Last year I heard about the Google Summer of Code - a project that gives students the possibility to flip bits instead of burgers, i.e. Google enables students to work on open source software. Since then I have been planning to participate in this project and I’m happy to say that I got accepted!
In my application I summarized it the following way:
I’m planning to post a bunch of blog entries during that time to document the whole experience. So if you are interested in this you should bookmark / subscribe to my blog.