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Akademy (22-27) 2017

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So I am writing this blog smiling and remembering the great time i had at Akademy last month.
Akademy is the annual world summit of KDE, one of the largest Free Software communities in the world. So i was fortunate enough to attend the conference after going through all the visa drama , but in the end it was worth it !!
We were thrown an awesome welcoming party where i met the other attendees and interacted with them.  I had been an open source contributor for some time now and all of our conversation was on irc. It was exciting them in person finally.
The next two days were filled exiting talks on various topics from KDE softwares to opensource contribution in general. Some of the talks were pretty moivating and provided good sense of direction how opensource softwares are developed and sustained . Some of my favourite talks were given by Robert Kayne( Meta brainz ), Ivan , Timothee and Jonathan .
I had recently mentored Google Code-In and gave a talk on how we could improve our student …