Pro Membership

Thanks for joining our community!

We use a system called Cobot to manage our memberships. We’ll send you a confirmation email with instructions right away, so you can finalise your membership registration. We look forward to meet you!
Seems like one or more fields are incorrect!

Club Membership

Thanks for joining our community!

We use a system called Cobot to manage our memberships. We’ll send you a confirmation email with instructions right away, so you can finalise your membership registration. We look forward to meet you!
Seems like one or more fields are incorrect!

Membership Sign Up

Team Room
Christoph Fahle
May 27, 2011

Random Hacks of Kindness

On 27 April, we're throwing a big birthday to celebrate our 10 years in beta and shape a utopian future together with our community. Wondering what UtopiaX means, what you'll find in the Zen Zone and which artists are exhibiting in the The Basement? Here's what we've got lined up for you at our 10 Years in beta party!

zum 2. Mal findet der weltweite Random Hack of Kindness auch in Berlin statt.

Hacker Freunde, Coder, Designer, Entwickler und Geeks macht Euch auf zum RHOK und findet Lösungen für die wirklich wichtigen Dinge im Leben! Dieses Jahr liegt der Fokus auf Disaster Risk und Climate Change.

Das nächste Random Hacks of Kindness Wochenende findet am 4. und 5. Juni im betahaus | Berlin statt! Parallel wird in 20 Ländern zeitgleich durchgecoded.

Gemeinsam mit Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, NASA und der Welt Bank könnt Ihr die Welt verbessern. OpenSource, Non Profit und lot s of Fun sind inklusive.

Wieder gehts um die Entwicklung von Anwendungen, die im Krisen und Katastrophenfall überall auf der Welt helfen können, Menschenleben zu retten.

Die Random Hacks of Kindness Initiative ist 2009 worden. Die Hackathon findet zum zweiten Mal in Berlin statt und Microsoft Deutschland unterstützt die Veranstaltung unter anderem mit einer Xbox plus Kinect als einen Preis für die Gewinner.

2009 wurde zum Beispiel die APP "I'mOK" entwickelt - in Krisensituationen läuft das ja meistens so ab: weil jeder wissen will wie es Family, Friends and Fools geht, bricht binnen Minuten das Kommunikationsnetzwerk zusammen. Diese APP schickt auf einen Klick an alle Deine sozialen Kontakte eine "Mir gehts gut" Nachricht. Damit bleibt das Telefonnetz für die wirklich wichtigen Notrufe frei.

2010 wurde an Lösungen gearbeitet, wie man im Katastrophen Fall seine vermissten Angehörigen finden kann. Zum Einsatz kam das Programm vor kurzem in Japan.

Hier könnt Ihr Euch zum Hackathon anmelden:

Ihr seid nicht in Berlin? No problem da gibts noch ein paar mehr Rhok s around the World: Event Locations

Für reichlich Wifi, Drinks und Essen ist gesorgt. Hier sind ein paar Impressions vom letzten Hackathon:

Weitere Informationen über unsere Events hier! 



Thanks for supporting the RHOK:





From 8pm on, we'll open The Club where the DJ booth and the dance floor will turn into our playground. We've invited hip hop and pole dancers to open the dance floor and have a friends-only crazy-cool lineup planned for the night. We'll be mixing botanical cocktails with Fritz Cola and inviting you into our Photo Booth Room so you can take home some silly photos from the night. In The Club, you will also find The Balloon Room and The Zen Zone which will be our chill spot for the night. Check out the timeline in The Club and learn more about The Zen Zone below.

The Club
20:00 - 22:00 Dj Niggo
21:00 - 22:00 Hip-Hop Dancers
22:00 - 22.30 AinTheMachine
23:00 - 01:00: Michal Vagner
01:00 - 03:00: Asia

The Zen Zone
(to be announced): Cacao Experience with Moruga Cacao
19:00 - 21:00: Tea Ceremony with Thirsty Moon

Make sure to join our Facebook Event and RSVP on Eventbrite, so we can put your name into our Happiness Jar. This birthday bash is all about our community, and together with our partners we've prepared a special Prize Draw.

Throughout the whole night, you will find the rooms of The Basement filled with art pieces from our favorite Berlin-based creatives. From illustrations to paintings to wooden sculptures and installations - we've made sure to host an inclusive Berlin-like mix of all things art. Let us introduce to you to some of the artists, who you will meet down in The Basement:

Have you met .. the Softblobs? Since moving back to Berlin from the US, Gesine Krätzner has been making strange creatures out of fabric that she calls Softblobs. They are cute, random, and they'll be waiting in The Basement if you want to try playing around with them.

From toys made of fabric, we’re moving onto wooden sculptures. Matt Danko knows how to bring wood to life and does it amazingly in his free time. In The Basement, he’ll show his latest furniture pieces and sculptures.

In the same room as Matt, you’ll find Lisa Büscher, who has prepared for us a hyper realistic sculpture presentation that gives it the touch of the extreme, surrealistic and absurd. She de- and reconstructs and reorganizes human bodies like Utopia does society.

In our Photo & Video room you will find works from Collette Pomerleau and Ocean.Now.

Colette is a Berlin-based creative working in photography, art direction and set design. Through her visuals she explores intimacy and anonymity. The space that falls somewhere in between.

Ocean. Now! is a collective that accelerates ocean protection. They work with different types of art to motivate our society to protect the Ocean -Now!

In the early afternoon, based in The Garden, you’ll meet Amaury BOUQUET. He’s a Berlin-based French artist from Saint Maur des Fossés, who has a background in social innovation and loves to play with symbols in his works. At 10 Years in beta, he’ll do his special Humanist Tarot readings from 4-6pm.

Parallel to him, also in The Garden, Sebastian Olivares will be painting live a special Mandala created for betahaus. Sebastian is a Berlin-based visual artist who specializes in painting mandala murals and has painted murals in Germany, Chile, Australia and Thailand.

Throughout the day ilan katin will be putting the party vibes onto a mural, specially created for betahaus. He's a Neukölln-based artist with experience in visual work, both static and performative, graphic design, illustration, comics, installations, animation and live video.

We think this one speaks for itself. If you need a little glitz or glitter to get you into the party spirit, come early and we'll do the rest.

Last, but not least, special thanks to our lovely partners who are helping us making this event happen.
Pilsner Urquell and Fritz Cola for the drinks, Emmy, Drivy, FrameRight, CoffeeCircle, Dream Facilitation, Moruga and BioWine for supporting our Prize Draw and our media partners from Silicon Allee, ASK HELMUT, Creative City Berlin and TechCode.

Landscape not supported.
Please switch your smartphone back to portrait view!