IBM Db2 Masterclass Hackathon

<p>Take our micro-courses and gain new skills using Db2 data management tools for Machine Learning, Web Apps, and Blockchain. All Masterclass students will be invited to compete in our online hackathon October 11th-13th, for $15k in prizes!</p> <p>Here's how it works:</p> <ol> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><b id="docs-internal-guid-9f41241f-7fff-20f9-b9a3-2c02ed4d5c59">Visit: <a href="http://ibm.biz/db2masterclass">ibm.biz/db2masterclass</a>&nbsp;and get caught up to speed by watching our micro-course Master class for:</b></p> <ol> <li>Db2 for Machine Learning Applications</li> <li>Db2 for Web Application Building</li> <li>Db2 for Blockchain(Bonus!)&nbsp;</li> </ol> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><b id="docs-internal-guid-9f41241f-7fff-20f9-b9a3-2c02ed4d5c59">Sign up for our Hackathon</b></p> <ol> <li> <p dir="ltr">Start thinking about your use case and what you want to build!</p> </li> <li> <p dir="ltr">Create a profile and reach out to an IBM mentor for help</p> </li> </ol> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><b id="docs-internal-guid-9f41241f-7fff-20f9-b9a3-2c02ed4d5c59">Hackathon takes place October 11th - 13th</b></p> <ol> <li> <p dir="ltr">Select what competition category you'll select: Machine Learning or Web Applications</p> </li> <li> <p dir="ltr">Take a use case that you've started*&nbsp;<b><u>or</u> </b>create a use case and project from scratch (get creative!) and create a <a href="https://db2hackathon.bemyapp.com/#/projects">Project Page</a> on the platform</p> </li> <li> <p dir="ltr">We'll judge the projects and select the winners by October 16th...check your inboxes!</p> </li> </ol> </li> <li> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Prizes!</strong></p> <ol> <li> <p dir="ltr">The first 50 qualified submissions receive $100 as a submission bonus!**</p> </li> <li> <p dir="ltr">Grand prizes of $3,000 for the top Web Application project and Machine Learning projects!</p> </li> <li> <p dir="ltr">Two (2) Runner-up projects for each category will receive $1,000!</p> </li> <li> <p dir="ltr">We announce the winning projects&nbsp;at the <a href="https://www.idug.org/page/registration-1634">IDUG Db2 Conference in Rotterdam!</a>&nbsp;Be ready to send us a video so you can tell us about your project!</p> </li> </ol> </li> </ol> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">*<em>Please, no already-finished Db2 projects at this hack, unless this is the first&nbsp;time you are using Db2 for the project. Let's keep it fun and fair, and limit the amount of pre-work to less than 50%.&nbsp;</em><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><em>**Each submission must provide direction to their work on the Db2 store/site for review, and must have a completed project page on the platform (db2hackathon.bemyapp.com) before the deadline ( October 13th @ 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time)</em></p>