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Hack the Now & Next: Alexa Edition

July 21 - July 22


Alexa, how do you create a Skill?

Join Ratio’s Hackathon: Hack the Now & the Next: Alexa Edition!
Alexa is the brain behind the voice service powering the Amazon Echo and its family of devices. Alexa has capabilities (known as Skills) that provide customers with personalized experiences (“Alexa, what’s the weather like in Maui?”). There are now more than 13,000 skills allowing users to play music, order coffee or call an Uber, all with the just the power of their voice.

Team up with a few friends or meet new ones to build an engaging Skill and reach millions of people!
Just bring your laptop, Ratio will provide an Alexa device to use during the Hackathon.

Friday, July 21st- The Kickoff
5:30-6pm- Registration / Pizza.
6-6:30pm- Alexa Overview / Hackathon Rules
6:30-7:30- Networking

Saturday, July 22nd- The Hackathon
Food and refreshments provided
9am- Welcome
10am- Get to Work
12pm- Lunch
5pm- Demos
6pm- Judges convene
6:30pm- Winners announced/prizes


5th & Pine Building
413 Pine St. Suite 200
Seattle, WA United States