Singapore Dojo

Making open-source more accessible.
Learning about open-source tech in Singapore can be an exciting journey for tech enthusiasts. Here are some resources and notable technologists to help you get started:
  1. Singapore Open Source Software: The Singapore government has been promoting the use of open-source software for several years. The Singapore Open Source Software website provides a comprehensive list of open-source projects, communities, and events in Singapore.

  2. Open Source Community Singapore: This is a community of open-source enthusiasts in Singapore. They organize regular meetups, workshops, and hackathons. The community has over 2,000 members and is growing rapidly.

  3. Open Source Developers' Club: This is a student club at the National University of Singapore that focuses on open-source development. They organize events, workshops, and hackathons to promote open-source development among students.

  4. Notable Technologists from Singapore:

  • Tan Tin Wee: He is known as the “Father of the Internet” in Singapore. He played a key role in the development of the first internet service provider in Singapore.

  • Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan: He is the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Minister-in-Charge of the Smart Nation initiative. He has been a strong advocate of open-source technology in Singapore.

  • Tan Cheng Bock: He is a medical doctor and former Member of Parliament. He is also the founder of Chuan Heng Group, which developed the first medical billing system in Singapore using open-source technology.

  • Leong Chee Tung: He is the co-founder and CEO of EngageRocket, an HR analytics company. He is also a strong advocate of open-source technology and has spoken at various conferences and events.

  • Dr. George Cherian: He is the founder of Akku, a cybersecurity company. He has also contributed to various open-source projects, including the Linux Kernel.

Learning about open-source technology in Singapore can be a rewarding experience. With the resources and technologists mentioned above, you can start exploring and contributing to open-source projects in Singapore.

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