In Google news March 13, first, the registration for Google I/O 2012 is open thing moring. To make it easier, Google this year consolidated everything one need to know about Google I/O 2012 at developers.google.com/io.
Also, Google built a little game called input/output to help you pass the time. "The objective is simple: use the tools and machine parts to create a Rube Goldberg-inspired machine that moves a particle from the <input> to the </output>. Then, share your machine on Google+ using #io12. Build well and you won't lose your marbles -- build a machine of epic design and your creation could be featured at Google I/O 2012," explains Google.
Here are the details:
- Registration will open first-come, first-serve on March 27th at 7 AM PDT / 14:00 UTC.
- Rooms at the W Hotel are currently going for $279. Limited time offer, while supplies last.
- Code Labs have graduated from Bootcamp and will now be incorporated into our 3-day agenda.
- This year's After Hours theme is Carnival 2112.
- Real-time transcription (CART) will be provided live during the keynote and some breakout sessions.
Also, opening up today the registration for Google Code Jam 2012. For those new, "Code Jam is a world-wide programming competition in which contestants may use any programming language to solve algorithmic problems."
"The qualification round takes place April 13, followed by three online rounds in the following months. At the end of it all, the top 25 contestants will be invited to Google's New York office on July 27 for a final match up and a chance to win $10,000," Google posted.