On January 27th 2016, Hackarestan held its first hackathon with the subject of "innovation in education" targeting Iran’s 4 million school students. Hackarestan aims to have a positive impact on Iran’s educational system by providing a platform for Iranian talent to come up with innovative educational methods based on technology.
Wikipedia has a fast growing competitor now, and it’s called Everipedia. The website, as the founders call it is a "thugged-out Wikipedia" which is a crowdsourced encyclopedia and knowledge aggregator. Here’s TechRasa’s interview with two of the co-founders of Everipedia.