29 days ago

Public voting is now open

It's your turn to pick the Popular Choice award winners! Browse the Microsoft Azure AI Hackathon submission gallery and vote for your favorite app. 

The Popular Choice award will be given to the top five submissions with the most votes and will receive a $200 Microsoft store gift card — so be sure to spread the word via your social networks!

Use this Tweet as a sample: Public voting for the Microsoft #AzureAI Hackathon is now open! Will you check out my submission? {{link to your project}} 

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about 1 month ago

Thanks for Taking Part!

Thank you for building such incredible submissions!

While you wait for the results, take a look at all of the outstanding projects in the gallery. Stay tuned for the winner announcement in a couple of weeks!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 1 month ago

Attention! Deadline approaching

Attention! Tomorrow is the last day to wrap up your project and submission video for the Microsoft Azure AI Hackathon. Submissions are September 10 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city

Final checklist - Did you:

  • Create and upload your demo video?
  • Provider access to your app for judging and testing,including a link to your repo hosting the application’s code and any other deployment files and instructions needed?
  • Complete your submission form?

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 2 months ago

Last weekend to submit: Submissions close September 10!

Attention! The last weekend is approaching to finish up your project and submit it to the Microsoft Azure AI Hackathon. Submissions are September 10 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 2 months ago

Ask your questions before the deadline!

Get your questions ready and join the last #office-hours session in Slack on September 4th from 3:00PM - 6:00PM PT. 

 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 2 months ago

One week to go—the deadline is almost here!

The end is near! There’s only one week left to submit your Azure AI hack to the competition. Submissions are September 10 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 2 months ago

Two weeks to go—submit early!

You’re almost there!  There are two weeks left to create your project using Microsoft Azure AI for the Microsoft Azure AI Hackathon

Submissions are due September 10 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.)  And if you've just recently joined the hackathon, check out the competition resources.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Have you built an app that uses Azure Machine Learning…

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2 months ago

Three weeks to go—start your submission now!

There are three weeks left in Microsoft Azure AI Hackathon! Avoid feeling rushed by getting your submission ready early. Submissions are September 10 before 5pm ET. Find out what time that is in your city.

If you haven’t already started a submission, you should do it now. And if you’re just getting started, read the official rules and check out the competition resources.

You can also get the lowdown on how our submission form works right here.

BONUS TECH TIP: Check out this video tutorial on building “zero code” machine learning models with Azure Machine learning service.…

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2 months ago

Don't miss the August 21st Slack Office Hours!

Please join the next #office-hours in Slack on August 21 from 12:00PM - 2:00PM PT to ask your questions or follow along and share your insight!

 

 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


2 months ago

One month left—how to make a great submission video

There’s one month remaining in Microsoft Azure AI Hackathon! Submissions are due September 10 before 5pm ET. 

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your app meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head over to our submission form tutorial

Prepare your video

We know as…

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2 months ago

You’re Halfway There - Keep Going!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


3 months ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday

Did you know?!

Microsoft Azure AI can be used to create intelligent bots through conversational AI.  Check out these tips from the Azure AI website!

Conversational AI

Build, connect, deploy, and manage intelligent bots to naturally interact with your users on a website, app, Cortana, Microsoft Teams, Skype, Slack, Facebook Messenger, and more. Get started quick with a complete bot building environment, using C#, JavaScript, Python, and Java.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


3 months ago

Join Slack and connect with the Dev Community

Whether or not you have started building your Microsoft Azure AI-powered app, the Microsoft Azure AI Hackathon Slack Workspace is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use the Slack Workspace to ask the Devpost and Microsoft Azure representatives questions!

Looking for a team?  The #teams channel can help you connect with other developers who are potential teammates.  (You can also search the challenge Participants Page to message other participants)

Happy Building!

 

Questions?

If you have any questions…

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3 months ago

Get started with Azure Machine Learning

Check out this video tutorial “Get Started with Azure Machine Learning” to begin learning how you can build and train machine learning models faster, and easily deploy to the cloud or the edge with Azure Machine Learning service.

View other tutorial videos and more on on the competition resources to help you with your project.

Good luck and happy building!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.