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Hackernoon logoHacker Noon Awards: 2019 Noonies Winners Announced by@natasha

Hacker Noon Awards: 2019 Noonies Winners Announced

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@natashaNatasha Nel

πŸ‘‹ I'm the Managing Editor here at Hacker Noon. I also make podcasts and write stories.

You voted. You tweeted. You hacked the platform and cheated.

TheΒ Nooniesβ€”the tech industry's greenest awards; built by Hacker Noon in partnership with Streamβ€”was conceptualized to recognize the best and worst peoples and products of the internets, in 2019 and beyond.

With over 55,000 votes castβ€”for 457 Noonies nomineesβ€”across 50 awards categories, we're extremely excited to announce the winners of these prestigious awards - only two of which were compromised by inauthentic voting behaviour!Β 

"The Noonies! Much thanks to the community for taking the time to cast 50k+ votes, determining the Hacker Noon award winners," said David Smooke. "It was fun. Great to see the community make their cases for their favorite Noonie nominees. Overall, we're also excited that we got our feet wet in custom voting technology. We look forward to contributing more to how the internet curates, ranks and distributes content."

And the 2019 Noonies Winners Are...

GENERAL TECH:

Product Manager of the Year

πŸ₯‡Vindhya C

πŸ₯ˆTimotΓ© Geimer

πŸ₯‰Marija Cvjetkovic

Best Tech News Source

πŸ₯‡Twitter

πŸ₯ˆHacker News

πŸ₯‰Reddit

The World's Most Productive Remote Team

πŸ₯‡GitLab

πŸ₯ˆBuffer

πŸ₯‰Knack

Best Use of Tech for Good

πŸ₯‡DADI FOUNDATION - harnessing tech to empower the most marginalised, ensuring fair access to technology and supporting robust and inclusive democracies

πŸ₯ˆUPEFFECT - improving access to funding for entrepreneurs on the right side of history

πŸ₯‰MORELIFE - (where more = better well-being + extended life)

The Bait & Switch Award

πŸ₯‡Medium's Paywall

πŸ₯ˆFacebook's Libra

πŸ₯‰Apple's Butterfly Switch Keyboards

Most Exciting Startup [ Votes Hacked ]

πŸ₯‡PASSBASE - seamless, bank-level identity verification integration into your website, app, or checkout with just a few lines of code

πŸ₯ˆLOOXIE - lets you request photos from specific locations: just drop a pin on the map or search for a point of interest

πŸ₯‰CARBON - buying cryptocurrency has never been this easy

Hacker of the Year

πŸ₯‡Thomas

πŸ₯ˆArthur Tkachenko

πŸ₯‰Nirav

Contributing Writer of the Year

πŸ₯‡Patrick Lee Scott

πŸ₯ˆAndrey Sergeenkov

πŸ₯‰sudhanshu kumar

Technology Writer of the Year

πŸ₯‡Ashan Fernando

πŸ₯ˆRiz Virk

πŸ₯‰Arthur Tkachenko

AI Writer of the Year

πŸ₯‡Adrien Book

πŸ₯ˆAkash Deep

πŸ₯‰Tony AubΓ©

Most Over-Hyped Technology

πŸ₯‡Blockchain

πŸ₯ˆAI

πŸ₯‰VR

Cybersecurity Writer of the Year

πŸ₯‡Han Yoon

πŸ₯ˆAaron Gershwin

πŸ₯‰Alice Henshaw

Best AMA (ask-me-anything) award

πŸ₯‡Carlos Domingo

πŸ₯ˆJean-LoΓ―ck Michaux (JLO)

πŸ₯‰Taylor Monahan


Social Network of the Year [ Votes Hacked ]

πŸ₯‡Steemit

πŸ₯ˆgab

πŸ₯‰Narrative - The World's Journal

Most Valuable Chatbot Framework

πŸ₯‡Chatbots by PubNub

πŸ₯ˆLivePerson

πŸ₯‰Rasa

2 or 3 Under 20-ish Awards

πŸ₯‡Sergio Mattei, founder of Makerlog

πŸ₯ˆIves van Hoorne, creator of CodeSandbox

πŸ₯‰Rachel Zietz, founder of Gladiator Lacrosse

White Hat of the Year

πŸ₯‡Alice Henshaw

πŸ₯ˆGeorgios Konstantopoulos

πŸ₯‰Nick Seneca Jankel

60 Over 60 Awards

πŸ₯‡Tim Berners-Lee

πŸ₯ˆRichard Stallman

πŸ₯‰Guido van Rossum

VC Twitter's MVP

πŸ₯‡@alexiskold

πŸ₯ˆ@naval

πŸ₯‰@garrytan

CRYPTO/BLOCKCHAIN:

