Examples of Hackathon Tasks
What tasks do hackathons face? In any case, the organizers will need to write as clearly and understandably what results in they expect. Will it be a prototype for further development or a finished product? Will it develop later? What is the use of solving this problem?
Hackathons are short-term (1-2 days) and long-term (up to several months). Depending on the duration, the tasks are easy, medium, and challenging. The tasks can be very diverse: from a prototype application for marketplaces (recognizing and searching for clothes in markets with the most favorable price) to developing software to ensure the smooth operation of an industrial complex. But not all hackathons look like participants, gathering in a large room equipped with technology, with a stage, speakers, and tension in the air. For example, Hacktrain took place on the train. At that time, 150 people were solving tasks to improve the railway system in Great Britain or Comedy Hack Day - a hybrid of a hackathon and an open mic.