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Hackathons are usually attended by the company’s technical representatives, who are a huge source of knowledge, experience and expertise in their field of work. These representatives are extremely friendly and are more than happy to help you out with your code bug or just play a quick game of pong with you. Company recruiters are also often among the attendees of such events and landing an internship or a job offer from such an event is not highly unlikely. Hackathons also attract talent from across the entire country, where you get to network with people coming from very diverse backgrounds and with a diverse skillset. These factors make Hackathons a great source to work and improve upon your networking skills and taking them to the next level. … [Read more...] about Hackathons: They’re taking over the Tech Industry and why do they even matter!
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Colorado-based Rebel AI is using blockchain, encryption, and machine learning to address ad fraud. Its primary offering, called Passport, works by allowing advertisers to encrypt ads and pre-approve intended destinations, the final ad is then decrypted and delivered only if the final destination matches the list provided by the advertiser. This completely roots out the possibility of domain spoofing. … [Read more...] about Can Blockchain Fix the Problems of Digital Advertising Industry?