technotech

Information technology is the strongest means
to propagate the Tibetan cause to the outside world.

— Tibetan student

Effects come from actions, not mere talk
His Holiness Dalai Lama

 
  མདུན་ངོས།   ལག་ཆ།   ཕབ་ལེན།   ཟབ་སྦྱོང་།  

Sunday IT for Tibetans [back to workshops index]

Common Ground Cafe - Tushita Road, Mcleod Ganj
Every Sunday 3 to 5 pm

This Sunday 16 September:
TBD (to be determined)
What do you want to know about?
what
  • Overviews of how things work on the internet and web.
  • Overviews of how to use them and make them.

By getting a general overview of these topics, you can:

  • Learn how things work ...
  • Be a better manager ...
  • Find out if something interests you enough to learn the practical.
why

Computers and internet are a huge and very powerful tool.
If we pay attention to what we do with it, and what others are doing with it, then we have the power.

who

Anyone interested in computers, especially about websites and using the web. A few of the workshops are for people who make websites, but many are for everyone. All are to give an idea of how things work.

Presenters / teachers:

  • web → James Walker — and who else?
  • WordPress, Drupal, Joomla → who?
  • security issues → who?
  • anything else? → you?

Contact me if you want to teach a workshop, be put on the mailing list, be notified of the schedule and other news.

when

3 to 5 pm every Sunday.

where

Common Ground Cafe - Tushita Road, Mcleod Ganj.

... then?

Subjects are below. (Click on links for details.)

How things work - the general ideas about ...
web:
other things:
  • how computers work
  • how ecommerce works
  • how email works
  • how hacking works
  • how troubleshooting works
Making the web - the tools we make it with:
Making the web - making it work for people:
  • accessibility
  • usability
  • readability
  • searchability
  • security - for your website and those using it
  • maintainability
  • owning your website
More about WordPress
  • installing WordPress
  • plugins
  • themes
  • widgets
  • translating WordPress
Contributing to the Web
  • editing Wikipedia
  • using Facebook
  • using Twitter
Using the net:
  • websites
  • internet
  • email
  • security - protecting yourself and your friends online
  • search and references
  • learning online
The Internet and Tibetans:
  • Censorship - inside Tibet. In India?
  • Learning computers, web, and IT in Tibetan schools, and in India.
  • How Tibetans use the Internet and the Web. Help people use it better?

If you would like to give a talk, or to share a talk with me or anyone, just let me know and we can do it.

Schedule of Classes
August to December 2012
  mo tu we th fr sa su
Aug

to

Dec
1pm Consulting
hours
Web Development PHP WordPress Dhasa Cmnty Library,
Jogiwara Road
no
sabjong


but ...

no holiday
for you
... practice!

Consulting
hours
Web Development PHP WordPress Dhasa Cmnty Library,
Jogiwara Road
no
sabjong


but ...

no holiday
for you
... practice!

Sabjong at Srijan

AKA
busmans holiday

Srijan Technologies,
Civil Lines,
Dharamshala
no
sabjong


but ...

no holiday
for you
... practice!

Consulting
hours
Web Development PHP WordPress
Common Ground,
Tushita Road
2pm
3pm Techies get together 3 to 5pm Common Ground,
Tushita Road
4pm
5pm        
6pm
7pm

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