Stupid Shit No One Needs & Terrible Ideas Hackathon Toronto

MAY 28TH 2016 @ THE RYERSON DIGITAL MEDIA EXPERIENCE LAB


ABOUT:

A hackathon dedicated to creating things that have absolutely no value. The weird Canadian cousin of stupidhackathon.com.
Technology. Since the Ancient Times it has only ever done objectively good stuff for everyone.

Categories:

  • MARGINALLY IMPROVED FOOD DELIVERY
  • REDUCTIONIST BOLTZMANN MACHINES
  • EMOJIANAL INTELLIGENCE
  • QUICKTIME FOR PEGASI
  • MILLENIAL FALCONS
  • MAYBE PUT SOME SENSORS ON IT I GUESS CAN I HAVE MONEY NOW
  • VIRTUAL FEALTY
  • PENTACOPTERS
  • A FUCKING FITNESS TRACKER
  • THE INTERNET OF BEES

PROJECTS:

PREG OR NEG

PREG OR NEG is an app that lets you know whether you've got a bun in the oven when you pee on your phone. Created by Sagan Yee and Rachel Lane.

HEALTHARM

HealthArm is a disruptive hydration experience that uses your FitBit to detect when you need to drink more water and throws some in your face. Created by Inmar Givoni, Alex Lougheed, Rostant Kanick, Jen Chan, Robin Marwick, Josh Comeau, and Zak Kain.

CHATCHATBOT

chatchatbot frees you from the burden of directly sending SMS to your friends. Created by Severin Smith.

YOGA FINGERS

Yoga Fingers is a new style of yoga that allows you to practice mindfulness without ever leaving your desk. Created by Alliy Brown and Taulant Sulko.

TANNING4AFRICA

Tanning4Africa is a Eco Friendly, Locally Sourced, Compostable, Natural, Greeen Energy Powered, Natural Beauty Tanning Solution for developing countries. Created by Claire Freeman-Fawcett, Josh Mclain, and Jon.

POMODORO ZAP

Pomodoro Zap is a Chrome extension that improves your producivity by electrocuting you with a shock collar when you visit time-wasting websites. Created by Kate Murphy and Christian Ternus.

COPILOT

CoPilot is a crowdsourced self-driving car application that uses the power of Amazon's Mechanical Turk to provide you with real-time driving directions. Simply point your phone out your windshield and a live human operator will provide you with turn by turn directions. Created by Xavier Snelgrove and Renat Gataullin.

WAITING TO ENTER A CONFERENCE CALL THAT THE MODERATOR HAS NOT YET JOINED SIMULATOR 2016

A Virtual Reality Environment to Learn Coping Skills for the Modern Workplace. Created by Lauren Walker and Paul Walker.

BRAINFART

BrainFart allows your brain to enter the OmegaState using the power of your face. Created by Jasna Todorovic, Fanny Sie, and Amun Sihra.

TWEETBUCKS

TweetBucks is disrupting coffee culture with sensor technology. Every time you take a sip of your coffee, TweetBucks lets the world know. Created by Ana Qarri and Wes Kerfoot.

TYPING FOR TWO

Typing For Two is a competitive typing tutor for two on the same keyboard. Created by Riley Shaw and Phillip Schleihauf.

KEYBOARD KEYBOARD

Keyboard Keyboard lets you use a 25-key musical keyboard to type letters. Created by Riley Shaw and Phillip Schleihauf.
this garbage nightmare was

ORGANIZED by Lindy Wilkins, Hillary Predko, Tom Hobson, and Alex Leitch

SUPPORTED by Inmar Givoni, Rob Tyrie, Judy Blumstock, and Urbery.

HOSTED by the perfect angels @ ryerson logo