About the Propose a Hackathon project Category

Here is where you add project proposals for the Egderyders Hackathon on November 22-24 in Berlin.

To participate: Great that you are interested to add your project to the Ethical Hackathon in Berlin. Just a couple of questions about your project to introduce yourself and so the community can help you to prepare you for the hackathon.

  1. Create an Edgeryders account by signing up here.

  2. Log in and click on the + New Topic button below to open a new editor.

  3. Add your answers to the questions you’ll find in the editor, and click on the + Create Topic button to submit your proposal.

The Questions to answer:

  1. What is your project about? What’s the problem it solves and how?
  2. What stage are you in?
  3. What would you like to get out of a 72 hour hackday?
  4. What do you need to get it done? People? Skills? Guidance? Clarity?

For more information about the hackathon: Read this post.

See you in Berlin!

Ping @BlackForestBoi , works?

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This kind of category is a good use case for Discourse topic templates. So I adapted the instructions slightly and pre-filled the editor for topics in this category with the questions. Hope it is useful.

Also note, you still need to set a category image. Only then the category description will be shown on the category page. And that’s what seems to be intended, as the instructions talk about “the + New Topic button below

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