This [internet] technology will be helpful, to get information easily.
In that way it will make clear what is truth, what is reality and what
is false propaganda. I think that provided each individual
uses their own intelligence or mind to investigate further,
this technology should be very useful.
I think technology may have some benefits for a smart brain,
but [it has] no capacity to produce
— His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama
In today's environment, hoarding knowledge ultimately erodes your power.
If you know somthing very important, the way to get power is by actually sharing it
— Joseph L. Badaracco
Sometimes creativity just means the daily work of helping others to see a problem in a different way."
— Joseph L. Badaracco
About this site
What is here?
TibetanGeeks.Com was created by
with the idea that it will be a meeting place for all Tibetans
and friends interested in technology, to share information and dreams.
It is inspired by
vision that Tibetans will be educated in the modern world,
and that science and technology will be part of that education,
as well as being part of the ongoing
dialogue about Buddhism
All information on this site is guided by
mostly in McLeod Ganj but also world-wide.
Every effort is made to represent current interests,
as given in daily conversations, mailing list posts, the
websites they are creating,
All opinions and mistakes on this site are from the Injie who currently maintains it while
in McLeod Ganj,
this site is dedicated to ...
many thanks to ...
this site is now searched with
this site is built with ...
geek alert! how this site is made
The code used to make this site tries to follow world-recognized
so that it will play nicely in all web browsers,
be easy to maintain,
and be ready for the future.
(Amost) no tables were used, or sentient beings harmed,
in the construction of these pages.
The page layout is made mostly with
All code is gradually being updated to
The navigation roll-overs and any pop-out menus
are also made with html and css.
SSI (server-side includes) are used for things
like navigation, headers and footers that
repeat on all pages.
All apps on the site are made with PHP, and some
use a MySQL database.
The core home-grown app that makes this site:
The technology is changing so quickly, that all resources for this site
need to be easy to create and update.
So everything is maintained on a file-system level as text.
All is edited in the wicked fast
The links pages are made with a
written in php,
and a couple of
csv files are
and automatically converted by the app to html pages, which are then
exported to this site with wget.
A couple of home-grown shell scripts do filename conversions.
Most information pages are just in text files and posted directly.
When the urge for some "prettiness" overwhelms,
html pages are made with a big use of
in which the
is fully included as well, so that people can save individual pages.
Simplest is often best!