This weekend, in an old baker factory in the center of Berlin is going to be the battleground for BattleHack Berlin. The event is organised by PayPal and is held at the Wooga offices. The goal of the hackethon is to solve a local problem. The idea we are going to execute is named Emergency Location Aware Notifications, or ELAN. The floods that happened in cenral europe is a perfect example. How cool would it be to have an app that sends notifications to the area that is going to flood to inform the people there.
The hacking starts 12.30 this afternoon until 12.30 on Sunday. We’ll try to send updates as much as possible, but we also want to come back as a winner.
The hackers are: