PLM takes its turn to celebrate SFD 2013

As we count down the days before Sept. 21, the day of SFD 2013, Team SFD.PH has not only been preparing for the main event. They are also making the rounds of F/OSS sharing, this time for students of Pamantasan ng Lunsod ng Maynila (PLM).

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Selected students and representatives from the school’s different organizations were the audience for yesterday’s F/OSS Seminar.

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8layer’s CTO Meric Mara shared Free and Open Source applications and their KahelOS project with the audience. He also talked about how students can contribute to a F/OSS project as well as the beauty of collaboration and community. Mr. Macoy Mejia, an IT Manager of MDSI, shared Raspberry Pi and its uses. He also did some LIVE project demonstration.Mr. Jerico James Milo, R&D head of GoAutoDial, shared Asterisk to the students and the importance of voice development as part of their career in ICT.

We hope that the students have learned a lot and we also hope to see them very soon for another F/OSS Seminar.

SFD 2013 is organized and presented by Team SFD.PH, 8layer Technologies,Inc., AltoCirrusPlus Inc. and PCCI Aklan Chapter.

Support and donate to the SFD.PH event. Please visit our Paypal site. http://sfd.ph/donate/

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Free GoAutoDial CE Edition & OpenDiscs on SFD.PH – SFD 2013 D-09

GoAutodial is an open source web- based call center system on CentOS. Visit http://goautodial.org/ for more information.

OpenDisc is a high quality collection of open source software (OSS) for the Microsoft Windows operating system. – See more at: http://www.theopendisc.com/

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Both Discs will be given for free during the SFD.PH event in Kalibo, Aklan.

A big thanks to our sponsors GoAutoDial and Imperium for providing these CDs.

What are you waiting for? Come join us and get your free copy!

SFD 2013 is organized and presented by Team SFD.PH, 8layer Technologies,Inc., AltoCirrusPlus Inc. and PCCI Aklan Chapter.

Support and donate to the SFD.PH event. Please visit our Paypal site. http://sfd.ph/donate/

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Team SFD.PH at UNTV Kaagapay – SFD 2013 D-10

Even with the strong rains and thunderstorm, Team SFD.PH cannot be held back from their passion to share.

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Last September 10, 8layer’s CEO and SFD.PH Team Lead Mr. Meric Mara dropped by the program UNTV Kaagapay hosted by Lakay Rolly Gonzalo and  Ms. Annie Rentoy, to shed light on what Open Source is all about. He expounded and shared to the televiewers a number of topics such as:

-Free and Open Source Software and why it is different from other softwares.
-Why it is important to give back to the community and why they do the sfd advocacy
-Software Freedom Day 2013 and how it can be beneficial to students

Mr. Mara ended the program with an invite to the listeners to join them in this year’s one of a kind IT event, the SFD 2013 on Sept. 21 in Kalibo, Aklan.

SFD 2013 is organized and presented by Team SFD.PH, 8layer Technologies,Inc., AltoCirrusPlus Inc. and PCCI Aklan Chapter.

Support and donate to the SFD.PH event. Please visit our Paypal site. http://sfd.ph/donate/

 

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St.Paul College Of Parañaque celebrates Software Freedom Day – SFD 2013 D-11

Team SFD.PH shared their F/OSS experiences to the 3rd yr and 4th yr High School students of St. Paul College of Parañaque.

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Topics that have been shared were the following:
-Why celebrate software Freedom Day?
-Linux Desktop Applications
-KahelOS
-How Open Source makes money?

Thank You St. Paul College of Parañaque for inviting our team and to Mr. Meric Mara, Kates Yu, Ying Palma for giving the students a glimpse of Free and Open Softwares and how it can be beneficial and useful for their studies.

SFD 2013 is organized and presented by Team SFD.PH, 8layer Technologies,Inc., AltoCirrusPlus Inc. and PCCI Aklan Chapter.

Support and donate to the SFD.PH event. Please visit our Paypal site. http://sfd.ph/donate/

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Highlights of PUP Software Freedom Day! – SFD 2013 D-14

PUP Software Freedom Day was a success! The day was full of F/OSS sharing and fun! Raffles and Intermission were awesome.

