BarCampMumbai3 & BlogCampMumbaiStyle

Ok, here goes the 3rd barcamp of Mumbai & this time blogcamp was plugged along with it.It was a good camp, i would call it a great success.I gave a tiny talk on security related issues for those who maintain thier own installations of blogs.More photos available @

BarCampPune4 a big bang success!!!

So here ends the 4th BarCamp of Pune, the theme this time was "Love for technology" inspired by the valentines day :)We saw a good crowd of real geeks this time. Low on talks about web2.0 bubble or ERship and very high on technical stuff. Thats what Pune loves.I'd put in this way: Pune "The city of geeks" Ooh! I'm too tired to write more, check these links for all you want to know.Photos: http://barcamppune.blogspo

Back to Camping…

Here we are, organizing the 4th BarCamp of Pune The team is little bit twisted this time, some oldies might not be physically available,Atul & Anand shifted to USDibya is on the run againKarthik is now in BangaloreBut no worries, I'm here with Kiran & Tarun. With few good people supporting like Anil & Ketan we'll be surely having a lot of fun.See you there @

Where are we heading mister (bar)Camper

So finally I reached SJMSOM by 1130hrs & saw that my talk was scheduled at 1400hrs. Tarun created a good base before I reached by the catchy "gabbar" statement for my topic.Was an OK experience all together but was sorry to see the missing punch of BarCamps. All the topics of the day were circling around "start-ups" & "web2.0" (Except a very few). Is this BarCamp actually meant for? It would be great to see more variety of topics in future BarCamps

Once a (Bar)Camper, always a camper

Very true!Attended MashupCamp yesterday in Pune & here I'm on my way to BarCampMumbai2.Thought of trying the alternate mode of commute to Mumbai & hopped on "Deccan Queen" in the morning at about 0715. Man! this is a nice train. Much comfortable than Volvo travel to Mumbai.And above all, I'm connected. Thanks to Reliance data card, speed sucks but connectivity rocks :)I hope to reach event venue by 1100hrs. Already informed Tarun to book my slot for the t

SkillsCamp @ Pune [Live Blogging]

0930: Good morning!, Here we are with yet another BarCamp. This one is specialized into training & video casting of tutorials.0945: People are still coming. Not a very big crowd though. Now this is the actual crowd who comes for Camp & not for the free t-shirt. This time we have not kept any free t-shirts :)1000: Freeman has put up the story board & speakers posted there timings. I'll be speaking @ 1200. Freeman is about to start the intro session .101...

Yet another successful BarCamp

Here we are organizing the third sequel of BarCamp in PuneA deferred live report :)0845: Reached Persistent Tower. As I entered the building the first thing I noticed was Kiran running around managing posters. This guy was the man behind the success of BarCampPune3.0850: Started the day, managed a few posters & then moved to check registration desk @ 7th floor. Few volunteers were already there. Had the first look at the T-shirts which flew in from Bangalo