by Eamonn Giblin

How to survive (and even thrive in) a Hackathon

Photo by NESA by Makers on Unsplash

So, you’re looking for a way to spend your Saturday, and you come across the brilliant idea to go spend the entire day at an organized hackathon. Fun! But not necessarily. Like anything else, hackathons are something where you get out what you put in. But at least here, you typically are going to get free bagels, pizza and coffee for your trouble (if you have ever found a hackathon with a different menu…