Tufts Hackathon Success


This past weekend was the first annual Tufts Hackathon. Teams of students gathered to create various programs in only 24 hours.

From the Music Machinery Blog

Two participants, Barbara Duckworth and Jennie Lamere, joined up to create a program that would give its user movie suggestions based on its sound track. Basically, users could put in their favorite artists and the program would suggest a movie that had a soundtrack with similar sounding music. After working hard on their program all night long, Barbara and Jennie received the rookie award which was for the best project by a team with a majority freshman and no upperclassmen.

From the Music Machinery Blog

For more information about their work, visit Barbara’s blog post.

For more information on The Hackathon in general, visit their website.

 

 

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  1. #1 by Marshall on February 27, 2013 - 3:06 pm

    Hi! I’m the organizer of the Tufts Hackathon and Jeannie and Barbara were actually seniors in highschool!

    Jeannie is actually applying to Tufts though – make sure she gets in!

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