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FOSS for an MBA

FOSS is __FUN__: FOSS Meets the MBA

How does FOSS development get along with business graduates who know little about the process? The FOSS methodology recognises that software development is a process that never ends. The developer adopts the end-user…

The Myth list

Some Myths About Open Source Get Busted by Industry Leaders

If you thought Linux was meant only for the geeks, take a look at what the “real” users have to say about this misconception. Linux was introduced in 1993, and ever since, it…

Droidcon India 2011

Droidcon India 2011: A Report

It came and it conquered! The Android power has really taken over the technology world. Think of smartphones or tablets, even watches and shoes, and Android is just about everywhere. The platform is…

Apex court orders in favour 'Spirit of Ubuntu'

Indian Supreme Court Opts for Ubuntu 10.04

A free SMS channel has also been created to increase awareness about the features and functionality of Ubuntu Linux OS among the judicial officers, technical personnel and other members of the court’s staff….

Is the World's Cheapest Tablet worth it?

Aakash: A Historical Mistake?

India created history (of sorts) recently by launching the world’s cheapest tablet, Aakash. It almost looked like we’d conquered the world… till the reality came to light. LFY gives you a complete picture…

Managing open source in an agile software development process

Agile Software Development Made Faster, More Secure

While the value proposition that open source offers to agile software development teams is tremendous, the enterprises adopting these tools may still inadvertently get into licensing and other legal hassles. However, there are…

Free your mind

FOSS is __FUN__: Free Your Mind

Golf, par, handicaps — and sub-classing, abstraction and lines of code. Sounds interesting? Last month, I have had the privilege of listening to two presentations on two radically different subjects. The only thing…

It should be all logical, no?

Exploring Software: GNOME and the Semantic Desktop

Currently, this is a work in progress. So will it mature fast enough and meet user expectations? The state of the semantic desktop in the GNOME desktop environment is still very fluid. Two…

Indian government takes the Open Source route

Indian Government Takes the Open Source Route

The Indian Government has recently proposed to go the open source way in its e-governance projects, and the Department of Information Technology has issued a Draft Policy in this regard. The move has…

Why no Linux?

ILUGC to TN Government: “Why Windows; Why Not Just Linux?”

When ELCOT invited tenders for 9.12 lakh laptops that the government planned to distribute free across Tamil Nadu, it probably forgot to consider the economical technology acquisition patterns followed by many Indian states…

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