Break the Fake Hackathon 2019
Hacking Against Fake News and Disinformation
- Saturday, Jun 15 2019
- 08:00 AM CST
- Jakarta, Asia
In order to take part in the #BreakTheFake Hackathon, you need to register on this website, form a team of 3 people, and develop an idea or innovative approach to an existing idea/tool/platform that aims to fight and address the issue of fake news and disinformation.
Eligibility 1. All teams must be composed of 3 members, currently residing in Southeast Asia, and have a strong commitment for change. 2. Team members can be business developers, programmers, software engineers, designers, and others. Students are welcome to apply. 3. All team members must not have affiliation with companies, organizations, and other groups that propagate fake news and false narratives in social media. 4. An eligible individual cannot join more than one Team.
Criteria - The quality of the executive summary, including innovativeness of the idea (originality and creativity) - 25% - The feasibility of the idea, potential impact (the extent to which it solves the use case, scalability and user experience) - 25% - How well the proposed application can be adopted by stakeholders that address fake news 30 % - Team Complementarity in terms of skills & experience - 20%
Submission Requirements: - Executive summary (including experiences & skills of the team members) - For the registration part, we will not request a working demo/video (with code repository). But for all the chosen teams, we will set a deadline for the minimum viable product (MVP) to be submitted. - (Optional) Video of your team members during the building of your prototype. This is only for fun but we will use these videos to build up the next #BreakTheFake video clip!
Application Deadline: 10 May (Jakarta), 15 June (Penang), 15 July (Manila) Results announcement: 15 May (Jakarta), 15 June (Penang), 15 July (Manila) Number of selected teams: 10-15 teams per location