Archive for March, 2008

Mapunity: Mobile Applications, Social Technology and Social Networking.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

When: 24th March 2008, 6:30 to 9 PM.

What: Mapunity: Mobile Applications, Social Technology and Social Networking, by Dr. Ashwin Mahesh.

Dr Ashwin Mahesh is Chief Executive Officer and one of the co-founders of Mapunity, incubated at NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore. He is also a co-founder of the public affairs magazine India Together, and a consultant to the Administrative Reforms Commission of the Central government. This year, he is on the visiting faculty at IIM, researching and teaching the re-invention of government through policy and implementation.

In this talk, Ashwin will focus on social technology, its potential to address key problems, and the spin-off commercial advantages of this focus. He will show some of the application spaces for Mapunity technology, discuss the social networking platform the company is building, and a few of the directions in which technology development could go in the future. He will also share some of Mapunity’s experience in creating and growing a startup in the mode of a ‘research lab’ rather than a product or services organisation.

Demo: Mapunity Mobile Applications by Pradeep BV.

Cost: Free. Register here.

Nokia India Pvt Ltd.,
#2A, Jupiter block,
Auditorium room , 3rd floor
Sarjapur Marathahalli Ring Road,
Bangalore - 560 017
Ph: 40159000,

Directions: Download the map here.

Forum Nokia

Forum Nokia Code Camps

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Forum Nokia (one of our recently announced sponsors) is organizing code camps in Bangalore about widgets and flashlite, which might of very good use to the developer community.Here is the blurb about the event from the site.
Forum Nokia proudly brings to you:

The Forum Nokia Code Camps are specially organized for developers in APAC. You can immediately start coding during the camp and upload your innovative application to MOSH to win the exclusive Code Camp Goodie Bags! During the camp, you’ll be overloaded with how-to tutorials, intensive discussion with our Code Camp leaders, plus hands-on experience with coding mobile applications yourself.

Click here for the Widgets Code Camp Agenda. Click here for the FlashLite Code Camp Agenda.

Don’t stop after the camp, continue to learn at Forum Nokia Lobby ( ) that has blogs, discussion boards, Wiki and much more.

More about it here