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Computerworld NZ: Linux Student Gets Second Chance

Jan 21, 2004, 02:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrea Malcolm)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Sometimes it's just a question of right place, right time.

"After completing a computer science degree with first-class honours at Victoria University, Frank Kruchio applied for a post-graduate position with IBM. He was turned down.

"Earlier that year--2002--Kruchio had won a worldwide Linux program writing competition. He had entered a Linux server-workstation optimisation project he worked on at university. It was, ironically, the IBM Linux Scholar Challenge in which he'd beaten more than 1400 entrants from 699 universities in 64 countries..."

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