Hackathon 2021: Results and Final Thoughts

To everyone who helped make this Hackathon a success,   This event has been a long time in the making, with me and Riku first getting involved in the Winter of 2020. When we set the date for the event, it felt like it was far away. Even when our weekly presessions began in mid-February, […]

Hackathon 2021: Special Edition

Due to popular demand, we have decided to write this latest post about Day 3’s Bonus Point Challenge, which was for the participants to post a meme related to this hackathon or programming as a whole.    Before I show off the quality submissions of our participants, however, I shall regale you with a brief […]

Hackathon 2021: Day 4

Hey everyone, and welcome to Day 4(!!!) of the Tokyo Inter-School Hackathon! A quick skim through the Discord channels of each of the teams reveals that most of them are well on their way to having a prototype ready by Saturday. Today’s Bonus Point Challenge was another amusing one, asking teams to submit a humorous […]

Hackathon 2021: Day 2

Welcome back to Day 2 of the Tokyo Inter-School Hackathon! Today’s Bonus Challenge was for teams to submit a brief description of the problem they want to solve and their team’s solution to the problem. In line with this, Riku and I asked a few teams to go into more detail about their projects. First […]

Hackathon 2021: Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of the Tokyo Inter-School Hackathon! In this series of blog posts, the other student ambassador, Riku, and I will drop by the discord calls of a few groups and take a peek at how the teams are doing.  The first Bonus Challenge of the Hackathon will go to the team that […]

Sprihaa Singh: ASIJ High School Representative

About me: To my fifth grade self, who was participating in FIRST Lego League, the concept of drag-and-drop block code that could make a robot move seemed like magic. I had no idea that there was actually code behind each of those blocks, but I was enchanted by all the ways I could make the […]