My experience at MLH — Local Hack Day – Bhuvana KA

What is MLH Local Hack Day?

MLH’s Local Hack Day, a global hackathon is a celebration of learning, building, and sharing! It is open to everyone.This was MLH’s 5th year organizing Local Hack Day.

MLH Local Hack Day in Chennai was organised in association with Build2Learn is the brainchild of Dorai Thodla. It is an initiative by a group of volunteers to help people learn programming by building useful micro-products. The motto is — Build to Learn and Learn to Build. It was only apt for them to collaborate with volunteers for Hack to Learn.

Why this hackathon is special to me?

Both my son and i had registered for the Hackathon. This was the first hackathon for my teen son Devesh.Our joy knew no bounds when we got selected for the hackathon out of the 200 registrations. I wanted to work on a Tamil character recognition project using Deep Learning techniques. My son was interested in launching a community for SAT aspirants- SAThub.

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