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Open Books | Confessions of a Thug; Philip Meadows Taylor

Confessions of a Thug is an English novel written by Philip Meadows Taylor in 1839 based on the Thuggee cult in British India. Ameer Ali, the anti-hero protagonist of Confessions of a Thug, was said to be based on a real Thug called Syeed Amir Ali (or Feringhea), whom the author was acquainted with. 196 more words


Milaana.org: what we built

Words by Olivier Pichon

In our previous blog post, we announced Milaana.org as a software platform of connection is closing down. Whilst I am saddened by the news, as many members of the Milaana family are, I think there are also many reasons to be grateful for the wonderful journey we all had, building Milaana. 978 more words


[event apprise] Software Development : The Open Source Way

Hello All !

A series of talks by a handful of Google Summer of Code 2015 participating students covering software development, especially viewed from the lens of the Open Source movement was conducted in collaboration with… 478 more words


ELK : exporting to CSV

Note: the following requires the “jq” json parser, available from: http://stedolan.github.io/jq/

1. Run the desired query through the Kibana WebUI

2. Expand the additional options pane by clicking on the arrow underneath the graph as indicated in the below screenshot: 206 more words


Listening to MediaKeys in WebWorks

Listening to the hardware media keys in a WebWorks application is a cool ability that I didn’t know how to make happen until fairly recently. Through the work of students in the program over the last couple terms, we’ve been able to build on the capabilities of the QtBridge plugin, to better understand how to get access to Qt Signals and Slots in WebWorks plugins. 556 more words

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Google Summer of Code 2015

We are very excited to be participating again this year on Google Summer of Code. After a successful experience last year where Julia Medina (now a proud Scrapinghubber!) worked on… 157 more words


Are you flac friendly ?

What is Flac?

FLAC (/ˈflæk/; Free Lossless Audio Codec) is an audio coding format for lossless compression of digital audio, and is also the name of the reference codec implementation. 1,306 more words

Fee Codec