30 Jul '12, 7am

A two-month hackathon on a remote tropical island

A two-month hackathon on a remote tropical island

A two-month hackathon on a remote tropical island July 30, 2012 by Terence LEE Retreats to exotic locales are fashionable in the tech startup scene these days. There’s Blueseed , an incubator held on a ship off the coast of Silicon Valley, and Unreasonable at Sea , an accelerator-on-a-ship that will set sail to 14 countries. How about a two-month hackathon on a remote tropical island? Walter Heck , a Dutch serial entrepreneur based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, wants to make it happen. He is calling it Come Hack With Us , and he is shooting for an island either in the Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia. He is also seeking 12 programmers, UI/UX specialists, and the like to join him on this sojourn. Applicants must submit a proposal of how they want to spend their time, while selected ones will have to make their own way to the island and pay a small fee. Cooking and cleaning ...

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