Viewport width =
April 11, 2011 | by  | in News |
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Pin on PinterestTweet about this on Twitter

Imagine : Recognition from Microsoft (it’s easy if you try)

Duking it out in Auckland this Tuesday are 20 teams from across New Zealand, pitting their ideas and leet software skills against each other for the New Zealand finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011 software competition.

One of the teams is Victoria’s own BookSpark, made up of engineering students Koshy John, Chisato Fujii, Jonathan Hart and Janella Espinas.

BookSpark plans to make it easy to sell used books, with a portion of the sale going to support literacy and primary education in third-world countries. The purpose of the project is to encourage education and increase access to books around the world. Last year a team from New Zealand won third place in the world finals in Poland.

To show support for BookSpark, ‘Like’ their facebook page at

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Pin on PinterestTweet about this on Twitter

About the Author ()

Comments (1)

Trackback URL / Comments RSS Feed

  1. Puss says:

    That’s a mold-brkeaer. Great thinking!

Recent posts

  1. Losing Metiria
  2. Blind Spot
  3. Aspie on Campus
  4. Issue 17
  5. Australian Sexual Assault Report Released
  6. The Swimmer
  7. European Students Association Re-emerges
  8. Can of Worms!
  9. A Monster Calls — J. A. Bayona
  10. Snapchat is a Girl’s Best Friend and Other Shit Chat

Editor's Pick

Locked Out

: - SPONSORED - The first prisons in New Zealand were established in the 1840s, and there are now 18 prisons nationwide.¹ According to the Department of Corrections, the prison population was 10,035 in March — of which, 50.9% are Māori, 32.0% are Pākehā, 11.0% are Pasifika, a