Organizing a Hackathon

We are trying to organize a hackthon at office in this month. Thinking around this has been going on for a while and finally decided to pick a month where people will be available and release pressure will be moderate and then work backwards to arrive at a schedule. As usual, we need to be…

Its Been A While

I just noticed that my blog was dormant for a while.  I’m not sure about the reasons.  It could be that I moved to MBP and I was really missing Windows Live Writer. Oh!! Boy, I really fell in love with that little application that Microsoft gave away for free.  It was just a breeze to publish…

Never Say Good Bye

We parted our ways yesterday He came to me 9 years back.  He was a family since then. You were like this when I got you… He took me to places.  We made our own roads. He saved me from road rages, accidents.. He came with me for Tsunami Relief work.  He was happy to…

Introducing IWM at NMAMIT

NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte held an International Level Conference on “Computer Architecture, Networking and Applications” (IC-CANA 2011) at Mangalore on 7th and 8th January, in association with Penn State University, Harrisburg USA. The conference was co-sponsored by Nitte University, Nitte Education Trust, ISTE, NewDelhi. CSI Division-V (E&R), VTU Belgaum, TCS, EMC, Veriguide and Robosoft…

Technical Writing and Cloud Computing

One of my technical writers asked me how they can leverage cloud computing.  Interesting thought!!!. From a developers perspective, we have been talking about cloud as a development and testing resource.  For eg.  I can easily scale up my resources using the cloud environment if I need to run a scalability test.  In the past,…

Did You Share Yourself Today?

I have been reading Times Life.  The theme for today was sharing. A few of the captions particularly caught my attention as I myself believe in that.  The author was trying to convey the message that not having enough money to donate is not a reason to hold back on sharing.  You get the meaning…

ACM India Launch

I was attending ACM India Launch at Taj Residency today.   ACM India was formally announced today though ACM India was active for over 3 years now.  The program started with a brief introduction by Dr. Anand Deshpande. Co-Chair, ACM India, Prof Dame Wendy Hall, FRS. President, ACM  and Dr. John White CEO, ACM.  Dr. Rick…