By Chris Lim (RE, Indonesian PC):
About a hundred people gathered for the first ever Code for the Kingdom @ Microsoft on July 10-11. We prayed, worshiped, hacked (kids did too!), pitched and celebrated–it was an amazing time. Read more.
Here are some pictures, videos and tweets from the event. You can read my thoughts on the winning projects here.
One participant shared, "Initially I registered as a photographer volunteer to participate in "Code for the Kingdom" event, because I never thought I was capable of handling a software project of real user impact. But after discussing with the tutor, I suddenly got some idea. Why cannot I use the algorithms I learned in Bing for biblical verse ranking? Although got the initial idea, there are a lot of technical challenges. But I really felt that God inspired me to attack my limitation. With the help of two tutors, my project "Bible insight" got the second place out of three, winning $100 gift card. I don't think I deserve the prize, but this event was really a spiritual treasure for me!"