"Richard M. Stallman (Founder of GNU Project and Free Software Foundation) is coming down to SJCET Palai for a seminar in connection with Swathanthra 1.0 a one day free Software fest on Thursday, September 9, 2010..."Read more »
"...Department of Mathematics C.K.G.M. College, Perambra is conducting a state level seminar on 17th and 18th sep 2009. The aim of the seminar is to underline the importance of Python and other free software in Mathematics Education..."Read more »
"Its time to celebrate the Software Freedom. The Software Freedom Day is on September 19th. I am also participating in the SFD2009 @ Kochi events. The event will be conducted at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamasserry, Cochin on 17th September. Its a one day program..."Read more »
«...That statement packages several questionable assumptions:
1. That the only motive for developing free software is ideological.
2. That innovation in software requires a lot of funding.
3. That the only way to fund software research is through proprietary software.
4. That innovation is more important than freedom.Read more »
"Across classrooms, government departments and public undertakings in Kerala, a quiet but radical shift is taking place. Students, teachers and bureaucrats have thrown proprietary software out of the windows and switched to free software.Read more »
"Three days ago, I spend a much too short time at a Free Software, Free Society conference in Kerala, which was quite an enthusiastic gathering. Equally present was Stefan Merten of Project Oekonux, who has published a report in Keimform, which I’m partially reproducing below. (see also added comments by co-organizer V. Sasi Kumar) ..."Read more »
"Hi list! I'm just on the way back home from this great conference which took place in Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala / India. I must say I'm really deeply impressed. I would wish that Free Software *including* things like Oekonux says would have that backing in Germany / Europe / industrialized countries!Read more »
"THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Minister M. Vijayakumar inaugurated the website of the upcoming international conference ‘Free Software, Free Society’, here on Thursday..."Read more »
«... I hope this book will aid the efforts to convince Tamil Nadu to follow the path of Kerala: to migrate the public schools to free software. - Richard M Stallman, Sep 11, 2008 ...»Read more »