about 2 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and our community has voted! Go to the WRC Blockchain Hackathon 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.


about 2 months ago

The judges have concluded

And the top 3 winners (unranked) are: 

  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113559-water-wizard
  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113566-wastewater-reuse-with-blockchain-ml-models
  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113571-regulator-dashboard

The final ranks of 1,2,3 will be announced at a 2030WRG event tomorrow 26 Feb 2019. The 3 winning teams are invited to join us in person for the event. 


about 2 months ago

Finalists Announced

Thank you everyone for your participation, hard work and some fabulous contributions. A preliminary selection jury panel convened today evening, has gone through all the submissions and selected 9 finalists. The 9 finalists, unranked, are: 

  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113571-regulator-dashboard
  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113559-water-wizard
  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113514-watercoin
  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113566-wastewater-reuse-with-blockchain-ml-models
  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113570-tampering-water
  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113470-maximizewastewaterrecovery
  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113567-wrc-trading-platform
  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113563-codeforcleanwater
  • https://wrc-hackathon.devpost.com/submissions/113555-water-reuse-system-using-ai

Public voting is open till 04:00 pm IST 25 Feb 2019. Please do vote for your favourites. 

The decision of the jury is final and binding. Top 3 winners of these 9 finalists will be announced on 26 Feb 2019. 

We hope you continue to mature your solutions and help make a difference to our planet.


about 2 months ago

Public voting is now open

It's your turn to pick the Popular Choice award winner! Browse the WRC Blockchain Hackathon submission gallery and vote for your favorite app. Be sure to spread the word via your social networks, too!

Please note, as per the Devpost terms of service, you may not tamper with the vote process through manual or automated means, or attempt to compensate voters, at risk of disqualification.

Questions?

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


about 2 months ago

Accepting late submissions for a few more minutes

Use this link to make a late submission. Available only for a few more minutes. 

https://devpost.com/submit-to/7549-global-blockchain-hackathon-for-clean-water/autoregister


about 2 months ago

Submit now for last minute feedback

Want any last minute feedback on your presentations? Submit your presentation recording on Devpost by 2:00 pm IST and the mentors will do their best to give you immediate feedback by 3:00 pm IST for any last minute edits & improvements.

Final submissions close at 4:00 pm IST 24 Feb 2019. Make sure you don't miss the deadline. The submission portal automatically closes at exactly the specified time. 

For final submission, screen record your presentation and any software demo you have in the same video. Make sure your video has audio. Upload the link of your recording to Youtube (as…

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about 2 months ago

Last few hours...begin your submissions

Will your Idea be the Winner?

Let's find out.

You have been burning the midnight oil, now is the time to prep up for submissions. We have the last few hours left. Utilise it to package your idea and/or prototype and present it to the jury. 

Don't wait until the last mintue. Submit in advance. You will have an opportunity till 04:00 pm IST on Sunday 24 Feb 2019 to make edits to your submission.

Quicklinks to submission guidelines webinar: https://goo.gl/WbsyHH

Presentation Template: https://goo.gl/vTUQvy

Questions?

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


2 months ago

Starting in 15 minutes - Hackathon Submission Guidelines Webinar

Please register for Hackathon Submission Guidelines on Feb 23, 2019 2:00 PM IST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3700855381036080652

After registering, you will receive a the join in details.

Questions?

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


2 months ago

DigitalOcean Cloud Credits

 

DigitalOcean is the world’s fastest growing cloud computing platform focused on simplifying cloud infrastructure for software developers & startups. The company is headquartered in New York City with 12 data centers across the world, with their latest datacenter being launched in Bangalore. The new generation of startups leverage their cloud infrastructure to rapidly deploy and scale their production environments and distributed applications.  

As the Cloud partner, DigitalOcean is providing $100 cloud credits to each participant of WRC Blockchain Hackathon.  

You can sign up for a DigitalOcean account using the below link to avail $100 cloud credits. https://try.digitalocean.com/performance/?utm=wrchackathon  

The winning teams will also receive $1000 credits from DigitalOcean.

Questions?