Most Hardcore Bitcoin Maximalist

πŸ₯‡Pierre Rochard

πŸ₯ˆHodlonaut

πŸ₯‰Francis Pouliot

Most crypto-friendly Jurisdiction Award

πŸ₯‡Malta

πŸ₯ˆThe Zug, Switzerland

πŸ₯‰Estonia

Crypto-Name Drop of the Year

πŸ₯‡Silicon Valley's story arc

πŸ₯ˆEminem's Kamikaze Album

πŸ₯‰Forbes' coverage of Bitcoin

Second-Best Crypto Publication on Earth

πŸ₯‡John McAfee's Twitter Feed

πŸ₯ˆCoindesk

πŸ₯‰CCN

Crypto-Buzzword of the Year

πŸ₯‡Bitcoin Maximalist

πŸ₯ˆCrypto-Winter

πŸ₯‰DeFi

Defining Crypto-Moment of the Year

πŸ₯‡Facebook Announces Libra

πŸ₯ˆBinance gets Hacked

πŸ₯‰Crypto-Exchanges start conducting 10+ IEOs daily

Crypto-Dud of the Year

πŸ₯‡Civil

πŸ₯ˆSparkster

The All-About-PR Award

πŸ₯‡aELF

πŸ₯ˆVeID

Best Blockchain Award

πŸ₯‡Bitcoin

πŸ₯ˆEthereum

πŸ₯‰EOS

Blockchain of the Year Award

πŸ₯‡Ethereum

πŸ₯ˆEOS

πŸ₯‰Bitcoin

The best crypto magazine

πŸ₯‡CryptoSlate

πŸ₯ˆCoindesk

πŸ₯‰Cointelegraph

Best crypto analysts

πŸ₯‡Plan B

πŸ₯ˆKazonomics

πŸ₯‰Willy woo

The Zero Factor Authentication Award for Achievement un Security

πŸ₯‡MountGox2

πŸ₯ˆBinance

πŸ₯‰Bitfinex

Best Crypto Rap Song

πŸ₯‡Bitcoin Rap Gucci Gang - HODL Gang

πŸ₯ˆEDCON 2019 - Vitalik Rap

πŸ₯‰Team Hodl - Lambo Land

The best bitcoin Shiller

πŸ₯‡Anthony Pompliano

πŸ₯ˆJohn McAffee (Good Old John)

πŸ₯‰Jack Dorsey

The Cutest Crypto Kitty

πŸ₯‡SirMeowsalot

πŸ₯ˆLilbubthemagicalspacecat

πŸ₯‰Felono

The Best White Paper

πŸ₯‡Bitcoin

πŸ₯ˆEOS

πŸ₯‰Ethereum

Most Mind-blowing Bitcoin Story

πŸ₯‡Bitcoin’s Biggest Hack In History: 184.4 Billion Bitcoin from Thin Air; Satoshi Hard Forks, Saves Bitcoin," by Charlie Shrem

πŸ₯ˆ"Why the Price of Bitcoin Doesn't Matter," by Beautyon33

πŸ₯‰"Bitcoin Miners Beware: Invalid Blocks Need Not Apply," by StopAndDecrypt

#CryptoTwitter's MVP

πŸ₯‡@hodlonaut

πŸ₯ˆ@aantonop

πŸ₯‰@BullyEsq

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT:

Developer Tool Buzz of Year

πŸ₯‡GraphQL

πŸ₯ˆReact Hooks

πŸ₯‰GatsbyJS

CMS You Can't Live Without

πŸ₯‡Flamelink

πŸ₯ˆButterCMS

πŸ₯‰Strapi

Personal Developer Blog of the Year

πŸ₯‡Overreacted

πŸ₯ˆAhmad Awais

πŸ₯‰Tania Rascia

Best Developer on Twitter

πŸ₯‡@iamdevloper

πŸ₯ˆ@dan_abramov

πŸ₯‰@jaffathecake

Best JAMstack

πŸ₯‡React

πŸ₯ˆServerless Framework

πŸ₯‰freecodecamp.org

Best Dev Podcast

πŸ₯‡The Bike Shed

πŸ₯ˆSyntax.fm

πŸ₯‰Soft Skills Engineering

Top Dev Teacher

πŸ₯‡Wes Bos

πŸ₯ˆScott Tolinski

πŸ₯‰Will Sentance

Best Open Source Project

πŸ₯‡VS Code

πŸ₯ˆReact

πŸ₯‰Vue.js

Best Dev Community

πŸ₯‡Dev.to

πŸ₯ˆGithub

πŸ₯‰Makerlog

Best Open Startup

πŸ₯‡Nomadlist

πŸ₯ˆAlan

πŸ₯‰Upscribe

Most Promising Fintech

πŸ₯‡Robinhood

πŸ₯ˆAcorns

πŸ₯‰Monzo

Thank YOU to all the Hacker Noon community members who took part in Hacker Noon's first annual awardsβ€”the Noonies 2019.

With a special shoutout to our awesome sponsor, Stream.io. Stream builds scalable feeds, activity streams & chat; and their simple, powerful APIs are used by some of the largest and most popular apps.

We're looking forward to an even bigger and better Noonies next year.

Back to the Internet,

The Hacker Noon Editorial Team πŸ”

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