Thanks for playing at DATA HACK FEST


What happens when you combine the collective intelligence of Hyper Island’s freshest program, with a daunting lineup of talented, skilled and ambitious people, all dedicated to exploring the possibilities of data and technology?

A fantastic party in the name of creativity. Last week we threw a Data Hack Fest, saw 120 brains participate in the 8 hour hack – and close to 200 gathered for the mingle and showcase. What a rush!


The event was sprinkled with creative methods and tools including Speed Idea Dating, matchmaker-supported group formation, dance energizers and soothing beats throughout. The hack and following showcase saw old and new friends gather from across the creative industries, including Spotify, STV, Day4, Wrapp, SR, Tictail, Gapminder, Oakwood Creative, Greatness PR, Triby, Great Works, Riksantikvariet, Berghs, Idea Society and Pax.

We’d like to extend a big thank-you to everyone who participated. We’re super stoked to get to collaborate with so many dedicated and talented people, and are excited to see the amazing and inspiring projects being born. Look forward to developing them further with you all!

A further thanks to our co-hosts, Canadian Open Data gurus Edward Ocampo-Gooding and Daniel Beauchamp, and Hyper Island Program Manager Sveinung Skaalnes.

A final, very special salute goes our brilliant Super Tech Squad made up by Swedish startup Tictail + their friends. We could not have done it without you!

Check out the fantastic projects below. Thanks for playing!

/The Digital Data Strategist students at Hyper Island

Youtopia: iPhone prototype
Get It For Free - Energy Shop
Play Football
CityKontrol The Refresherator
LAPS: iPhone prototype
CityMe Facebook +1
What's the Vibe? (press visualize>map)
From Bar To Home
City Bike Extreme GuiltyFree
Life Pilot



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