Global Hackerspace Hackathon Challenges

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Each month, during the hackerspace monthly call in we'll decide a challenge for hackerspaces around the world to participate in during the Global Synchronous Hackathon.

This month we'll be using a new application during the hackathon called Convore. It is like persistent-threaded IRC with notifications. Give it a try now if you'd like.

In addition to Convore we also have the Hackerspace Matrix which shows all webcam streams next to each other. Pstyek has updated it to pull in all the ustream links from the profiles and only display spaces which are broadcasting live along with the name. The new link is

This month's current challenge[edit]

What about bringing ReactOS out of alpha stage?

Past Challenges[edit]


February 2012 - February 2012 - Global Hackerspace Cupcake Challenge


January 2011 - January - Global Hackerspace Cupcake Challenge

February 2011 - 2011- February - 555contest

March 2011 - Promotional Video- Create a promotional video for your hackerspace!

April 2011 - Energy Efficiency Challenge

May 2011 - Non-Newtonian Fluid Challenge

June 2011 - Money Bag Challenge Synchronous_Hackathon/2011-06-18

July 2011 - Playing Card Box Challenge