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Virginia Tech Hackathon

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Imagine working for 36 hours to come up with an idea that would amaze your bosses.
About 450 students attending the Virginia Tech Hackathon had that assignment.
Students from Virginia Tech, University of Pennsylvania and other schools started on several projects Friday evening.
Some students came up with creating ideas on how use drones, some created virtual reality app's and others created websites to see how big their carbon footprint is.

"We are trying to push at this hackathon people growing and experiencing abilities so people learning and new skills and really pushing creativity and passion a lot of cs students designers and engineers" Jordan White a Volunteer with Virginia Tech Hackathon said.

This is the first year Virginia Tech hosted the event and it was sponsored by RackSpace and Sales Force.


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