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Dr Manas Fuloria, co-founder and executive VP, Nagarro Software

Open Source Jobs, Open to Freshers at Nagarro

Nagarro is an outsourcing company that specialises in high-quality business-critical software, and is known for its extensive use of open source solutions. Nagarro is planning to add to its FOSS team, and it…

Who are the elite contributors?

FOSS is __FUN__: The Unsung Heroes

There is always an ongoing debate in FOSS circles on how to define a FOSS contributor. What is real FOSS contribution? Who are the elite contributors, and who are the also-rans? This debate…

Fresh Thinking on Freedom in the 21st Century

FreedomYUG: GPL v4 — A New Decade of Delight

Fresh Thinking on Freedom in the 21st Century. Within days, your life is going to be touched by the next ten years of the new century. The second decade cometh; and hopefully, with…

Browser wars

Browser Wars: There are Just Way Too Many Options Currently!

With the growth of the Internet, there has been a considerable increase in the number of Web browsers available for the Linux/BSD/Solaris platforms. Not so long ago, in this world of FOSS, there…

Can India Ever Become A Global FOSS Hub?

Can India Ever Become A Global FOSS Hub?

The open source trend is catching on in the IT and electronics space in India, with enterprises and SMEs taking the plunge. So, will India be the next FOSS hub? Or will the…

Software Freedom Day ’09 Celebrations @ Jaya Engineering College, Chennai

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is an annual worldwide celebration of free and open source software held during third Saturday of September every year. SFD 2009 was celebrated around the world with great zeal and vigour on the 19th September this year.

Hackfest @ Shaastra ’09, IIT Madras

I was never into coding/development for FOSS. Though I had decent coding skills in some languages, I had never gotten the opportunity to develop mainstream FOSS. When I was told about HackFest at Shaastra ’09, I decided to give the event a try.

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