Monday, March 28, 2011

Google Summer of Code 2011: some cool ideas

The Google Summer of Code is a now yearly event where university students (including PhD students) can work on open source project, and get payed fairly well (mentors only get a T-shirt :). A few years ago I was mentor for the KDE project, supervising work on Strigi-Chemistry. Various open source science projects participate again this year (no, no chemistry projects, I'm afraid), but a few come close. Here are my tips of this year: