Monthly Archives: November 2008

Quiz for all junior members

1. His name is spanish for kisses. He also happens to be the founder
and CEO of a well known e-commerce company.Who?
2. Name Apple’s next ‘Evolutionary rather than Revolutionary’ operating system
3. What is common between GLEAM, BAM and The Hoppers
4. What is 1 Exabyte equal to
5. Which game engine does the upcoming Far Cry 2 game use?
6. This famous personality is recognized as the world’s first
programmer and whose father was the famous poet Lord Byron
7. Which is currently the world’s fastest supercomputer
8. He is “one quarter (Asian) Indian, one quarter Welsh (on his
Mother’s side), one quarter Hungarian, and one quarter Russian
(Father’s side”. Who?
9. He was an American professor of computer science, human-computer
interaction and design at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a best-selling author who achieved
worldwide fame for his “The Last Lecture” speech. Who?
10. His autobiography is known as iWoz. Who?
11. Google’s operating system for mobile phones is known as?
12. Amazon’s E-book reader is known as?
13. Which company makes the BlackBerry
14. The company originally manufactured hanafuda cards. Which company?
15. This famous personality committed suicide by eating an cyanide
laced apple. Who?
16. This company was started as Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering
17. Who is the CEO of Adobe
18. What is Microsoft’s music player called?
19. This popular animation software is sanskrit for ‘Illusion’
20. This electronics giant based in South Korea is also known as the
team sponsor for the EPL team Chelsea
21. What does VERONICA stand for?
22. Microsoft’s coffee table like touchscreen computer is known as?
23. What does http://www.google.com/explanation.html contain
24. What is Froogle
25. What was the orignal price for the Apple I

Code Wars 2008

ExunClan has bagged the Overall Runners Up trophy at Code Wars 2008, held at DPS Vasant Kunj on the 21st of November. The individual results are as follows-

Surprise Event – First Position

  • Digvijay Singh
  • Tanay Padhi

Programming – Second Position

  • Rahul Bhatnagar
  • Anand Khare

Nice work guys, and its Exun 08 next up!

-Tanay

EXUN MEETING

This is to notify all Exun Members that there will be a meeting on Tuesday, 18th November 2008.
It will be held in the break in Computer Lab IV and the computer department will also be present.
This will be a VERY important meeting and all Exun Members MUST attend it as details regarding Exun 2008 and duties will be discussed. 

Regards,

Kartikeya

Jack Kilby Science and Technology Quiz 2008- National Finals

The National Finals of the Jack Kilby Science and Technology Quiz, 2008 were held on 16 November 2008 in Bangalore. The regional winners from Pune, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Bangalore participated in the event. Delhi was represented by a team from DPS R.K.Puram comprising of the following students and were declared as the RUNNERS-UP:
  • Aditya Grover X-H
  • Vishesh Kumar X-H

PBBS, Chennai were declared as the national winners and won Macbooks while the other finalists were given a bag of goodies.

ODF OLYMPIAD ‘ 2008

Submissions began on

SOFTWARE FREEDOM DAY
September 20, 2008

ODF is an international standard for office productivity format, adopted by ISO. ODF is fundamental to enabling computer education globally.

ODF is the National Standard of countries such as South Africa and Uruguay.

ODF is easy to learn and specifies the way documents, presentations and spreadsheets are stored in a computer by popular Office Productivity Free/Libre and Open Source Software such as OpenOffice. Anyone who has used any presentation software can immediately start using ODF software such as OpenOffice.org

To know more details about participation in ODF OLYMPIAD 2008
Click : http://www.odfolympiad.org/

DONT FORGET – LAST FOR SUBMISSION IS November 20, 2008

Click@Pathways – Overall Winners!

Exunclan bagged the Overall Trophy in Click@Pathways 2008 held at the Pathways World School on 11th November, 2008.

The individual results are as follows : –

Debate – First Position

  • Dhananjay Goel
  • Aditya Anand

Animation Using Flash – First Position

  • Rishabh Marya
  • Shubham Goel

Gaming – First Position

  • Digvijay Singh

Web Designing (Senior) – First Position

  • Varun Dubey
  • Tanay Padhi

Web Designing (Junior) – First Position

  • Ishaan Sharma
  • Ishita Batra

Junior Quiz- First Position

  • Rohan Nagpal
  • Manas Jha

Senior Quiz – Second Position

  • Anuj Bharadwaj
  • Aditya Jain

Gaming – Third Position

  • Aviral Goyal

Senior Programming – Third Position

  • Anand Khare
  • Pranshu Jain

Junior Programming – Third Position

  • Laksh Goel
  • Rishabh Goel

– Congratulations Everyone!!

EXUN MEETING

This is to notify all Exun Members that there will be a meeting on Monday, 10th November 2008.
It will be held in the break in Computer Lab IV.
This will be a VERY important meeting and all Exun Members MUST attend it as details regarding Exun 2008 and duties will be discussed.

Regards,
Kartikeya