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Hack for the craic: David McKeown on making hackathons fun for everyone

A great write-up of Science Hack Day Dublin—the 6th iteration is coming up next month.

What struck me about this hackathon is that the only end goal is for people to have a bit of fun and make stuff. There’s no flashy big-ticket prize and no commercial agenda. They’re not looking for start-up pitches or scalable business plans, and there’s no Dragons’ Den interrogation. Just good old-fashioned, high-tech making and mingling.

Aspect Ratios in CSS are a Hack | Bram.us

Bram hopes for a way to define aspect ratios natively in CSS. We can sort of manage it now, but all the solutions are pretty hacky.

GitHub’s CSP journey - GitHub Engineering

A step-by-step walkthrough of how GitHub has tweaked its Content Security Policy over time. There are some valuable insights here, and I’m really, really happy to see companies share this kind of information.

Science Hack Day San Francisco 2014 Demos - YouTube

All the marvellous hacks from Science Hack Day San Francisco being demoed at the end of the event.

Mine is the first one up, five minutes in.

This is what I like • 99 Life Hacks to make your life easier!

Some of these are pure chindogu but others are pure genius.

Science Hack Day, San Francisco - open.NASA

A round-up of the hacks from this weekend’s Science Hack Day in San Francisco. Sounds like it was great!

No More CSS Hacks

This is probably the worst possible way to deal with browser inconsistensies. Doesn't anyone else remember forking their JavaScript in the 90s? Don't try this at home.

PSP Browser Objects

Steve has documented the JavaScript support in the Playstation Portable.

PSP Browser Objects

Steve has documented the JavaScript support in the Playstation Portable.