writes "KDE India has announced it's hosting conf.kde.in, a five day long event in March to introduce & promote contributions to KDE from India. Should be an interesting effort to push the youth of India towards writing more free & open software, especially on the desktop where it desperately needs some love."Link to Original Source
writes "Youtube is down right now, serving out a 503 status page. It wouldn't be a big deal for most, except for the timing of the outage.Indian Premier League being streamed live (well, delayed by a bit) on youtube. So on an afternoon when Bangalore is playing a match, youtube just went down. Has youtube been IPL-dotted, because the local ISP has lifted bandwidth limits on this youtube channel."Link to Original Source
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* I am Uberman
* The coffeemachine's broken"
writes "Jon Stewart took up the cause of Net Neutrality in last night's daily show episode. Even though daily show was a little biased, the topic under discussion was John McCain's Internet Freedom Act of 2009 which is essentially a death knell for net neutrality. US being pretty much the central routing hub of the entire internet, this will certainly affect everyone everywhere. Please note that the video is not advised for anyone who likes Unicorns."Link to Original Source
Gopal.V writes "As part of their Y! Developer Network programme, Yahoo! is holding a developer only two-day event — Sept 29th & 30th. You can read more about it on hackday.org or techcrunch.
The idea seems to to extend the energy and enthusiasm that came out of the Hack Days, purely internally
and add a little zing to it in terms of external contributors, not to mention a bit of community
Considering all the cool stuff that has
come out of the original hack days (as ycoolthing shows), this could be really a good idea. So if you've been hacking away with some random Y! api, here's a stage for you to show up and beat the masters at their own game."