BarCamp Bangalore

BarCamp Bangalore 5, Winter Edition

All preparations for BarCampBangalore 5, Winter Edition are going at extreme speed. This time, participation in the organizing committee has been more than three times the previous teams. Its great to have so many people willing to participate and make this event the most happening BarCamp in the world.We had our first planning meeting around 14 October and the main…

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Photography

Canon Rebel XT

After a serious research and hunting for a cost effective camera, I zeroed in on the Nikon D40 earlier. However, after a little more research and analysis I decided to go for the Rebel XT, the EOS series Digital SLR from Canon. This is a 8 MegaPixel camera which came with 18-55 MM lens Kit. I will not speak more…

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Computer, Personal

Buying my Mac

As I mentioned in my earlier post, I was serious about the Mac this time when I came to the US. As per my itinerary, I would be in Kansas City on the 26 October when Leopard would be launched by Apple ­čÖé For the first time, I would be traveling when something is being launched by Apple. On the…

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Bangalore

BangaloreIT.In – A new look

On the 17 October, I, along with Arun, Saurabh, Prasanth along with few others was invited to meet Mr.Vidyashankar, Secretary to Government of Karnataka, India for an introduction and Q&A of the new version of BangaloreIT.In, a mega event showcasing Information Technology, Bio-Technology and Science & Technology event organized by Karnataka Government every year during November.We were given an appointment…

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Computer, Personal, Photography

iMac and Nikon D40

Apple Mac Notebook For a long time now, I have been really raving for a Mac Book. Earlier, when I got my Acer, was seriously thinking of picking up this dream machine, but it was not able to afford. Now, I think I am very serious about this machine and I am seriously thinking of picking up very soon. The…

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OpenCoffeeClub

OCC New Format

OCC Bangalore has had a good reception from many Entrepreneurs in Bangalore. Ramji and Vaibhav have put in lot of energy to get this group going and I am happy that they are doing an excellent job. When we last met, we discussed that this group should have more focus in the meets and there should be a better format.…

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BarCamp Bangalore

BCB 5 Planning

Today, we had the first meeting for BarCamp Bangalore (BCB) 5 which will happen end of November/beginning of December. I should confess that it was a great way to start with around 20 enthusiasts willing to be part of the group of Planners and take this forward. We had loads of discussions, arguments and debates on the format of the…

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NGO, RuralIndia, SocietyForward

BCT – Visit Report

On the 19 September, I visited Bhagavatula Charitable Trust, a Not-for-Profit organization who’s vision is “To transform 100 villages in 3 mandalas, viz. Yellamanchilli, Atchyutapuram and Rambilli of Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh into model villages in such a way that all able bodied persons are gainfully employed, that substantive improvements in the state of literacy, health and economic sustenance take…

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Personal, Scorpio Maintenance

Car Wash in Bangalore

After coming back from my trip to Vizag, was on hunt to see if there was any decent Car Wash available in Bangalore (other than the traditional water cleaning shed’s). My search was successful after my friend told me that she has seen a car wash center. I decided to check this place and went on a Saturday morning. The…

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