HackSI in the Press

Sep 1, 2017 ... Southern Illinois native Dav Glass, a self-proclaimed geek, made a name for himself in California’s Silicon Valley as a software architect and engineer with Yahoo. When a new position with the search engine giant gave him the opportunity to return to Marion, Ill. and work from home, he jumped at the chance. His relocation, however, presented a problem.

Nov 10, 2016 ... We recently had the opportunity to ask Dav a few questions about open source technology, his expertise in Node.js, and the HackSI annual hackathon.

Nov 6, 2016 ... Dozens of technology enthusiasts spent the weekend experimenting with drones and robots at Southern Illinois University.

Nov 3, 2016 ... Though Dav Glass has spent the last decade working as an engineer for Yahoo, for the past six years he's been based in Marion, Ill., a town of 17,000 about a half hour outside of Carbondale, nearly five hours south of Chicago.

Oct 27, 2016 ... Once again HackSI returns to Carbondale. It's an event to encourage people of all ages to take two things that don't normally work together and "hack" them into a useful item.

Jan 30, 2015 ... Attendees are competing in a series of tech related contests in the areas of mobile, web, and hardware development.

Jan 21, 2015 ... HackSI is an event for high school and college students or anyone else with an interest in computers and programming. No professional experience is required. All you need is some creativity...

Nov 2, 2013 ... What do you get when you put dozens of computer enthusiasts together? You get the first southern Illinois Hack-a-Thon.

Oct 30, 2013 ... Hacking, a term usually used with disdain, is getting a new meaning in southern Illinois.

The HackSI Hackathon will take place Nov. 2, at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center in an attempt to get people in the area excited about creating technology-based projects.

Oct 29, 2013 ... A new event for computer programmers is coming to SIU this weekend. It's called Hack Fest.

It's being held at the Dunn Richmond Center in Carbondale from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. The first 100 people to register will get a t-shirt.

Oct 26, 2013 ... Got 12 hours to spare? What can your imagination come up with in that amount of time? The biggest question is can you use a computer to build the thought within your mind?

Dav Glass and Darryl Jones, organizers of the Hack SI hackathon, encourage individuals of all technological talent to come out because it could be a great learning opportunity or a chance to show off skills from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 2 at Dunn-Richmond Center in Carbondale.

Oct 15, 2013 ... There is no cost to participate but only the first 100 to pre-register at www.hacksi.me/ will get a T-shirt. Walk-ins are welcome, too. Glass ...

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