Category Archives: opensource

Sim-OnDemand: OpenSim on EC2- Personal Virtual World Server

In the last post I mentioned that Sim-OnDemand is a learning by doing initiative in DevPay context. Let me elaborate on Sim-OnDemand a bit. The intended purpose of Sim-OnDemand is as a personal Sim for experimentation, development and testing. Sim-OnDemand: … Continue reading

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AWS DevPay: Learning by Doing – Making Money With OpenSource

AWS DevPay is one of lesser publicized and presumably under utilized service by Amazon Web Services. A Platform + Community play becomes an growing, thriving ecosystem when barriers of making money off the ecosystem are reduced. DevPay makes it possible … Continue reading

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Take Over The Sky – Slowly

Amazon and Jeff Bezos are all set to take over the world – in their typical way – Slowly. With the announcement of AWS DevPay today closely following SimpleDB announcement last week, the game is getting interesting by the hour. … Continue reading

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Twitter Story:The Darkness Inside

Via Angela Thomas Have a writter’s block? Ask your twitter network for help. Or better still, get the entire writeup get done by the network. Twittories are new genre of collaborative creative writing. Here is how the story ends: Savanna … Continue reading

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Milemeter got my vote in AWS Challenge

Today I voted for Amazon Web Services StartUp challenge. I voted for MileMeter – an auto insurance company that offers insurance by the mile. It seems they have sixty ‘patent pendings’ on the concept and processes. They are going to … Continue reading

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Booting AWS Community in Chennai: Wanna mash Tiddly +AWS?

I’ve been experimenting with getting coding work done through Freelance coders in Chennai. Recently I hired Mukundan to mashup of SecondLife Linden Scripting Language(LSL) with Amazon Web Services. Mukundan overcame strange stack heap collisions by tactfully dividing the code and … Continue reading

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Proto.in Summer Edition: Internet and Web2.0

The first to be called on stage was Pramati Software as they experienced setup glitches, BriteSoft took the stage. To quote from their website: BriteWorks The BriteWorks platform enables users to create enterprise applications in a fraction of the time … Continue reading

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