We get that question a lot: What is this thing? It’s hard to answer. At its root, Hack the Dot is an organically successful people pleaser that generates amazing ideas while bringing out the best in people. Logistically, it’s quite simple:
The do’s and don’ts of a successful company hackathon
This week marked Name.com’s annual internal all-company hackathon, which consisted of three whirlwind days of creating projects that could benefit our customers, business model, and internal operations. Projects ranged from a domain price comparison website to a device that wirelessly communicates with our office kegs—but all of the ideas involved teamwork, innovation, and a sense of humor.
10 happy facts to distract you from Election Day
If you’re an American you know what today is: Election Day. And after a train wreck of an election season, you may be as sick of hearing about it as we are. To take your mind off things, we’ve put together 10 random, heartwarming facts that will make you feel a little better about life.
Beer drama on a Friday afternoon
Every Friday, Name.com employees like to finish off the day with a beer, courtesy of our office kegerator. But with so many beer enthusiasts in the office (all with different preferences), choosing which kegs to get can be quite the debate.
Your vote does rock
The 2016 Election is ugly. It’s the kind of thing that makes you want to slink away and shower a lot.
A scholarly spin on #HacktheDot
While watching our lovely news programs, have you ever taken a second to think, “Hmmm, what has happened to our news?” Or, “Are the Kardashians really that important?” Well, next month’s hackathon will leave you feeling empowered with ideas on how to create sustainable journalism without the sensationalism.
For any of you that haven’t been #blessed with attending our noteworthy #HacktheDots, this will be the ultimate first-timer.
Office kitchen justice is best served cold
We won Radix’s Frame a TLD contest and earned a day at the theme park
A couple months ago, we entered Radix’s Frame a TLD contest, held in honor of the registry’s second anniversary. We have participated in Radix’s contests in the past, and were even lucky enough to win the contest before. This year, we took our submission to the next level and our efforts paid off—we won once again!
The Name office transmogrified into Hogwarts for a day, and it was magical
Our office manager, Kristen, really likes Harry Potter. I mean, she really likes Harry Potter. So in celebration of Harry’s 36th birthday and just in time for the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Kristen threw us an epic Harry Potter party.
We’re hiring: Seeking amazing Customer Support reps
Name.com is looking for some awesome folks in the Denver area to join our Customer Support team. To show you how cool it is to work at the Name office, we created our own MTV Cribs-style video to give you a first-hand look at what it means to be part of our team.