Category: Technology

Early pics from Barcamp Bangalore 0

Early pics from Barcamp Bangalore

This my first attempt of live blogging of an event. Here I am at Yahoo office in Koramangala to attend few interesting sessions (discussions) and to blog the event live. Reached here around 10am after beating around. I am still to participate in any discussions. Here are the few first oics from barcamp...

Kannada Bhavana 0

Kannada wikipedia meet

Yesterday we had Kannada wikipedia meet at Bangalore. This was to celebrate the number of articles on kn.wikipedia.org exceeding thousand in number and also to get more people involved. We had guest speakers like UR Anantha Murthy and Venkatasubbaiah to give the main speeches. Then the present volunteers took over to explain how...

Dollar one Encyclopedia 0

Dollar one Encyclopedia

Think of wikipedia content available on CD for offline viewing. You will be able to view wikipedia on the road(laptop). You can gift them to schools which doesn’t have internet connection.Wikipedia certainly can replace Encarta/Britannica for students who can not pay hefty amount.We can distribute the CD version for almost $1 (in India)....

Meaning of hack according to Indian IT Act 2000 0

Meaning of hack according to Indian IT Act 2000

I am doing this course in IPR laws by NLSIU. Hence I was going through the India IT ACT 2000. There I found the definition for Hack and Hacking.Like any other main stream media journalists these guys (law makers) wrongly use the words hack and hacker. Instead of crack and cracker ( cracking)....

Update: VTU-FLOSS Campaign 0

Update: VTU-FLOSS Campaign

As you know VTU FLOSS Petition was handed over to VTU registrar since we couldn’t meet the VC . Many of my friends blogged about this. The message in the blogs has reached VTU. Yesterday I got a call from VTU registrar inquiring me about this post. He was not very happy about...

Indian Railways Ticketing – IS for common man 1

Indian Railways Ticketing – IS for common man

This was supposed to be my first longest travel on Indian Railways. It just took twenty minutes for me to book tickets from Bangalore to Goa online. I was waiting listed with WL120. My friends assured me I will get confirmed as there is one more week for the travel. What surprised me...