On behalf of the Amazon Alexa Development Team, I'd like to invite all of your students to come join a new virtual hackathon that we are hosting on our MindSumo innovation platform.
For this special competition, Amazon is asking students from all over the world
to use technology for good by creating a new Amazon Alexa skill that improves
the sustainability or accessibility of the world around us.
Alexa | Hack Your World Contest
For the official announcement from Amazon:
All University Students to Hack Your World with Amazon Alexa
Students that participate will have a chance to earn cash prizes and an Amazon
Echo for the best skill. Also, skills developed in this contest that pass the
Alexa certification test w ill be available on the official Amazon Alexa store
for anyone to download.
This is a wonderful opportunity for your students to apply the knowledge they
are learning in your classroom towards an amazing cause and get recognized by
one of the most important companies in the world.