If you have any…

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2 months ago

Webinar timing updated

It being a buzzing Friday evening in some parts of the world, we got quiet a few requests to reschedule the final submissions webinar to Saturday. We have revised the webinar timings to: 

India: 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm IST 23 Feb 2019

London: 08:30 am - 09:30 pm GMT 23 Feb 2019

For those of you who cannot attend the live session, a recording will be available. Live Q&A will happen only within the Webinar though. 

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3700855381036080652


2 months ago

Webinar on Submission Guidelines

Hi there,

We are 2 days away from the submissions. Here’s a quick webinar we are conducting to go through the Submission process. 

Webinar timings: 

Feb 22, 2019 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM IST

Feb 22, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST 

Feb 22, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST 

RSVP: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3700855381036080652

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

See you on the inside!

Hackathon Team

Questions?

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


2 months ago

On-site & Online Mentoring Sessions

We have booked WeWork Raheja Platinum in Mumbai for the weekend 23 - 24 Feb 2019 for anyone who would like to drop in and do an in-person mentoring session before the final submission. You can also checkin with your teams and use the great space offered by WeWork for hacking it out. Food, tea/coffee, great working space & 300 Mbps interenet is provided. You can carry in your sleeping bags. For those in Mumbai or neighbouring cities, do drop in by Registering Here

For those of you who are not based in Mumbai, the same mentoring is offered…

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2 months ago

Start your submission today

Did you know you can edit your submissions after you have submitted? Don't wait until the last mintue. Submit in advance. You will have an opportunity till 04:00 pm IST on Sunday 24 Feb 2019 to make edits to your submission.


2 months ago

Sample Data Update

We have updated the data set and released additional data. Download Latest Data

Some of the meters from each of the industry cases are tampered with. We know which these are. You get brownie points if you can use ML to find out the tampered meters and mention the ID's of the tampered meters in your submission presentation. 

More information on data specific to the 4 industry cases can be found at the below links. 

  1. Large Industries & Industrial Parks
  2. Urban Local Bodies & Municipal Councils
  3. Housing Complexes & Gated Communities
  4. Use of recycled waster in Agriculture

2 months ago

Reminder to send your presentations for review?

With exactly 1 week remaining to final submissions, want your presentations reviewed? Email them to hackathon@blobcity.com over this weekend. Our mentors have kept aside free time to review your presentations and provide feedback on the same.

Download Presentation Template


2 months ago

Important Update on Timelines

We have an important update for you on the timelines. Hope everyone has received the submission guidelines and access to sample data. We are giving few more days for preparing your presentations, making use of the sample data, recording a video of your work and submitting it. 

The revised submission timeline is 24 Feb 2019 04:00 pm IST. Do make the best use of this, as the timeline won't see further extensions. 

From 24 Feb 2019 04:00 pm to 25 Feb 2019 10:00 am, we will identify 10 finalists. These finalists will present their work over WebEx to the entire…

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2 months ago

Resources & Submission Guidelines

Hi,

Here are some useful resources you can use in your work along with guidelines for the final submissions. Start prepping up your submissions and don't wait till the last minute to submit. Sometimes internet can fail you :)

Resources

Watch the Webinar Recordings 

Technical Resources

Download Sample Data

Submission Guidelines

  1. Download Submission Presentation Template
  2. Present your own presentation and record it as a screen recording with audio. Also record any demo you have of the software you built, AI & ML programs, Blockchain setup etc. 
  3. Submit your Presentation (in PPT & PDF format acceptable) and the recorded video…

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2 months ago

Social Media Promotions

We are helping promote your team on social channels. Fill in this form if you would like to build up your social profile and earn some social mileage for participating in this Hackathon. 

Tell us your social handles


2 months ago

Large Industries Sample Data

Hi Everyone,

We have released sample data for wastewater recycling scenarios by large industries and industrial parks.

Data documentation: https://resources.wrc-hackathon.org/v1.0/docs/large-industries-industrial-parks-sample-data 

Direct link to data download: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1XoDsuX8zyAjIy43hdJHhVCklizauo_Ty?usp=sharing 

If you have any questions on data, we are happy to answer them. Write to us on the #questions channel on Slack


3 months ago

Webinar #3 Starting in 15 minutes

Hey there!

Webinar#3 is starting in 15 minutes.

If you are a first timer on Blockchain, don't miss this webinar. We will be showing you how to setup your own Blockchain in under 10 minutes.

