Google has kindly extended the student deadline to 5pm PST on the 26th of March (which is 12am on the Tuesday, in UTC). Even so, this time is steadily approaching, so if you’re thinking of submitting an application (or several) for this year, you need to do so about now. Last night, I submitted a proposal for implementing the JMX stack on Jikes RVM, which should be an interesting task, combining my existing knowledge of this area with the new challenges of a Java-based VM that I’ve been meaning to play with for a while now.

I’ve also started pulling the FOSDEM movies from my camera, mainly because I was forced to as I needed the tape to film a lecture. I’m planning to encode in Ogg Theora/Vorbis in a range of sizes and also encode an MPEG-2 version to store on DVD (the originals are too big to keep). The first results of this can be seen