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#Raspberry #Pi Kits to Be Provided to Every #School: Kerala Chief Minister #edugr

 Looking to promote the teaching of basic computer science in schools, the state government today said that all schools in Kerala, both government and aided, will soon be equipped with electronics and Raspberry Pi kits. Speaking at the inauguration of an ‘Electronics@School’ project, initiated by the state IT Department, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said that … Read more

User Data Manifesto 2.0 Defining basic rights for people to control their own data in the internet age

This manifesto aims at defining users’ fundamental rights to their own data in the Internet age. People ought to be free and should not have to pay allegiance to service providers. User data means any data uploaded by a user for his or her own use. Thus, users should have: Control over user data accessUser … Read more

Italian military to switch to LibreOffice and ODF

The Italian military is transitioning to LibreOffice and the Open Document Format (ODF). The Ministry of Defense will over the next year-and-a-half install this suite of office productivity tools on some 150,000 PC workstations – making it Europe’s second largest LibreOffice implementation. The switch was announced on 15 September by the LibreItalia Association. The migration … Read more