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IBM and IEEE are in search of creative team based student projects
that can help students at any level learn about applying engineering,
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Travel across this informative website http://prism-break.org/ People are looking for Free alternatives then to proprietary software and services must check it out, specially after the Edward Sneden incident made such big headlines! Be aware of all these matter.

Please go through the site  have a vast knowledge on IT Field. http://prism-break.org/

to Mailing, Indian

The Centralised Monitoring System (CMS) will be operational in 10 of
the country’s 22 telecom “circles” (i.e., regions) by the end of the
year, according to the Press Trust of India. The far-reaching
surveillance program rivals the worst in the world, and makes the US
National Security Agency (NSA) look like a model of restraint.

http://qz.com/99019/no-call-email-or-text-will-be-safe-from-indias-surveillance-network/

http://qz.com/92648/think-us-snooping-is-bad-try-italy-india-or-canada/

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/telecom/security-agencies-will-soon-be-able-to-lawfully-intercept-phone-numbers/articleshow/20819595.cms
The Patent office has released DRAFT GUIDELINES FOR COMPUTER RELATED
INVENTIONS inviting public comments. The last date for submitting
comments is July 19, 2013.  The comments have to be sent to Shri B. P.
Singh, Deputy Controller of Patents & Designs ( birendrap.singh@nic.in
).

http://ipindia.nic.in/iponew/draft_Guidelines_CRIs_28June2013.pdf

Interesting.

Reminds /me of this though:  http://xkcd.com/525/

http://www.saylor.org/
http://opencourselibrary.org/ : Introductory College courses (updated recently)
http://opencourselibrary.org/featured-courses  are design wise good.
> there are more questions on the security kinds of things where in there is
> a thin line between what you can or cannot or should be doing
> there are some ethics i have read like http://ccc.de/en/hackerethik
> What are your opinions about it ?

Opening FOSS doors to women

Dear HIFA and CHILD2015 members,
The open access journal Global Health: Science and Practice provides an overview of mHealth, and a ‘new framework [that] lays out 12 common mHealth applications used as health systems strengthening innovations across the reproductive health continuum’.

Applications 1, 6 and 9 are of particular relevance to HIFA and I reproduce these sections below. I recognise many of the highlighted projects: Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action, BBC World Trust Mobile Kunji project, Dimagi’s CommCare Health Worker systems, electronic-Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses, and eMOCHA. I look forward to learn more about the latest innovations using mobile phones to meet the information and learning needs of citizens and health workers.

The full text is available here:
http://www.ghspjournal.org/content/early/2013/08/06/GHSP-D-13-00031.full.pdf

mHealth innovations as health system strengthening tools: 12 common applications and a visual framework
Alain B Labrique, Lavanya Vasudevan, Erica Kochi, Robert Fabricant, Garrett Mehld

Regarding the specific incident that happened on this list – some have
pointed out that the list-moderator may have over-reacted. FWIW, my
personal opinion is that this incident is something that is similar to
a paper-cut bug[5]. While a (real world) paper-cut is not seriously
damaging, it causes quite a bit of pain, and probably a 100 paper-cuts
would cause death. So it’s important to address paper-cuts.

Best,
Sayamindu

[1] Ghosh, Rishab A., et al. “Free/libre and open source software:
Survey and study.” (2002).
[2] http://lca2013.linux.org.au/register/code_of_conduct?_code=301
[3] http://pyfound.blogspot.in/2012/12/psf-moves-to-require-code-of-conduct.html
[4] https://www.djangoproject.com/foundation/code-of-conduct/
[5] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paper_cut_bug

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ANobii

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