500px hosts photo-inspired hackathon, Pixel Hack Day

by Rob Lewis

Toronto's 500px is hosting the largest photo-inspired hackathon in Canada on Saturday, November 19th and Sunday, November 20th in Toronto. 

Pixel Hack Day is a weekend of designing and coding apps based on the open media APIs. We are calling the greatest talents in design, photography, programming and product management to build inspiring visual applications using open web, mobile and desktop APIs. At the end of the hackathon, developers who create the best, most inspiring apps will receive great prizes.

Best hack will take home a new 13" Macbook Air, second best hack will receive an iPhone 4S and third best hack will get a new Kobo Vox eReader. Additionally, all participants will get a one-year 500px Awesome Account for free.

Pixel Hack Day is at the ING Direct Cafe and you can register online for free.

500px Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

500px is a photo community powered by creative people worldwide that lets you discover, share, buy and sell inspiring photographs. The first version of 500px came to light in the early days of digital photography. At that time, everything was slightly different — the Internet was slower, 3.2 megapixel cameras were the latest buzz, digital photographers were just getting acquainted with their... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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