Laurence Putra Franslay
Laurence is a hacker who organises the region's largest all geek event, GeekcampSG, and is particularly passionate in the fields of Distributed Systems and Computer Security. In his free time, he hacks out tools to solve his personal pain points, including Instasyncer. More about him over at Geeksphere.net.
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Should organisers own IP rights to hackathon products?

Should organisers own IP rights to hackathon products?

FEATURES, TECHNOLOGY, WORLD | 17 Nov, 2014

Are hackathons solution to expensive engineers? How correct are these organisers to demand IP rights to the products made in their hackathon? 

NUS is back with STePS

NUS is back with STePS

SINGAPORE, TECHNOLOGY | 14 Nov, 2013

Many companies complain that it's difficult to hire good engineers in Singapore. STePs, an effort by NUS, will showcase the work of the future engineers 

Response to TIA's article on talent shortage

Response to TIA's article on talent shortage

NEWS, SINGAPORE | 08 Oct, 2013

Laurence Putra Franslay, a hacker at BillPin, responds to Derrick Ko's thought that there is no talent pipeline in Singapore 

PyCon SG is here for the first time ever

PyCon SG is here for the first time ever

NEWS, SINGAPORE | 20 May, 2013

PyCon SG will showcase talks, lightning talks and startup booths, all relating to Python, organized as a community effort by Python developers in Singapore. 

Should sponsors own IP rights to hackathon outputs?

Should sponsors own IP rights to hackathon outputs?

NEWS, SINGAPORE | 08 Jan, 2013

Who owns the intellectual property of products borne out of hackathons and other similar collaborative efforts? Should it be the developers? The sponsor? The organizer? 

Hush, sharing thoughts with friends anonymously

Hush, sharing thoughts with friends anonymously

NEWS, SINGAPORE | 20 Nov, 2012

Hush is an anonymous social sharing website that has grown to over 750 users in three weeks. 

Are our geeks underpaid?

Are our geeks underpaid?

NEWS, SINGAPORE | 13 Sep, 2012

Is there a shortage of developer talent in Singapore? Are local companies not willing to pay top dollar, such that local techies end up looking for work abroad? Here are a few tips in finding and hiring good pr... Read More

Join HackerspaceSG and hack for the community

Join HackerspaceSG and hack for the community

NEWS, SINGAPORE | 13 Sep, 2012

Why did HackerspaceSG organise Hackdo? 

The future of Singapore's Geekdom

The future of Singapore's Geekdom

NEWS, SINGAPORE | 27 Aug, 2012

During a panel discussion on entrepreneurship organised by StartupRootsSG earlier this year, Shirley Wong from TNF Ventures said that "there are no hardcore developers in Singapore" at HackerSpaceSG. 

A debrief on PHP meetup Singapore focusing on PHP that scales

A debrief on PHP meetup Singapore focusing on PHP that scales

NEWS, SINGAPORE | 15 Jul, 2012

The July edition of PHP Meetup was held at Hub Singapore, and featured three speakers - myself, Timothée Groleau (Software Engineer at mig33), and Sam Mauris Yong, a very young but highly motivated geek. It w... Read More