I talked about Productivity, GTD, and Pomodoro at Barcamp Bangalore 10. It was a fun interactive session which is always the best feature of a Barcamp audience.
I had a great time at BCB8. Even though I had ranted previously on the tech focus this time, the planners made it clear that all topics are welcome and Barcampers kept the same familiar atmosphere going. To be honest, I don't go to Barcamp for the sessions per se, it is mainly for the … Continue reading Barcamp Bangalore 8
I quickly (read as "hastily") put together this short presentation for a discussion session at the upcoming Barcamp. The question is "With the advent of cloud computing, cloud databases, RIAs, APIs, etc., are web developers and their frameworks evolving and keeping up with the times?" Are WebDevs and their Frameworks keeping up with the times?View … Continue reading Let's talk about future of webapp development at BCB8
The weekend before last, BarCamp Bangalore 7 was held. The session that I was most looking forward to was the 'cycling to work' session initiated by Pradeep B V (of MapUnity fame). What made the session interesting was that people were asked to cycle to IIMB and showcase their bicycles in an outdoor session, and … Continue reading Cycling To Work at Barcamp Bangalore 7
Day 2 of Barcamp Bangalore No. 6 (Apr 20 Sun) started off on a pleasant note because I just had to stop and admire the greenery of the IIMB campus. Had an impromptu discussion on development on Nokia Phones with Ashwin and another person who worked in Nokia. Surprised to hear that it costs so … Continue reading Barcamp Bangalore 6 Day 2
For the uninitiated, Barcamp is an "unconference" which means its a place where people meet, but all the usual rules of a conference do not apply (hence the 'un'). The best part about any conference is usually the hallway crowds where people say hi and end up engaging in some of the most passionate discussions. … Continue reading Barcamp Bangalore 6 Day 1
One fine day, I was running by myself. It was a few weeks before Barcamp Bangalore 5. I got an idea that I should talk about a non-techie topic at Barcamp since I've been giving tech talks for the past few years and I wanted a change of pace. I brainstormed many ideas on the … Continue reading Why You Should Run