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Archive for June, 2009.

Tech-Ed Roadshow from Pune (Microsoft Technologies) User Group – 20th June

What: A full-day event by the Pune (Microsoft Technologies) User Group (PUG) on the latest technologies from Microsoft When: Saturday, 20th June, 9:00am-5:30pm Where: International Convention Centre, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune – 411016 Registration and Fees: This event is free for all. Register here. Details: Image via CrunchBase Tech-Ed On Road brings you the very […]

“wh[0x01] WildHack Contest” for articles/video/code related to cyber security by null.co.in

Null.co.in, Pune’s network security community for hackers, security professionals, security enthusiasts, and in fact anyone related to IT for whom security matters (ahem: if you are in IT, and security does not matter to you, you should really not be in IT, should you?) is holding a month long contest for the best security related […]

PuneChips: Weekly round-up of Semiconductor/EDA News

(This is a roundup of last week’s semiconductor/EDA industry news by Abhijit Athavale founder/editor of PuneChips – Pune’s forum for the semiconductor industry. For more information about PuneChips see the PuneTech wiki profile of PuneChips) Image via Wikipedia This is my first attempt at sending out a digest of Semi/EDA news from last week. I […]

PMI Monthly Meet: “Work life balance” & “Best practices for MS Project” – 13 June

What: Monthly meeting of PMI Pune, featuring two talks: one on the importance of security in global delivery projects, and another an introduction to Banking and Financial Domain When: Saturday, 13 June, 10am to 12:30pm Where: Pune Shramik Patrakar Sangh, Cummins Auditorium, 193 Navi Peth, Ganjwe Chowk, Near Alka Talkies, Garware bridge Registration and Fees: […]

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 […]

Breakfast with TiE: My Story by Narendra Barhate of SEED Infotech – 11 June

What: A talk by Narendra Barhate of SEED Infotech, and an informal get-together with entrepreneurs from The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Pune When: Thursday, 11th June, 8:30am to 9:30am Where: PYC Hindu Gymkhana, Near Deccan Gymkhana, Bhandarkar Road, Pune Registration and Fees: Anybody can attend. The event is free for TiE members, and Rs. 50 for […]

PuneChips Editor’s Blog: PuneChips Inaugural Event

Last week, Abhijit Abhyankar, country head of Rambus India spoke at the inaugural event of the PuneChips forum for semiconductor/EDA professionals in Pune. The presentation was packed with lots of information generated a healthy amount of discussion during and after. Abhijit mentioned falling productivity and increasing power consumption as the two most important industry challenges, and therein lie the opportunities. Due to progressively declining geometries, number of transistors per chip has exploded, creating all sorts of new challenges. Conventional problem solving approaches are not working and radically different methodologies are required.

Event packed weekend in Pune: Proto volunteers, tweetup, Android, much more – 6th June

This weekend promises to be very hectic for techies in Pune with at least 6 events planned. If you did not know about at least 4 of them, you have not been paying attention – PuneTech has already written about the tweet-up (6:30pm), the Marathi localization meeting (6pm), the presentation on Google Android, and the […]

Adding FUEL to the Marathi Localization Fire: PLUG Meeting – June 6

FUEL (Frequently Used Entries for Localization) is an open source project for streamlining the process of translating open source software into regional languages like Hindi and Marathi. We’ve had two major FUEL Marathi meetings recently – one in the GNUnify conference, and later in the Indlinux conference. Based on this, the Pune Linux Users Group […]

India’s largest tweet-up: Will Pune break its own record? (#ptu2)

Image via CrunchBase The Pune Tweetup is back. Back in February, when we had the first one, organizers Bhavya, Purva and others had organized it on CCD on FC Road, assuming that “a few” people will turn up. A staggering 62 showed up , and managed to squeeze into CCD (that number is confirmed – […]