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01 August 2006

Google Desktop Gadget Contest

Is it just me or are these things just to get you to make them something without really paying you what it's worth?  Seems like if they pay a team of developers they would be spending a bit more than the few grand they pay in prizes.

Posted by WILL POWER! on Tue Aug 01 06:17:00 PDT 2006
Yeah, there is that. Realistically, I am not sure how many people will start developing something from scratch just for the contest.  However, if I had already written something, you better believe I would have submitted it for the free t-shirt -- I mean, money, that's right, for the money ;)

Posted by Malachi on Tue Aug 01 06:27:00 PDT 2006
This is why EOTI needs to get ourselves some practicum students that we can force to win contests like these on our behalf, and we don't have to pay them. Its the best of both worlds!

Posted by Sylkwyrm on Tue Aug 01 09:57:00 PDT 2006
Ah, but this could be the foot in the door to Google you've been working on...     

Posted by Silver on Tue Aug 01 07:30:00 PDT 2006
True, if that is the department I wanted into

Posted by Malachi on Tue Aug 08 10:31:00 PDT 2006