And the Winner of Will’s World Online Hack is…

Before I tell you about the prizes and the winners, I want to thank our esteemed judges for their time, their insightful input and fairness. They reviewed all the hacks carefully which took a little bit more time than planned. So apologies to all of you who had to wait for an extra 20 minutes for the results to be announced! Our judges were: Sarah Ellis from the Royal Shakespeare Company Erin Maguire from Culture...

Day 7 of Will’s World Online Hack

Today is the last full day of Will’s World Online Hack. This is the last straight line and it may be a long night for some of our developers! However we are delighted to have seven hacks – maybe eight, I have just heard of a last minute hack – registered for presentation tomorrow at 1pm (GMT) on Google+ Hangout, check the Current Hack page on our wiki for more information. There were also some very...

Day Five of Will’s World Online Hack

Will’s World Online Hack is now in full swing and our daily check-in session today on Google+ Hangout generated some interesting discussion around the various versions of XML for the plays, those provided by Will’s World, those from Perseus and the latest offering from the Folger Library which includes a lot more details, but also linked data, identifiers, keywords, interative apps and geo-location. It is...

Day 4 of Will’s World Hack

The weekend has arrived and we are looking forward to an increased level of activity during this typical hack time. Will’s World is nearing the halfway mark but there is still plenty time left to build some wonderful and creative hacks. There is also plenty time left to join the hack. Like our latest participant who registered today, you too may have a good idea for a hack that you would like to explore with...

Day Two of Will’s World Online Hack

The Will’s World Online Hack has now been going for over 24 hours. While most traditional hacks would be over by now. Will’s World just started! And we are very pleased to see that the conversation is starting to flow and connections are being made. We held our daily session on Google+ Hangout which was streamed live on YouTube and recorded. The  videos for all sessions are made available on our YouTube...

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