SPD Hackathon: How we Accidentally Dethroned the German Chancellor #Schulzzug

In Germany’s 2017 national election it really looks like Martin Schulz (SPD, Gottkanzler) has the momentum to beat Angela Merkel. Germany’s social democratic party (SPD) was able to start a positive hype around their candidate Martin Schulz that had its origins in the Internet; organically. Thousands of memes were shard online, like the Schulz-Train – promoting the values of Martin Schulz and the SPD: A strong Europe for a bright future for all EU citizens.

Hackathon Stuttgart 2013: Multiplayer GravityGuy Game

We developed a game which can be controlled using a smartphone. The controller is a website which uses touch-input events which are then transferred to out server which displays the game on a large monitor-matrix. The school where this took place offers such an monitor-matrix, this is why we came up with this idea. Up to for players can play together using their smartphones as controller and seeing the game on the monitor matrix.