Last weekend, the first PhoenixHacks hackathon took place. Out of 64 participants, 36 demonstrated 12 projects, according to an email from the organizers.

First Place: A Mediocre Text-Based Game

“A text-based adventure game that manipulates people into divulging personal information to be sold to advertisers”

Trinity Brinkley, Benjamin Dinal, Mitchell Wilson, Joseph Giordiano

Second Place: Stylish Meteorologist

“An Alexa Skills and Internet of Things (IoT) device that helps make sure a person’s outfit is appropriate for current weather conditions”

Zach Peltzer, Micheal Perez

Third Place: Swiper

“An application that helps job seekers easily search and apply for jobs with a swipe of their thumb”

Kyle Thomas, Casey Dixon, Samantha Lerner, and Connor Jack

Photos by Aliceon Clemensen for Layers Media.


A poster for Programming Club’s next event. Courtesy of Programming Club.

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