Challenges

American Express

#american-express

Prize: Pirate Radio Pi Zero Kit x4

A fun and innovative real time digital travel companion. We aren’t looking for the next TripAdvisor or FlightRadar24. We’re looking for something surprising that will make us smile when we’re next on the go. To get you thinking, a good set of open data sources is at https://github.com/caesar0301/awesome-public-datasets . Beyond that, the sky’s the limit :).

Web Applications UK

#web-applications-uk

Prize: Sega MegaDrive x4

Build something to help young people engage with programming.

Goldman Sachs

#goldman-sachs

Prize: Bose speakers x4

Best financial hack
Solutions will be judged on: Innovation, User Experience, Functionality, Content and Overall quality.

Ocado Technology

#ocado-technology

Prize: Google Daydream x4

Design a 3D packing algorithm that uses a list of grocery items to calculate the number of containers required for a customer order, grouping the items into specific containers according to a set of predefined rules. The output will also contain a list of picking sequences which will describe which items from which order will go into which container based on the rules provided. More info Here.

The Hut Group

#the-hut-group

Prize: record player x4

Build a tool to help customer service agents at THG prioritise and categorise customer emails, using NLP tools/techniques. Is the customer making a complaint? Is it a question about a product? Which of our websites are they talking about? Use any libraries/APIs you like. Should be able to analyse at least English, with other languages optional.

Skyscanner

#skyscanner

Prize: 100 pounds travel voucher x4

The best/most creative use of Skyscanner's API.

Auto Trader UK

#auto-trader

Prize: Amazon 100 pounds voucher x4

Create a hack to make the world a better place, i.e. by considering inclusion and the needs of diverse range of users etc. More info Here.

Bloomberg

#bloomberg

Prize: FitBit Blaze smart watch x4

Best Tech

Domain.com, AWS and Qualcomm

#mlh

Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Amazon Web Services - Best Use of AWS
Best IoT Hack Using a Qualcomm Device

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