Category: Technology

Why I support Annulment of Intermediary Guidelines (Indian IT) Rules 1

Why I support Annulment of Intermediary Guidelines (Indian IT) Rules

CIS has a detailed blog post explaining why all of us who care about freedom of expression on the internet should support annulment motion by MP P. Rajeeve. You should actually read that blog post but the following are the most important points No chance to defend. There is no need to inform...

First Open DataCamp is here 0

First Open DataCamp is here

Open DataCamp is a one day unconference for people working with data from various sectors to come together and share their projects and ideas. The first one is scheduled on this March 24th, in Bangalore. Google has very graciously agreed to host us in their cafeteria. We are still working on the details...

Octopoda – MapReduce for Human Beings in Python 0

Octopoda – MapReduce for Human Beings in Python

I have been wanting to learn MapReduce for a long time. I never got a requirement where I could use it. Last few weeks I have dabbling with huge datasets. It was time and as usual I started with wikipedia. There are huge systems and frameworks built on the concept of MapReduce. They...

Deployment of PHP or Python Applications using Mercurial and Fabfile 3

Deployment of PHP or Python Applications using Mercurial and Fabfile

Deployments are usually very painful. We generally write scripts to make it automated as much as possible. I wanted my method to be as easy as running single line on command prompt from anywhere in the world. I didn’t want to worry about anything. At last with some experimentation I have found my...