Tag: hackday

  • Oulu Open Hack

    Oulu Open Hack

    I spent a couple days last week in Oulu (a city in Northern Finland) helping out on a hackfest. For more on the what, who and why, check out my previous post (Why we Hack). This post is to thank the sponsors and share how it went. What always amazes me with these type of […]

  • Why We Hack

    Why We Hack

    Reposted (with modifications) from ouluopenhack where I’ll be tomorrow. It all starts with an itch. Something that bugs you. It’s some kind of “pattern” that you identify. A manual task that you find yourself doing over and over again that you want to automate. Why is the color  printer always default to printing in black […]

  • “We can’t control the puppets”

    “We can’t control the puppets”

    Yahoo Hack Day 2006

  • How to Create a Thumbnail Blogroll, a 20-minute hack

    Yahoo! had one of its internal hack days [1] today and while work kept me from devoting enough time to work on an effort on the scale of last time, an email at 9am this morning did give me the chance to show at least something at today’s show-n-tell. I’ve been thinking of picture-in-picture badges […]

  • Open Yahoo Hack Day

    There is another Yahoo Hack Day for Yahoo staff coming up next month. Last time was a blast and our hack continues to live on with a recent mention in BusinessWeek. I fully intend to participate and am already thinking about a few ideas but am even more psyched that we’re opening things up to […]

  • Yahoo Hack Day

    Yahoo Hack Day

    A crash course in Product Management