Hi! I am Aditya from Vienna [carpediem on gimp IRC]. Currently I am pursuing my bachelor’s thesis in Deep Learning at TU Wien. I am interested in software, operating systems and AI. Travel, hiking and swimming occupy rest of the time.
I started with Linux ~7 years ago when my Windows desktop failed to boot because of a
curious experiment accident with system32 files. Looking back at that moment, I am glad for the few hours of initial pain which was worth several years of sanity. Since then I have been working with Linux as the primary platform. I like Open Source Software because it’s much more fun to break and fix something, which really helps understand what’s happening in the machine. I used to like C/ C++ quite a bit, but you can probably throw any language and I am happy to learn it.
Google Summer Of Code
I got selected for Google Summer of Code 2018 program as part of GNOME. A big thanks to my mentors, Felipe Borges and Christian Kellner for giving me this chance.
My project aims to implement the power panel in gnome-usage, which would inform users about how various hardware components and software applications are consuming power over different time periods. The major objectives include:
- Develop the infrastructure to determine and evaluate power consumption
- Develop D-Bus API for accessing the data from shared library
- Implement front-end panel for displaying data in Usage
I hope this project represents a solid contribution to the community. Looking forward to a great summer with GNOME!