Highlights from Google’s mobile engineering manager Alex Nicolaou’s keynote speech on Chrome and the Chromium.org open source project at IBM’s CASCON 2008 conference in Richmond Hill, Ontario. (Video runs approx. 5 minutes)

Google reached out to academics and professionals in computer science and softwareengineering with a keynote speech on Chrome and the chromium.org open-source project at IBM’s CASCON conference this year.

The annual computer science technology conference, hosted by the IBM Toronto Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) in partnershipwith the National Research Council of Canada, took place at the Sheraton in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

Google’s mobile engineering manager, Alex Nicolaou, presented an overview of Chrome’sfeatures, what went wrong during Chrome’s development, existing challenges the Googleteam faces and user tips. But the focus was open source participation. Nicolaouurged users to participate in the chromium.org project, provide feedback and sharestatistics.

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