Are you pessimistic or optimistic? Why?
Optimistic. Why? See Below.
Hackathons started fairly recently or has been embraced fairly recently. Hackathons will evolve slowly in one aspect…by using different tools to create something. Besides that that you have ..Humans trying to create something that is 1.fun or 2. helps to improve something.
To figure out the future of hackathons. Ask why are they important now? What makes them interesting and how do you make it to where, whatever is being produced by hackathons is increased, and helps out all involved.
Hackathons help to improve something and are fun at the same time. Whether it be teaching kids how data structures work through a simple game to coming up and creating an app to make parties more interesting, there is always some sort improvement to some sort of experience of life that is being created. Or, at least, if not being created, there is the idea of, let me try and create something to improve something, it could be music sharing, or education or whatever, and if I fail, that’s alright, I can just try again.
Hackathons will always be necessary as long as they stay true to encouraging creativity, action and making things happen. It should never feel like a chore and should always be kept as something that is fun and interesting. Preserve that and fine tune it to keep it interesting and you should always have hackathons.
You get to learn, be around others who are creating something and have some fun while you’re doing it.
Hackathons are a place where you have to worry about nothing for X amount of hours and just have fun creating and doing something.
Lastly, what are the future of Hackathons?
What are your thoughts?