Archive for the ‘Pune City’ category.
This is an example of effective use of technology in public life in Pune. Sakaal Times reports that first-time corporator Rajendra Gorde, is using SMS to not only stay in touch with his constituents but also to provide them with useful information. Excerpt: Rajabhau, as he is popularly known, has created a personal data-bank of [...]
How can we improve students and industry collaboration on innovative projects? (Answer & win prizes)
Update: The contest is over (but the discussion can still continue!) Abhay Patil, who judged the contest, had this comment about the contenst: On behalf of IITB Alumni Association (Pune Chapter) – organizers of Innovations 2010 – let me thank PuneTech and it’s members for this set of insightful, passionate and well articulated responses. You [...]
(This post gives an overview of a new initiative by the Pune Drupal Community to increase Drupal awareness amongst Pune college students. It was originally posted on drupal.org by Dipen Chaudhary and is reposted here for wider dissemination.) Overview Click on the logo to see all PuneTech posts about Drupal. Image via Wikipedia In the [...]
(This is a guest post by Sanskriti Menon, who is a Programme Diretor, at the Center for Environment Education, Pune. PMC is now not only allowing citizens to suggest additions to the local budgets, but the form can be filled online (and that is why this item does belong to PuneTech.) The what, why and [...]
An analysis of who are the top twitter users in Pune – according to twitter grader, twitter friends, twitter lists, and a bunch of other criteria – by Dhananjay Nene
Unmesh Mayekar urges the community to start a series on PuneTech where everyday problems (plaguing Pune) are taken and an attempt is made to address them using technology.
Hundreds of B.E. (Computer Science) students who graduated in 2009 are now idle for a few months because their job offers have been deferred by their future employers. What is a potentially nasty psychological and social problem can easily be converted into a win-win situation for everybody concerned if people in the industry come forward [...]
“Branding your IP: A mantra to global success” and “Hi-Technology Marketing” – a Pune OpenCoffee Club meeting for Pune Startups to understand branding and marketing
According to news reports today, Pune based Tech Mahindra has won the Satyam bid. Here is the coverage in The Economic Times “Tech Mahindra wins bid for Satyam Computers” Image via Wikipedia The other rivals in the race were L&T InfoTech and the American billionaire Wilbur Ross. This news is already being covered in great [...]
Following in the footsteps of such respected media houses as the BBC and the Guardian, PuneTech yesterday played an April Fools’ Day prank on its readers. Click here if you cannot see the video above. It’s different from yesterday’s news clip. We claimed that Pune is expecting growth in revenues in spite of the recession, [...]