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FOSSMeet 2020

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Ankit Gadgil

Tracking Protection Using Firefox

We often gloss over exactly why personal data is worth protecting. If you are not paying for the product, you are the product. As a solution are you using private browsing or incognito mode? I am afraid it’s not enough to stop the data leaks. more
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  • 21 Feb 2020
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Ranjith Siji

A very basic introduction to Wikidata - A free linked database

Wikidata is a project started by Wikimedia Foundation in 2012, the organization behind Wikipedia. Wikidata is a collaboratively edited knowledge base hosted by the Wikimedi a Foundation. It is a common source of open data under a public domain license. Wikidata is the ultimate data modelling platform to make structured data for any kind of data. Wikidata is a document-oriented database, focused o… more
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  • 23 Feb 2020
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Jishnu

Indic Keyboard: A Free and Open Source Keyboard Project for Android.

In this talk, I would like to introduce Indic Keyboard and how one can contribute to the project. more
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  • 27 Feb 2020
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Kai Iyer

UEBA for InfoSec

An overview of an intelligence platform we have built to address threat hunting and incident investigation use-cases in the cyber security domain. Specifically, we focus on User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) modules that track and monitor behaviors of users, IP addresses and devices in an enterprise. The security platform performs UEBA to detect the security related anomalies and threats, … more
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  • 28 Feb 2020
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Abraham Raji

The Debian Project

This talk details and introduces the intricasies of the Debian Project from the perspective of a millenial who contributes to this project that is older than him. The talk will detail the inception, philosophy, working, contributing and more. The talk will also discuss DebConf 2022 which is comming to India and specificlly Kochi and ways in which the FOSS community in Kerala can contribute toward… more
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  • 01 Mar 2020
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Akshay S Dinesh

നിങ്ങള്‍ എന്നെ ഹാക്കര്‍ ആക്കി (You Made Me A Hacker) - The story of why a doctor codes free software in between consultations

In this talk I speak about why I am a “doctor-programmer”, and why we have to look at programming as a tool (like reading and writing) that people from very diverse backgrounds should be using to solve the challenges they face in their field of work. I talk about “appropriate technology” for our country’s healthcare needs. more
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  • 03 Mar 2020
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Amol Kahat

Getting started with i3

i3 is lightweight window manager which can help you to imporove your productivity. Like Gnome, xfce will provides window environment. On the top of that how you can use it and how to configure it. more
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  • 03 Mar 2020

Sreeram Venkitesh

The KDE Community

The session will be about the KDE community. I will speak about its history and inception, its evolution over the years and how you can get started with using KDE products. Different aspects of KDE, such as the desktop environment the different apps, and the programs they have for beginners wanting to get started in open source. more
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  • 03 Mar 2020
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Subin Siby

The curious case of Manglish Button

How & Why I made the Manglish app, a free software app to convert Malayalam text to Manglish. It’s the story of this app, how it’s helping 2000+ users and the benefits obtained by making it free software and publishing on F-Droid. more
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  • 04 Mar 2020
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Mujeeb Rahman k

Media Self-reliance and FOSS

The story of how newspaper organisation in Kerala( Janayugom) completely switched their work flow to FOSS including pre press works and accountings. Building a Kubuntu based custom distro Janayugom GNU/ Linux as their main OS and Scribus for layouting purpose. more
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  • 04 Mar 2020
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Anivar Aravind

Understanding #Openwashing : The emerging threat to Software Freedom

“Openwashing” is a term derived from “greenwashing” to refer to dubious claims about openness. One of the best things about the free and open-source software community is that it that it’s quite resistant to deception. But what happens while the definition abuse target is not the developer and FOSS communities, but the public policy space. more
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  • 05 Mar 2020
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Emmanuel Antony

Rust: "Fast, Reliable, Productive - Pick Three"

Rust is a new language in the market. According to the latest Stack Overflow survey, Rust is the most loved programming language. Its type system guarantees no memory leaks and race conditions during runtime, that too without a garbage collecter! more
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  • 05 Mar 2020
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vikas s badami

Ethical AI

AI has been at its peak for the past few years, making things which were thought never to be possible at reality. Let us take a peek into a few of these applications with a pinch of morality. As we envision a future with Artificial General Intelligence, let’s try questioning ourselves if an algorithm trained by humans can be considered intelligent in the first place? How rational and ethical are … more
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  • 05 Mar 2020
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Emmanuel Antony

Safe systems programming with Rust (Workshop)

Rust is a safe systems programming language, empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software. The Ownership system allows Rust to be memory safe, while avoiding garbage collection. more
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  • 06 Mar 2020
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varun krishna

Why Clojure? - Modern LISP on JVM

Clojure is a pragmatic language choice for programmers. It is a Functional Programming language with immutable data and first class functions.The dynamic type system of clojure makes it really flexible, productive unlike many purely functional programming languages. It leverages the stability, security and portability of the JVM. Which makes it a popular choice amongst startups, as it allows you … more
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  • 06 Mar 2020
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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. Starring: more
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  • 06 Mar 2020

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