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Paper and Video about the history of MINIX published in Communications of the ACM
Andrew Tanenbaum has written a paper about the history of MINIX, including some background information going back to 1960. The paper discusses lessons learned from the MINIX project. ACM has also made a video of Tanenbaum discussing some of the key points of the paper.
Accepted GSOC students have started the bonding period
After a careful selection process, we have selected 4 great students to do their GSOC projects with us. For a list and status overview, see the GSOC2011 wiki page. The community bonding period has begun, coding starts may 23rd. So, everyone enjoy getting to know each other :)
Accepted GSOC 2010 students
We have fortunate with the applications of many talented students, and the generosity of Google in assigning us 4 slots that we could use to hire students. After a process of reviewing and providing feedback on the student proposals, evaluating their work, and doing interviews, we have selected the four