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…

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…

FOSSASIA 2017, my homecoming

Ohh you guys came alone, no Py this time? No Py this time; missing all the noise and fun around. (How can you miss the noise? It is supposed to be a disturbance.) These were some introductory reactions from friends meeting us at FOSSASIA 2017. Kushal and I learned our…

My talk about software licenses in PyCon India

The title for my talk was "The trends in choosing licenses in Python ecosystem". As a lawyer what interests me is the legal foundation of the open source world. It is the licenses, which defines the reach of the software. Most of the developers would frown their eyebrows…

First time PyLadies presence in Pycon India

The title for the blog post is not something I wrote but copy pasted a tweet by @kushaldas. Kushal is being attending PyCon India since 2010, a year after it started. This one tweet of his says if not the whole but lot of it. So, lets explore our journey…

See you PyLadies at PyCon India

PyCon India 2016 has started today. The Day 0 was the devsprint. Reached the venue late ( actually never thought would be able to attend due to my food pipe infection issue). Met friends which is one of the most attractive point of attending the conference apart from learning new things…