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Midway point approaching for Fedora Summer Coding


The season is clipping right along for Fedora Summer Coding.  The projects are set and running, and we’re approaching the mid-term evaluation period 05 to 12 July. A quick look at the numbers: 15 students and projects. 20 primary mentors, with 15+ more general mentors (includes mentoring the mentors) Three funding sources (two from Red […]

Nice round-up from Creative Commons of open source way content


Just caught a nice post by Jane Park on the Creative Commons blog about teaching open source software.  In the post she highlights three new free and open content works that are for education audiences.  All these works are released under Creative Commons licenses (CC BY and CC BY-SA): Practical Open Source Software Exploration: How […]

More time for Fedora Summer Coding – schedule moved back a month


In today’s SIG meeting, the group decided to move back our schedule by a month so we can: Give mentors more time to generate good ideas; Give students more time to generate good proposals; Give organizers more time to find sponsors and funding. The last one is the most important to me.  We only have […]

Sponsoring Summer Coding – get and give value


Has your company every wanted to partner with Google on their Summer of Code?  (It’s not something they share, and I know people have asked.) Don’t answer too quickly.  You might want to check with some contacts in other departments, see if there ever has been interest in tapping the deeper benefits of sponsoring a […]

Students – You are invited to submit proposals for Fedora Summer Coding 2010


Start here – But here is some more, in case you want to read it.

Ideas for summer coding due by 14 April (updated)


While we finish the Summer Coding 2010 page, it is past time for you all to let us know the problems you would like to see solved by summer coding/internship students. Idea page is here: How-to fill out an ideas page is here: Let’s get this filled with serious ideas you are willing […]

Fedora Summer Coding continues


Fedora Project and were not accepted by Google as an umbrella mentoring organization for their Summer of Code this year.  We’ve been involved since the beginning with many successes. This year we decided to embrace the umbrella organization that Google stitched together from separate and Fedora Project applications a few years ago and […]