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Event: 75-year celebration for Prof. Mathai Joseph, and talk by Pankaj Jalote on Research in Engineering

ACM-India (Association for Computing Machinery) And CSI-Pune (Computer Society of India Pune Chapter) invites you for an event to felicitate Prof. Mathai Joseph on his 75th birthday. 16th June, 4pm, at Persistent Systems, SB Road. With a distinguished career that spans industry (TRDDC) and academia (TIFR, University of Warwick), Mathai is among the few who […]

>@PersistentSys acquires Pune-based Mobile Search and Ad firm @HoopzPlanetInfo

Persistent Systems has announced that it has acquired Pune-based Hoopz. What does Hoopz do? It allows users of mobile to see “interesting” information without having to specifically search for it. Based on whatever keywords happen to be in the content you’re currently viewing on the mobile, whether it is in an app, or a document, […]

Turing100 Lecture: Leslie Lamport by Madhavan Mukund; Skilling for SMAC by Anand Deshpande

Persistent System presents a talk on the life and work of Turing Award Winner Leslie Lamport, on 28 June, 2pm to 5pm, at the Dewang Mehta Auditorium, Persistent, SB Road. In March 2014, Leslie Lamport was named the 2013 winner of the Alan Turing Award of the Association for Computing Machinery(ACM), widely regarded as the […]

Turing100 Lecture: Talk on the Life and work of Edsger Dijkstra

Persistent System presents a talk on the life and work of Turing Award Winner Edsger Dijkstra, on 22 March, 2pm to 5pm, at the Dewang Mehta Auditorium, Persistent, SB Road. In 1972, Edsger Dijkstra was given the Turing Award for fundamental contributions to programming as a high, intellectual challenge; for eloquent insistence and practical demonstration […]

@PersistentSys acquires @CloudSquads – Pune/California based enterprise social media startup

Pune’s Persistent Systems has just acquired CloudSquads, a Pune and San Francisco based startup that builds social apps for the enterprise market. After cloud-computing and mobile, the new hottest trend in the industry is SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud), and CloudSquads is smack in the middle of this trend. CloudSquads builds products that help […]

Turing100 Lecture: Talk on the Life and work of Andrew Chi-Chih Yao

In 2000, Andrew Chi-Chih Yao was given the Turing Award In recognition of his fundamental contributions to the theory of computation, including the complexity-based theory of pseudorandom number generation, cryptography, and communication complexity. For more details of his work, see the Turing Awards website Jaikumar Radhakrishnan, of TIFR will talk about “Combinatorial Limits on Efficient […]

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 […]

Turing100 Lecture: Talk on Ken Thompson & Dennis Ritchie (creators of Unix)

In 1983, Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie were given the Turing Award “for their development of generic operating systems theory and specifically for the implementation of the UNIX operating system.” Prof. T.M. Vijayaraman will give a talk on the life and work of Thompson and Ritchie, and the history of Unix, on 27th July, from […]

Event Report: Transforming and Scaling Education – D.B. Phatak

(This is a live-blog of the talk D.B. Phatak gave at Grand Finale event of the Turing100 Lecture Series titled “Rethinking Education – Transforming and Scaling the Learning Model”. Note, this is a live blog, so please excuse the fact that it is unstructured, incomplete, and might contain errors. Note: this talk is being live-cast […]

Turing100 Lecture: Rethinking Education by D.B. Phatak – 29 June

As a grand finale for the Turing100 Lecture Series that was held all year at Persistent, this time, there is a talk on “Re-thinking Education – Transforming and Scaling the Learning Model” by Padmashree Prof. D.B. Phatak of IIT-Bombay. The event is free for everyone to attend. Register here About the Turing Awards The Turing […]