Computerworld NZ: Linux Student Gets Second Chance

[ Thanks to Jason
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

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NZ: Giving Back to Open Source
(Dec 16, 2003)

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