The Philippine Star
QC HACKATHON VIES FOR GUINNESS RECORD:
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte (4th from right) is spearheading the bid for the world’s largest multi-city hackathon in the Guinness Book of World Records to culminate the celebration of the city’s 80th founding anniversary on Oct. 30 – 31. The Impact Hackathon, hosted by Impact Hub Manila, is a 24-hour on-the-spot coding marathon interfacing programmers, developers and innovators to create sustainable solutions for specific problems. Joining Belmonte at the launch are (from left) Wolfgang Heinze of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Leandro Santos of PLDT, Chris Morris of the Asian Development Bank, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, Uniprom Smart Araneta Coliseum COO Irene Jose, Ces Rondario and Diego Jose Ramos of Impact Hub Manila, Justin Lim of Microsoft Philippines and Marc Le Page of ADB. Story on Page B4.