FireWater and IBM Sparkathon

I submitted an app called Firewater to the IBM Sparkathon. Firewater is a perfect storm prediction application. http://devpost.com/software/firewater Try it out! firewater.mybluemix.net If you like it Vote and check out a walk through of the app in this video.

Mobilize and IBM Bluemixathon

I submitted an app called Mobilize to the IBM Bluemixathon rescue and recovery hackathon. Mobilize is a Disaster Relief and Recovery Notification System. http://devpost.com/software/mobilize-r3ezkn If you like it please Vote and check out a walk through of the app in Read More …

How to win a hackathon

Having participated in over a dozen hackathons and winning prizes in many of them I always walk away with a feeling of satisfaction. Whether it’s from meeting new people, discovering new development methods and apps, having an epiphany with that Read More …

#hack4colorado 2014

It was another great hack weekend at Galvanize in Denver. Hack4Colorado was Colorado’s civic hackday in a nationwide event, http://hackforchange.org. We received a “Best in show” and Second place prize telling us there is confidence in our solution to this Read More …

GovDev Challenge

It was an awesome weekend of straight 24 hour programming. Thanks to Galvanize, Google and the State of Colorado for hosting the #GovDevChallenge and also for awarding us with first place for Challenge #1! GovSafe “GovSafe is the Survivor Assistance Read More …

GoCode Hackathon and Collaboration Fest

Well it was another weekend of hackathons and beerfests. Collaboration Fest Collaboration fest was a nice break from the hackathon and nearby. http://events.imbibedenver.com/products/collaboration-festival Some of these collaborations maybe in a tap room soon, Fermentedly Challenged March List One of my Read More …

QuickLeft Beerfest hackfest

This was a night of firsts at the QuickLeft brewfest and hackfest. Beer was sponsored by Diebolt brewing and West Flanders Brewing. My friend Ira and I brewed a beer and hacked within 3 hrs. For the brew it was Read More …

#MusicHackDay Denver – ConcertVibe

This was my music hack for #musichackday in Denver, CO. Using Alchemy APIĀ + Twitter API, the EchoNest API, Jambase API, Setlist.fm API Challenge https://www.hackerleague.org/hackathons/music-hack-day-denver-2013 Demo http://www.concertvibe.com Code https://github.com/avantassel/concertvibe Press blog.alchemyapi.com/music-hack-day-denver-winner-concertvibe  

#hack4colorado 2013

This was my hack for #hack4colorado. Along with 8 others we created a geo tourism app called DeVice, showcasing Colorado craft breweries, dispensaries, wineries, coffee shops and distilleries. DeVice Tourism Track Winner, Best In Show, Best use of Esri maps Read More …