Reporting from BOOTH “Webmaker 1: X-Ray & Thimble” at Hive KGP

Reporting from BOOTH “Webmaker 1: X-Ray & Thimble” at Hive KGP

Hey all,

This is Ayan, a Mozillian from Kolkata and volunteering at biggest Hive event at Kharagpur on 20th-21st December, 2015. I am reporting from my booth – WEBMAKER 1 – X-Ray & Thimble..

The environment is just fabulous here. Awesome students, they are so much interested to learn and explore. One student of class 8 just now asked me that he wants to learn “Javascript”. I am simply stunned!! He is just in class 8 and want to learn Javascript!! Wow!! Simply just Mindblowing!!

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Hive Kharagpur, Experience at its BEST!!!

Hive Kharagpur, Experience at its BEST!!!

The definition of awesomeness was realized by me again, hell yea its all over again at Hive Kharagpur!!! Merely it was a place for fun, merely it was an event. Yes the thing it was, was the togetherness and determination of every mozillians in Kolkata & Kharagpur to make something good, to learn teach and share, to make Hive Successful. “Hive KGP” the best-est thing of 2014 according to me.

Overview of Hive:

Hives are comprised of organizations (libraries, museums, schools and non-profit startups) and individuals (educators, designers, community catalysts and makers). Together, they create opportunities for youth to learn within and beyond the confines of traditional classroom experiences, design innovative practices and tools that build the field for greater impact, and contribute to their own professional development within an active community of practice.

The Hive model is supported by three levels of engagement: Events: Organizations with shared learning goals unite to provide a fun, engaging event for youth as a first step towards exploring longer-term collaboration. Hive Learning Communities: Community organizers with an interest in Hive’s core principles come together to begin putting connected learning tools and practices into practice through regular meet-ups and events. Hive Learning Networks: Officially designated Learning Networks with an operational budget and staff commit to promoting innovative, open-source learning models in partnership with a communities’ civic and cultural organizations, businesses, entrepreneurs, educators and learners.

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The Mozilla Day Kolkata, 2014

The Mozilla Day Kolkata, 2014

On the occasion of the inaugurating the Firefox Club of WBUT, Mozilla Kolkata Community organised an event. The main purpose of the event was to promote the awareness of FOSS and Mission Mozilla and to invite new contributors, recruiting new FSA and many other things.

Venue:- West Bengal University of Technology.
Date & Time:- 11th November,2014. 11 am onward.
College Organizer- Ranodeep Saha
Mozillian Organizer- Ayan Choudhury & Swarnava Sengupta
Mozilla Reps Mentor- Soumya Deb
Total Attendees: 200px

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MozCafe Kolkata 5.0 – The 5th Iteration

MozCafe Kolkata 5.0 – The 5th Iteration

Well, I am very new to Mozilla as a contributor. I have always tried hard to organize workshops regarding Mozilla at Kolkata. Our recent target is to conduct a Maker Party Kolkata. Regarding this maker party discussion only we some mozillians met together yesterday at South City Mall, Kolkata and here comes MozCafe 5.0 Kolkata, the fifth iteration of MozCafe. We were only 7 yesterday but it was a successful Mozcafe. We discussed about the venue, about the agenda of the Maker Party.

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Attendees were:

  1. Ayan Choudhury
  2. Srijib Roy
  3. Sumantro Mukherjee
  4. Debapriyo Bhattacharya
  5. Koustav Samadder
  6. Sajid Hossain
  7. Sukanta Pal

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