Monthly Meet December 9 2017

The next monthly meet is scheduled on Saturday, December 9th 2017 at 1500 IST.

Venue: Classroom No 1, Aerospace Engineering, Near Gajendra Circle, IIT Madras.

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Talk schedule for the meet

Talk 1: A simple programming workflow in emacs

  • Speaker: Magesh Dhasayyan
  • Description: Demonstrates a simple workflow showing one of the main reasons, why I started using emacs during my early days working on *NIX
  • Duration: 20 mins
  • About Yourself: I’m a Senior Software Developer at Duta (Chennai); fairly familiar with server-side application programming, been working on it for a few years now.

Talk 2: Introduction to Aerospike

  • Speaker: Shakthi Kannan
  • Description: Aerospike is a Free and Open Source distributed, key-value, NoSQL database that is optimized for SSDs. It is very useful for high performant, low latency, scalable applications. In this talk, I will introduce you to the basic architecture of Aerospike, its installation and usage.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • About Speaker : Shakthi Kannan is a Free Software enthusiast who blogs at

Talk 3: Introduction to Bitcoin

  • Speaker: Sivakkumaran
  • Description: what is Bitcoin ? Bitcoin future ? How to buy ?
  • Duration: 45 mins
  • About Yourself: Sivakkumaran, A veteran Bitcoin and crypto currency consultant