Home » Archive for August 2013

The best way to stay in touch with PuneTech and associated activities is to subscribe and receive most recent updates in your email inbox or via RSS. And, if you are looking for special interest groups, Click here. See our About Page to find out more about what PuneTech is.

Like to chat with PuneTech's founder? Connect now!

Archive for August, 2013.

Event Report of @GhoseB’s 2-Day Clojure workshop – by @SwaroopCH

Last weekend BG aka @ghoseb conducted a 2-day free Clojure workshop – which was “sold out” and many people had to be disappointed. Swaroop C H (who is famous for many things, one of which is A Byte of Python a free online book that has helped many people learn Python), was apparently in town, […]

Turing100 Lecture: Talk on Life & Work of 2008 Turing Award Recipient Barbara Liskov

In 2008, Barbara Liskov was given the Turning Award for contributions to practical and theoretical foundations of programming language and system design, especially related to data abstraction, fault tolerance, and distributed computing. Ajay Deshpande, Chief Architect at Persistent Systems will give a talk on the life and work of Barbara Liskov, on 31st August, from […]

Credenz’13 : 3-day tech fest at PICT College 30 Aug-1 Sept

Credenz is the annual technical symposium organised by the PICT IEEE Student Branch. With 4000+ students from 50 different colleges attending, it is one of the top student tech fests, not only in the city, but in the country too. Credenz this year will be from 30 August to 1st September. From the Credenz website: […]

11 Tech/Startup Events in Pune this weekend

If you’re not subscribed to the PuneTech Calendar, you might not have realized that this weekend is packed with tech and/or startup events in Pune – 11, in fact. Unless otherwise specified, these events are free and open to anybody who’s interested in attending. A few are paid events, and this is clearly mentioned below. […]

Opinion: Pune’s IT industry must focus on electronic design (ESDM) – Gouri Agtey Athale

Gouri Agtey Athale has an interesting article in the Pune Mirror pointing out that following the success of the “animation and gaming” niche sector, the IT industry in Pune should start focusing on other niche sectors – for example electronic design. Excerpts: [The] niche area of animation and gaming has worked out for Pune the […]

Free 2-Day Intensive Clojure Workshop – 24-25 Aug

the Pune Clojure User Group is organizing an intensive 2-day workshop on Clojure – on 24-25 August. The workshop is designed for programmers who have been using imperative programming languages so far and will give them a solid foundation in Functional Programming, Clojure & the Lisp-way. The course is completely free of charge thanks to […]