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Four Bathrooms: We’ll Take Our Oscar Now

It’s the most revered ritual of tech culture — clusters of code act as totems, interdepartmental teams mingle in a ceremonial collaborative dance, and anthropology metaphors get really, really weird (like, Hunger Games weird). It is, of course, Hack Day. The TaskRabbit crew embarked in the honorary celebration last Friday and the results, well, they were pretty awesome. Hack Chief Brian L. started the festivities by gathering us all into the TaskRabbit game room. Elevator speeches were given in turn. Pairs and trios and quads of TaskRabbiters secreted away to various corners, lounges, bouncy balls, and brainstorming rooms in our SOMA office. New products, features, and campaigns were built over the course of six short hours. Endless trays of sandwiches and pints of Lagunitas were consumed. Demos took place first thing Monday morning in front of the entire team. Each project was judged according to three criteria: Impact (positive impact for TaskPosters, TaskRabbits, or the company in general) Hotness (level of awesomeness demonstrated) Deployability (closeness to being ready to deploy) The frontrunners included a flash …