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Public nominations are now open for Hacker Noon’s second annual Noonies! Tell us who you think deserves that sweet, sweet internet street cred by submitting nominations on any award here. Public nominations end on Aug 12, and voting opens on Aug 13th.

Technology

Most Outstanding Educator in Technology

Technology is synonymous with tech-bros. Who's breaking those barriers while breaking glass ceili...

2 nominees

Innovative Company of the Year: Artificial Intelligence

While Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg parry over the Man vs Machine debates, some companies have ma...

3 nominees

Top Tech YouTuber

That technology is now all-encompassing is a fact. Nominate your favorite tech Youtuber whose vid...

2 nominees

Consumer Electronics Product of the Year

Which of your products has really paid for themselves this year?

8 nominees

Microservices Thinker of the Year

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20 nominees

CI/CD Writer of the Year

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17 nominees

Tech Careers Thought-Leader of the Year

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19 nominees

Software Testing Writer of the Year

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53 nominees

Indie Hacker Writer of the Year

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20 nominees

Startup Blogger of the Year

when it comes to growing companies, who do you read?

14 nominees

IoT Writer of the Year

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9 nominees

ML Writer of the Year

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20 nominees

Founder of the Year

For the visionaries.

4 nominees

Trending Tech Product of the Year

This my squad, better move aside, boy. This my squad, holding stacks so high, boy. King for the d...

9 nominees

Tech Startup (Co)-Founder-to-watch

The Changemakers Dealmakers and the Future leaders who disrupt, transform and set our technology...

11 nominees

Most Promising Billion Dollar+ SAAS Startup

We heard that some of them are ready to IPO ;)

7 nominees

Social Network of the Year

Imagine All The People, Sharing, Something Worthwhile..? Ooh ooh, oooohooo.

7 nominees

WFH Innovation of the Year

Recognising Products Designed for The Times.

7 nominees

Creative Innovation of The Year

Celebrating Products Improving the Lives of Creatives.

5 nominees

No Code Innovation of the Year

Got 99 problems but a line of code ain't one.

6 nominees

Most Over-Hyped Technology

Recognizing technology that has been over-hyped with little to show for it.

5 nominees

Product Manager of the Year

Product Manager of the Year

11 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - RECRUITING

When it comes to recruiting, 50% success rate is considered good.

11 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - MACHINE LEARNING

Do you think a human wrote this description? Teach a robot to steal your job one day

9 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - LIFE

Here's to asking the big questions.

7 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - IoT

All in favour of making the robots talk to each other say Aye..?

8 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - GROWTH-HACKING

How Hackers Hack Growth.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - GOOD COMPANY

Cheers to good companies!

5 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - STARTUPS

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/startups.

5 nominees

NEW Hacker Noon Contributor To Watch

We see you, new writers of Hacker Noon!

6 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of The Year: CYBERSECURITY

S/O to the Hacker Noon Contributors Helping Us Stay Woke WRT Protecting Our Data and Stuff, But M...

5 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of The Year: TECHNOLOGY

Recognizing Hacker Noon Writers adding valuable Reading Time to hackernoon.com/tagged/technology.

6 nominees

Decentralization

Most Exciting dWeb Project

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16 nominees

Most Exciting Decentralized Social Media

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10 nominees

Most Exciting Media Platform

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5 nominees

Most Exciting Data Storage And Sharing Project

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14 nominees

Most Exciting Decetralized Database

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5 nominees

Most Exciting Communication Application

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5 nominees

Most Exciting Collaboration Application

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4 nominees

Most Exciting Web Technology

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7 nominees

Most Exciting Data Protocol

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3 nominees

Most Exciting Communication Protocol

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2 nominees

Winner Winner Bitcoin Twitter

Bitcoin Twitter is all about shitposting, trolling, and taking back control over your money (some...

5 nominees

Best Defi Initiative (NeoBanks)

Recognizing the Most influential minds trying to create a positive paradigm shift in the way bank...

7 nominees

The Best Analytical Mind in Blockchain

Blockchain data is complex. It’s opaque. It’s squirrely. It’s an alien crash landing on top of tr...

8 nominees

Most Influential Blockchain Engineer

The people who have done the most to grow and advance Blockchain technology over the past 12 months.

5 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - INVESTING

Putting their money where their words on Hacker Noon are.

9 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - ICO

Are we still in the Year of the ICO or did that pass already?

