MOOC and Education

Posted on Mon 29 October 2012 in Contribute, Education, fossacademy • Tagged with GAE

Education and learning are terms used synonymously , i agree with Seymour Papert and the people who have been influenced over decades by his writings.

last few years i have been  seeing a lots of buzz around the word MOOC , just few years before the  term like  Elearning had a similar …

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Ubuntu 12.10 released

Posted on Fri 19 October 2012 in Contribute, FOSS, Ubuntu • Tagged with Community, Mirrors, Servers

Ubuntu 12.10 has been released to my surprise i found only four mirrors from India. Need to talk to Andrew for maintaining Mirrors of all the major Distros in JNU.

Measuring Mobile Bandwidth in a Crowd sourced way ?

Posted on Wed 17 October 2012 in Cloud, community, Contribute, social • Tagged with Bigdata, Mobile, Opendata

I have been dabbling with the idea of collating data from individuals using crowd sourced way in India. so far the only way i have seen is the by downloading and uploading a certain amount of data to the client and measuring it. The features i am looking at in …

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Eucalyptus users Map

Posted on Tue 24 April 2012 in Cloud, community, Contribute, contributions, Eucalyptus, FOSS, GIS, social • Tagged with Eucalyptus

it all started with me lazily skimming through pages on the eucalyptus site yesterday, soon i landed on GSOC page since this is something whose results have been announced just yesterday too , from here i moved on to there next page Eucalyptus ideas page , read on there website that they …

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Lets Teach our children to fail...

Posted on Wed 28 March 2012 in community, Contribute, contributions, FOSS, Personal, social, XO • Tagged with Education, Hack, OLPC, Startups

I am surprised by the way the society is moving especially the education system and our young tender years in school.Why do one has to be rewarded only for passing or not to fail ? Why is passing so important for ones well being because with that he does not …

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Raxa JSS EMR how to contribute

Posted on Fri 23 March 2012 in community, Contribute, contributions, FOSS • Tagged with Contributions, Foss, Hack, HFOSS, JAVA

For all those who are interested in Projects in the category HFOSSHumanitarian Foss here is an opportunity to hack around and do your bit its fairly simple

We sometimes hang out in #raxa on Freenode (Chat here:

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Fork from Fossacademy

Posted on Mon 24 October 2011 in community, FOSS, fossacademy, python

have done some clean up to the base code , now on we will be working on source from this tree
Fossacademy Source feel free to fork.

Eclipse and ADT plugin

Posted on Fri 21 October 2011 in Android, Eclipse, FOSS

Eclipse 3.6.2 which come with Fedora does play well with ADT plugin , it gives the following errors

Cannot complete the install because one or more required items could not be found.
Software being installed: Android Development Tools 0.9.9.v201009221407-60953 ( …

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Fossacademy to do list

Posted on Tue 18 October 2011 in community, contributions, FOSS, fossacademy • Tagged with GAE, google app engine

For those of who do not know Fossacademy is a going to be a remix site of Khanacademy , well after a long hiatus i was able to understand how app works in Google App Engine, here is a list of things to do let me know if anyone wants to …

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Wanted Volunteer Transalators for Sugarlabs

Posted on Wed 28 September 2011 in FOSS, OLPC, Sugar

I am looking for translators in Sugar Labs especially in Hindi language, there is maintenance work if you are interested do write to me.