NewsForge: Linux Bangalore/2004: Hackers Galore
Dec 15, 2004, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)
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"Linux Bangalore/2004, India's biggest tech-fest for free and
open source software was held in Bangalore, the country's IT hub,
last week. Attendees from many countries got to see more than 80
presentations delivered by 62 speakers in a span of three days.
"While Linux Bangalore has always been a hacker-focused event,
this year there were quite a few general interest talks as well.
This shift was also seen in the visitor composition. While the show
is traditionally popular with students and hackers, 2004 saw a
greater number of company developers and government and corporate
people. But yes, only here can you find a 14-year-old attending a
session on 'Being a geek...'"