ICFOSS in association with SPACE (Society for the Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment) intends to conduct Hackathon, a 3 – day residential workshop for college students from all over Kerala during 2-4 September, 2016 at ICFOSS Office .

Deshabhimani article on Adivasi youth skill development

The Deshabhimani newspaper of July 3 rd 2016 carried an article on empowering Adivasi youth to document their own language, history and culture and share them with the world by building a website, which is to be launched next month. This is part of a project funded by SBI Life at MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), where Adivasi youth in the 18-35 age group are trained in web designing by SPACE.

Machine Learning Workshop (GNU/Linux) Day 1

A Machine Learning workshop, a joint venture of SPACE and ICFOSS, began today, with 22 students from all over Kerala participating. The workshop chiefly comprises 4 sessions, out of which two were completed today. The morning session was taken by Arun M, who provided an introduction to Machine Learning in the perspective of free software. The afternoon session was led by Sachin, who spoke about the principles behind machine learning.


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