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Hack Dibner

A technology and design competition

A banner with two halves divided by a lightning bolt in the center. Left is a yellow background with the Hack Dibner logo. Right is a purple background with text that states: Hack Dibner Finals! 6 teams vying for the chance to win $500! Join us in LC400 on Fri, Dec 2nd and vote for your fan fave!

Congratulations to all of the Hack Dibner 2022 Finalists!

The Hack Dibner Finals were held on Friday, December 2, 2022 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm in 5 MetroTech, LC400.  The competition this year was fierce!  In the end, the judges' scores in impact, feasibility, user experience, creativity, written proposal, and final pitch tallied up with Trick Coders taking the grand prize and Dibnerds scoring second.  Fan favorite was easily Chirguse, with their fun, meme-inflected pitch.  

Hack Dibner 2022 finalists

 

Grand Prize ($500) TRICK CODERS (Priyanka Bose & Chandra Shekhar Pandey)

Runner Up ($250) DIBNERDS (Aditi Sharma, Rosie Wang, Christina Woo)

Fan Favorite CHIRGUSE (Chirayu Bhatt, Muskan Ghandi, Anshika Gupta)

 

Hack Dibner 2022 Finalists

Dibner Daily (Lokesh Sharma, Semi Hong)

Trick Coders (Priyanka Bose, Chandra Shekhar Pandey)

AuDA (Automatic Dibner Assistant) (Daniel Zhang, Junho So)

Chirguse (Chirayu Bhatt, Muskan Gandhi)

Digital Dibner (Joe Prakash, Igor Rodrigues)

Dinerds (Aditi Sharma, Rosie Wang, Christina Woo)

 

Hack Dibner 2022 Judges

Ben Bayor, Dibner Library Student Assistant, NYU Libraries

Hebah Emara, Librarian for Open Innovation, NYU Libraries

Lisa Gayhart, Director of UX, NYU Libraries

Molly Ritmiller, Design Lab Manager, NYU MakerSpace

Nick Wolf, Head of Data Services, NYU Libraries 

 

Hack Dibner: A Library Competition

Hack Dibner is a design contest for the Fall 2022 semester hosted by NYU Tandon's Bern Dibner Library. Participants will be challenged to develop and present an idea that uses technology to improve user experience at Dibner, or within the greater NYU Libraries system.

Previously on Hack Dibner...

Here's what our teams have been up to so far:

 

Workshop #3: The Final Pitch

Monday, November 28

5:00 - 5:45 pm | Zoom

We walked through the Hack Dibner Finals run-of-show, give quick tips for pitches, and reminded teams of the judging criteria and judges.

Slides

 

Workshop #2: Literature Review & Methods

Friday, October 7

5:00 - 5:45pm | Zoom

We talked about how the literature alongside various research methods can be used to support the project's main judging categories of impact, feasibility, and user experience.  

Slides

 

Workshop #1: Getting Started: Developing your idea, project management, & resources

Friday, September 30th

5:00- 5:30pm  | Zoom

We drew inspiration (and some project slides) from former Hack Dibner winner Harrison In's (BTM '21) 2019 workshop.  Harrison encouraged teams to think about disruptive vs. product innovation and provided an example from his winning team's project.  This workshop also emphasized that teams should develop a project management plan now and focus on user experience, feasibility, and sustainability/impact, all major judging categories for the Hack Dibner Finals.

Slides

 

9 Teams submitted Initial Concepts and are competing to WIN

Dibner Daily (Lokesh Sharma, Semi Hong)

Trick Coders (Priyanka Bose, Chandra Shekhar Pandey)

AuDA (Automatic Dibner Assistant) (Daniel Zhang, Junho So)

Chirguse (Chirayu Bhatt, Muskan Gandhi)

Digital Dibner (Joe Prakash, Igor Rodrigues)

Nuclear Reactor (Ishwant Singh Bhayana)

Dibs on Dibner (Aditi Sharma, Rosie Wang, Christina Woo)

Silence (Ankit Singh)

Bibliotecha (Michael Batavia)

 

 

Hack Dibner Kick-off

Friday, September 9, 2022

Dibner Library, LC 433

Slides