Google Code-In Organizations announced

Copy and pasted below from the main google website, here are the organizations you can work with for this year’s Google Code-in contest. Remember, I will open up the computer lab lunch time on Thursdays (along with Makerspace club) and possibly more days if necessary to facilitate your projects.

Google Code-in officially starts for students on November 28, but students are encouraged to learn about the mentor organizations ahead of time and can get started by clicking on the links below.
  • Apertium – rule-based machine translation platform
  • BRL-CAD – computer graphics, 2D and 3D geometry modeling, and computer-aided design (CAD)
  • CCExtractor – open source tools for subtitle generation
  • Copyleft Games – building game development platforms for tomorrow
  • Drupal – content management platform
  • FOSSASIA – developing communities across all ages and borders to form a better future with Open Technologies and ICT
  • Haiku – operating system specifically targeting personal computing
  • KDE – team that creates Free Software for desktop and portable computing
  • MetaBrainz – builds community maintained databases
  • Mifos Initiative – transforming the delivery of financial services to the poor and the unbanked
  • MovingBlocks – like an open source Minecraft
  • OpenMRS – open source medical records system for the world
  • SCoRe – research lab that seeks sustainable solutions for problems faced by developing countries
  • Sugar Labs – learning platform and activities for elementary education
  • Systers – community for women involved in the technical aspects of computing
  • Wikimedia – non-profit foundation dedicated to bringing free content to the world, operating Wikipedia
  • Zulip – powerful, threaded open source group chat with apps for every major platform
Mentor organizations are currently creating thousands of tasks for students covering code, documentation, user interface, quality assurance, outreach, research and training. The contest officially starts for students on Monday, November 28th at 9:00am PST.

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