MacHacks - presented by the McMaster Artificial Intelligence Society - is one of Canada's first major hackathons with a focus on Artificial Intelligence. The competition is sprint-style and enables students from all disciplines and experience levels to come together to produce innovative solutions. More information regarding scheduling and workshops will be released on our Instagram and website in the coming weeks.
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We hope to see you there.
Over 500 attendees from 15+ countries around the world
71 project submissions
Previous projects and winners can be found here
Artificial intelligence has changed the nature of everything around us, from business to philosophy to technology. If your skillset is diverse, or your interests broad, this is the place for you. Learn and practice applying machine- and deep-learning models to solve a vast range of everyday issues.
“A little learning is a dangerous thing;
Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.”
— Alexander Pope
Are you interested in shaping the future of science and medicine? Do you wonder how we can ensure our safety in a global pandemic? If you strive to find solutions to improve our health and wellbeing, then we challenge you to discover and employ the endless applications of artificial intelligence.
Global warming, climate change, and more. The environment is rampant with issues that humans have caused, and it's us to up to fix it. We challenge you to use artificial intelligence to help the environment and push for a more sustainable and eco-friendly version of planet Earth.
Since the occurrence of COVID-19, large and small businesses alike have incurred major revenue losses and are in danger. With this follows a loss of jobs and unique goods and services. We challenge you to use artificial intelligence to develop a solution to help out businesses and reboot the economy.
Partner with our sponsors to create a unique quantum computing-based application. No experience required — take a leap into the unknown and learn a new skill! Quantum computing resources will be provided. Prizes will be awarded for performance, as well as creativity.
“The history of the universe is, in effect, a huge and ongoing quantum computation.”
— Seth Lloyd