#Hackathon Be Gone—the problems with hackathons

I’ve never done a hackathon, and after reading this (and other) articles criticizing them, I’m less interested. This one quote in particular stood out to me:

“Hackathons are now advertised as events that can generate industry disruptors like Uber. That’s like claiming you’ll be healthy if you run a 5K.”

Source: Hackathon Be Gone