Palo Alto, California, United States
AMIT GUD Writing Profile
Objective: To continue the hobby of technical and non-technical writing.
PUBLICATIONS / POSITIONS
* Authored 171-page research report entitled “Smart Card Technologies & Markets
Worldwide”, published by CT, USA based Business Communication Inc.
More here: http://www.bccresearch.com/comm/G100X.html
* Contributing Editor for Asia-Pacific region of Card Technology magazine, NY,
* Published article(s) in:
- Card Technology, a NY, US-based magazine focused on ID card systems
- English Zone, a Tokyo-based English learner's magazine
- Muzzle Blasts, a IN, US-based community magazine for Muzzle and Rifle
- Publisher's Auxiliary, a MO, US-based community newspaper for the
newspaper publishers www.nna.org/PubAux/PubAux.htm
- Vision Magazine, a CA, US-based health and environment magazine
- FundNexus.com (formerly Fundxchange.com), a UK-based e-zine on
- Briefme.com, a website reviewing portal. [PUBLICATION CLOSED]
- Miniword, a Tokyo-based English learner's magazine. [PUBLICATION
- PlanetExpat.com, a HK-based e-zine for expatriates. [PUBLICATION
- The Indian Express
- Mid-Day www.mid-day.com
* Bachelor of Engineering (B.E. Computers) from University of Pune 69.47%.
* Stood 5th in the class of 140 - First Class with Distinction.
Linux : Kernel-space/user-space Programming
Databases : Basics of Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft Access and GDBM.
Servers : Apache, Samba and Sendmail.
Operating Systems: Linux and Windows 9x/2K/Me/XP.
GUI Programming: VB6, basics of GTK+ and Qt.
* 3rd prize at IIT Techfest Competition, Mumbai for project “Remotely
* Abhinandan Shah Memorial Computer Excellence Award 2004 by Rotary Club of
PROJECTS & SEMINARS UNDERTAKEN
* [LINUX KERNEL] Elastic Quota File System (EQFS) - maximizes user space
utilization on the server.
* [NETWORKS] Wi-Fi enabled embedded web server for Defense Research &
Development Organization, Pune.
* [REAL-TIME] Remotely controlling household devices.
* [VB APPLICATION] An application for managing Nokia handsets.
* [REAL-TIME] Worked on a GPS project for fleet tracking using GPS.
* Seminar on Cryptographic File System using Smart Cards.
* [NETWORKS] FTP client in VB6 as a part of Third year syllabus.
* Porting EQFS to 2.6.x kernel space
* Developing a clustered file system prototype for CS department of college.
* Libfad – generic framework for file-as-a-directory support in VFS.
* Social work - works with NGOs like Sanmati Bal Niketan and Masum.
* Music - trying hard to learn guitar and synthesizer.
* Organized technical symposium, TeXplosion 2k3.
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
* Member of IEEE. Membership No.: 41585251
* Member of Pune Linux User’s Group (PLUG)
Interests: Technical, non fiction, news, analysis, world affairs, lifestyle
Published writer: Yes