Mixing fixed lines and Internet telephony … Asterisk to the rescue


After a flurry of emails across the continents (and within Goa), it’s finally getting done. Giovanni Maruzzelli of Celliax.org is due to talk in Goa (BITS-Pilani Goa campus, Oct 22, 2008 at 6 pm, at the lecture theatre). Giovanni, from Italy, is touring India to make some presentations over 20 days on Asterisk, chan_celliax, chan_skypiax and directoriax at various venues. He explains it thus: Asterisk is a software PBX that connects fixed lines and Internet telephony, celliax and skypiax interface Asterisk with cellphones and Skype. Celliax use second-hand, recycled or cheap cellular phones as physical interface with the GSM network. … Continue reading Mixing fixed lines and Internet telephony … Asterisk to the rescue

Shuchi Grover’s post … and the educatorslog.in site


Hi Frederick, (Apologies for this somewhat lengthy missive) I am a teacher educator based in Bangalore (see the link to my personal blog below for a better idea of who I am) and have been involved in an effort educatorslog.in – to create a free online space for people involved in India to CONNECT . SHARE . GROW — connect with other educators and those interested in education in India (pre-K through higher and adult education), share resources that are contextually relevant to educators and teaching in India, and grow through learning about exemplary practices and professional development programs that … Continue reading Shuchi Grover’s post … and the educatorslog.in site

Linking Goan students abroad…


Jennifer “Jen” Lewis, a Goan lady-engineer based in Birmingham, seems to be having a ball of a time with what she calls Family konkani knock knock jokes While reading these jokes, I ran into one of her newer mailing lists which I wasn’t aware of. It’s the GoanStudentsAbroad list on Yahoogroups.com. And btw, Jen is also behind the impressive VascokarsUnited mailing list, meant to keep in touch people from Goa’s largest urban area and port-town. Beneath her name, I also saw a link to the esoterically-named IEIGLC That stands for the Goa branch of “The Institution of Engineers (India) Incorporated … Continue reading Linking Goan students abroad…