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Open Labs offers: free WordPress basics training

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WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by over 16.7% of Alexa Internet’s “top 1 million” websites and as of August 2011 manages 22% of all new websites. WordPress is currently the most popular blogging system in use on the Internet. As of December 2011, version 3.0 had been downloaded over 65 million times.

Here at Open Labs we are committed on information and knowledge sharing. That’s why we are offering free seminars focused on the basics of WordPress. This means that all you need to know about starting your own website will be presented from Ermal during the 2 hour seminars.

Important:
-you need to register here if you are willing to be one of the 20 participants. (Registrations are closed due to the high numbers of registrants we had so far)
-you need to have your laptop or just make an email (info@openlabs.cc) if u don’t have one.

Where: Open Labs (Rr. Nikolla Lena 100, Tirane)
Day 1: 15.12.2012 @ 15.00
Day 2: 22.12.2012 @ 15.00
Day 3: 12.01.2013 @ 15.00
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Address: Nikolla Llena, Nr. 100, Tirana, Albania

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Event links: krokodili.com
kliko.al
digjitale.com

Monthly Meetup: presenting Kliko.al

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Open Labs prezanton Kliko.al poster

As you might already know every month we have a meetup that takes place the last Friday of the month. Due to the celebrations for the national celebrations of Albania we thought to make it one week laters in order to make it easier for all of you to attend the event.

For this month we present you www.kliko.al.
What is kliko.al? Kliko.al is a website where you can find all the events of the city of Tirana (mainly) in one place. Why we decided to go for it? We really like to promote local initiatives based on entrepreneurship and focused on technology and create for them opportunities that promote these initiatives. In addition some of the creators of the website are also Open Labs members, so why not?

Where: Open Labs (Rr. Nikolla Lena 100, Tirane)
When: 7.12.2012 @ 19.00
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Event links: kliko.al event, Facebook event, Google+

Projecting: Eric Topol and the wireless future of medicine

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TED ne Shqip te merkurave ne Open Labs 121114

Eric Topol says we’ll soon use our smartphones to monitor our vital signs and chronic conditions. At TEDMED, he highlights several of the most important wireless devices in medicine’s future — all helping to keep more of us out of hospital beds.
Don’t miss the third TED talk translated in Albanian by Sokol Dollani, an Open Labs member.

When
Wednesday 14.11.2012 @ 19.30

Links
Facebook event, Google, Hackerspaces.org

Where
Open Labs: Nikolla Lena, Nr. 100, Tirana, Albania

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Erik Topoli thotë se së shpejti do të përdorim telefonat inteligjentë për të monitoruar shenjat tona jetësore dhe gjendjet kronike. Në TEDMED, ai numeron disa nga pajisjet më të rëndësishme pa tel në të ardhmen e mjekësisë — të gjitha duke na ndihmuar të rrimë jashtë shtretërve spitalorë.

Michael Anti: Behind the Great Firewall of China

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TED ne Shqip te merkurave Open Labs 121107The second TED talk translated from Open Labs members in Albanian focuses on the big firewall of China.

Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) has been blogging from China for 12 years. Despite the control the central government has over the Internet — “All the servers are in Beijing” — he says that hundreds of millions of microbloggers are in fact creating the first national public sphere in the country’s history, and shifting the balance of power in unexpected ways.
Don’t miss this inspirational and informative TED talk in Albanian.

When
Wednesday 07.11.2012 @ 19.30

Links
Facebook event, Google+, Hackerspaces.org

Where
Open Labs: Nikolla Lena, Nr. 100, Tirana, Albania

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Presenting our first TED Talk translation in Albanian

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TED ne Shqip te merkurave ne Open Labs edicioni 121031Proud announcement: the first translation of a TED talk in Albanian implemented from an Open Lab-er is on air. We will celebrate this with a special projection and free pop-corn this Wednesday. As always if you want to be a member of the translation team don’t hesitate to contact us.
See you there!

A big thank you to Besnik Bleta for his help and support and congrats to Sokol Dollani for his work!

When
Wednesday 31.10.2012 @ 19.30

Links
Facebook event, Google+, Hackerspaces.org

Where
Open Labs: Nikolla Llena, Nr. 100, Tirana, Albania

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