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Making of Tulu Wikipedia Live

A brief about Tulu language   Tulu is one of the Dravidian languages spoken mainly in the south coastal districts of Karnataka state and Kasaragod district of Kerala state. There are many Tulu speaking people who have migrated outside these geographical areas and settled in places like Mumbai,...
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Querying Wikipedia data

Recently I wrote a blog about the stub article length of Wikipedia articles. I mentioned the difference in actual number of characters and number of bytes used to define stub articles between English and Indian language Wikipedias. One can open any language Wikipedia, type Special:ShortPages in the search...
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UTF-8, Indic and stub article length in Wikipedia

One of the activities conducted as part of Wiki Conference India 2016 was the Punjab Editathon. It was about adding articles related to Punjab to Indian language Wikipedias and English Wikipedia. There was also an announcement made about some award for highest contribution.  This lead to continued discussions...
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Localisation experiences in Kannada and Tulu Wikipedias

FUELling Indic computing It has become a fashion to talk about the digital divide in India. These talks are going on for more than 2 decades now. Nevertheless there is no doubt about the need of taking the benefits of Information Communication Technology (ICT) for common man. The...
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Teched India 2012

I will be participating in Microsoft TechEd India 2012. The official web-site has the details about programs and other associated events. I a very happy to announce that my idea got selected for Windows 8 Camp (Hackathon) which will be conducted along with TechEd. So dev folks, who...
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CTD at Mysore

We had a fantastic Community Techday at JSS Center for Management Studies, SJCE Campus, Mysore on Feb 20, 2010. The program was scheduled to begin at 9:30am. People were already present by 9:45am. Pooran Prasad whose scheduled talk about ASP.NET 3.5 and WCF, called me previous night that...
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