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Challenge & Sponsored Resources
The final challenge statements will be released on the UN World Innovation Day Discord server on Friday, 29 April!
This challenge is all about open data, partnerships and bridging the divide between public and private organisations. (Sustainable Development Goal #17 - Global Partnerships)
We’re a cloud technology company that provides organisations around the world with computing infrastructure and software to help them innovate and unlock efficiencies. We also created the world’s first – and only – autonomous database to help organise and secure customers’ data. Oracle cloud applications provide business leaders with modern applications that help them innovate, attain sustainable growth and become more resilient. The work we do is not only transforming business – it’s helping defend governments, and advance scientific and medical research. Millions of people use our tools to streamline supply chains, make HR more human, quickly pivot to a new financial plan, and connect data and people around the world.
Website | LinkedIn | Twitter | Slack
Oracle Apex Resources
(+2 bonus points for use in Challenge #1) (+1 bonus point for use in Challenges #2 and #3)
Oracle APEX is a #NoCode #LowCode for application development, API development, data visualisation and data management - all in the one platform. It enables you to build beautiful responsive web apps suitable for both desktop and mobile devices in minutes using just a web browser.
Everyone can register for an APEX workspace including mentors.
To get your own APEX workspace, head to this link and complete the form. You will receive an email soon after and continue to follow the instructions. You don't have to wait for anything get your own workspace now.
Understand APEX Features - https://apex.oracle.com/en/platform/features/
Learn APEX on Youtube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEpIXFjcQIztReQNLymvYrQ
Learn APEX by doing with these APEX Tutorials - https://apex.oracle.com/en/learn/tutorials/
See what else is available in the APEX Community - https://apex.oracle.com/en/community/community-resources/
This challenge is all about generating innovative, for-good solutions centred around transparency, decentralisation and security
Polygon is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 3000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~100M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.
Website | Twitter | Reddit | Telegram | Discord
(+2 bonus points for use in Challenge #2) (+1 bonus point for use in Challenges #1 and #3)
Polygon Website - https://polygon.technology
Polygon Developer Documentation - https://docs.polygon.technology/docs/develop/getting-started
Polygon Developer Library - https://polygontechnology.notion.site/Polygon-Developer-Library-36e70eac8c1f4f11a9d2fad9da8e0749
Polygon Testnet Faucet - https://faucet.polygon.technology
About IPFS & Filecoin
IPFS is a peer-to-peer network and protocol designed to make the web faster, safer, and more open. IPFS upgrades the web to work peer to peer, addressing data by what it is instead of where it’s located on the network, or who is hosting it.
Filecoin, the world’s largest decentralized network offering more than 16+ Exbibytes of storage. It allows users to store, request, and transfer data via a verifiable marketplace. Filecoin is completely open-source, enabling people from all over the world to participate.
Website | Twitter | Discord | Office hours
IPFS & Filecoin Resources
(+1 bonus point for use in challenges #1, #2 and #3)
Getting started with IPFS and Filecoin - https://bitly.protocol.ai/IPFS_Filecoin_Get_Started
Join group or 1:1 office hours - https://hackathons.filecoin.io/#start-building
This challenge is all about generating an NFT collection that has public utility, social good and verifiability of its functions and charitable distributions.
AI 4 Diversity (AI4D) is a nonprofit global initiative that engages and educates diverse communities about AI to benefit global society. It is a community-driven initiative bringing empowerment, knowledge and active collaboration via education, research, events, and blogging.
All generated NFT collections and solutions must have a social good impact, or be aligned with one of the UN Sustainability Development Goals.
Resources for Beginners
Understanding NFT's and the Market: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3TABd_nBJU&t=47s
What are NFT's?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNQLJcJEzv0
Existing NFT Collections on OpenSea: https://opensea.io/
Existing NFT Collections on Magic Eden: https://magiceden.io/
How to create and NFT on Opensea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YhNo43E--A
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