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The term "hacking" refers to creative problem solving. A hacker is an individual who finds a creative and perhaps unconventional solution to a problem. A hackathon is an event which usually lasts more than 24 hours in which teams develop software solutions to a given problem.

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It is not recommended, but yes. If you are accepted, then you will be merged with a team.

No, teams must be made up of the same gender.

Yes, but be prepared to catch up on the knowledge gaps that you may have.

No. Teams can be made up from a mixture of backgrounds. Each team is required to have at least one expert programmer.

Yes, you need to bring your own laptop and power cord.

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