Google Summer Camp Takes More Coders
Apr 16, 2007, 17:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
"High quality and brilliance will get you everywhere with
Google. The company today said it has accepted an unprecedented
number of student coders to its third Summer of Code program.
"First it said it would accept 600 students for this year's
program; a month ago it increased that number to about 800. Today
Google said it will take more than 900 students from a pool of
"'We heard almost universally from our participating open source
organizations that the applications they'd received were of
particularly high quality,' Leslie Hawthorn, Google's open source
program coordinator, wrote in a blog post. 'Rather than turn these
brilliant students away, we increased the number of students we
accepted to over 900...'"