Here's a direct link to the session: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2590844516309164557

See you on the inside!

BlobCity Team

Questions?

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


3 months ago

Webinar #3: How to setup a Blockchain in 10 mins

For those of you who are setting up a Blockchain for the first time or don't have a Blockchain developer on their team, join us for this webinar to see how you can setup your own Blockchain in under 10 minutes. We will provide a live demo with detailed steps that you can follow in setting up your own Blockchain. 

 

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6125806285484021516

 

In case you can't make it at the scheduled time, a recording will be available post session. However a live Q&A is available only within the Webinar session. 


3 months ago

Webinar #2 Starting now

Hey there!

Webinar#2 is starting now.

Don't worry if you are not in yet, here's the direct link to the session: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2590844516309164557

See you on the inside!

BlobCity Team

Questions?

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


3 months ago

Webinar 2

Our next webinar is announced. This webinar is focused on adding clarity to the Hackathon problem statements https://resources.wrc-hackathon.org/docs/problem-statement

Time

India Time: 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm IST 04 Feb 2019

London Time: 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm GMT 04 Feb 2019

New York Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST 04 Feb 2019

California Time: 08:00 am - 09:00 am PST 04 Feb 2019

 

Register to get the joining details

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2590844516309164557

In case you can't make it, a recording will be available after the webinar, but a live Q&A is available only inside the webinar. 


3 months ago

Looking for a Team Member?

It's 15 days to submission. Feeling the pressure? Think a team member can help? Well we are here to help you find one. 

Fill out this form and we will help you build your team.

https://blobcity.typeform.com/to/CF0Rey

It's on a first come first serve basis.

 


3 months ago

Setting up your Hyperledger Fabric Development Environment

Hello Participants, 

For those of you who are new to Blockchain, here is an interesting and easy to understand article on setting up your Hyperledger Fabric.

https://hyperledger.github.io/composer/v0.19/installing/development-tools.html

Here is a small 1 min survey to tell us about the Blockchain you are using: https://blobcity.typeform.com/to/UlDO7V


3 months ago

Ask a Question

Ask the mentors any question, and we will have them answer it for you. 

 

https://wrc-hackathon.org/ask-a-question.html


3 months ago

Hackathon Problem Statements

We have prepared a high level note to better explain some of the challeges we face in implementing wastewater reuse tracking solutions. These are real-world problem statements you can work on. 

We look to get innovative technologial solutions to address these problems. 

Here is the note: https://resources.wrc-hackathon.org/docs/problem-statement


3 months ago

One-on-One Mentoring Slots with Sanket

Hi Everyone:

Sanket is offering One-on-One technology mentoring on WRC, Blockchain and IoT. Ask him any questions you have around the Hackathon and get feedback on your project ideas and submission. It's a 30 mins one-on-one session with Sanket for teams that are interested. 

Book your slot today at: https://calendly.com/sanket-blobcity/wrc-mentoring

Slots are on a first cum first serve basis only. 

Questions?

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


3 months ago

DigitalOcean Cloud Credits

DigitalOcean is the world’s fastest growing cloud computing platform focused on simplifying cloud infrastructure for software developers & startups. The company is headquartered in New York City with 12 data centers across the world, with their latest datacenter being launched in Bangalore. The new generation of startups leverage their cloud infrastructure to rapidly deploy and scale their production environments and distributed applications.   As the Cloud partner, DigitalOcean is providing $100 cloud credits to each participant of WRC Blockchain Hackathon.   You can sign up for a DigitalOcean account using the below link to avail $100 cloud credits. https://try.digitalocean.com/performance/?utm=wrchackathon   The winning teams will also receive $1000 credits from DigitalOcean.

3 months ago

Webinar 1: Use of Blockchain for Wastewater Recycling

Do join us in this webinar to understand all about Wasterwater Reuse Certificates and how Blockchain can be used for tracking & mandating Wasterwater Recycling.

Register Here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blockchain-for-wastewater-recycling-webinar-tickets-55203776983


3 months ago

Join the WRC Slack Community

Join the WRC Slack Community to interact with mentors and domain experts, network with peer particpants, form teams, introduce your teams, get feedback and receive real-time updates. 

Click to Join WRC Slack Channel

Questions?

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