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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Students, get paid by Google to work on NASA World Wind

Google's Summer of Code program allows college students to compete for summer stipends (US$4500) to work on open-source projects. One of the projects is the Free Earth Foundation (aka NASA World Wind). Check out how the program works at Google's Summer of Code website. The World Wind Wiki offers several project proposal ideas, including:

Another Summer of Code mentoring organization is Refractions Research--an open source consulting company working on geospatial technology software. Their information and proposal ideas can be found here.