MegaFon Supports MegaDataHack

7 November 2018 (09:40)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, November 7, 2018. MegaFon and Actum are coordinating their MegaDataHack hackathon in Yekaterinburg on November 16-18, 2018.

This is the second time MegaFon is organizing a hackathon in search of gifted young people with fresh ideas, knowledge, and ambition. The first hackathon in the MegaDataHack series took place in Novosibirsk on October 6-7.

The Yekaterinburg contestants will face three challenges in three different fields. First, they will have to design an original chat bot meant for project management. Next, they will have to create an automatic bill payment mechanism/prototype that resembles an online game. Finally, they will have to develop services that help young people with disabilities socialize and find employment.

The prize fund amounts to RUR 300,000. Invited to join MegaDataHack are teams of up to seven people; the event will be particularly interesting to people working with data, algorithms, machine learning, and AI, as well as to analysts, designers, and marketing experts. The competition is open to both Yekaterinburg/Sverdlovsk Region locals and contestants coming from other cities; moreover, you can join the event either in person or virtually using Actum.Online.

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