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FOSSMeet 2019

FOSSMeet is an annual event at NIT Calicut that brings together the Free and Open Source Community from around the country.

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Shrimadhav U K

WhatsApp > Telegram > Matrix

A brief introduction on how to start using open solutions instead of being binded to closed proprietary applications. more
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  • Rejected
  • 20 Dec 2018
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Albin Kottaram

Customizing UI And Improving Workflow on GNU/Linux

Each and every GNU/Linux distro can be customized and modded by its user in order to help him or her improve their workflow and enhance the overall productivity. more
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  • Rejected
  • 21 Dec 2018
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Ranjith Siji

Structured Data Modelling for AI using Wikidata

Adoption of machine learning and artificial intelligence is critical for success in the era of rapid digital transformation, it’s even more important how institutions make structure data for driving insights. Nowadays all kind of industry is driven by data. Some 80% of all digital data is unstructured, Kesher said during a keynote at the AI Summit in San Francisco. The vast majority of data repre… more
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  • Rejected
  • 23 Dec 2018
Section: Student Technical level: Intermediate

Saptak Sengupta

Open Source and Sustainability in OSS via Blockchain

Open Source Software and Open Source contributors provide for a massive percentage of today’s softwares and web and other technical ecosystems. It provides a freedom and global way of contributing to make things better. However, Open Source contributions are mostly driven by intrinsic motivations. This often leads to burn out due to lack of sustainability. Gitcoin provides a solution to help all … more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 25 Dec 2018
Section: Professional Technical level: Intermediate

Subin Siby

GNU/Linux Desktop Is Cool 😎

A very beginner friendly introduction to GNU/Linux Desktop. Last year in FOSSMeet, I saw not everyone were using GNU/Linux OS and still sticking to proprietary OS. They just don’t know the awesomness of GNU/Linux. more
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  • Rejected
  • 26 Dec 2018
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Abhijit A.M. (abhijit13)

Why is Free Software losing against Open Source?

A critical review of the Free Software philosophy by someone who is an ardent supporter of Free Knowledge. The recent upsurge in the use of permissive licenses, adoption of Open Source model by most corporate world, dominance of corporates in FOSS world clearly indicates that the grassroot movement ideal of the Free Software movement has not progressed. The programmers might have got some freedom… more
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  • Rejected
  • 27 Dec 2018
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Abraham Raji

How I stopped worrying and love the fork bomb.

The ageless romantic-comedy of the inanimate text in specific order when transformed into electric signals help us recieve, store, interpret, process and create information, it’s creators, it’s users and their freedom. more
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  • Rejected
  • 27 Dec 2018
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Devdutt Shenoi

Are Vi gonna code?

(Neo)Vi(m) has to be the best text editor to have ever come in-built into any OS. But it’s not exactly loved, all because it’s different from others. What makes me love it then? more
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  • Rejected
  • 28 Dec 2018
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Jagannath Bhat

What can the education system learn from FOSS?

Open Education is a philosophy on how educational resources should be produced and shared. It derives from the need to make high-quality knowledge accessible to everyone. It shares a lot of resemblence with FOSS. more
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  • Rejected
  • 03 Jan 2019
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Aswin Mohan

Making Your First Code Contribution To Open Source

When it comes to OSS there’s a saying that there are no users, but only contributors. Even though most of us would like to contribute back to our favorite open source packages, the process to contribute back fixes seems more complicated than it should. more
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  • Rejected
  • 04 Jan 2019
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Aravind Putrevu

Open Source as a Business: Strategy, Struggle & Success

How do you build a lasting and successful company that also stays true to its open source roots? This talk takes a look at why open source is important to business and three essential elements of this path: more
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  • Rejected
  • 04 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Aravind Putrevu

Advanced (elastic)search for your legacy application

How do you mix SQL and NoSQL worlds without starting a messy revolution? more
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  • 04 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Intermediate

Ashish Kurian Thomas

Its a Unix System, I know this! - Building Unix compliant CLI apps in JavaScript

There are a lot of Javascript packages finding their way into GNU/Linux distribution repos. If we want to write a simple script in JavaScript that plays well with the $SHELL, there are a few nitpick areas that need to be dealt with. In a nutshell, we’ll learn how to build a CLI app in JS, that will work as smooth and integrated as a system script, built with ruby or python. This will be a live-co… more
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  • Rejected
  • 04 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Aravind Putrevu

Playing with Data using Open source Search Engine for Fun and Profit

Data explosion is not new. Be it Manufacturing, Telecom OR Mobile, Web. Data driven decision making is the usual norm. more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 04 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Kannan V M

Digital Activism; the need and you.

