June, 2005

  • Ivan Joseph's WebLog

    Resume Guidelines

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    Thais Melo and Sue Loh have done an awesome job putting together some resume guidelines. This is to ensure that some common formats are followed when you submit resumes since conventions will vary from country to country. Here they are- **********...
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    The spirit of"Gung Ho"

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    Shaswata Jash, one of the members of Team Famous Four sent this to me (below) Thanks for the kind words Shaswata. All of us appreciate not only your great efforts but also the thoughfulness you have so amply demonstrated. **********************...
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    Thank You! Also some info that might be useful

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    Hello everyone! We all had a wonderful time meeting all of you, and seeing your projects. Thank you for your hard work! You guys really energized us with your ideas and enthusiasm. Now that you are relieved of the pressure of the competition, we...
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    Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore and then a much needed break

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    After all the hectic few weeks culnminating in the great excitement around WESC, I now head off to Asia - MEDC in Beijing, foloowed by a special academic training program in Tongji University in Shanghai followed by two days in Singapore after which I...
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    Random musings from WESC

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    The WESC ended on Saturday night and I have been so happy that it went off well. There is always anxiety when projects of this duration with so many dependencies are being pursued. So much can go wrong - teams might not get visas, their h/w might not...
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    Justin and Marcus's blog - 2004 Champions

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    So this is a GREAT story - last years winners from James Madison University ended up froming a company of their own. It's called Immerge Technologies Inc. We had Justin Creasy and Marcus O'Mailley come over as special guests to attend this years event...
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    RMIT - The wonder's from down under

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    So it's all over!! Royal Melbourne Institute of Technolgy are the new WESC World Champions!! They beat all comers with an absolutely flawless display of their project 'Evergreen' Intelligent Watering System that communicates with local authorities...
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    Power,Equipment and other info re WESC

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    This is important info. Pls read and come prepared with necessary adapters / converters since we won't be able to anticipate all the different types of adapters from different parts of the world. Thanks! Power Power in Redmond is 120V, 20 amp...
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    Order of presentations on Friday June 17th, 2005

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    Here’s the order of teams based on a random draw that was done this morning: Group 1 Group 2 Newton Cermit eThnocon Blue Arrow BUPT United NFG Northridge 2...
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    Emergency Contact when you are traveling

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    I wish you all a safe journey here. I also wanted to let you know that in case of any emergency at immigration/ customs while coming in to the US you can contact Carla Weitkamp Samans from our legal department. I have just sent all of you an email with...
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    Student Flash blog mentions our contest

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    Kevin Briody who works as Marketing Manager looking after academic programs has blogged about our contest on our Student Flash blog http://blogs.msdn.com/msdnstudentflash/archive/2005/06/08/426799.aspx FYI. Ivan
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    Transcript from last Friday's chat

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    My apologies for the delay. Here's the transcript from last Friday's chat. Chat Topic: Windows Embedded Student Challenge Date: Friday, June 03, 2005 James Z (Moderator): Welcome to today’s Windows Embedded Student Challenge chat. We will begin...
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    Transcript from Today's chat

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    Chat Topic: Windows Embedded Student Challenge - Technical Chats Date: Friday, June 03, 2005 James Z (Moderator): Welcome to today’s chat. Our topic today is Windows Embedded Student Challenge - Technical Chat. Before we begin, I would like to begin...
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    How will you be judged?

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    By now you have received enough information hopefully to get some idea of the manner in which you will be judged. However I want to spell out some things so that there is no doubt about the judging criteria. There are two aspects to the judging - content...
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    Today's chat starts at 4:30 pm pacific time. (June 2nd)

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    Here's the place: http;//msdn.microsoft.com/chats/chatrooms.aspx And here's the time in your part of the world. http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=6&day=2&year=2005&hour=16&min=30&sec=0&p1=234 ...
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    Some more useful information re the finals

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    Alan Clements, the Chair Person of CSIDC sent out a useful mail to the CSIDC finalists. With permission from him, I have used that document (modified appropriately for WESC) which I sent by mail to all of you this morning. Here it is: *********...
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    Some Info re the Presentation and Demos

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    I thought I'd post this on my blog in addition to the mail that I sent you this morning. ******************************************* WESC 2005 Finals Presentation Requirements Presentation (Friday, June 17th) Each team will make a formal...
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