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Archive for September, 2008.

Stop terrorists from hacking into your company computers with AirTight networks?

In a report titled “Wi-Fi networks extremely vulnerable to terror attacks,” the Economic Times points out that:   The recent incident involving US national Kenneth Haywood, whose Internet Protocol (IP) address was allegedly used to send the terror e-mail prior to the Ahmedabad serial blasts, should be regarded as a wake up call. While this […]

Pune buzzing with tech activity this weekend (20 Sept)

This is going to be a very active weekend for tech activities in Pune. The big gorilla is of course, PHPCamp, the day long unconference for PHP enthusiasts on Saturday. With 700+ registrations from all over India (and indeed from other countries too), it promises to be a huge event even if just one third […]

PHPCamp Pune will be huge – Sept 20

What: PHPCamp is a barcamp for PHP enthusiasts from all over the country. When: Saturday September 20, 2008 Where: Persistent Systems Pvt. Ltd., Plot No. 9A/12, CTS No. 12A/12, Erandwana, Near Padale Palace (Opp Sharda Center), Pune, Maharashtra 411 004 Registration: This event is free for all. Register here. Website: http://phpcamp.org PHPCamp is a ad-hoc gathering for […]

How to write a research paper – Seminar on Sept 20

What: Seminar on how to write a good research paper, by Dr. Neeran Karnik, Symantec Research Labs When: Saturday September 20, 2008 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm Where: Pune Institute of Computer Technology, Satara Road, Pune, Maharashtra Registration: This even is free for all, and no registration is required This is intended to be a basic introduction […]

Software Freedom Day – Sept 21

What: Software Freedom Day – Celebrating GNU/Linux, PHP, etc. When: Sunday September 21, 2008 from 11:00am – 3:00pm Where: Bhaskaracharya Pratisthan 56/14, Damle Path, off Law College Road, Erandavane, Pune, 411 004. Pune, Maharashtra Program : 1) Installation Demo: Fedora, Ubuntu, Open SuSE, Mandriva. 2) Install Fest: Bring your machine, we will install GNU/Linux on […]

Geek Night – Usability Design with Abhijit Thosar

Update: Here is Aman King’s article on this event. What:Geek Night – ThoughtWorks Pune is proud to host Abhijit Thosar – Usability Guru Date/Time: Saturday, September 20, 2pm – 4pm Venue: GF-01 & MZ-01, Tower C, Panchshil Tech Park, Yerwada, Pune Pune, Maharashtra 411006 Registration: This event is free for all, but please register here […]

Nominate yourself for Innovations 2009 conference

Innovations is an yearly conference that tries to showcase the best innovations in any field in India. It is organized by the IIT Bombay Alumni Association of Pune and will be held on January 10 and 11, 2009 at Persistent Systems, Pune. The last date for submissions is 30th September, so if you have done […]

How (and why) to bootstrap your own startup

I am liveblogging the Pune OpenCoffee Club saturday meetup, where we are discussing how to bootstrap your startup. We have invited three speakers who have experience with both bootstrapping a startup and VC funding: Anand Soman, Tarun Malaviya,  and Shridhar Shukla.  The following is a quick-n-dirty capture of some of the discussion that happened. This is not intended […]

Pune significantly trails other cities in number of developers?

Bhavin Turakhia of Directi believes that the biggest challenge facing a small startup in India today is the avaiability of talent. To get a feel for which city has the best pool of developers, he and his team did some keyword searches on top job sites and have published their findings on Bhavin’s blog. The results are […]

PMI Pune meeting – “Production Support” and “Earned Value Management”

PMI Pune Deccan-India Chapter is pleased to invite you for interesting and thought provoking seminars on: Production Support – a Value proposition to Organizations by Mr. Prabhu K.B. Earned Value Management – Challenges in Implementing EVM in IT organizations by Mr. Alok Khandelwal Venue: Cummins Auditorium, Pune Shramik Patrakar Sangh, 193 Navi Peth, Ganjwe Chowk, […]