MozRetreat’18 – a recap

Last week I joined a cohort of 43 people from 12 countries in the beautiful city of Eindhoven, Netherlands for MozRetreat! We were a team of friends, partners, network members, Mozilla staff and first-time collaborators to become festival wranglers and shape the design of the MozFest program. I was invited because of my continued involvement... Continue Reading →

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LibrePlanet 2018

I attended LibrePlanet 2018 in Boston last week. Thank you to Free Software Foundation & Outreachy, I received a travel grant to attend this event because of my participation in Outreachy last year. LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation for free software enthusiasts and anyone who cares about the intersection of technology... Continue Reading →

Web tracking – An overview

In the wake of the Facebook scandal where all of us are concerned and debating over the rise of online privacy, here is an attempt to explain how web tracking works in a nutshell. What is web tracking? Web tracking is the practice by which websites identify and collect information about users, generally in the... Continue Reading →

WebRTC – behind the browser

In this blog post I shall discuss how WebRTC works in the browser. Here is the full blog series. The browser abstracts most of the WebRTC complexity behind three primary JavaScript APIs: MediaStream: acquisition of audio and video streams RTCPeerConnection: communication of audio and video data RTCDataChannel: communication of arbitrary application data Connections between two peers... Continue Reading →

WebRTC – architecture & protocols

In this blog post I shall discuss the architecture & protocols powering WebRTC. This blog series is for my upcoming WebRTC workshop at the Web Summer Camp, Croatia 2017. While WebRTC has greatly simplified real time communication on the web through the browser, it's background comprises of a collection of standards, protocols, and JavaScript APIs! The power of... Continue Reading →

WebRTC – a detailed history

The Past The need to connect virtually and have video conferences and communications on the web has been around for a while. In the past, Flash was one of the popular ways to achieve this. The alternate to this was plug-ins or an installable application on the PC. From a user's perspective, all these methods... Continue Reading →

Web of Things – Peer to Peer Web

At the end of this month, I am attending the Web Summer Camp at Rovinj, Croatia and I would be running a half-day workshop on 01.09.2017 about Web of Things - Peer to Peer Web. Here is a little abstract about the workshop: The web today is a growing universe. Over the years, web technologies... Continue Reading →

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