There is still plenty of time left to participate in the Common Crawl code contest! The contest is accepting entries until August 30th, why not spend some time this week playing around with the Common Crawl corpus and then submit your work to the contest?

Three prizes will be awarded, each with:

  • $1000 cash
  • $500 in AWS credit
  • O’Reilly Data Science Starter Kit
  • TCHO Chocolates
  • A box full of awesome swag including: a Kaggle hoodie, a Github coffee mug and stickers, a Hortonworks elephant, and several  great t-shirts

One lucky winner will receive a full access pass to Strata + Hadoop World! Plus, every entrant will receive $50 in AWS credit just for entering!

If you are looking for inspiration, you can check out our video or the Inspiration and Ideas page of our wiki. There is lots of helpful information to on our wiki to help you get started including :an Amazon Machine Image and a quick start guide. If you are looking for help with your work or a collaborator, you can post on the Discussion Group.

We are looking forward to seeing what you come up with!