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April 2012 archive

Google Summer of Code 2012

April 24, 2012

The list of Google Summer of Code (GSoC) students for 2012 has been announced.

For young programmers, it is probably the easiest way to get your foot into the door by showing that you can contribute to something worthwhile. For open source projects, it is an injection of fresh blood. For academics looking for programmer types, it is good way to differentiate between all the applicants with top marks from universities which you personally do not know.

Among the mentoring organisations which may be of interest to the machine learning community:

A warm welcome to everyone!