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Posts for August 2011

Yelp Hackathon #5 Brings You KegTime and More

If you read this blog regularly, you’re probably already familiar with Yelp Hackathons. They’re 48 hour periods of time we devote to anyone in the company to crank on projects that they’re excited about. In the past, our Hackathons have included special guests, pinatas and, oh yeah, hacking! This year’s didn’t disappoint, with 28 total projects built, a petting zoo in the office (What? Your company doesn’t have those?) and a High School Science Fair type set-up so our hundreds of Yelp employees in San Francisco could wander, sip some Belgian ale and take a gander at what their fellow...

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