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Sun 01 March 2015

Moved my blog to Pelican

Posted by ankur in Tech (149 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

For a while now, I've been having trouble with my shared hosting and the wordpres instance I was using. I hadn't realised how limited the resources of a shared hosting set up are. It used to work just fine and then my blog started going down regularly. After ...

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Fri 05 September 2014

Be careful: Not everyone is good

Posted by ankur in Life (1810 words, approximately a 8 minute read)

I've never written any thing personal on my blog. I reserve events concerning my personal life for my friends, my family, my journal. However, I post this event here to warn my friends in the Fedora community. Most of you are like me - we want to be good people ...

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Wed 25 June 2014

Released the code I wrote for my masters research

Posted by ankur in Research (172 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

In this week's research group meeting, I asked my supervisor if I could finally release the source code that I'd written during my masters for my thesis. Generally, research code is kept private until the papers related to it have been published. Since both my papers have been ...

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Tue 03 June 2014

FUDCon Beijing - Day 2

Posted by ankur in Tech (1004 words, approximately a 5 minute read)

Pre-lunch - Richard Stallman's talk

Day 2, or the final day had quite a great session list too. The spotlight before lunch, obviously, was on Richard Stallman's talk. We'd seen a GNU booth turn up next to our Fedora booth. Quite a lot of GNU stuff was on ...

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Fri 30 May 2014

FUDCon Beijing - Day 1

Posted by ankur in Tech (836 words, approximately a 4 minute read)

Registration and getting started!

We didn't quite make it to breakfast on Day 1. We'd overslept and headed straight to the conference. Registration was swift - the volunteers had everything already set up already - project booths, registration booths with our IDs, t-shirts, swag and the rest.

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My tag

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Thu 29 May 2014

FUDCon Beijing - Day -1 and Day 0

Posted by ankur in Tech (1216 words, approximately a 5 minute read)

The journey to Beijing

I flew out from Sydney on the morning of the 22nd of May. My plane departed at 0640 and I had pretty much kept awake the entire night. After two flights, the first of which I mostly slept through as a consequence, and a quick lay ...

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