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Team 909c (3) – France – Educating children about their Social Graph

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Safety Track Comments: 1 Comment Share:

At 909c, we’ve brainstormed a little about the Hack4Kids challenge and thought about a visual social environment for kids. The Project It could be an interactive and intuitive interface for kids, curated with the help of parents and personnalized trusted contents. The aim would be to offer the same powerful social functionnalities [...]

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Team Milktooth (2) – Italy – Filter linked to parent device – Winner 3rd Prize

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Safety Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: Our project has two parts: 1) a tool for enabling or disabling web navigation filters for children automatically, without asking for a password or changing user, by detecting the presence of a Bluetooth or NFC device near the PC. When Daddy is near the PC (with his smartphone in his pocket) filters are switched off, when he walks [...]

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Team Szczepanik (4) – Poland – Safety through web-based gaming

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Safety Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: HACKengers The main goal of the project is to connect fun and education. By building our application we want to improve children knowledge on their safety during exploring the Internet. We are going to achieve it by developing a web-based game which allows the youngest users to find out about basic facts which are necessary to [...]

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Team Bodoques (3) – Spain/Italy – Filtering + analytics of children behaviours – Winner 1st Prize

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Safety Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project Our team proposes a playful application aimed at increasing children and youth safety on the Web respecting their independence. It consists on two parts: a client part where we provide an extension for browsers to aid children in web browsing, and a server part that helps to incentive some children behavior. The client allows the [...]

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Team KaringKoalas (2) – Finland – Bullying reporting/analysis

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Safety Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: In Finland in 2010, 5% of 15-29 year olds are socially excluded from the society and the number is growing. Currently, the problem is being solved by treating the symptoms, not the causes. Of course, this is very expensive for the society. School bullying is a major reason behind the problem. School bullying can be divided into [...]

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Team SecondFriend (3) – Cambodia/Sweden/Germany – Content Curation – Winner 2nd Prize

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Safety Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: SecondFriend Second Friend is a one-click fast track to establish a secure, confidential and anonymous chat channel for children in need to talk to a reliable third party without knowledge of their parents. It consists of a front-end for the child in form of Chrome browser extension and a cross-platform mobile application and [...]

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Gianluca Cancelmi (1) – Italy – Trivia quizz – Winer 2nd Prize

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: My idea is to make fact-based learning (like geography or history) more fun by transforming it into a trivia game. The hack will use the wikipedia api to parse content and extract relevant information from predefined pages. There will be three main parts for this hack: The first is going to be the question generation algorithm [...]

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Team Water (3) – Finland – Coding for kids – Winner 1st Prize

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: Programming is an important skill for today and learning the basics is vital even for non-computer scientists, as we live in the world surrounded by ICT. There are several tools in this domain, such as Scratch, Microsoft Kodu, Alice etc. For mobile devices the only tool is Android App Inventor – which works only on Android [...]

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Team School pARTy (5) – Italy – Creativity and learning at school

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: SchoolpARTy Project Vision: “Learning is more beautiful: split an image and color your piece to create real artworks. Now, teaming up at school becomes easier and funny!” The project we want to propose is called “School pARTy”. As suggested by the name, the main goal of this project is to combine learning activities and [...]

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Team The Red Baron Will Fly Again (3) – Romania – Virtual piano

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: 1 Comment Share:

The Project: Virtual Piano We want to build a web-based augmented reality experience combining interactivity and creativity allowing children to play with a giant virtual piano. For more details we’ve put together a blueprint at http://typefolly.com/hack4kids/. We were inspired by our childhood favorite movie — Big, with Tom Hanks [...]

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