StreamBase Announces Da Vinci Coder Contest For The Most Talented Programmers on The Earth
June 20, 2006[From StreamBase Systems, Inc.]
SIA NEW YORK, NY June 20, 2006 StreamBase Systems, Inc. today announced at the annual SIA Technology Management Conference in New York City, the official launch of an unprecedented strategic initiative, "The Quest for the Da Vinci Coder." Co-sponsored by AMD, The Quest (www.thedavincicoder.com) provides programmers, developers, and business people with the opportunity to test-drive an enterprise-class complex event processing platform through a fun, interactive, and intellectually stimulating competition.
Through mystery puzzles and competitions that demand intellect, creativity, and skill, players will have the opportunity to compete amongst their peers to win weekly prizes valued at $1,000 USD. These weekly prize packages include a Bose home theatre system, an iPod ultimate collection, an Xbox 360 premium bundle, or the opportunity to donate winnings to a favorite charity. The grand prize, which includes being named "The Da Vinci Coder," is valued at more than $10,000 USD and offers a whirlwind tour of London and Paris, an amazing zero-gravity experience, a "take the money & run" option, or the opportunity to generously donate the full prize dollar amount to a charity of the winner's choice.
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