Posts Tagged "Open Source"
Hey there! As you might have read on my blog, I got another chance to visit the Googleplex as a part of my Google Code-in achievement. But this time, I went with both my parents and to the east coast as well! Google was kind enough to give us an option to make our trips flexible since it’s once in a lifetime opportunity (though has struck me two times ). And as you might have imagined, Google gave us a lot of swag too – including a brand new Galaxy Nexus! Some of the grand prize winners including me also made plans to visit other companies to meet Silicon Valley’s finest developers and get a sense of how it is to work there. I also got to meet my friend @kunalbhalla, who works at Facebook. Pictures follow.Read More
Hello fellows! Another year, another season of Google Code-in. I’m yet again excited to announce that I’ve secured a position in the grand prize winners! (official announcement) I contributed to LimeSurvey, VideoLAN & OpenIntents over the period of 2 months this time.Read More
Google Gode-in 2010 Grand Prize Winners have been officially announced on the Google Open Source blog. You can view the list here (it is ordered by last name).
Google is inviting 14 participants instead of the pre-announced 10 to their Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California. This would happen somewhere in May. Anybody whom I could meet?Read More
Hello all! I can,
(unofficially*) announce that I’ve achieved the 5th rank out of the participating 360 students (view rankings) in the Google Code-in competition by acquiring 112 points from 34 tasks!
I’ve tried to put all my thoughts into this single post, so you might find it a bit long, filled with a lot of emoticons.Read More
After meeting with and sitting in on speaker sessions at OSBC 2010, here are the top quotes we heard – from speakers, audience participants, and other contacts. And what to take away from it. (Some identities have been protected.)
“Open source is like Prison Break for developers, can we put a fence around this?” – Audience member in IT management.
“No you shouldn’t. Let them free. Just put a radio tracking collar on them.” – Analyst