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Archive for November, 2012.

CSI Conference: Big Data and Analytics – Dec 8

Big Data has a Billion Dollar market and expected to create 4.4 Million IT jobs globally by 2015. This Big Data conference is a step-by-step guide on critical aspects that the IT professionals and students must know. The take-away from the conference will be 360 degree overview on technologies and applications in Big Data domain. […]

Call For Speakers: WordCamp Pune 2013 (WordPress Developers)

(Update: This event has been postponed to 23/24 February. See updated details below.) Word Camp is a gathering of all the WordPress lovers in Pune on 23rd & 24th of February, 2013. It is organized by the WPoets, Span Shah, and volunteers from students of Modern College, where developers, designers, bloggers and casual users can […]

Turing100 Event Report: Work of Butler Lampson – Systems

(This is a live-blog of Neeran Karnik‘s talk on Butler Lampson, as part of the Turing100 Lecture Series happening at Persistent. Since it is being typed during the talk, please forgive the typos and bad structuring of the article. This article is also very incomplete.) Butler Lampson has contributions in a wide area of computer […]

Sanitation Hackathon – Pune Dec 1-2

The Sanitation Hackathon challenges programmers to develop innovative software solutions that address real-world problems in sanitation. In December 1-2 2012, technologists will team up with sanitation subject experts in an intensive marathon to find innovative solutions to challenges facing the sanitation sector. The event, organized by the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program in partnership […]

Turing100 Lecture: Butler Lampson – Systems, Security, Verification and more – Nov 24

In 1992, Butler Lampson received the Turing award in for his contributions to the development of distributed, personal computing environments and the technology for their implementation: workstations, networks, operating systems, programming systems, displays, security and document publishing. On Saturday, 24th November, Neeran Karnik, Senior Architect at BMC Software, will give a talk about Butler Lampson’s […]

BioCrats – Life Sciences & Software Conference – 7 Dec

BioCrats is a Persistent Systems’ initiative with an aim to build a vibrant scientific community in the field of life sciences by connecting, sharing and moving on basis of exchanging ideas. ‘BioCrats Connect’ Convention is a half day interactive session, bringing together leading industrialists, scholars and academicians. It’s a platform to interact and discuss science, […]

PuneConnect 2012 application date extended to 19 Nov

Since this is Diwali Week, and people are on vacation, we have received a number of requests to extend the deadline for submission. The deadline has now been extended until end of day, Monday, 19th November. For details of how and what to submit, see the Submit A Proposal page at PuneConnect.com. For more information […]

Pune’s HelpShift (Infinitely Beta) gets $3.25 million funding

Pune company Helpshift (previously known as Infinitely Beta), which is focusing on helping mobile app developers do better customer service, has received $3.25 million in funding from True Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners. According to TechCrunch Last year, Abinash Tripathy and Baishampayan Ghose founded Helpshift to address what they perceived to be a significantly underserved […]

PuneConnect 2012: An event to connect Pune Startups to Enterprises – 1 Dec

After the huge success of PuneConnect 2011, we are back again with PuneConnect 2012, a mega event for Pune startups to showcase their products and services to the world at large, and specifically to larger companies in Pune. PuneConnect 2012 will be on 1st December 2012, and the idea behind the event is to allow […]