Mashup Contest for students – from Microsoft:

Microsoft Press Release:

To raise awareness for Microsoft’s Live@edu, Microsoft is holding a contest among student software developers to see who can design the best application for Windows Live!

– PRIZES –
● One Grand Prize Winner – $10,000 cash
● Two Runners Up – $2,500 cash each
● Two Third Place Prizes – XBox 360 Halo 3 Prize Pack ($500 value)

Contest Link:
http://www.campusmashups.com

Sample Mashups and how to get started:
http://dev.live.com/mashups/

– JUDGING –
● 25% Public Opinion (GET YOUR FRIENDS TO VOTE!)
● 25% Usage of Windows Live Tools
● 50% Creativity and Utility of Application

Participants must submit their application by March 31st, 2008!

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Internet Travel Guy, Father of 2, small town Oregon life. BS Botany from UW Madison Wisconsin, MS Social Sciences from Southern Oregon. Top interests outside of my family's well being are: Internet Technology, Online Travel, Globalization, China, Table Tennis, Real Estate, The Singularity.
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  1. FoolsGold says:

    Mashups… ain’t those the things that show maps coordinates of where Hollywood starlets have barfed in public or something? Anyone found a Mashup that had any substance or merit to it?
    I tried loading that page … took eons. If thats an example of their programming skills forget it! By the time the page loaded I was too tired to view it.
    Mashup of GPS coordinates of garbage trucks so you will know when they are outside your door? I already know that from their waking me up with the noise!

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