FIST Camp 2017 Tiruchi – Observations

Aug 23, 2017

I attended the free software camp organized by Freedom in Science and Technology (FIST) and the Free Software Foundation Tamil Nadu (FSFTN) in Tiruchi from August 12 to 15. This is an account of my experience there.

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Announcing exiftool.el

Mar 02, 2017

This is to announce the release of exiftool.el, an emacs lisp wrapper around ExifTool. ExifTool is a command line application supporting reading and writing metadata in various formats including EXIF, XMP and IPTC.

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FSFTN Camp 2016 Tiruchi

Oct 10, 2016

I attended the FSFTN Camp held from September 30 to October 2. This is an account of my experience there.

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What is Free Software?

Jan 18, 2016

This is a republication of an introductory article I wrote for the Issues of Concern , a newsletter run by Concern, a left leaning students' political organization in the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. The article is mostly a paraphrase of the philosophy pages of the GNU project in an attempt to explain what free software is to the average Issues of Concern reader. Many thanks are due to Raghunath Joshi for editing and improving the article.

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Stallman at PSG Tech

Feb 07, 2012

Stallman was here in college today. Having watched many videos of his speeches from the Internet, and having already been involved with the Free Software Movement, I didn't really have too much new stuff to learn from his speech. But, needless to say, getting to see the man in person, and actually attend one of his speeches, was not an experience I was going to miss out on.

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