Authors Maker Weekly
What a weekend celebrating makers looks like.
Let's start with a crazy view of what @ProductHunt looked like on Sunday
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A top 7 with:
Spotify Ctrl @shahroozme
If you want some top picks, see @deadcoder0904's thread,
We were going to have a go at doing this, but he nailed it.
It also comes with voting links 🖐so go do your
#24hrsstartup was an amazing event— Akshay Kadam(A2K) \U0001f47b (@deadcoder0904) November 19, 2018
I never went to a hackathon but this just felt like one even though I was just watching \U0001f440
Everyone did great but there were a few startups that I personally loved \U0001f496
Some of my favorites are in the thread below\U0001f447
Over the following days the 24hr startup crew had more than their fair share of launches
Lots of variety: web, bots, extensions and even native apps
eg. @jordibruin with
The success of the "24 hour startup" challenge is not about startups
The concept isn't new, students (and non-students) have been running time-limited coding/product creation events for a while.
The same arguments always crop up:
- This isn't a *insert name of type of event* (eg. startup)
- It's not meaningful to build in X amount of time
- Using the term X isn't accurate
There are always two sides to the story.
Really, both sides tend to have a point.
Getting someone get their first taste of building something isn't to be scoffed at though.
One of the reads we recommend on the topic is @jessem's piece
It's longer-form than a tweet or back-and-forth on Reddit/Hacker News.
So he can actually make a nuanced