Event Notes – Project Tiger Training 2018 – Wikipedia


Recently, Wikimedia Foundation, Google and Center for Internet Security - Access to Knowledge jointly executed a competition on Indian Wikipedia Communities to bring more new articles. It was a tight competition. Punjabi and Tamil wikipedia communities were leading. Finally Punjabi won. 🙂 We, Tamil people felt that it is our success. Though the language is … Continue reading Event Notes – Project Tiger Training 2018 – Wikipedia

Project Idea – Location aware mobile apps to explain historical places


Last week, met my old friend siva, of Tamil Heritage Trust, after few years. Their group is serving the community, by explaining all the history of great places of tamilnadu. He explained me about a requirement of new mobile app. Location aware app to explain on historic places. Imagine, you goto tiger cave, near mahabalipuram. … Continue reading Project Idea – Location aware mobile apps to explain historical places

Please donate to buy a good camera for a Wikimedia Commons Photography Contributor


Please donate to buy a good camera for a Wikimedia Commons Photography Contributor. Source - https://ta.wikipedia.org/wiki/படிமம்:Yercaud_elango-science_writer-1-yercaud-salem-India.jpg Mr.Yerkadu Elango, is a Tamil writer. He wrote 75 books. All the books are non-fiction, much informative, basic science oriented. General knowledge, educationalists, scientists, women leaders, social causes are the themes for his books. To make Science and General … Continue reading Please donate to buy a good camera for a Wikimedia Commons Photography Contributor

What to do after learning Python Programming?


Few months back, My friend Raguvaran, introduced me his brother Murugesan.Murugesan is a fresher and looking for learning something to get a job. I suggested him to learn whatever he is interested in.After some discussions, I suggested him to learn python programming  or linux administration. He chose python and started learning it.After some time of … Continue reading What to do after learning Python Programming?

The TamilWiki Media contest


Tamil Wikipedia is conducting a Media Contest. Participate and upload your photos, audio and video files, animations, graphs and maps related to Tamil and Tamils. The TamilWiki Media contest is being organised to increase the quality media content related to Tamil and Tamilians in Wikimedia projects, To attract non-text contributors like photographers, graphic artists, animators, … Continue reading The TamilWiki Media contest

Announcing mediawiki-uploader


Tamil Wikipedia announced a Media Contest to increase the commons media files like photos, audio and video in the wikipedia world.see the announcement here.http://ta.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contest/enTo upload the photos there are two ways available so far.1. The web based upload wizardhttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:UploadWizard2. Java based upload tool - Commonisthttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Tools/CommonistWe have to provide a detailed filename and description to the … Continue reading Announcing mediawiki-uploader

Ubuntu Calls Photographers


The Ubuntu Artwork Team is running a Photo competition for the desktopbackground image for the next release of Ubuntu 10.10 - Maverick Meerkat.Submission is done on flickr to the Ubuntu Artwork Pool.http://www.flickr.com/groups/ubuntu-artwork/Take the Camera.Run behind the nature.Capture andSubmit in flickr.Who knows?Your photo can be a part of Wallpaper Sets in Ubuntu.That will be a great … Continue reading Ubuntu Calls Photographers