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Omniscient, Semantic
Configurations for RAID*
Sucheta Ghoshal
* Randomly Generated Title
"You're not a man. You're
a mushroom."
Or do engineering, it will definitely get you a
job.
Students & FOSS in India
I hated programming
"Yes, you have to memorize
the variable and function names"
Everyone hated
programming
We were taught programs, rather than
programming
"Don't Panic."
OR, why I gave it a second thought.
"I believe in Pete Seeger
and My Rainbow Race"
OR, why I chose FOSS.
The Book
OR, what changed everything.
"If someone does not
know about GPL, a
column or a rope how can
a contribution start at
all?"
Hmm.
"Go ahead and ask a stupid
question, you can just change
your nick tomorrow"
OR, IRC days start
First Commit
"Makes sense."
"In the beginning the Universe was
created. It made a lot of people angry and
has been widely regarded as a bad
move."
OR,...
"What went wrong?"
OR, you know..really, what went wrong?
"Remove Linux from the
machines when you're
done with the workshop"
OR, what the teacher said.
"Will we get certificates?"
OR, what you will get to hear if you excite
people about workshops.
"Will we get to learn how
to hack his/her facebook
account?"
OR, What you will get to hear if you excite
people about hack...
"Don't you know you can't kill all
the unbelievers,
There's no shortcut to freedom."
OR, the journey continues.
"What next?"
OR, the story of a happy question.
"The End"
OR, no it isn't.
"With malice toward none."
OR, thank you.
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Presentation at Open Source Bridge. Very much non-sensical, which happened to make sense to a bunch of sensible folks. Covers the area of utter frustration, hopelessness that were encountered while being in a school of 'IT' in India, and the way out of those unhappy days. Of Free Software, Open Source Culture, and We, the people involved!

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  1. 1. Omniscient, Semantic Configurations for RAID* Sucheta Ghoshal * Randomly Generated Title
  2. 2. "You're not a man. You're a mushroom." Or do engineering, it will definitely get you a job.
  3. 3. Students & FOSS in India
  4. 4. I hated programming "Yes, you have to memorize the variable and function names"
  5. 5. Everyone hated programming We were taught programs, rather than programming
  6. 6. "Don't Panic." OR, why I gave it a second thought.
  7. 7. "I believe in Pete Seeger and My Rainbow Race" OR, why I chose FOSS.
  8. 8. The Book OR, what changed everything.
  9. 9. "If someone does not know about GPL, a column or a rope how can a contribution start at all?" Hmm.
  10. 10. "Go ahead and ask a stupid question, you can just change your nick tomorrow" OR, IRC days start
  11. 11. First Commit "Makes sense."
  12. 12. "In the beginning the Universe was created. It made a lot of people angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move." OR, forming a College Linux User Group, and a miserable failure.
  13. 13. "What went wrong?" OR, you know..really, what went wrong?
  14. 14. "Remove Linux from the machines when you're done with the workshop" OR, what the teacher said.
  15. 15. "Will we get certificates?" OR, what you will get to hear if you excite people about workshops.
  16. 16. "Will we get to learn how to hack his/her facebook account?" OR, What you will get to hear if you excite people about hackathons
  17. 17. "Don't you know you can't kill all the unbelievers, There's no shortcut to freedom." OR, the journey continues.
  18. 18. "What next?" OR, the story of a happy question.
  19. 19. "The End" OR, no it isn't.
  20. 20. "With malice toward none." OR, thank you.

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Presentation at Open Source Bridge. Very much non-sensical, which happened to make sense to a bunch of sensible folks. Covers the area of utter frustration, hopelessness that were encountered while being in a school of 'IT' in India, and the way out of those unhappy days. Of Free Software, Open Source Culture, and We, the people involved!

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