On the 22nd of august it was time for the yearly IEEE Xtreme. At 2:00 in the night the contestants slowly poured in. Creative working spaces were build on floor 7 by the teams with speakers, desktops and extra screens. With hope and motivation the teams started tackling the first programming questions, which were all hard this year.
Every 2 years something magical happens in IEEE region 8. This magical event is the student branch congress, also known as the SBC. This time we went to Regensburg, a small city in Bavaria, Germany. The early morning flight did not make everyone happy, but after arriving at the hotel and resting for a little bit plus a good lunch with a beer, as is a German custom, the congress could really start.
Some say that doing something two times is tradition. Well on Monday the 21st of March we organized a lock picking workshop for the second time and we hope we can make this a recurring event for the coming years. The workshop was given by Walter Bergers from Madison Ghurka, who is a world champion i...