This is year PyCon India 2019 was hosted by ChennaiPy community in Chennai. This is my first Python conference. As they have conducted "PySangamam" event last year, they got good expertise on running a conference. It is not easy. It requires one year of planning and huge team of volunteers. Most of the time, all … Continue reading PyCon India 2019 – few notes
We started the meeting with an introduction to debian. Bipin from Kerala, explained how the FOSS activities are in kerala. ICFOSS, an government organization and other public communities are contribution to make awareness on free software. We have few debian developers from kerala itself. I used the below times to talk about debian. They are … Continue reading Meeting Minutes – ILUGC – July 2019 meet – Debian Release Party – OSM mini mapathon
Hello all, Software freedom day is celebrated worldwide every year on September month. We celebrate SFD at kanchipuram Date : September 29, 2018 Saturday Time : 10.00 am – 05.00 pm Venue : A K T Municipal High School, Thumbavanam street, Near Kotrampalayam Street, Near Rangasamy Kulam, Kanchipuram Map – https://www.openstreetmap.org/note/1541256#map=17/12.82289/79.70818&layers=N Agenda: ====== Topic 1 … Continue reading Software Freedom Day 2018 – Tech Talks – Kanchipuram – Sep 29, 2018 – 10-5
Our friends in Free Software Foundation TamilNadu organized Softwre Freedom day 2018 in Chennai. I participated and put a stall for Kaniyam Foundation and its activities. I explained on kaniyam.com, FreeTamilEbooks.com, Tamil TTS, Ezhil Language, Open-Tamil library etc. There were around 20 stalls. From Free Software Philosophies, Wikisource, Wikipedia, Privacy, Machine learning, Self hosting, … Continue reading Software Freedom Day 2018 Chennai – Minutes
PySangamam, is the first Python Conference of TamilNadu. ChennaiPy team arranged for this two days conference. Conducting a conference is like arranging for a marriage. It will take all our time and energy, for few months. I dont know how to thank the ChennaiPy team, organizers and volunteers for this great event. My apologies for … Continue reading PySangamam – Tons of learnings, Happy moments
Few months ago, I was talking to Siva. He is part of Tamil Heritage Activities. They take people to Mahabalipuram often and explain all its great history. They are looking for a mobile app to auto explain about the nearby place, by getting the geolocation of the person. if you goto near to tiger cave … Continue reading Project Idea – Mobile application to explain about the place I am in
Feb 18, was my birthday. Myself and Nithya dont celebrate each others birthday, as all of the days are very precious for us. I never gifted her anything. She also did not. But, for this time, she wondered me with a great gift. Yes. It is a Free Software 🙂 She wrote a grammar checker … Continue reading Thanks Nithya! for the great Birthday Gift
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 Saturday, met Mr. Mohamed Kasim, from IIT Bombay. He demonstrated me a tiny, lightweight, cute laptop. It is a 11.6" laptop, based on an atom quad core processor. It has 4GB RAM, 32 GB NAND flash, an expansion slot through which one can attach an optional 2.5" HDD/SDD, and most importantly, 10 hours … Continue reading An Affordable Laptop from IIT Bombay
I try to watch movies in theaters most of the times. But when some good movies come, they go out of theaters, when I decide to watch. In Chennai, most moves wind up in 2 weeks. Last week, Myself and Nithya watched the movie "Mayavan", which I got from a friend, which was downloaded from … Continue reading Project-Idea : How can I pay some money for the pirated movies I watch?