Terrible Ideas Hackathon
Make something half-baked with friends
👥 Open To: Everyone
💻 Format: In-Person
🌏 Region: Global
💵 Cost: Free
💰 Prize: TBA
Explore the realm of creativity at the Terrible Ideas Hackathon, where participants are challenged to bring forth the most brilliantly terrible ideas across various domains, from pottery to programming. This event is a unique celebration of failure, fostering a spirit of creativity, and encouraging the exploration of absurd and awful concepts, such as robot-driven tattoo guns or marmite-flavored fudge.
The primary goal of Terrible Hack is to provide participants with the chance to make connections, acquire new skills, and, most importantly, have fun. While it may seem like a celebration of bad ideas, the hackathon encourages participants to reflect on the criteria that define an idea as “good” or “bad” and learn how to practically apply their skills to problem-solving.
Diverging from competitive norms, Terrible Hack is intentionally non-competitive with no serious prizes at stake. This deliberate choice aims to empower participants to be more ambitious in their project choices. In the span of just a couple of days, participants have the freedom to experiment, take risks, and embrace the opportunity to venture into the unconventional without the fear of failure. It’s a chance to be daring, make mistakes, and revel in the joy of creative messiness.