Having operated in the open source consulting and solutions space for more than a decade, Shrenik is passionate about taking computing to the grass-root level to enable the myriad possibilities that shall blossom thereafter. His key focus areas and current endeavours are aligned with the computer literacy goals of the National Digital Literacy Mission and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan initiatives of the Govt. of India.

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Extend lifetime of old hardware

Many Linux distributions as well as open source packages can run quite well on old machines. Schools are always short of funds to afford the latest hardware. But the upgrades in software require hardware upgrades to deliver a good experience. Newer software versions require an upgrade or replacement of old hardware, despite them being in…

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Affordable computing at student homes

More the time spent practising at a computer, better is the usage skill. Unfortunately, computer usage skill is measured as the ability to run some popular proprietary software even today. Not every student has access to a sufficiently powerful computer to run such software. As schools across the country include computer skills in the curriculum, parents feel compelled to…