Sophi Kravitz : Hi everyone!
Sophi Kravitz : We're trying something different for discussion in today's Hack Chat. Please add your questions/ comments to: https://hackaday.io/event/28018-high-speed-data-acquisition-chat
Sophi Kravitz : morning everyone!
morgan : helloooo
Shulie Tornel : Morning
Sophi Kravitz : hi @Shulie Tornel !
Sophi Kravitz : @Lutetium are you here too?
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Sophi Kravitz : @Tortingo what platform are you interested in working on?
kristina panos : Morning!
Kumar, Abhishek : Morning everyone! Checking in.
draufunddran says :Good afternoon.
Lutetium : Hello everybody!
Sophi Kravitz : welcome @Kumar, Abhishek !
Sophi Kravitz : we'll get started a few minutes after the hour for those on IST, and a few minutes after the half hour for those in PST, CST, EST...
Sophi Kravitz : any other time zones checking in?
MagicWolfi : AST. :)
Sophi Kravitz : where is that?
matt venn : yo, here from (european central time) ECT?
Radomir Dopieralski : WET here
Christoph : 6:30 PM UGT
Sophi Kravitz : hahaha, let's start in 5 minutes
MagicWolfi : @Sophi Kravitz Atlantic Standard Time. Halifax Nova Scotia.
Sophi Kravitz : I visited Nova Scotia recently!
Sophi Kravitz : for Halifax Pop festival
Sophi Kravitz : Let's get started!
Sophi Kravitz : @Kumar, Abhishek please introduce yourself!
Kumar, Abhishek : Hi everyone, I am Abhishek.
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Kumar, Abhishek : My journey into the world of electronics began when I was 7 years old, learnt to program microcontrollers at 12.
Kumar, Abhishek : Since there, it's been a great ride through 8051s, AVRs, STM32s and ... the BeagleBoard.
Kumar, Abhishek : I recently finished my Masters in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
Sophi Kravitz : congrats!
Soul_Est : Congratulations @Kumar, Abhishek !
Kumar, Abhishek : Thanks! When I was in my second year, through the Summer of Code with
BeagleBoard.org, BeagleLogic was born.
matt venn : is it any relation to prudaq?
Kumar, Abhishek : yes, I'll come to that in a bit.
Sophi Kravitz : tell us a little about Summer of Code
Kumar, Abhishek : So, Google Summer of Code (summerofcode.withgoogle.com) is a program run by Google.
Kumar, Abhishek : They sponsor students to work on open source software projects across around 200 open source organizations every year and they have been doing this for over 10 years now.
Radomir Dopieralski : You can volunteer to mentor in it if you are not a student too!
Michael Welling : indeed
Kumar, Abhishek : I've been a mentor for the past 3 years now.
Kumar, Abhishek : After I was a student. I also got to attend the GSoC mentor summit in 2015
Kumar, Abhishek : When I also met the Hackaday folks there in SFO, this was just before the first Supercon.
Kumar, Abhishek : In the GSoC Program, you work on a project for 12 weeks. You have to apply first, write a proposal stating what you're gonna do in the next 12 weeks...
Sophi Kravitz : how long is the proposal?
Kumar, Abhishek : and if your project gets selected, you work on it and are assigned mentors from the organization who are available to you for any doubts or resolve any issues that you might encounter in the process.
Kumar, Abhishek : I think I have the proposal I wrote for BeagleLogic. Let me check
Kumar, Abhishek : It was 2-3 pages if I remember correctly
Sophi Kravitz : Just because I am curious :) did they give you an outline or was it totally freeform?
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