Links from the talk
- Brunei Mukim & Kampong map demo: http://thewheat.github.io/brunei_map/
- Brunei Bus Routes repo: https://github.com/thewheat/brunei_bus_routes
Links from the talk
I was lucky enough to be involved in the organisation of the community outreach programme held at UBD recently. They had the idea of a challenge which is similar to a hackathon/hack day. I tried to keep things similar to how they do things at Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) and consolidated the problems faced by each of the organisations at communityoutreach.bruneigeekmeet.com
Some media coverage of the event and the last link about one of the organisations at the event itself
The day itself saw some teams being bestowed with prizes:
Some notable mentions on my end where:
While each organisation hand some specific issues unique to there, there were a common issues faced by many of these organisations:
All in all, I feel that it was a good first step in there being more events such as this to work on actual real world problems rather than the typical business plan competitions that I usually see around. Brunei Geek Meet will try its best to help foster these kind of projects, especially after the event itself, as a part of giving back to the community but also as a way for the general public to get involved, to participate and learn.
Moving on from here, I’ll be consolidating the presentations/solutions provided by the teams and to liaise with the individual non-government organisations on how best they want to proceed with their projects. Once settled we’ll probably have more frequent Brunei Geek Meets with some days particularly catering for hack days or specific projects.
So if you’re interested in helping out, do get in touch by
As part of Brunei Geek Meet’s Data Hackathon
This is essentially an intro to Vagrant and an intro to Docker slide decks combined into one. These slides were prepared for GDG DevFest 2014 but was cancelled last minute. Best not let the slides go to waste.
Is that a Vagrant in your Computer? (Using Vagrant to set up your environment)
Computer Whaling (Using Docker to set up your environment)
I’ve heard complaints that DST, one of the Brunei mobile telcos, rip people off with regards to charging for data. Let’s see if that’s true.
And I’ve come up with this spreadsheet.
On a cursory glance, it seems that
Hope to do more in-depth look soon