Timor Leste Dojo

Making open-source more accessible.
To learn more about open-source technology in Timor Leste, the following resources and links can be helpful:
  1. Open Knowledge Timor-Leste: This is a community-based organization that promotes open knowledge, open data, and open access in Timor-Leste. The website provides information on upcoming events, resources, and news related to open-source technology.

  2. TechSoup Asia-Pacific: This website provides a list of technology resources, including open-source software, for non-profit organizations in Timor-Leste.

  3. GitHub: A platform where Timor-Leste developers can share their open-source projects and collaborate with others.

  4. Open Data Timor-Leste: This website provides access to open data related to Timor-Leste, including government data, geographical data, and demographic data.

Some notable technologists from Timor-Leste throughout history are:

  1. Jose Ramos-Horta: A Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who was the President of Timor-Leste from 2007 to 2012. Ramos-Horta played a significant role in promoting democracy and human rights in Timor-Leste.

  2. Dr. Jorge Barros Duarte: A renowned physicist who was the first Timorese to obtain a PhD in physics. Duarte is currently a professor of physics at the National University of Timor-Leste.

  3. António Gomes da Costa: A Timorese journalist, who founded the Timor Post newspaper in 2000. The newspaper became an essential source of news and information during the independence struggle.

  4. Sister Lourdes Pinto: A nun who founded the Carmelite Sisters School in Dili in 1998. The school provided education to many Timorese children during the independence struggle.

  5. Victor da Costa: A Timorese computer scientist who developed a Timorese font called ‘Maiola’ that supports the Timorese language. The font is now widely used in Timor-Leste.

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