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Hackenomics Is Changing Both Security And The Customer Experience

Last month I wrote about hackathons and how the technology industry has been exploiting these events to spur business innovation fuelled by long evenings of coffee and pizza. Since then, I have been reading more about the positive use of … Continue reading

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Hacking the Customer Experience

Hackathons have been around for over a decade in the tech industry, possibly longer if different terms are used. Basically, a group of techies get together and spend a period of time focused on fixing a single problem or creating … Continue reading

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Could hacking competitions help the public understand economics?

Last weekend the Indian government ran a very interesting experiment – a ‘hackathon’ designed to encourage economic growth in the country. The hackathon was a 32-hour competition where young software developers, designers, and filmmakers competed to win a cash prize … Continue reading

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Where next for passwords?

Our entire online life – and beyond – now depends on passwords. You can’t check your email, update your social networks, upload some photographs, or check your bank balance without being harassed for a password. Some people create elaborate lengthy … Continue reading

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