- CCSL members launch "Open Code" blog (CCSL-USP)
- ADUF - Adaptable Design Up Front (CCSL-USP)
- RMS meets Rahul Gandhi (Space-Kerala)
- SPACE meets with Delhi CM and leaders of Aam Aadmi Party (Space-Kerala)
- Richard Stallman in Thiruvananthapuram (Space-Kerala)
The CCSL (FLOSS Competence Center), in a partnership with the estadao.com.br portal, launches today the "Open Code" blog, in which texts authored by IME FLOSS enthusiasts will be published on the "Link" section of the portal.
CCSL promotes the presentation ADUF - Adaptable Design Up Front with Hayim Makabee - Yahoo! Labs, Israel
Date: 09/01 (thursday)
Where: auditório do CCSL-IME/USP
Richard Stallman today met Mr Rahul Gandhi, Vice President of the Indian National Congress and shared his views on digital surveillance system, unique identification project, free software in education and governance in a meeting that went on for one hour. Mr Joseph Mathew, Secretary of SPACE also participated in the meeting. Mr Gandhi showed keen interest in Stallman's views on various issues relating to information technology.Categories: Free Software
Richard Stallman, Founder, GNU Project and Joseph C Mathew, Secretary, SPACE met Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Chief Minister on 13 January 2014 to request his government's support for the free software movement. The Chief Minister endorsed the philosophy of free software and assured the team of his support. Earlier, the team had met Prashant Bhushan, social activist and leader of Aam Aadmi Party.Categories: Free SoftwareNews
Richard Stallman will speak on “A Free Digital Society” in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 16 January 2014 at 11.30 am. The venue is Mascot Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram.
His lecture is being organised by Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) and Society for Promotion of Alternate Computing and Employment (SPACE). Stallman's lecture will mark the completion of 10 years of work by SPACE.
Govt. College of Teacher Education,Thycaud conducted a 5 day workshop on “ICT for Education” from Nov 20 - Nov 26, 2013 with support of SPACE.The program, was attended by fifteen women Teacher educators and Research Scholars from across Kerala.
- Training workshop covered
- Introduction to Free Software philosophy & history
- Installation of GNU/Linux Operating system
- Introduction to programming with Processing
- Production of education Animation with play dough & paper cuttings.
On the 19th day of this month, USPGameDev, a game research and development group mantained by USP students, completed four years of existence since its foundation back in 2009. Everything started with a proposal from USP's Polytechnic School Basic Cycle's current pedagogic orientor, Giuliano Salcas Olguin, during a meeting of class representatives from the Computer Science course. With some of those representatives' help, USPGameDev's first meeting - to which both CS and Engineering students were invited - was organized. From it came the idea of the group's first of many games: Horus Eye.
As part of its 10th anniversary programs, SPACE organised a seminar and workshop on Safe and Effective use of Internet at at Govt. Women's College, Vazhuthacaud from 11 to 13th Nov 2013.
The pervasive presence of information technology demands a new kind of awareness among women, for whom this technology has opened up new opportunities as well as challenges. Women have become victims to new forms of violence perpetrated by means of technology to the extent that it has escalated into a social issue which has unfortunately not been adequately addressed, as technology is something that confounds many people. Addressing this issue and promoting the safe use of technology among women were the main motive behind this endeavour.Tags: womenInternetCategories: NewsTrainingGender and ICT
“If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, may be you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.”, said Eric Schmidt, Google’s CEO. Most of us do not think about privacy while using technologies to communicate about us and those around us, until we meet with violation of our privacy. It would often be too late by that time. Internet with its near infinite memory would be having much more information about us that we would want it to.Categories: NewsTrainingGender and ICT