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Can Orkut/Facebook kill Flickr?

Vibhushan Wagmare, co-founder of Pune-based MQuotient, wonders whether a slight addition to photo album features of social networking sites like Facebook and Orkut could kill photo sharing websites like Flickr and Picasa.

Ignite Pune: Speak for 5 minutes on anything you’re passionate about – 19 Jun

ThoughtWorks hosts the first edition of Ignite Pune! Imagine you’re on stage. You have 5 minutes, 20 slides advancing every 15 seconds. What is the passionate topic that you would talk about? On June 19, 2009, 6:00 PM at ThoughtWorks Pune, YOU can have that stage. Any topic that you think is interesting is welcome […]

Find collaborators at IdeaCamp Pune 2: 17 Jan

Are you passionate about some idea, but don’t know enough like-minded people to partner with to give life to the idea? Are you an enthusiast of one domain looking for an someone with skills in another domain to implement a pet project? Do you want smart, energetic people to brainstorm with about how best to […]

IdeaCampPune – a Report

These are the quick-n-dirty notes that I took during IdeaCampPune. (Actually, they are my live-tweets of the event.) I’ve tried to include relevant links where I could find them. Generally, I think it went rather well. The organizers had stopped registration after 80 entries (there were a bunch of other people who wanted to get […]

A Vision for e-Governance in Pune

In an earlier article, I wrote about how Pune now has a CIO, who is pushing various initiatives to make Pune the city with the best use of technology for governance. At my request, Dr. Anupam Saraph, the CIO of Pune, has written two articles about this aspect of his work. The first one is […]

PMC vision for the future needs your help

Pune now has has a CIO – whose job it is to guide all use of information technology related to PMC. This includes external facing services like property tax payments, marriage/birth/death registration, and also internal use of IT like MIS and ERP. Dr. Anupam Saraph, who has been appointed the CIO of PMC, is an […]

IdeaCampPune, 17th May, at Persistent

IdeaCampPune has been moved to 17th May, and now has a venue – no surprise that Persistent has graciously offered Bhageerath (their office at Senapati Bapat Road) as the venue. For more details see the IdeaCampPune wiki.

IdeaCampPune – 17 May

When – 17th May 2008 (Updated!) Where – “Aryabhatta”, Persistent, Nal Stop (Up-Updated) BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees. As per the BarCamp rule, there are no spectators, only participants. […]