United States Steel Sponsors Mega Hackathon

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For the third consecutive year, U. S. Steel will sponsor the “Hack the Home” event hosted by GE Appliances’ FirstBuild, offering Amazon Echo devices to the team that uses steel as the material of choice in the most innovative appliance …

FirstBuild Hackathon FAQ

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“Hack the Home” is your opportunity to dream, hack and build your idea for the home of the future with help from the best and brightest in the industry! The FirstBuild Hackathon is coming up in September, and we are here …

2018 Mega Hackathon Participant Guide

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Calling all Makers, Programmers, Engineers, Designers, Techies and more: Registration for the 2018 Hack the Home Mega Hackathon is live! “Hack the Home” is your opportunity to dream, hack and build your idea for the home of the future with …

A voice for accessibility

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At FirstBuild, we like to work on cool projects that actually help people—and some of our favorite projects are those that promote accessibility of appliances to ALL members of our community!  On July 2, 2018, 15-year-old Jack DuPlessis, son of FirstBuild …

Winner, Winner, Smokin’ Dinner!

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The Challenge FirstBuild’s smokin’ hot design challenge gave community members the opportunity to win cash prizes and bragging rights while showcasing their industrial design talent. We asked contestants to contribute to the look of our newest innovative home appliance: the …