At, Kaniyam Foundation, we are always getting many old books, magazines, collections to be scanned. As we dont have much infrastructure to scan them all, we could not think of it. Recently, I got the "Shuttleworth Flash Grant". We are planning to use that money to expand the operations of Kaniyam Foundation. We hope that … Continue reading Exploring Sheet Feed Scanner that works with GNU/Linux
Chennai Book fair is a one of the mega events happening every year, with tons of chaos. It holds around 400-600 book stalls every year. Finding which stall is where is still a game there. They may give a pamphlet with list of bookstalls with the stall number in very random way. no body knows … Continue reading Project idea – Create a mobile app or website to find stalls on any bookfair
When we are making ebooks for FreeTamilEbooks.com, we found that the books with many images are too heavy. The big size images in the books, causes the books to increase in size. Here is the hack, we use to reduce the image sizes. How to reduce all images size in a document using LibreOffice Writer? … Continue reading How to reduce Image size in odt and epub files?
2017 was a great year for me, as all the years. Sharing here on how it went. Yes. It is too late to write this now. It is because of the few lifestyle changes I am following. Its is OK to do many things slowly and drop few things. Am I right? Health : I … Continue reading Annual Review – What I did on 2017?
Last week, I got an opportunity to attend a workshop on building story books for Children using http://storyweaver.org.in/ This portal is developed by Pratham Books, a Not-for-profit organization, which is helping Indian kids to get more story books in their own languages. They started with creating story books, print, sell them, but with Creative Commons … Continue reading Build your own Story Books for kids in your Language with Story Weaver