8 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - FINANCE

Hacker Noon's most respected writers in /tagged/finance/

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - BLOCKCHAIN

Hacker Noon's most revered writers over at /tagged/blockchain/

9 nominees

Software Development

Best Open Source Project

Everyone loves when the source is open.

4 nominees

JS Innovation of the Year: Library

God bless these modules!

8 nominees

Python Repository of the Year

Everyone will find something interesting here

36 nominees

Python Framework of the Year

The Pythonidae, commonly known as pythons, are a family of nonvenomous snakes found in Africa, As...

7 nominees

Innovator of the Year: Software Development

The garland of laurel leaves to be worn for all our folks here for their deepest contributions to...

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - LEARNING TO CODE

ALWAYS BE LEARNING TO CODE!

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - JAVA

Because COBOL and FORTRAN weren't stilted enough.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year: Html

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/html.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - Graphql

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/graphql.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - Golang

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/golang.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - Git

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/git.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - REFACTORING

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/refactoring.

11 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - FRONTEND

Here we go, CSS, here we go!

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - PYTHON

The Knights Who Say "Py"!

14 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - ANGULAR

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/angular.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - AGILE

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/agile.

10 nominees

Future Heroes

Best Web Monetization Innovator

There's so much undisclosed vested interest flowing all around that the need for better web monet...

2 nominees

Security Advocate of the Year

Recognizing writers who know their sh1t when it comes to online security.

38 nominees

Mental Health Advocate of the Year

With gratitude to to Hacker Noon's Essential Writers.

4 nominees

Best Use of Tech for Good

S/O to those building products helping people build better futures.

6 nominees

Health & Wellness Innovation of The Year

Recognizing those using emerging tech to make us feel better in our bodies.

9 nominees

Best Green Tech

The Greenest Green Award

4 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - MANAGEMENT

“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it ...

9 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - LIFE LESSONS

S/O to those who make a habit of sharing hardwon wisdom.

9 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - LEADERSHIP

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve ...

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - INNOVATION

"Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation." Milan Kundera

9 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - HEALTH

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/health.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - FUTURE

Hacker Noon's most read writers over at /tagged/future.

9 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - ENTREPRENEURSHIP

S/O to the founders, makers, buidlrs, breakers, and failures.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - COVID-19

Recognizing writers of this year's most read stories about COVID-19.

5 nominees

Back to the Internet

Top Programming Guru

Learning to Code on Udacity, CodeAcademy, or W3Schools is the easy part. The real fun (or trouble...

2 nominees

Equality Champion

This is an open competition. Write an original composition on how to encourage gender equality an...

2 nominees

Best Web Monetized Blogger

Making money online has been a keyword, an ad word, and also an ignored word, depending on the ti...

2 nominees

Best Web Monetized Digital Artist

Digital Artists are undercutting the age-old model of walled gardens of Christie's and Sotheby's....

2 nominees

Just Really Cool Tech, Really

Miscellaneous Innovations we're hyped on this year

28 nominees

Most Wat Use of AI

The unexplainable, ineffable

2 nominees

Best Coding Music Album

Music to help you code longer; stimulating without distracting AKA Most Subjective Award of the ...

3 nominees

Independent Tech Journalist of the Year

No paywall, no problem. Thank you for your contributions, indie tech journos of The Internet!

5 nominees

Social (Media) Activist of the Year

Changing the world, 15 seconds at a time.

3 nominees

Podcast Episode of the Year

An impossible ask, we know.

3 nominees

Extension of the Year

Chrome, Brave, Firefox, Whatever Your Pleasure.

5 nominees

Email Newsletter of the Year

#NotSpam.

5 nominees

Slack, Telegram, and/or Discord Channel of the Year

May The Smartest/Funniest/Most Non-Toxic Community On Slack/Telegram/Discord Win.

5 nominees

Meme of The Pandemic

What meme will go down in internet history as the representation of 2020?

6 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - INTERVIEW

"What makes me furious, not just because we're in an interview, but I don't like when writers tak...

9 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - INTERNET

The reason we're all here today, really.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - GOOGLE

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/google.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - GAMING

Hacker Noon's most read writers from /tagged/gaming.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - FACEBOOK

Always keep one eye on the giant.

9 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - APPLE

Giving us all a bite of the Apple.

10 nominees

Hacker Noon Contributor of the Year - AMAZON

Hacker Noon's most revered writers over at /tagged/amazon/

10 nominees