Friday Hacks #69, April 4

This friday, we have a talk by Melvin from Hoiio about optimal algorithms. See you there! Date/Time: Friday, April 4th at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, Universit... Read More

Friday Hacks #68, March 28

This friday, we have a talk by the awesome Beng Eu about he built NUSMods. See you there! (Also, a little birdie tells us that Jeff Moss might be attending FH this week :)) Date... Read More

Friday Hacks #67, March 21

This friday, we have a talk by Lee Chun Munn from Institute of Systems Science about what’s new in Java 8. See you there! Date/Time: Friday, March 21th at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Edu... Read More

Friday Hacks #66, March 14

This friday, we have a talk by Chia Yuan from DSO National Laboratories. See you there! Date/Time: Friday, March 14th at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University... Read More

Friday Hacks #65, March 7

This friday, we’ll be having a Project Intern themed Friday Hacks! We’ll have two speakers this week! We’ll have a talk by Rahij on the work he did while at Groupon, followed ... Read More

Friday Hacks #64, Feb 21

This Friday, we have a talk by Indra from SimplerCloud. See you! Date/Time: Friday, February 21st at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town; Map: http://g... Read More

NUS Hackers Facebook Group!

We’ve just started a new NUS Hackers Facebook Group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/465345730232669/ The purpose of this new group is similar to our existing Google Group (gr... Read More

Friday Hacks #62, Feb 7

This week, we have a talk by Alex Teo from D’Crypt. Do note the change in venue, it’s back at UTown again! See you there Date/Time: Friday, February 7th at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Ed... Read More

How to win a Hackathon

Camillus Cai was part of the 3 person team that won Hack&Roll 2013, and later a part of the 4 person team that won 3rd place in PenApps Fall 2013, the largest student hackat... Read More

Friday Hacks #59, Nov 15

Project Show & Tell It’s the last Friday Hacks of the semester! There are no talks planned today but we would like to invite you to show us all the cool stuff you have don... Read More

Friday Hacks #58, Nov 8

This week we have Lee Chuk Munn. Date/Time: Friday, November 8 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M Sign up here: htt... Read More

Friday Hacks #57, Nov 1

This week we have Giovanni Casinelli. Date/Time: Friday, November 1 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M Sign up here... Read More

Friday Hacks #56, Oct 25

This week we have Nick Jachowski and Lin Zhihao. Date/Time: Friday, October 25 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M S... Read More

Friday Hacks #54, Oct 11

This week we have Fazli Sapuan and Fazli Sapuan. Followed by talk(s) which are hopefully A.I. themed (maybe), and then a series of ad-hoc lightning talks by members of the commu... Read More

Friday Hacks #53, Oct 4

This week we have Cedric Chin and Divyanshu Arora. Date/Time: Friday, October 4 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M S... Read More

Friday Hacks #48, Apr 19

This week we have Kelvin Yeung and Miha Ciglar. Date/Time: Friday, April 19 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M Sign... Read More

Friday Hacks #47, Apr 12

This week we have Gaurav Chandrashekar. Date/Time: Friday, April 12 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M Sign up here... Read More

Friday Hacks #46, Apr 5

This week we have Dr Yiqun Hu and Alvin Jiang from PayPal Singapore R&D Lab. Dr Hu will be sharing with us an interesting research done on sound. Following that, Alvin will ... Read More

Friday Hacks #45, Mar 22

This week we have Dr Michael Brown and Melvin Zhang. These talks are suited for everyone! So come and listen to them! Date/Time: Friday, March 22 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education... Read More

Guest Post #1 NUSMorge

In the spirit of hacking, we’re starting a new series of posts exposing some of the projects made during the hack&roll. NUSMorge is a timetable merger, built on top of the B... Read More

Friday Hacks #44, Mar 15

This week, we will be adding a twist to our regular Friday Hacks. Instead of the regular talks by speakers, we’ll just be having a hacking session. You are more than welcome t... Read More

Friday Hacks #43, Mar 8

This week we have Nick Jachowski and Derrick Ko. Nick will be sharing with us his work on an open-source wireless sensor network which utilizes the Arduino platform. Derrick w... Read More

Friday Hacks #42, Feb 22

This week we have Cristobal Viedma and Amarnath Ravikumar, who will share with us on building a web architecture that scales, and design patterns in Drupal respectively. Anyone ... Read More

Friday Hacks #41, Feb 15

This week we have Wong Yi, who will share with us on game programming. Anyone who is interested in this field, or is curious about game programming should definitely come for th... Read More

Friday Hacks #40, Feb 8

This week we have Michael Rawlinson, who will share with us the job prospects in the UK. Those interested in the Interactive Entertainment Industry should definitely come for th... Read More

hackerschool by NUS Hackers

Following the success of last semester’s workshops, we’re happy to announce the return of hackerschool this semester. The goal is the same: to teach tech skills in an easy manne... Read More

