[opensource] Re: supermodel(er)s wanted

Peter Dietz dietz.72 at osu.edu
Thu Feb 14 16:38:41 EST 2008


I won't be able to make it for a meeting tonight, and it sounded like many
of you might have other plans tonight (Valentines / non-Valentines), so
there will not be an opensource meeting tonight.

On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 10:37 PM, Peter Dietz <dietz.72 at osu.edu> wrote:

> Google has a new competition for those with skills in modeling.
>
> http://contest.sketchup.com/intl/en/
>
>  All it takes is for us to model OSU's campus with their sketchup tool,
> and do it well. Since we have alot of buildings, this might take a while.
> But it could be pretty fun.
>
> Welcome to the 2008 International Model Your Campus Competition!
>
> We're back with another opportunity for you to show off your modeling
> skills -- and this time the rest of the world is included!
>
> This Spring, you and your friends can honor your home turf and hone your
> 3D skills by entering Google SketchUp's 2008 International Model Your Campus
> Competition. Simply model your school's campus buildings in Google
> SketchUp <http://sketchup.google.com/>, geo-reference them in Google Earth<http://earth.google.com/>and submit them by uploading to the Google
> 3D Warehouse <http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse> to earn lasting
> online glory and, for the winners, an Apple iPod Touch<http://www.apple.com/ipodtouch/>,
> a Nintendo Wii Console <http://wii.nintendo.com/console.jsp>, and a Google
> t-shirt and hat.
>
> You may enter this competition if you are a student at a higher education
> institution almost anywhere in the world. Please read the official rules<http://contest.sketchup.com/intl/en/rules.php>before registering. Team up with other students, or take the project on
> yourself. We suggest you have a faculty advisor in order to do the best work
> possible. Good luck and happy sketching!
> p.s. Google also just made their blog regarding Open Source as it pertaisn
> to themselves http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/
> ==
> As per this weeks meeting, I will not be able to make it, as I have to
> attend another activity (that is not Valentines day related), but for those
> who can make it, I'm sure you can find something to talk about, and perhaps
> someone can even lead it in my absense.
>
>
> --
> ==
> Peter Dietz
>
> Computer & Information Science -- The Ohio State University




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==
Peter Dietz

Computer & Information Science -- The Ohio State University
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