PHUKET: Software Park Phuket has announced the October schedule for its Tech Talk series of free computer and information technology seminars:
October 7. “Google Application for an organization”, by Phikun Programming. Thai presentation with Thai slides, no translation.
October 14. “Ubuntu: The operating system. Home user version”, by Prof Takeshi of Prince of Songkla University Phuket. English presentation with English slides, no translation.
October 21. “Joomla! Extension Development”, speaker yet to be confirmed. Information about Joomla! website content management system development.
October 28. “Developing a perfect website using Drupal (CMS)”, by Phuket School. Thai presentation with English slides, Q&A session in Thai and English.
Tech Talk coordinator Dr Rattana Wetprasit said the series has become increasing popular with the Phuket IT community.
Early events mostly featured speakers from Software Park Phuket tenants and “incubatees”, but now more and more software firms, Internet service providers and academic institutes are getting involved, she said.
Well-known bakery owner and Windows expert Woody Leonhard had the following to say about last Thursday’s session by Phuket School:
“I attended the meeting last night, about Facebook, and it was very useful. So useful that we now have a new Facebook page for the bakery.”
In other IT news, the Software Industry Promotion Agency (SIPA) has announced it will host the 2010 gathering of the Asian Software Alliance 2010 at the Merlin Beach Resort in Patong on October 7 and 8.
Some 200 software industry experts and programmers are expected to attend the important networking event, which will feature exhibitions of Google’s Android and Apple’s iPhone technology.
— Stephen Michael Fein