Fedora Activity Day (Security), Pune

Fedora Activity Day(theme: Security) was conducted on Nov 1, 2014 at Red Hat, Pune. The event was of more relevance to Security folks as the idea was to triage the bugs related to Security in fedora. PJP started with a brief introduction to security and shared the link to security related bugs on irc #fedora-india. There were in total 8-9 folks who joined the FAD this time. Everyone started with Bug Triaging and there was a parallel scoreboard maintained on…

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PyCon India, Bangalore 2014

PyCon India 2014 was scheduled on 25-27 September, 2014(different date) but the same venue(Nimhans Convention Center, Bangalore) as last year with nearly the same booths, some new sponsors but larger and a more interactive crowd. It was fairly an enjoyable experience at PyCon India 2014 and felt awesome to be identified as a speaker again this year. I traveled to Bangalore a day before the Workshop day at PyCon as I had to take a workshop on “Test your web application…

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Fedora Activity Day, Pune 2014

Fedora Activity Day was held on 23 August, 2014 at Red Hat, Pune. This was the first Fedora event that I attended ever. The room where the event was planned was good enough for 20-25 people to have an interactive session. I walked to the event around 10 a.m and looked like people settled an hour before. I had no idea about FAD and its proceedings, so I spent the initial few hours looking around what people are upto and…

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Deccan Ruby Conf, Pune 2014

The first edition of Deccan Ruby conference, Pune was held on 19 July, 2014 at Hyatt Regency, Pune. Their tag line “होऊ दे!” somewhere related to having fun. By the time I reached, keynote had already started. Being the regular practice of any conference, registrations were accompanied with name stickers, badges(of Josh) and T-shirts. The day started off well with interactions in the first tea break right after the keynote. The arrangements were done well in coordination with Hyatt and you could…

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Food at Pune

Pune offers you a variety of food which is more of a humble offering to set your mood right or has a food option that goes with your mood. There are a lot of food joints in the city which are really old and serve a kind of food. Check out some of the interesting food items at Pune in the list below 😉 I hope to explore more and add to this page.. The never ending connection with food..…

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Global Service Jam, 2014

This time the dedicated 48 hours to save the world were from 7-9 March, 2014. Its been exactly a month now, I attended the jam. The event kicked off around 1800 hrs on Friday(7 March) with interactions via the same old ice-breaker game. Ice- breaker is interesting though but I find it boring now because I have been to ThoughtWorks, Pune a couple of times and I wasn’t amazed when I turned out to be the highest scorer in the…

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International Women’s Day, 2014

A women in her lifetime.. creates, nurtures and transforms! Women’s Day celebrations have never been so exciting. Celebrations started a day before March 8 at my office. Most of the ladies were clad in a sari as we decided on the same theme. A warm welcome with a bouquet of flowers made each women feel special. The event kicked off with some motivational videos including one by Kiran Bedi [Video] followed by a presentation which covered some of the common…

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Close Up 2013

Time flies.. is usually what people talk of on yearly events but in reality when you look back and retrospect, you see your foot steps and none was flying then, rather you remember the times you struggled through. 2013 was a memorable year, full of happy and sad moments.. As we get ready to turn the page to 2014, I would like to write a little about this wonderful year. The year kicked off silently with a new work place…

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Global Sustainability Jam, Pune

Humankind has evolved over time and each step with technology has diminished the natural environment and led to environmental degradation. Look around and think how long will the resources last. A healthy environment is a necessity for survival. I spared one weekend(22-24 November, 2013) for Global Sustainability Jam at ThoughtWorks, Pune. At the jam, I met people from different backgrounds(someone was a lawyer, other working for an NGO and engineers of course) where each one had turned up for a…

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Rails Girls + vodQA at ThoughtWorks, Pune

Knowledge should be for all, not just for the few. ThoughtWorks believes in sharing and invites you to events like Rails Girls, vodQA and more. If one finds an interesting upcoming event to be held at ThoughtWorks, Pune, I feel one should not miss the chance to be there for a day. The events conducted by them are fun-filled and knowledge-sharing, wouldn’t you like to have fun while sharing knowledge? The work area at ThoughtWorks adds to everything that happens…

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