UTCS Corporate Connection: Puzzlethon/Facebook: UT Puzzlethon TAY basement Sunday September 21 2008 2:00 p.m.
r (''03) Mark Kilgore/Facebook
Date/Time: Sunday September 21 20
08 2:00 p.m.
Location: TAY Basement
Title: UT Puzzlethon
A Facebook Hackathon is whe
re our engineers can code up
features that they''ve always wanted to wo
rk on but never had
the time. Past Hackathon projects have led to site
Video Chat and Marketplace infrastructure projects lik
PHP => C++ conversion internal tools and sweet site tweaks
the search typehead and share integration with Inbox.
This year we
''re bringing a puzzle version of the Facebook
Hackathon to University
of Texas! We have crafted a complicated
inter-process communication pu
zzle of sorts for you to solve.
The puzzle is based around Thrift an
open source RPC framework
that was developed at Facebook.
at Taylor Hall Basement for the kick off at 2 PM sharp. We
ou to find a group of up to 3 people. Food and beverages
will be provi
ded to keep you all on your toes. There will also be a
handful of Faceb
ook engineers there to help you with the ins and
outs of Thrift.
br>We will be awarding prizes to the team who accurately solves the
zle in the given amount of time. So put your puzzle hats on and
ur team together now!
Puzzle Solving: 2:00-5:45
Food and beverage will be out the whole time!
We hope that you w
ill attend so we can share with you a bit of our
culture but more impo
rtantly we''d like to show you how we encourage
creativity and innovat
ion which is integral to maintaining our position
as the world''s lead
ing social network.
Here are the links for our Facebook Event Pages:
- Awards & Honors
- About Us
- Student Engagement and Support
- Masters Program
- Ph.D. Program
- Financial Information
- Prospective Students
- Incoming Students
- Current Students
- Curricular Practical Training
- Grad Student Talks
- UTCS Direct