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Ubuntu is part of the Google Code In

Yesterday I received an email that make me happy! I received an email from an Ubuntu Mail list, that was almost dead. In few words, the email said Ubuntu is going to be part of the Google Code In . This are great new!

But why I have a lot of interest that Ubuntu is part of the GCI?

Well. the first time I listen about the Google Summer of Code and Google Code In, was on 2010. Ubuntu was part of the GSOC and I was on college, months later the GCI began, unfortunately I was to old (18 years). So I began my work on trying to be part of this program. I tried on 2011 and failed with KDE, 2012 with New Vision for Public Schools and in 2014 I finally did it with the!

This year I help the as a co-mentor and I'm planning to help Ubuntu for this Google Code In as a mentor. For my surprise I have an old friend working on this, the great José Antonio Rey. If you want to help join the irc:#ubuntu-google on freenode  or the mail list: ubuntu-soc mailing list

What is Google Code In?

The Google Code In is an invitation to  pre-university students ages 13 to 17 to take part in Google Code-in, a contest that introduces young minds to the world of open source. With a wide variety of bite-sized tasks, it’s easy for beginners to jump in and get started no matter what skills you have.


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