News from the Competence Centers

FAPESP supports eScience Research with open results

CCSL-USP - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 07:35

FAPESP (São Paulo State Research Support Foundation), sponsor of a large number of scientific research projects, has recently launched a Call for Research Proposals regarding eScience. This Call dedicates R$4 million (US$ 1.6 million) for projects of up to 4 years of duration, allowing the financing of both traditional research fellowships and of "technical training" fellowships (targeting production-oriented work to support the research goals).

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CCSL members launch "Open Code" blog

CCSL-USP - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 10:27

The CCSL (FLOSS Competence Center), in a partnership with the estadao.com.br portal, launches today the "Open Code" blog, in which texts authored by IME FLOSS enthusiasts will be published on the "Link" section of the portal.

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ADUF - Adaptable Design Up Front

CCSL-USP - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 05:40

CCSL promotes the presentation ADUF - Adaptable Design Up Front with Hayim Makabee - Yahoo! Labs, Israel

Date: 09/01 (thursday)
Time: 14hs
Where: auditório do CCSL-IME/USP

You may want to check the video and slides

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RMS meets Rahul Gandhi

Space-Kerala - Tue, 01/14/2014 - 10:59

Richard Stallman today met Mr Rahul Gandhi, Vice President of the Indian National Congress and shared his views on digital surveillance system, unique identification project, free software in education and governance in a meeting that went on for one hour. Mr Joseph Mathew, Secretary of SPACE also participated in the meeting. Mr Gandhi showed keen interest in Stallman's views on various issues relating to information technology.

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SPACE meets with Delhi CM and leaders of Aam Aadmi Party

Space-Kerala - Tue, 01/14/2014 - 00:13

Richard Stallman, Founder, GNU Project and Joseph C Mathew, Secretary, SPACE met Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Chief Minister on 13 January 2014 to request his government's support for the free software movement. The Chief Minister endorsed the philosophy of free software and assured the team of his support. Earlier, the team had met Prashant Bhushan, social activist and leader of Aam Aadmi Party.

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Richard Stallman in Thiruvananthapuram

Space-Kerala - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 03:18

Richard Stallman will speak on “A Free Digital Society” in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 16 January 2014 at 11.30 am. The venue is Mascot Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram.
His lecture is being organised by Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) and Society for Promotion of Alternate Computing and Employment (SPACE). Stallman's lecture will mark the completion of 10 years of work by SPACE.

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