The event attracts brilliant minds from more than 200 cities and 80 different countries. It's the world's largest hackathon. According to the event's website, it attracted around 25,000 participants from six different countries last year.
The competition is centered around software development where coders, scientists, designers, technologists, and many more come together to address challenges the world and space face.
Many of the organizers believe the competition also changes the careers and personal lives of the many competitors.
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