Insignia 3.0 Hackerdom, a three-day hacker meet organised by Department of Computer Science, Government Engineering College, Thrissur and Free and Open Source Community of Thrissur opens today. Krishnakant Mane will be the Chief Guest. The event supported by SPACE, Kerala IT Mission and CDIT will conclude on January 11. Visit http://hackerdom.in/
Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery will work jointly with SPACE in the areas of social research and capacity building of civil society organisations and students in Information Communication Technology. This follows a MOU signed by SPACE with Rajagiri College.
The Ernakulam Regional Office of SPACE will function from the premises of Rajagiri College. The two organisations have already jointly organised workshops for North Malabar NGO network on Free Software and Free Software based web development.
Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's what we are doing, said Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, while delivering an eagerly awaited keynote address to mark the beginning of the third day of the conference. He went on to detail the global nature of Wikipedia by citing a few figures. English language has more than 2.5 million articles.