✨ Polish, Design, and Execution
What does the project look like? Is it intuitive, aesthetically pleasing, and accessible? And most importantly, does it actually work?
💪 Technical Difficulty
Does the hack look technically interesting or challenging? Is it simply putting a pretty frontend on an existing API or does it do something more?
💡 Originality and Creativity
How unique is the hack? Does it solve a new problem, or have a new take on an existing problem?
😲 Wow Factor
Does it spark joy? Would this be something you use and show to your friends? Yes, this is totally subjective. But that’s what makes it fun.