Just added 63 new photos, all from day 2 of freed.in 2009. Please volunteer to add captions and details, and to further share these images. Good time to contribute your photos to the pool, too. Explore the photos here: freed.in flickr pool.
Dr. Gita Mathur and Dr. Promila Kumar have published their talk delivered at freed.in 209, here: Gita-Promila freed.in Presentation.
We’ve been inundated with requests from participants for the papers or slides of speakers. So please do publish your talk. This is just the beginning.
We finally got there together.
So many cameras clicking away at freed.in. Watch the event, and contribute your photos, to the freed.in flickr pool.
This is the first freed.in to have the largest number of women speakers so far: five and counting. The final count may just be more, thanks to the community-speaks, and the Birds of a Feather (BoF) sub-events. All of them are speaking at freed.in for the first time, and almost all of them, for the […]
The First Non-Technical College Makes its Debut at freed.in
Deen Dayal Upadhyay College (DDUC) has the distinction of being the first non-technical college to make a presentation at freed.in. An enthusiastic and passionate bunch of students and faculty from the English Department are eagerly looking forward to share their experiences, feel inspired, and inspire others, […]
We just received this email, from an engineering college deep in the hinterland of Punjab. From SLIET in Longowal, which is about 350 Km away from the JNU venue of freed.in. Students from the recently-formed Linux Users Group at SLIET are enthusiastic to volunteer, participate, and present a talk at freed.in. They are also spreading […]
Pssstt! Someone’s saying there may just be a fantastic talk at freed.in on how to set up grid computing in your college or your own backyard. Apparently, a handful of colleges have already set up such computers in their labs using 100% FOSS, leading us all to an overwhelming question: What would you call a […]
MIT demands USD 75,000 from a student to allow him to use his own research, after the university acquires a patent on his research. This, according to industry news referred to in a post on slashdot. You may read it here.
Elsewhere, the New York Times carries a similar story, with added reference into how the […]
Eight Days A Week I Love FOSS.
We’ve been doing things behind your back. Every Friday. Over steaming cups of coffee when we’re lucky, or, like today, over ice-cold and hyper-salty pakoras. We braved delhi’s chilling cold, haze, and imminent fog to descend at our meeting room. On the agenda: Getting There Together, in just […]