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Italian wins coding contest

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by temi, Aug 14, 2006.

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    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    The Italians beat 41 other entrants in the Software Design category
    A team of Italian students has won Microsoft's Imagine Cup which lets budding software designers compete for a large cash prize.
    The quartet from Turin Polytechnic beat 41 other teams to take home a cheque for $25,000 (£13,000).

    The competition involved using coding skills to demonstrate how technology can help people be healthier.

    The Turin team created a system that gathered information about symptoms and communicated it to doctors.

    full story: news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4789979.stm

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