How do we make a hackathon that is

  • Easy for beginners to get involved in and contribute
  • Easy for old-timers to be productive while helping new-comers

USENIX - nominate people as gurus and have guru sessions

Get up to speed sessions Train new people sessions

http://opensourcebridge.org/wiki/Hacker_Lounge

http://opensourcebridge.org/planning/teams/logistics/hacker_lounge

Project Board with contact info

Expected protocol

We need a “cat herder” at certain times

Prerequisites/introductory session for new people

Make a test pass, get a “i fixed a bug as osbridge” button

I _ _ _ _ at OSBridge! badges

How to engage people?

Food is murky in the hacker lounge

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