The Ubuntu Global Jam will be held this weekend:
Date: 6th April, 2014 (Sunday)
Time: 10:00 to 17:00
Venue: Directiplex, near Andheri Subway, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400069
For more details about the Ubuntu Global Jam, check this:
Entry is free of charge. Wifi and laptop charging points will be
available at the venue.
Hope to you see you guys there!
Tentative schedule -
Date: 20th April, 2014 (Sunday)
Time: 9:00 to 13:00 IST
Venue: Directiplex, near Andheri Subway, Andheri (E), Mumbai, India
Entry is free of charge and anyone can attend. We welcome anyone who
wants to take sessions (presentations, workshops etc.) during this
Hope to see some of you there!
Ardunio has announced "Arduino Day" - a worldwide celebration of Arduino’s
first 10 years.
I have registered for an event in Mumbai for the same, awaiting for their
If any one interested we can club somewhere on the same day with
discussions/sessions on Ardunio hacks.
*About Arduino Day*
*Arduino Day is a worldwide celebration of Arduino’s first 10 years. It’s
24 hours full of events – both official and independent, anywhere around
the world – where people interested in Arduino can meet, share their
experiences, and learn more.*
*ho can participate?*
*Arduino invites all Arduino user groups, makerspaces, hackerspaces,
fablabs, associations, teachers, pros, and newbies to participate. Let’s
make this the biggest birthday party yet!*
*What can you do during Arduino Day?*
*You can attend any event or organize one for your community.*
*It doesn’t matter whether you are an expert or a newbie, an engineer,
designer, crafter or maker: Arduino Day is open to anyone who wants to
celebrate Arduino and all the things that have been done (or can be done!)
*The events set up by independent organizers will offer different types of
activities, tailored to local audiences all over the world.*
Wanted to purchase laptop with touch (convertible; 2 in 1; laptop cum
tablet). Could not find Linux friendly, Linux certified. Vendor was of
opinion that any device with MS Window 8, will be hard to use with Linux.
Can any one suggest make and model which works well with Linux?
OSFY's March 2014 issue brings a few exciting articles for sysadmins on
the move! .
--Three Tools to Help You Protect Your Network
--Monitor Your Network Effectively with Monit
--Monitoring log files with Nagios plugin
--Create Android Apps With Processing
--Demystifying HTML5 Attacks
--Developing Web Apps With Boostrap
For U & Me: It's the stuff for everyone
--Boost Your Employability With Hadoop Skills
--Know How Microfinance Institution Combats Roadblocks With Open Source
--Kamal Brar, MongoDB VP (Japan And APAC), Talks About Opportunities In
This issue comes bundled with the newest version of Mageia and Clonezilla
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From: Santhosh Thottingal <santhosh.thottingal(a)gmail.com>
Date: Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 11:55 AM
Subject: [smc-discuss] Typoday 2014
To: Discussion list of Swathanthra Malayalam Computing <
Typoday 2014, an event organized on28th Feb, 1st, 2nd March 2014 at the
Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune is happening now.
The theme for this year's event is 'Typography and Culture'.
The program is live streamed at http://gowebtechnologies.com/
There is a session related to Malayalam today:
6.00 – 6.30 The Many Modes of Malayalam Script
Paul Hunt, Adobe Type Team, USA