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Thank you PUP and the rest of the SFD PUP team for making this event possible.

More pictures here

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Thank you UNTV! – SFD 2013 D-15

Another opportunity was given to Meric Mara, Macoy Mejia and the rest of Team SFD.PH this morning by our friends from Good Morning Kuya! Such a great time to start the day talking to the hosts and sharing with the listeners and viewers about our passion, Free and Open Source Software.
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This gave us a chance to promote the upcoming Software Freedom Day to be held on Sept. 21 in Kalibo, Aklan.

We hope to visit again soon so we can share more our experiences with FOSS.

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Mabuhay ang UNTV! Thank you again to Atty. Tongol, Mr. Jonathan Villarin and the staff and crew of Good Morning Kuya for the opportunity!

See you all soon at SFD 2013

SFD 2013 is organized and presented by Team SFD.PH, 8layer Technologies,Inc., AltoCirrusPlus Inc. and PCCI Aklan Chapter.

Support and donate to the SFD.PH event. Please visit our Paypal site. http://sfd.ph/donate/

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10 reasons why you should attend SFD.PH Software Freedom Day SFD 2013 D-16

We are approaching the final 2 weeks before SFD 2013 celebration kicks off in Kalibo, Aklan.

Let me tell you why it is THE IT EVENT of the year you shouldn’t miss!

1.You will learn a lot more from the topics and discussions that will be shared by our talented speakers and from softwares demos throughout the event.
2.Have the opportunity of a lifetime meeting and chatting with renowned speakers in the IT World.
3. Get a Certificate of Participation to prove you were among us in this worldwide celebrated IT event
4. Get a Free Kasosyo Apps Suite Account for 1 year
5. Experience the genius that is KahelOS. A Filipino-made linux based operating system.
6. Get your copy of OpenDIsc, collection of free and open source software to get you started.
8. A chance to win a STARMOBILE mobile phone and Epson printer.
9.Celebrate with the geeks and opensource advocates in the country
10. Have a free hearty lunch and snacks and other cool freebies

So, see you all in Kalibo. We promise you an enjoyable but also rewarding event you would be proud to be a part of.

So for those who still want to learn and win exciting prices, join SFD 2013 while you can http://sfd.ph/registration/ . SFD 2013 is organized and presented by Team SFD.PH, 8layer Technologies,Inc., AltoCirrusPlus Inc. and PCCI Aklan Chapter.

Support and donate to the SFD.PH event. Please visit our Paypal site. http://sfd.ph/donate/

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Sandugo and Tropix items for lucky SME attendees – SFD 2013 D-17

Team SFD.PH is happy to announce that Sandugo sandals, pouch bags and tropix sandals will be raffled to the SME attendees during the event.

We would like to thank Ms. Umi for generously sponsoring these items and for supporting our FOSS advocacy.

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So for those who still want to learn and win exciting prices, join SFD 2013 while you can.
SFD 2013 is organized and presented by Team SFD.PH, 8layer Technologies,Inc., AltoCirrusPlus Inc. and PCCI Aklan Chapter.

Support and donate to the SFD.PH event. Please visit our Paypal site. http://sfd.ph/donate/

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UPDATE: “Career Trends ” – SFD 2013 D-18

Are you graduating soon?  Start planning your future job at this year’s SFD! Hear the top career trends related to free and open source software to help land your dream job .

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SFD 2013 is organized and presented by Team SFD.PH, 8layer Technologies,Inc., AltoCirrusPlus Inc. and PCCI Aklan Chapter.

Support and donate to the SFD.PH event. Please visit our Paypal site. http://sfd.ph/donate/

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UPDATE: “Asterisk…the answer to your IPPBX needs” – SFD 2013 D-18

Did you know that you can make your own IPPBX Solution using free and open source software, even your own call center solution? Asterisk will help you do the job.

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Find out more by atteding this year’s Software Freedom Day SFD.PH 2013.

SFD 2013 is organized and presented by Team SFD.PH, 8layer Technologies,Inc., AltoCirrusPlus Inc. and PCCI Aklan Chapter.

Support and donate to the SFD.PH event. Please visit our Paypal site. http://sfd.ph/donate/

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