“The Imagine Cup is one way Microsoft is encouraging young people to apply their imagination, their passion and their creativity to technology innovations that can make a difference in the world – today. Now in its sixth year, the Imagine Cup has grown to be a truly global competition focused on finding solutions to real world issues.”
The Imagine Cup’s deadeline is comming and for those who wants to apply to the competition you have just 8 days for thar. So, what are you doing here already?
The competition is divided in 9 categories and the most famous are:
Software Desing which ask for students to create real world, dynamic and powerful software solutions using Microsoft tools and technology
Embedded Development which challenges students to go beyond the desktop, challenge your creativity, and to build a complete hardware and software solution using Windows CE and the hardware provided
Game Development which will represent the first time a game development category has been available during the Imagine Cup. This year’s challenge will be the ultimate test of a student’s creative and technical skills as they create a game that is not only entertaining but has a social message about creating a sustainable environment
This year, the Theme is the Environment. So, Microsoft is calling on young programmers, artists and technologists around the world to “imagine a world where technology enables a sustainable environment.”
If you enjoy big challenges, this is the one. And the prize amount is really encouraging. More information in http://imaginecup.com/Default.aspx. I’m already there 🙂