[open-science] Google Summer of Code 2014 options?
Marcus D. Hanwell
marcus.hanwell at kitware.com
Thu Mar 20 21:21:05 UTC 2014
Thanks for putting this together, it is great to see the energy
growing around the intersection of open source and open access. I was
traveling through more of the proposal period than I had hoped, but we
are hoping to see some great proposals this summer, and hope the other
open science organizations do too!
On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 12:10 PM, Jenny Molloy <jcmcoppice12 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Blog post is up but I appreciate this is a little late:
> As Tom says, if we start earlier next year it would be great to use the
> experiences of those on the list who have been or are involved to promote
> the opportunity and maybe offer the benefit of prior experience to potential
> new mentoring organisations.
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 2:05 PM, Tom Morris <tfmorris at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 2:46 AM, Egon Willighagen
>> <egon.willighagen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 10:44 PM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk>
>>> > * mentoring organisations have already been accepted, yes? so we can't
>>> > do
>>> > anything.
>>> Yes. What we can do, is spread the information. And that's what I am
>> While projects wouldn't typically accept outside mentors who are new to
>> the project, hopefully members of this list already contribute to one or
>> more open source projects. If these have been accepted to the Google Summer
>> of Code program, mentorship opportunities would be available to them.
>> Promotion to students is a great idea. It's an excellent program both for
>> the students and for the open source projects. I was a mentor for 3 years
>> early in the program's life and can vouch for its excellence. It's great
>> that Google is still running it after all these years.
>> If we start a little earlier next year, we can promote the program to our
>> favorite open source projects to get them to apply. It's a lot of work, but
>> totally worth it.
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