Friday Hacks #37, Jan 18

Welcome back! Please note that we're shifting Friday Hacks to University Town's ERC, SR2 this semester. Also, we will start at 6:30pm, with pizza served first! :) This week we ... Read More

Friday Hacks #33, Oct 19

This week we have Associate Professor Lonce Wyse on the WebAudio API, and Shawn Tan on an introduction to LaTeX. Please sign up at http://bit.ly/friday-hacks Location: COM1 SR... Read More

New Semester ahead :)

After an awesome holiday that saw brilliant hacks by many of our members, including MODIVLE, NUSMods, and NUS Next Bus, we are now looking to restart our activities in the comin... Read More

Hack & Roll coming up!

NUS Hackers is organising the “Hack n Roll’ 24-Hour Hackathon, the first-ever student organized hackathon in NUS. If you want to have a fun, educational weekend at the Start of... Read More

Building NUS CORS Instant

Rollen Gomes is a recently graduated NUS student. Here, he talks about the nuscors.com, an instant search for CORS built on top of the Unofficial CORS API. A couple weeks ago N... Read More

linuxNUS Workshop series

linuxNUS is planning for the next semester! linuxNUS is an organisation to promote the use of Free and Open Source Software in NUS and Singapore. We have been organising Hackfe... Read More

Intro to Nokia Qt C++ Framework

Developing a portable application has never been an easy task, be it a browser-based service or a fanciful desktop application. With emergence of many frameworks for developin... Read More

linuxNUS @ HackerspaceSG Christmas party

From HackerspaceSG Christmas party Facebook page We are 1 month old, and we're celebrating it by throwing ourselves a Christmas Party! This event is similar to our open house pa... Read More

Singapore Open Source News on ZDNet

A piece about Open Source trends in Singapore, which is part of a roundup on Open Source in Asia. And some snippets from Red Hat CEO’s recent address at SIM . Good to see Open... Read More

Mibbit gets blocked by Freenode

If any of you use mibbit to access freenode, you should already know by now that Freenode blocks Mibbit. Until the ban is lifted, you may wish to access #linuxnus using the web... Read More

Write in C. A developer song.

A brilliant song about.. well.. writing in C. Enjoy! PS. Does anyone have the lyrics to this? Update: Thanks to tan_ce and Nixxy’s comments below, here are the lyrics! <... Read More

Poster poster posts post-post post!

(Sorry about the title.) With the linuxNUS LXDE talk coming up, the linuxNUS Team has gone on a poster posting spree. Do keep a look out for our pretty LXDE poster around NUS! A... Read More

Non Sequitur

So … I am somewhat relieved that I managed to install OpenSUSE 11.0 on my laptop, in a separate partition, just the way Linux should be run. It wasn’t accepting any sort of Ub... Read More

Sun Tech Days 2009

This comes a bit late.. but if anyone is going for Sun Tech Days 2009, please post in this thread Wink Nothing like hanging out with your linuxNUS buddies :) Interested in goin... Read More

Singapore supports Ubuntu!

  We all know the ubuntu logo looks like: 3 arcs forming a circle. It looks like a Singapore organisation may actually be supportive of Ubuntu: Oh let’s email them to ... Read More

The Desktop Flaunt (!)

Hi, this is Yuen Hoe here, and I’m supposed to be kicking off this new monthly desktop screeny thing. So the basic idea is simple, every month we’ll be having a Linux box over t... Read More

UNIX Usage Tips

The IBM developerWorks articles are a great resource for anyone who’s into the world of development. We saw some recently that dealt with tips and tricks for working on the comm... Read More

MMU Visit

On 20 Mar, linuxNUS played host to a group of 12 students from the Multimedia University (MMU) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The MMU students were mainly IT undergraduates, and ha... Read More

Open Source Voices in Singapore

You know, you hear a lot about “open source” these days, and if you’ve ever wondered how the Open Source community in Singapore is doing, here’s a handy tip, check out Planet LU... Read More

Social Gathering on Tuesday, 9 Oct!

Wee~ It’s been a busy week with midterms and all, hope everybody’s been doing well? We’re pleased to announce our first social meetup session next Tuesday, 9 Oct, at 6pm , at ... Read More

Things you miss on #linuxNUS

We like strategy games.. ChanServ MODE +o rey rey KICK elfgoh - rey <rey> so fun <ramkumar> lol <rey> long time nv hijack irc channel liao <tianyao... Read More

Strange stats

Was just checking out our Google Analytics stats the other day and found a very interesting trend. Second to Singapore (of course), the highest number of incoming visitors to ou... Read More

Good Luck For the Exams!

It’s 2 more weeks to the exams, and everyone is furiously mugging (I hope…). Good luck everyone! May everyone pass with flying colours! In other news, the room (SOC1-03-19) is ... Read More