating food options. Please note that we have vegetarian options for each meal.

Common Experience Workshop Happening Now!

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 9:26:08 AM PST

Join Common Experience for a workshop on intersectional environmentalism located in the Hermosa room at 9:30am! This is a great opportunity to learn and brainstorm some project ideas, as well as get 3 raffle points just for attending :)

Breakfast, team formation, and time to start hacking!

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 8:57:01 AM PST

Thank you to everyone who came out to our opening ceremony and a round of applause for our speakers Nathan Smith and Timothy Gu! The moment you’ve all been waiting for is here! It’s time to start hacking! We wish you all the best of luck and can’t wait to see what you come up with! If you do not have a team, ACM-W will be hosting an official team formation event now next to the check-in table! Additionally, breakfast is from Noah’s Bagels and is being served at the back of the room. Get up and to it hackers! Have fun and Happy hacking!

Opening ceremony starts soon!

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 8:17:20 AM PST

Hello hackers! The beginning of Hack on the Hill is coming! We’re kicking things off at our OPENING CEREMONY in 10 MINS in the Carnesale Commons Palisades Room! Excited to see everyone there and welcome you all to our 12-hour hackathon experience!

Time to check in!

Posted on 3/5/2023 at 8:03:49 AM PST

Good morning HOTH X participants! Check In has officially started at Carnesale Commons Palisades Room! We’re excited to see you here!

HOTH X is this Sunday!

Posted on 3/1/2023 at 5:07:21 PM PST

HOTH X acceptance and waitlist emails have been sent out! If you were accepted, make sure to arrive at Carnesale Commons Palisades Room at 8:00am on Sunday, March 5 for check in. Bring your Bruincard, water bottle, laptop, and laptop charger! We will be letting in waitlist participants starting at 8:30am.

HOTH X Applications Are Open!

Posted on 2/5/2023 at 11:56:18 PM PST

HOTH X applications are now out! The deadline to apply is Friday of Week 7, February 24, 2023.