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Archive for January, 2011.

Pune Rails Drinkup: Ruby-on-Rails tech talks over (free) drinks

The Pune Rails Meetup Group invites all enthusiasts of Ruby-on-Rails for their second “Drink Up” event. Gautam Rege writes: This time we have a technical drink-up. We shall have 1 or 2 technical sessions followed by networking. Thanks to IntelleCap for sponsoring this meetup entirely! Venue: Boat Club Agenda: We have 2 technical talks of […]

TiE Pune Event: My Story with Lila Poonawala

TiE Pune invites everyone to a “My Story” session with Lila Poonawala, where she will share her insights, experiences and opinions on her climb up the corporate ladder, the challenges she met and what it takes to be successful. The event is on 28th January at 6:30pm, on the 5th floor, Wing A, of the […]

Call for Speakers – IndicThreads Conference on Software Quality

Pune’s http://IndicThreads.com, which organizes various conferences in Pune every year, has just put out a call for submissions for their 2nd Conference On Software Quality to be held on 25th and 26th March 2011 in Pune. The conference will focus on software quality & testing. Here are some suggested topics: Automation Testing Performance Engineering Component […]

PuneCleanTech Event: “BioEnergy” – The Complete Energy Solution for India – 29 Jan

PuneCleanTech and VentureCenter present a talk on BioEnergy – the complete energy solution for tropical countries, including India, by Santosh Gondhalekar, Director, Gangotree Eco Technologies. The increasing demand and decreasing supply of fossil fuels, has resulted in increasing market price of Petrol, Diesel, LPG, Kerosene, Furnace Oil etc., in last couple of years. The situation […]

TechVista 2011: Microsoft Research’s Annual Showcase Event – Jan 21

Microsoft Research’s Showcase Event, open for anyone to attend, featuring talks by Rich Rashid, Mathai Joseph; and cutting-edge demos from Microsoft Research Labs Worldwide.

TechWeekend LiveBlog: NoSQL + Database in the Cloud #tw6

This is a quick-and-dirty live-blog of TechWeekend 6 on NoSQL and Databases in the Cloud. First, I (Navin Kabra) gave an overview of NoSQL systems. Since I was talking, I wasn’t able to live-blog it. When not to use NoSQL Next, Dhananjay Nene talked about when to not use NoSQL. Main points: People know SQL. […]

8 Tech Events in Pune over the next few days

There are 6 tech events tomorrow, and another couple of events a few days after: databases, cleantech, wikipedia, outsourcing, astronomy, and agile

Talk about your work at Pune’s GNUnify open source conference – CFP open

Every year since 2003, Pune has been hosting GNUnify, a major open source conference, organized by the Pune Linux Users Group and SICSR (Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research). It attracts a number of students and professionals, not just from all over India, but also other parts of the world. It’s a two day […]

Enhance Education: Pune Based startup focusing on Tablet-based education

Enhance Education (the new startup of founders Akshat Shrivastava and Arun Prabhudesai) is focusing on “tablet” computers (i.e. like iPad, but cheaper) as a primary feature of their eLearning platform that they hope will be used by colleges all over India to significantly improve the education provided to students / trainees. They are partnering with […]

TechWeekend 6 (#tw6): NoSQL and Databases In the Cloud – 15 Jan

TechWeekend Pune and Microsoft present #TW6, a deep-dive into the world of databases in the cloud – NoSQL, SQL Azure, MongoDB, Redis and more. On Saturday, January 15, from 10am to 1pm. As you’re aware, TechWeekend is a monthly series of lectures/discussions on technical topics. It happens on the third Saturday of every month, at […]