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        Date: 2021-09-09 10:08:09+00:00
        From: Marinella Testori 
        Subject: Reminder: DTS hackathon registration

---------- Forwarded message ---------
Da: Pietro Liuzzo (pietro.liuzzo@gmail.com)

Dear colleagues,

We would like to remind you that registrations to the 1st online DTS
Hackathon
(https://distributed-text-services.github.io/workshops/events/2021-hackathon/)
are open until 24.09.2021 (for details, see the registration page
(https://distributed-text-
services.github.io/workshops/events/2021-hackathon/#registration).

This hackathon – funded by the dhCenter UNIL-EPFL and the École Nationale
des Chartes – is open to DH researchers, research software
developers/engineers, and more generally to anyone involved in writing code
and software to publish texts online, in any language and from any period
and area.

Schedule

The hackathon will run fully online, and mostly asynchronously, between
September 27 and October 10, 2021. A detailed schedule of the event can be
found on the hackathon website
(https://distributed-text-
services.github.io/workshops/events/2021-hackathon/#hackathon-schedule).

Prizes

The contributions developed during the hackathon will be evaluated by an
international jury which will award prizes in four categories
(https://distributed-text-
services.github.io/workshops/events/2021-hackathon/#prizes).
Category winners will be awarded a prize of their choice between the two
following options:

   1. Remarkable2 e-ink reader (https://remarkable.com/store/remarkable-2)
   2. Transkribus ScanTent (https://readcoop.eu/scantent/) + SanDisk
   portable SSD drive
   (https://www.galaxus.ch/it/s1/product/sandisk-portable-ssd-2000gb-ssd-
esterne-14967106)
   (1TB)

Hack ideas

For those who would like to join the hackathon but have not yet identified
what to work on, we recommend you to keep an eye on the list of hack ideas
(https://github.com/distributed-text-services/workshops/labels/Hackathon)
that are being put forward. If anything catches your attention you can get
in touch with the proponent, start discussing it further and eventually
form a team. All collected ideas will be pitched by their proponent(s) on
the first day of the hackathon.

Best wishes,
Matteo Romanello and Pietro Liuzzo


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