Santhosh Thottingal wins the President's Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman for 2019
Santhosh Thottingal has won the Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman by the Hon. President of India. This is in recognition of his substantial contribution in the field of Malayalam language. The award, instituted in 2016, is given to the substantial contributions to languages such as Sanskrit, Persian, Arabi, Pali and Classical
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With Prof. Donald E. Knuth (Stanford) at the Tex User Group Conference 2019, Palo Alto, California #TUG2019PaloAlto. Yes, I received my cheque for the changes to The Art of Computer Programming.
We are proud to unveil the final hardware specifications for the Librem 5 smartphone, set to begin shipping in Q3 of 2019.
I've made this #linux app for typing in Manglish and other Indian languages with predictive transliteration.
It's very easy to install with @FlatpakApps@twitter.com !
It's a frontend for the amazing library http://varnamproject.com made by @firstname.lastname@example.org !
Install - https://subinsb.com/varnam
Recently, Github has restricted people from Iran, Syria, and other regions from accessing their private repositories and the static website host Github Pages.
Rootconf 2019 event report http://shakthimaan.com/posts/2019/07/22/rootconf/news.html #hasgeek @rootconf #DevOps
"Why facts don't change minds" By James Clear
Very helpful and intuitive essay on why facts are not enough many times. Gave me a fresh insight into why others don't easily accept my arguments in favour of choosing #softwarefreedom or privacy and so on.
I think we, in the #freesoftware community, can borrow many ideas from this.
open source software development advice
If you do a thing in an open source project, and you have a hard time doing it because it's not documented, after you finish doing the thing... document it. If the project has a wiki, put it in the wiki. If it has a docs repo you can write to, put it there. Or at least blog about it so search engines can index it.
Please don't leave the solution to languish in a chat log somewhere.
I think I am going to wake up tomorrow early morning to watch chadrayaan2 go up on its journey to the moon...
Users will be given refunds but the books themselves will no longer be readable. If you made notes on the titles, you'll get $25 credit as a, "we're sorry you'll no longer have access to the notes you took on all those books. Here's $25 and we'll call it even!"
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