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Duolingo Hackathon news!

Hello dear Duolingo team. I know that you are busy but just a little question : 'Is anything from Hackathon will be added in the future?' I think a lot of users would appreciate some news about this really important event :) Thank you for creating such an awesome web site! Andrew. Could you please upvote this discussion so that Duolingo team would notice this :)

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/tariqnisarahmed

Let's upvote the hack out of this! ;)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AbraxunsIllusion

Don't make pun of this!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tariqnisarahmed

Not for all the lingots in all the lingot mines in all the language pairs in the incubator? Not that I have those or that they couldn't whip up a cajillion more in no time flat. :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AbraxunsIllusion
  1. Upvoted.

  2. What's a hackathon?

  3. In the title, there's a typo.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_pinkodoug_
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Last fall, Duolingo staff had an internal "hackathon" where they locked themselves in the office and brainstormed / prototyped several ideas. At the end, they came up with a list of ideas that they'd like to implement and teased the user community with them. Since then, other priorities have taken precedence, and there has been no news on any of the ideas.

Here's Kristinemc's announcement post after the hackathon weekend: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/890184

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tariqnisarahmed

Two lingots for that! One when I saw the link, and one now that I have the blog post. Now I know why the desire to find out progress on the hackathon projects!

Youtube subtitling! W O W ! ! !

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/evilmeow

Woah those are some really awesome ideas! I hope the duo team is going to implement some of them soon.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/javax
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Here: http://blog.duolingo.com/post/62723181502/duolingos-inaugural-hackathon There was an official post about it too, but I can't find it. (Thanks, @Samsta)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Samsta
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Here it is: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/890184

BTW: ...but I can't find it.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Red_Rat_Writer

Ze could've meant that ze had to find it for so many people so many times that ze doesn't find it for people any more.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Samsta
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I assume that "ze" means "he/she"(?). Either way, it would be awkward-sounding. If that was her intent, she could have said "I don't find it for people anymore," as you said. Also, I know where she's coming from; in Spanish, you say "No lo encuentro" which literally translates as, "I don't find it," but it's true meaning/translation in English is "I can't find it."

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/javax
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Yes! You're absolutely right, @Samsta. I thought that "I don't find it" was ok. Sorry to you all.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AbraxunsIllusion

I see, thanks.

4 years ago