Mar 03

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Day 3: Mood Swings – or – As I Walk Through the Valley of Doubt

Mood Stages of the Hackathon Participants

The various stages the hackathon participants find themselves in over the course of the week

Day three opened the floor to a variety of emotions from the teams: Excitement and giddiness for one team, very focussed work for most teams, but one team has realized that the previous work is leading them into a dead-end. All teams were using Wednesday for performance optimizations, e.g. by adding ASYNC-Clauses, finding faster random number generators, porting the next performance relevant routines, or memory access pattern improvements.

Wednesday has also produced a new record:

Team “Soft Matters!” is done

The team has reached its set goals and is now moving onto even more complex tasks!

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