Compostable Infrastructure
May 17, 2015 4:57 PM   Subscribe

Check out the projects at this year's Stupid Hackathon across categories such as Disrupting The Body, Servitude-As-A-Service, and the Stealing Economy.
posted by newton (13 comments total) 24 users marked this as a favorite
 
My response. I call this "brand hacking".
posted by turbid dahlia at 5:23 PM on May 17, 2015


This is beautiful.
posted by brecc at 5:34 PM on May 17, 2015 [1 favorite]


I love this kind of thing.... there's also stupidhackathon.com for the NYC version.
posted by ph00dz at 6:17 PM on May 17, 2015


This is great.
GNU Pricing
"We've scaled enough. It's time to monetize."
- Richard Stallman, Founder, FSF

posted by A Thousand Baited Hooks at 6:22 PM on May 17, 2015 [2 favorites]


slbuzzfeedonymous
posted by grubby at 6:37 PM on May 17, 2015


They couldn't get Dumb Starbucks as a sponsor?
posted by mcmile at 6:40 PM on May 17, 2015


Alas, I had such high hopes for the toilet paper origami.
posted by JaredSeth at 6:57 PM on May 17, 2015


ENDLESS.HORSE
posted by JHarris at 7:02 PM on May 17, 2015 [9 favorites]


Sponsored by Yo.
posted by waninggibbon at 7:27 PM on May 17, 2015 [2 favorites]


Pyre was pretty amazing. It would have been more so if I ever used Tinder.
posted by Samizdata at 7:39 PM on May 17, 2015


Hoboji are great.
posted by curious nu at 8:09 PM on May 17, 2015


I laughed for far too long at the "1-dimensional CAD package".
posted by Kadin2048 at 6:41 AM on May 18, 2015 [2 favorites]


Even better was that you can send its output to a "1D printer" he also designed (hard to tell from the youtube video but I believe it prints in spaghetti).

I made the mistake of reading these last night putting a kid to bed and nearly sprained a muscle trying not to laugh out loud. CLI Tinder and the "where am I" twitter bot ("tweet @youareherebot... with location enabled") killed me.
posted by range at 8:38 AM on May 18, 2015 [2 favorites]


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