Why Fossacademy.org ?

Posted on Thu 26 May 2011 in community, Contribute, contributions, FOSS, social

After looking at Khanacademy.org and following it  for few months now with both on development and content front i am convinced that if education , especially Foss education has to be done it can be done this way.

i have been trolling  on sites  sites like ShowMeDo and Youtube ...

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Posted on Mon 07 February 2011 in community, Contribute, Event, FOSS, social, Uncategorized

off late things have become busy , not that you the reader are idealing and reading this post of mine out or boredom or drudgery,
Fossevents.in is coming up nicely , it has been lying dormant for almost a year now it has seen some day of the light thanks to ...

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One Dim few more Dim Dim's

Posted on Fri 07 January 2011 in FOSS, Uncategorized

i got a mail from Dimdim this morning

"Dimdim has been acquired by salesforce.com. Your free Dimdim account will remain active until March 15, 2011. After that date, you will no longer be able to access your free Dimdim account."

not that i have been a great fan of ...

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Changing Socially active definitions

Posted on Sun 02 January 2011 in community, FOSS, social

You twit N times a day , when you meet people you ask Are you on FaceBook , Linked in , or any of the social networking sites , do you make friends then meet or friend is just a number game for you , are these social networking sites really helping the Family and ...

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OLPC Site visit

Posted on Sat 24 April 2010 in community, Contribute, contributions, FOSS, Netbook, OLPC, Sugar, XO

I was invited for a site visit of OLPC in Chennai India , Arani is town around 150 Kms from Chennai here is a route mapRoute Map , and pictures below

OLPC in Chennai

, overall the visit has been fruitful saw sugar @ work kids discovering and learning new things on there ...

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Events Application of Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) In Science Teaching and Research

Posted on Tue 20 April 2010 in contributions, FOSS, workshop

The day started with my car tyre goin flat , tried taking friends his car won't start , some how i reached the event by chaging two autos from my place.

By the time i was there the event was in full swing , Saini introducing foss concepts and Ubuntu desktop , there ...

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Adempiere listed in the top 10 open source business applications

Posted on Sun 18 April 2010 in Adempiere, Contribute, contributions, FOSS

Adempiere listed in top 10 Business applications in this article here

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Application of Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) In Science Teaching and Research

Posted on Sat 03 April 2010 in misc

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How does one Contribute to FOSS?

Posted on Mon 15 February 2010 in Contribute, FOSS

This is one question has been asked on the web and the young people i meet day in and day out. They are all educated and literati of this world , still they have this Question How? and sometimes Why?

i think it all starts with giving or so called sense ...

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A gift for Myself!!

Posted on Tue 05 January 2010 in Benq, FOSS, Netbook, Ubuntu • Tagged with Android, Linpus

In spite of folks talking about not to buy Benq i bought myself a gift for New Year Joybook Lite U 121 Eco from Nehru Place, New Delhi.

Actually the itch has been going on for long after reading reviews on various mailing lists in India, it was evident that ...

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