This talk is mostly about, History and evolution of technology more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 07 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Gopa Vasanth

Dive deep into Wikimedia

Most of us must might have used Wikipedia at any one point in our lives. But have you ever wondered who is behind the wiki pages and who manages the backend code of the webpages? This talk will introduce you to the world of Open Source through the Wikimedia Foundation. Get exposed to the workflow of the Wikimedia Foundation, the developer community, and MediaWiki that power projects like the Wiki… more
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  • Rejected
  • 10 Jan 2019
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Bhanu Prakash

Understanding CMS through Drupal

Are you the one who dreams of having your own website online with unlimited features free of cost? Then this talk would be the perfect one for you to get introduced into such technology with which you can develop websites in a faster and easier way. Drupal is a Content Management System written in PHP with a sharp focus on user-friendliness, content presentation, new ways to create data structure… more
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  • Rejected
  • 11 Jan 2019
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Amol Kahat

Understanding SSL Certificates generation and it's Process

Everyone prefer to use https connection over http connection, most of them only know that site URL begins with https is the secure site and connection is encrypted by SSL certificates. Implementing SSL certificates in the website is quite easy but few knows about certificate generation and it’s request format, certificate type and it’s public, private key types. This process of certificate is als… more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 14 Jan 2019
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Amol Kahat

Introduction to TLSv3 Protocol

TLSv3 protocol is recently released. It have major differences between 1.2 and 1.3. This protocol is released in Aug 18. This protocol stoped supporting to different hash algorithms, elliptic curves and 3 way hadshake. As those will be get break easily in coming years. To make it more secure new algorithms are added, changed way of handshake. etc. more
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  • Rejected
  • 14 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Aswin Mohan

Building the Map front-end for Kerala Rescue

During the Flood of 2018, I created and maintained the Map frontend of KeralaRescue with a lot of help from contributors and volunteers. In this talk I will outline my journey with the map from it’s inception to it’s discontinuation. more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 15 Jan 2019
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Bhuvana Meenakshi

WebXR- reality mixed experiences

WebXR is a latest technology which combiines WebVR/AR and it is not boring like lines and lines of code to get a small VR experience. Just a few steps to do the magic. If one is interested to learn the tricks of the magician and get the secrets behing the screen revealed then there you are, must attend my talk to get the cats off the bag. Also, having been contributed for Mozilla since 5 years I … more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 16 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Ashish Kurian Thomas

Unix shell tips and tricks

This talk will cover a few tips and tricks that one can use to get more productive at the unix command line. Most of these tips are targeted to web developers. more
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  • Rejected
  • 17 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

sarath shaji

Connecting minds, Connecting future.

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) development has happened because a large number of people accepted each others ideas and worked in the same direction. It allows better collaboration among different parties and individuals with the goal of developing the most efficient software for its users or use-cases. more
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  • Rejected
  • 18 Jan 2019
Section: Student Technical level: Beginner

Devdutt Shenoi

🙋🏻‍♂️Hail Hydra, the future of web APIs is here

The future is automated, and automation means more robots will qualify Captcha tests 😬, anyways they might not get as intelligent as us to read context from the APIs of now. While facebook might use their data crunchers to understand the varied data passed via APIs, most of our innocent bots will need to be given dictionaries to interpret the data they recieve, this vocabulary is exactly what the… more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 18 Jan 2019
Section: Student Technical level: Intermediate

Karthickeyan Narasimhan

Building Cross Browser Extension with JS

WebExtensions API are the future of browser extension. With this API, Developers can write extensions that can work in almost all browsers. Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JS is enough to write an extension of your own. In this session, I will walk-through the anatomy of WebExtensions, how to create your first web extension, introducing various API’s like Context Menu, tabs, Alarm & notification API. … more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 18 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Amarjit Singh

FOSSMeet: Past, Present and Future

FOSSMeet at NITC initiated in year 2005 by Praveen and Dilip Vaman and IEEE Student Branch, NITC. We had 3 talks and 4 speaker in 1st edition of FOSS Meet 2005. Then year 2006 and 2007 seen major expansion and became 2nd largest FOSSMeet in India. In addition to depth, breadth and reach, number of talks/workshops/BoF sessions scaled to 100 and speakers 60+ just in 3 years. Diversity and Openness … more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 18 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Amarjit Singh

Programming with Swift

Swift is youngest and fastest growing language in world in terms of developer adoption and activity. Already reached top 20 chart in less than 4 years. Swift is a general-purpose programming language built using a modern approach to safety, performance, and software design patterns. more
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  • Rejected
  • 18 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner

Amarjit Singh

Programming with Kotlin

Kotlin designed by JetBrains adopted by Google as first citizen for Android Development. more
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  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 18 Jan 2019
Section: Professional Technical level: Beginner
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