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Liquid Prep, a solution that helps farmers optimize water usage during droughts, is now open source

By Jina Kim | Updated February 20, 2020 | Published October 28, 2019

Addressing the lack of water during droughts with AI, analytics, and IoT

A developer's journey from attending a Call for Code hackathon to open sourcing drone tech as one of the program's first projects

By Pedro Cruz | Published October 2, 2019

Pedro Cruz, winner of the Puerto Rico hackathon in 2018, announces that his project DroneAid is now open source.

Tips from venture capitalists for getting your idea funded

By IBM Developer Staff | Published July 17, 2019

After you figure out the technical parts of your Call for Code solution, what's next? Read these tips from venture capitalists who can help you figure out how to take an application and turn it into a real idea.

Building back better: A central intelligence hub

By Stephanie Clejipool | Published June 13, 2019

Enid Ibrahimovic talks about his experience at the inaugural event, Call for Code Geneva.

Connecting my hometown for the future: Project Owl completes successful Houston pilot

By Charlie Evans | Published June 6, 2019

Project Owl's Co-Founder reports back with an update on the team's second successful launch in Houston, Texas.

Meet the Mother of Drones: An interview with Karen Risa Robbins

By Melissa Sassi, Karen Risa Robbins | Published June 2, 2019

In this blog post, meet the Mother of Drones who helped launch the rise and popularity of drone technology in the U.S.

Building Call for Code apps with data science

By Derek Teay | Published May 16, 2019

We're wrapping up our Call for Code Technology mini-series with a focus on data science and how it can be incorporated into your submission.

Building Call for Code apps around traffic and weather technology

By Derek Teay | Published May 9, 2019

In this forth installment in our Call For Code Technology mini-series, I talk about leveraging traffic and weather technologies so you can build them into your Call for Code solution.