5 months ago

Winner Announcement

Congratulations to all of the participants in the Natural Language & Text Analytics API Hackathon. There was such an impressive group of projects submitted and it is great to see new ways in which understanding language can help improve products.

The judges have weighed in and picked the winners! All winners will receive an email with the next steps in the coming days so keep an eye out.

In the meantime, go to the Natural Language & Text Analytics API Hackathon gallery to congratulate the winners and check out the projects from all participants.

Even though the competition is over,…

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5 months ago

Submissions are closing!

If you haven't submitted your project for the Natural Language & Text Analytics API Hackathon, please do so now! Submissions are due February 25th before 5:00 PM ET.

If you’ve already submitted or started a draft, don’t forget that you can update your submission from the My Projects page at any time until the due date!

Best of luck!

 


5 months ago

Good news: We’re extending the submission deadline!

We are happy to announce that we’re pushing the deadline back. Submissions are now due February 25th before 5:00 PM ET.

There were some technical issues holding developers back over the weekend so this will give everyone a bit more time to complete your project and make your submission amazing. Remember, make sure your submission meets all of the requirements.

FINAL CHECKLIST:

  • Did you build (or update) a functioning application that uses an expert.ai API?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video meet the competition guidelines? (See our video-making best practices.)
  • Did you include a URL to…

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5 months ago

Final call: Submissions close at 5 PM ET on February 22, 2021

Just a final shout-out. These are the last few days to work on your project and submit it to the Natural Language & Text Analytics API Hackathon.

Final checklist:

  • Did you build (or update) a functioning application that uses an expert.ai API?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video meet the competition guidelines? (See our video-making best practices.)
  • Did you include a URL to your project’s publicly visible code repository?
  • Does your code repository include a README explaining the project?
  • If your project was pre-existing, did you integrate the expert.ai API during the hackathon submission period and…

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6 months ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Natural Language & Text Analytics API Hackathon.  Submissions are due by 5 PM ET on February 22, 2021.

Your video is a major component of your submission. Here are some helpful tips for you to plan, create, and publish a winning video.

Get organized. Write out a script of what you need to say and demonstrate in your video and rehearse it before recording to be sure it is under 3 minutes. A good script should include:

  • Your elevator pitch of why you built your project.
  • A visual…

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6 months ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday

Quickly test and visualize what the API does using https://try.expert.ai

Select a sample document or copy and paste up to 10,000 characters to be analyzed by the expert.ai API. Once done, you can easily review how the API understands the piece of text with the below outputs:

  • Disambiguation: The result of deep linguistic analysis including detailed syntax identifying tokens, part-of-speech tags, phrases, sentences, full dependency tree, and concept labels. Learn more.
  • Main Elements & Topics: Key lemmas, phrases, knowledge graph concepts (here called Syncons), sentences and Knowledge Graph topics found in the text, each with its relevance score. Learn

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7 months ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your Natural Language & Text Analytics API Hackathon project, the Slack Channel is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also ask the Expert.ai and Devpost teams questions.

Teaming up
Looking for a team? The Slack Channel can help you connect with potential teammates. You can also use the challenge Participants Tab to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills, and message them to see if they want…

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