Monday 29th April 2013: 1.10am. Twenty-four Google Summer of Code applications to Boost and rising. About half of them are serious applications, each with detailed and lengthy technical information needing a thoughtful consideration before scoring. Surprising the lack of Western names, I guess Western students don't think GSoC worth the time anymore? It's certainly a lot of work for what I suppose isn't considered much money (US$5000) in Western countries - we'd pay our interns in BlackBerry a lot more than that, and I don't think we'd work them quite as hard.