What Happens to All These Hackathon Projects?

@article{Nolte2020WhatHT,
  title={What Happens to All These Hackathon Projects?},
  author={Alexander Nolte and Irene-Angelica Chounta and James D. Herbsleb},
  journal={Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction},
  year={2020},
  volume={4},
  pages={1 - 26}
}
Time-based events, such as hackathons and codefests, have become a global phenomenon attracting thousands of participants to hundreds of events every year. While research on hackathons has grown considerably, there is still limited insight into what happens to hackathon projects after the event itself has ended. While case studies have provided rich descriptions of hackathons and their aftermath, we add to this literature a large-scale quantitative study of continuation across hackathons in a… 
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