PyLadies India embarked its journey

PyLadies India embarked its journey 20th June 2020 marked a new beginning for PyLadies in India. We had our first meetup. I started my journey with PyLadies in 2016 as an organizer of PyLadies Pune. It began with a personal itch of the lawyer who wanted to learn Python. I…

PyLadies India June meetup

We, PyLadies, have started our journey for quite a sometime now. Every year since 2016, we are growing in numbers and chapters. Currently, we have eight active chapters and counting. The COVID pandemic has somehow stopped our course of having physical meetups. But on a brighter note, the situation has…

Dot Org is still a safe haven for the folks depending on dot org

Today I woke up to great news. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, ICAAN, has rejected the .org sale proposal. What is ICAAN? ICAAN is a non-profit and American multi-stakeholder organisation. It is in charge of managing and maintenance and coordination of domain name system, protocol parameter assignment…

Rootconf Hyderbad, 2019

What is Rootconf? Rootconf is the conference on sysadmins, DevOps, SRE, Network engineers. Rootconf started its journey in 2012 in Bangalore, 2019 was the 7th edition of Rootconf. In these years, through all the Rootconfs, there is a community that has developed around Rootconf. Now people do come to attend…

CopyleftConf 2020

A week before Software Freedom Conservancy had announced the CopyleftConf 2020. The conference is going to take place on 3 February 2020, Monday, in Brussels, Belgium. The first edition of CopyleftConf took place in February 2019. One can have a look at the videos here The organizers do plan it…

Have a safer internet

Today, 5th February is the safer internet day. The primary aim of this day is to advance the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. Moreover, it promotes the conversation over this issue. So let us discuss a few ideas.The digital medium is the…

Is PyCon 2018 your first PyCon?

Is PyCon 2018 your first PyCon? Then you must have had a sleepless night. You must be thinking “I will be lost in the gathering of 3500 people.” There should be a lot of mixed emotions and anticipation. Are you the only one who is thinking this way? Do not…

PyLadies at PyCon

In 2013, I was going through PyCon photos. The album was full of pictures of very serious looking geeks engrossed in their favorite back and green screen. Suddenly I saw the photos of people laughing, enjoying and joking . Many of them were women. Dazzled by the beautiful ladies, I asked…