The Geek Factor…

4028380815.jpgBangalore witnessed one of the propitious gatherings of the year as youthful and innovative minds from all over the nation came down to India’s Silicon valley for the national finals of Imagine Cup and the national exhibition for Microsoft Student Academic Project Program. The barometer hit the ceiling as the competition got tougher among the best of the nation. Projects spanned over innumerable domains of research and application including medicine, health, information retrieval, machine learning, speech recognition and machine translation to name a few.

DSC00170.JPGMicrosoft’s interest in Indian students has become quite evident over the last year or so specifically with the hosting of events such as the Imagine Cup and Code4Bill. I cherish having qualified for the national finals for MSAPP (The Horde Project) and for the zonal finals for Code4Bill.

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