Ideas From KCG Innovation Challenge

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We started with 40 ideas ( 5 each from 8 departments). After initial screening, we selected 16 ( 2 from each department) and had them present to an external jury. Here are a list of these ideas. we will award three top ideas. We will support many of these ideas turn to prototypes. Robotic sewage Cleaners Detecting […]

What is Build to Learn?

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Build to Learn is an initiative by a group of volunteers to help people learn programming by building useful micro-products. Our motto is – Build to Learn and Learn to Build. Anyone who wants to learn or build or do both can participate. We plan to meet a few times a week in 3-4 hour coding sessions […]

5 Reasons Why Should You Host An Hour of Code

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I was talking to a group of faculty members at KCG Tech on why we should ask schools to host An Hour of Code. The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code”, to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field […]

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Congratulations to the Magnificient 7

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Congratulations to the seven students from Chennai who made it to Google Summer of Code.  I am especially proud that they all participated in #32hourstartup and/or #in50hours product building events. Here is a list of the people selected. Yuvi – KCG College, Mediawiki Madhu-  SSN, GNOME Karthik –   SSN, GNOME Kishore – KCG College, […]