Monday, May 4, 2009

Green Computing – Microsoft is Setting the Stage

Have you thought about Green Computing? Do you have what it takes to make the next great Green Computing application?

Gnomedex and the Microsoft Live Search have teamed up to sponsor a developer contest called Will Code for Green. The hope is to make a difference in the economy (Green = Money) and the Earth’s ecology (Green = Environment) that lasts long after the contest is over. For more details click here - Code for Green.

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  The SMC Seattle Connection
The Microsoft Live Search team will be announcing this contest at the Social Media Club Seattle event on May 13th. Click on the image below for details - sign up to attend. We hope to see you there.
  Microsoft’s Aya Zook and Betsy Aoki will be attending and talking about the contest.

Anyone Can Enter** – Will you Code for Green this Spring?

All Semi-Finalists will be demonstrated at the Gnomedex conference August 20-22, 2009. Attendees at the Gnomedex conference will be invited to vote to determine a Grand Prize winner in each Category and three runner-up winners from both Categories combined. More details here and here.

This contest is being sponsored by the Microsoft Live Search team. To find out more about what they are up to you can learn more on their blog, by using the product, and on Twitter.

The BIG Question is …

Will You Code for Green This Spring?

If yes, click on this link and get started. And we hope to see you at the SMC Seattle event on May 13th.

Good Luck and Go Green!

**Check the official rules for all details here.

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I have spent the better part of the last 16 years working in various aspects of the ECM space. I spent time at
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