Vishnu K.S

I am currently working remotely as a software engineer for Kandra Labs (creators of Zulip open source project). All the code I write is open source and can be accessed here.

Contact

Projects

  • diff.blog - A platform to discover and follow amazing developer blogs.
  • Zulip server - Team chat built for productivity. 100% FOSS, run on-prem or in the cloud.
  • Peerdium - Decentralized P2P publishing platform built using browser cache and torrents. Featured on front page of HackerNews. #4 product of the day on ProductHunt.
  • Wikifeedia - Newsfeed for Wikipedia that makes it easy to find and read interesting articles.

Open source and community

University

  • Bachelors in Information Technology (2013 - 2017) from Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad.
  • I started Hack In The North, one of the largest student hackathons in India.
  • I was the the overall coordinator of Geekhaven, the organization responsible for running the technical activities in University. During this time (2015 - 2016) I managed the working of 7 sub divisions of the organization with over 14 coordintors and 40 members.
  • I was in charge of events during the 2nd Technical Fest of University. I created, scheduled and coordinated over 25 events during the fest.

Talks

  • What I learned from contributing to open source. (Slides)
  • The art of open source. (Slides)