over 3 years ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the excellent submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow hackers.

over 3 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for Numenta HTM Challenge has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.


The Numenta HTM Challenge team

over 3 years ago

Submissions and Demo Videos

Your projects must be registered by tomorrow at midnight (Pacific time). If you've been sitting on an idea, but haven't submitted it to the HTM Challenge yet, now is the time!

Demo videos are due to be uploaded and linked to your projects by November 9th at 6AM Pacific. This means you have this week and weekend to work. Just be sure you've got your video added to your project description by the end of the weekend. I will be contacting you if you have not. 

The demo video may be anywhere from 3-10 minutes long. Before you create…

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over 3 years ago

Extra weekend to work on your HTM project

Hello all,

The public gallery is starting to fill up with interesting projects! Some of you are already anxious about the video demo deadline of Nov 7, so we've decided to give you an extra weekend to work. 

The new demo video upload deadline is Monday, Nov 9th at 6AM. You must have your demo video uploaded and linked to your project by this date or it will not be judged. 

Good luck to all of you!

over 3 years ago

New Prize for Innovation

As stated in the HTM Challenge homepage, submissions should be applications of HTM technology with an emphasis on real-world data sets and problem solving. However, it is hard for us to ignore other innovative submissions that don't really live up to the "application" criteria. 

In order to showcase these submissions without excluding them from the Challenge, we have created a new "Innovation Prize". This prize will be provided by one (or both) of our sponsors: Muse & SmartThings

Examples of innovative submissions are things like HTM research projects, integrations between HTM theory and other machine learning technology, experimental…

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over 3 years ago

Meet the Judges

Unlike previous hackathons, challenge participants have benefited from weeks of preparation and will showcase their demo applications to a live audience and judging panel. Get to know the judges that will be selecting the winners on-site!

We asked each judge a few questions and will be sharing their answers in the days leading up the challenge. Look out for our “Meet the Judges” posts here and on social media, and be sure to cast your vote during our public voting, which beings November 9th.


Meet Jeff Hawkins! Jeff is Co-founder of Numenta. See what Jeff shared:

1) How

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over 3 years ago

13 days to submit!

If you are concerned about the quality of your submission, don't be. We are available to help vet your ideas and give advice. Once your submission has been approved, it will show up in the public galleryIf you have created a project in DevPost, but you don't see it in the public gallery right now, then you either (a) have not submitted your project to the HTM Challenge or (b) it is being held for review and we've already been in touch with you.

Here's a reminder of some important dates!

Nov 4th: Submissions Due. You must have your project submitted

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over 3 years ago

HTM Challenge Ideas

Do you want to participate in the HTM Challenge, but you don't have any good ideas for an application? Well, aside from some of the ideas you'll find on our wiki, we've put together this video.

HTM Challenge Ideas Video

Hopefully, you find this video useful as you brainstorm about what you'll create for the HTM Challenge.

over 3 years ago

Got Ideas? Hit submit

Do you have a rough idea for a submission, but you're not sure how good it is? That is completely fine, because your submission will not be made public immediately.

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Each submission to the HTM Challenge must be approved by a manager of the Challenge before it is visible in the public gallery. This gives us a chance to help ensure your submission will be successful before it goes live. We will work with you to fine-tune your idea and review your data. So there is no excuse not to submit your idea today! 


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over 3 years ago

Submissions are now open

Instead of waiting for Oct 9th as originally planned, we have opened submissions for this Challenge immediately. If you have an idea for a project, please submit it by pressing the big button on the right and we will work with you to make it successful.