News from the Competence Centers

1st HackerSPACE training program

Space-Kerala - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 02:18

1st HackerSPACE training program is successfully completed this month. Two months long program started in Dec 2014. 8 girls successfully completed the training program. ZestyBeanz Technologies provided financial support for the training program. Training was lead by Dr Lalitha Prasad, former Head of Corporate Learning Centre, Tata Consultancy Services, Trivandrum. Experts from ZestyBeanz and SPACE also gave lectures to the participants.

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SPACE-KERALA teams up with Global Fund for Women on the IGNITE International Girls

Space-Kerala - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 23:03

Hackathon to give girls more and better access to “safe spaces” globally SPACE-KERALA is thrilled to partner with Global Fund for Women on the IGNITE International Girls Hackathon to bring together girl coders from around the world. We are leading the India Hackathon event February 14-15, where girls will contribute their talent, ideas, and creativity to build real world solutions to a critical challenge facing women and girls: access to safe spaces.

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MARKOS validation approach presented at eChallenges 2014

Polish CC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 03:57

On 30 October, Alicja Laskowska from Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center presented the validation approach used in MARKOS at eChallenges 2014 conference. (Thursday 30th, Session 8b).

eChallenges conference provides an international forum to foster ICT related entrepreneurship and innnovation, share experiences, increase awareness of innovative applied ICT applications and research results, and identify opportunities for research collaboration under Horizon 2020, the new EU Framework Research and Innovation Programme that runs from 2014 – 2020.

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Providing Insight to Autistic Children [Indian Express News on 3rd Dec 2014]

Space-Kerala - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 22:10

Gone are the days when parents of autistic children had to run from pillar to post to get help to bring their child into the mainstream. They knew that diagnosis and intervention at the right time would help their children. But how to intervene after diagnosis was the big question. Allaying every fear, new technology has come into their midst like a messiah, thanks to ‘Insight’, a Thiruvananthapuram-based firm which has revolutionised the rehabilitation of autistic children.

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MARKOS at Supercomputing 2014

Polish CC - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 16:00

MARKOS was preset at PIONIER and Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center booth #2123 at Supercomputing 2014.
The presentations took place at the booth from Monday to Thursday (17-20 November).
See MARKOS at PIONIER’s blog for this event: and the photorelation from PSNC booth

Context Free Art - Making art with simple code

Space-Kerala - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 23:35

Digital art uses digital technology for artistic creations and presentations. The field in general, covers areas of painting, sculpture, audio/music, video/cinema, publishing, textile designing, animation etc. Digital art is the intersection of computer programming, mathematics and art.


Context Free Art(CFA) is a free software for for generating digital art in the form of 2-d images. Based on a simple set of rules, software creates imageries. These rules can be combinatorial and/or iterative. You can generate new shapes from exisiting shapes. Beautiful and compilcated shapes including fractal images can be generated using these simple rules.

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