IMPORTANT. Please read carefully:

Hey you! Here's all you need to know before solving any task. Please read it carefully.

To solve any task and submit your project, you need to register at hackyeah.hackerearth.com

This is a platform where you can form teams, discuss with others but also submit your tasks. Remember: submitting through Hackerearth is the only way to submit your project.

So far you have been provided with general information about tasks. The moment hackathon begins (around 1:00pm on the 28th) there will be more info released.

For briefs and terms for specific tasks please go to either hackyeah.pl/task.html or hackyeah.hackerearth.pl

Good luck!


Tasks and Prizes

Here's what you're fighting for!
HackYeah is all about the new ways of interpreting the word EXTREME and working around issues related to it. To make the tasks more challenging we're dividing EXTREME into three categories.


X-SPORTS

supported by LOTTO

What comes to your mind when thinking of extreme sports? Advanced ways of analyzing trainings data, tracking devices on a completely new level, solutions for preventing injuries? The number of ideas is unlimited.

Concerened that you don't know much about extreme sports?
No worries, we've got you covered! We're bringing in amazing people who do extreme sports on everyday basis to inspire you and provide necessary background to kick off your project.

What is more: extreme attractions are waiting for you! Laser shooting, climbing wall and FIFA tournament among them - have fun!

PRIZE: 10 000 PLN by LOTTO

TERMS


X-NATURE

Nature often shows its beatufiul and mesmerizing face, yet sometimes nature leads to dangerous and devastating anomalies. Floods, fires, or eathquakes - extreme natural disasters need better ways of preventing, analyzing, warning and reacting afterwards. Have you ever thought of ways to prevent such situations? XNature is the category where you can implement your ideas and give them a go together with the help of specialists.

Or maybe you have a good idea on how to use the natural resources in a new way, or how to fight against the global warming? Nature has so many pending issues, so if there's something we haven't mentioned here, don't let us limit you. Bring your team together and let's help nature!

PRIZE: 10 000 PLN

TERMS


X-SOCIAL

The number of pressing social issues is growing everyday. There are so many people living in extreme conditions needing our help. Think of poverty, homelessnes, lack of accessibility to clean water to so many people, and then imagine how technology can help it.

Or simply take a look around in your everyday life. Polution, matter of accessibility, diversity or uneployement, as well as security, urban issues or freedom. Let's think together how technology can make our lives better.

Mentors from Szlachetna Paczka and Unicef will inspire you at this track - look for them at the spot!:)

PRIZE: 10 000 PLN

TERMS


TA-X by Ministry of Finance

For many years, European businesses have been exposed to an unfair competition and dumping prices offered by VAT fraudsters. As a result, the EU-countries were losing over 50 billion Euro per annum.
Polish tax authorities are currently implementing new IT systems, aimed to identify artificial business arrangements and stop the VAT-frauds. Help our agents track VAT fraudsters! Are you up to the challenge?

1st Prize:
30 000 PLN + tickets & travel to Web Summit

2nd Prize:
20 000 PLN

3rd Prize:
10 000 PLN

In-kind prizes


X-CITY by The City of Krakow

In the "CITY" track you can contribute to raising the level of security in the city by suggesting the use of data analysis. Thanks to your solutions, #Krakow will get a spatial view of when and how many car accidents have occurred, and this will make spatial analyses easier! You can contribute significantly to safety on Krakow roads!

It’s not ending with working on the tool and using real data. You will have an opportunity to see how many factors and dependencies determine the functioning of the city and influence the effective response to the challenges it faces.

6 VIP TICKETS FOR METALLICA CONCERT AT TAURON ARENA ( and nothing else matters... )


But that's not the end of surprises! Our partners have extra challenges for you to solve so during hackathon!
It's all up to you if you want to fight for EXTREME prizes or try to solve our Partners' tasks. Psst! We're not limiting you to only one category! Want to try to solve partners' tasks as well as come up with extreme project on your own? You're more than welcome and we keep our fingers crossed for you!


Track Partners


City
City of Krakow
On the path to the georevolution in Krakow - making data more accessible
ZIP
PDF
6 VIP TICKETS
FOR METALLICA CONCERT
AT TAURON ARENA
( and nothing else matters... )
Data Science (TA-X)
Ministry of Finance
White-hack for the Ministry of Finance. Use Big Data to track down fraudsters!
1st Prize:
30 000 PLN + tickets & travel to Web Summit

2nd Prize:
20 000 PLN

3rd Prize:
10 000 PLN
Fintech
UBS
Use data-mining techniques to monetize available social and financial data
PDF
PDF
1st Prize:
Oculus Samsung Gear VR 3 and set of UBS goodies

2nd Prize:
Set of UBS goodies

Automotive
Luxoft
Use DL & AI to make driving and transportation easier, safer, smarter.
PDF
PDF
1st Prize:
Lego Minstorm

2nd Prize:
Remote control vehicle

3rd Prize:
Luxoft backpack packed with Luxoft gadgets
Automotive
Luxoft
Pure Math and No Magic! Check if the following hypothesis is correct:
“Current Mathematics does not have the tools to prove it.”
PDF
PDF
1st Prize:
Lego Minstorm


Other tasks


Estimote
Our challenge is to create an intelligent location in the public space that solves the problems of these places. What are the spaces or what use of beacons should you consider? It's up to your imagination! The key is to find a use of our beacons in public space and make sure they really solve the problems!
PDF
12 Beacon's Devkits
Grid Dynamics
Chat with Microsoft bot Zo and prove that Zo is a chatbot
On the stand
FlixBus
FlixBus Public API

API Documentation: 

Login: hackathon
Password: hackyeah2017


- Explore FlixBus biggest EU bus network
- Search for travel destinations and prices
- Purchase or cancel tickets
- Manage your trip information
- Get timetables and delay updates 


Note about authentication: 
TBA



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