This years' hack.summit() holds three titles:
- The largest virtual conference in history
- The largest programming conference in history
- The largest hackathon in history
and it has some really interesting speakers like programming language creators, open-source contributors, and thought leaders like:
- JON SKEET - #1 answerer on StackOverflow
- KENT BECK - Creator of Extreme Programming, creator of TDD
- DAVID HEINEMEIER HANSSON - Creator of Ruby on Rails
- JOEL SPOLSKY - Co-founder and CEO of StackOverflow, founder of Trello
- YEHUDA KATZ - Ember.js author, Rails Core contributor
- TOM CHI - Creator of Google Glass
- BRIAN FOX - Inventor of GNU Bash Shell
- ORION HENRY - Founder of Heroku
- ROD VAGG - Node.js Technical Chair and Core Committer
- and many others...
On top of that, there will be a virtual hackathon on February 20th-21st. One can compete alone or in a team. The prize pool is also worth mentioning 150k$ times :).
This should definitely be interesting so make sure you check it out if you're into these kind of things...
— Nikola Brežnjak (@HitmanHR) December 28, 2015