A class 11 student from Bengaluru wins Google Code In contest
| Tuesday | 21st May, 2019
Sachin, the only winner from Bengaluru, worked on several emerging concepts such as machine learning and data science at Liquid Galaxy.
BENGALURU: After working for two months on Liquid Galaxy , an open source project funded by Google, Sachin Rammoorthy (16), a class 11 student from Bengaluru, will head to the company headquarters in California.Sachin is among 50 winners of Code In, Google’s annual open source software development competition.
Sachin, the only winner from Bengaluru, worked on several emerging concepts such as machine learning and data science at Liquid Galaxy. “In 2017, I was a global finalist and in 2018, I was one of the grand prize winners. This was a unique opportunity and I hope to contribute to relevant projects of Liquid Galaxy,” he told TOI.
What is Google Code-in ?
Google Code-in (GCI) is an annual programming competition hosted by Google Inc. that allows pre-university students to complete tasks specified by various, partnering open source organizations. The contest was originally the Google Highly Open Participation Contest, but in 2010, the format was modified into its current state. Students that complete tasks win certificates and T-shirts. Each organization also selects two grand prize award winners who will earn a trip to Google`s Headquarters located in Mountain View, California.
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