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Blog Entry Wikiorientation at Dr.GR Damodaran College of Science
by Bhuvana Meenakshi published Dec 23, 2019 last modified Jan 18, 2020 08:11 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
An orientation session on Wikimedia projects was held on 6-7 December 2019 at Dr. GR Damodaran College of Science. This talk was part of the “Hour of Code” event, which is an International event celebrated across the globe to encourage students to develop their knowledge on Computer Science. This event was supported by Open Knowledge movements like Wikimedia, Mozilla, etc.which would help students to share their knowledge in the form of volunteerships and contributions. The highlights of gender gap research and women based projects such as Women in Red were covered as part of a focussed group discussion.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Wikiorientation at Dr.GR Damodaran College of Science
by Bhuvana Meenakshi published Dec 23, 2019 last modified Dec 23, 2019 08:18 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
An orientation session on Wikimedia projects was held on 6-7 December 2019 at Dr. GR Damodaran College of Science. This talk was part of the “Hour of Code” event, which is an International event celebrated across the globe to encourage students to develop their knowledge on Computer Science. This event was supported by Open Knowledge movements like Wikimedia, Mozilla, etc.which would help students to share their knowledge in the form of volunteerships and contributions. The highlights of gender gap research and women based projects such as Women in Red were covered as part of a focussed group discussion.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Gurshabad Grover nominated to join advisory group on open source software for ISO/IEC JTC 1
by Admin published Oct 30, 2019 last modified Nov 02, 2019 05:17 AM — filed under: ,
Gurshabad Grover has been nominated through the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to be a member of the Advisory Group AG) on Open Source Software for ISO/IEC JTC 1.
Located in Openness / News & Media
DevFest'19
by Admin published Oct 14, 2019 — filed under: ,
Bhuvana Meenakshi was a speaker at the event organised by Google Developers Groups at Coimbatore on September 14, 2019.
Located in Openness
Rootconf 2019
by Admin published Jun 22, 2019 last modified Jul 05, 2019 12:52 AM — filed under: ,
Karan Saini participated in the annual Rootconf conference held by HasGeek on June 21 and 22, 2019. This conference was held at the NIMHANS Convention Centre in Bangalore, India.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Comments on the Draft National Policy on Software Products
by Anubha Sinha, Rohini Lakshané, and Udbhav Tiwari published Dec 11, 2016 last modified Dec 12, 2016 02:45 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society submitted public comments to the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Information & Communications Technology, Govt. of India on the National Policy of Software Products on December 9, 2016.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry 4 tips for DIY makers
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Nov 22, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
I started learning stencil printing and hand lettering this year, and became quite enthralled with it. These age old techniques really add something special to postcards, which I usually send to myself, my wife, and my friends while traveling.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry Open source in everyday life: How we celebrated the Software Freedom Day in Bengaluru
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 27, 2016 — filed under: , ,
The free and open source software (FOSS) enthusiasts just celebrated the Software Freedom Day (SFD) on September 17 all across the world. This year, a small group of six of us gathered to celebrate SFD in the Indian city of Bengaluru. The group consisted of open source contributors from communities such as Mozilla, Wikimedia, Mediawiki, Open Street Map, and users of FOSS solutions.
Located in Openness
Indian language localization community meets in New Delhi
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 03, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Localization is one of the less glamorous aspects of computing. Despite the fact that less than 6% of the world speaks English, a majority of projects don't feel inclined to accommodate the rest of the population. One of the primary reasons for sticking to English is the steep learning curve and the lack of standardization in various aspects of the localization process.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Fuel Gilt Conference 2016
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 25, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Fuel Gilt Conference 2016 was organized by the Fuel Project is being held in New Delhi on September 24 and 25, 2016. This is the fourth conference in series. Subhashish Panigrahi made a presentation at this event.
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