10 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the PyTorch Summer Hackathon 2020 gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


10 months ago

Update about the winner announcement

Thank you all for participating in the Pytoch Summer Hackathon! We have so many great submissions that we need a little more time to test and judge the projects.    We are now planning to announce winners on October 1st, 2020.
Thank you for all your patience and have a wonderful weekend!

12 months ago

Final call: Submissions close Wednesday (8/25)!

Just a final shout-out this is the last weekend to work on your PyTorch Summer Hackathon 2020 project and get it submitted.

Final checklist:

  • Are you submitting a new or significantly updated project that uses PyTorch?
  • Does your project fit into one of the required categories: PyTorch Developer Tools, PyTorch Responsible AI Development Tools, and Web/Mobile Applications powered by PyTorch?
  • Did you provide a publicly accessible code repository on GitHub or your preferred code sharing tool?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video meet the competition guidelines? Does your video clearly demonstrate how your solution

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12 months ago

One week to go–the deadline is almost here!

Time’s almost up - there’s only one week left to submit your project to the PyTorch Summer Hackathon 2020(Find out what time that is in your city)

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your project meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head

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12 months ago

Two weeks to go—get ready with this submission checklist

It’s getting close!  There are two weeks left to submit your data-driven solution to PyTorch Summer Hackathon 2020. Submissions are due August 25 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.) And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Resources Tab and your “to-do’s”.

Submission checklist

Before the deadline passes, make sure you run through this list:

  • Are you submitting a new or significantly updated project that

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about 1 year ago

Three weeks to go + don’t forget to use the community

There are three weeks remaining in the PyTorch Summer Hackathon 2020. Submissions are due August 25 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

As you continue to build and test your app, don’t forget there are a world of resources out there to help you.  If you are stuck, don’t be afraid to use what’s there to help you over the hurdle.  Here are a few places you can look:

  1. Slack Channel: There have been ideas and questions being posted throughout the hackathon.  Your fellow participants are there to help

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about 1 year ago

How to make your submission video great + 2019 finalist demos

We know as devs and innovators, your expertise normally lies behind the scenes, however, the submission video needs time too! It's often the first (and sometimes only!) thing that judges review.

Your video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear to showcase your software and talent in a video

  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain how your solution meets the requirements, including how it uses PyTorch and the category you have chosen
  • Within 60 seconds, viewers tend to lose interest, so use this time wisely to keep them engaged!
  • Show,

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about 1 year ago

Resources at your fingertips

Figuring out where to start with your PyTorch Summer Hackathon project can sometimes be a hurdle in your building journey.  The Resources Tab can be a great place to find your footing and take advantage of the documents and other helpful tips. 

Already working on your application, but could use a little help? In addition to asking questions in the Slack Channel or Discussion forum, these resources are there to assist and may bring you one step closer to a winning project.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 1 year ago

Did you know?! Hack Fact Friday Tip from Your Fellow Dev

Did you know?!

The Global PyTorch Summer Hackathon had some amazing submissions including 

Torchmeta, which took home the "Best in Show" prize. The creator of the project, Tristian Deleu, wanted to pass along these tips to help you with your current PyTorch project:

Even though I have been an avid user of PyTorch for years, I learned so much during the PyTorch Summer Hackathon. It all started with a simple problem that popped up in my own research, that quickly grew into a project I felt the community might enjoy as well. The hackathon gave me the opportunity

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about 1 year ago

NEW: PyTorch tutorials from the pros!

The experts over at PyTorch put together a series of video tutorials for you:

View the playlist on YouTube here!

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


about 1 year ago

Collaborate + Build

We are now almost a week into the challenge - check out the Welcome to #PyTorchSummerHack video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FloTNLU3brA&feature=youtu.be

Whether or not you have started building your PyTorch Summer Hackathon project, the Slack Channel is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask technical questions, but you can also use the Slack Channel to check in with the Devpost and PyTorch teams.

Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team?  The Slack Channel can also help you connect with potential teammates.  You can also use the all new Participants Tab to

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