Open Source for Students

                   Welcome back!This is one of the very interesting blogs were I am going to share about the experience we had in a session by Kumar Abhishek,Open Solaris Marketing Executive,who gave a lightning talk on the "Open Source for Students".

He started to tell need of information,and then usage of platforms,production and how to take people's need and in corporate world and then introduced the concept of open source and its need.He also told how the student community can make use of FOSS and enhace their employability.He also shared his experiences he had in devloping applications.He was asked about the recession for which he explained with

1.Circle of Interest

2.Circle of Concern

3.Circle of Indifference

                   He also explained the students how to participate and after session was over I annouced a blogging contest of the "Best blog about the event" in order to encourage the students for their first step of particiaption.Here are some entries,I received for the contest,

http://shaileshagarwal1.wordpress.com

http://amruthasvathantra.blogspot.com/

     Thanks to Prof K.S Ravichandran,and SCANIT team for making this event big.

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The Blog u mentioned are interesting, btw you should add your blog link also ;)

Posted by cybernazi on August 28, 2009 at 04:32 PM IST #

Why are these events held at odd timings?

The talk by that Sun Marketing Executive was at 11.30 a.m. right?

/me being a first year student had classes to attend so I couldn't come! :-( I wish I were there.

Posted by Shankar Ganesh on September 04, 2009 at 04:06 PM IST #

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