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Secure Online Voting is Possible. This is How

By Neil Chaudhuri on October 13, 2020

The right to vote is sacred. It’s essential to live in a free society and to pick a winner on The Voice. Unfortunately, the right to vote is under attack worldwide, and bad actors have used tech to do it. Russia interfered with the Brexit referendum in the UK and with elections there, Ukraine, France, and famously here in the United States, even still as I write this, by hacking voting machines and voter registration databases and manipulating social media.

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Black Lives Matter

By Neil Chaudhuri on June 20, 2020

Black Lives Matter. While we at Vidya have made it very clear that diversity in tech has always been a priority and that we have zero tolerance for racism, I am sorry it took so long for me to state those words in this space. I am sorry it took the murder of Breonna Taylor in her sleep in her home when police executed a no-knock warrant without any announcement or any regard for the black lives inside.

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Highlights from CRMSDC Leaders and Legends

By Neil Chaudhuri on November 1, 2019

On October 3, I was lucky enough to represent Vidya at the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) Leaders & Legends Awards ceremony at MGM National Harbor, where we received an award as a Top 100 Minority-Owned Business (MBE) and a nomination for 2019 Supplier of the Year in our class. It was an amazing night with great food and drink, celebrities like Roland Martin and Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), and most importantly, an opportunity to meet the most successful minority business owners in the DC area.

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Welcoming CRMSDC

By Neil Chaudhuri on August 10, 2019

I am very proud to announce that the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) has certified Vidya as a Minority Business Enterprise. At Vidya, we have been very privileged to deliver high-quality software to a wide array of commercial and government clients using exciting technology while promoting lean principles, agile software development, and diversity in software engineering. The best part about it? It’s been fun! Doing great work and contributing to the community–whether writing on our blog, answering questions on Stack Overflow, contributing to open-source on GitHub, speaking at conferences, and even posting video tutorials on YouTube –have been the most rewarding professional experience of my life.

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