by Michael Markell
Hack@Brown, with support from Brown CS, is holding their third annual hackathon this weekend, February 6-7! The event will bring in 450 students from 84 schools, travelling from as far as the UK, the Netherlands, Canada, and Mexico, as well as 65 industry mentors, many of which are Brown alums. Governor of Rhode Island Gina Raimondo and Brown CS Alum Karen Catlin will start off the event on February 6, while Google Director of Research and Brown CS Alum Peter Norvig will speak at the closing ceremony on Sunday at 3 PM in Salomon Auditorium. The closing ceremony is open to anybody and everybody that wishes to attend and check out the amazing projects that participants come up with!