Mentoring Lessons Learnt From Code/Word/Play

By now, you must have read Pratik Saurav’s fantastic recap of the event Code/Word/Play. If not, go over to this link and check it out. I think that you will find that if you didn’t attend it, you missed out on a good time! But I didn’t miss out. I was there. As a part …

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Shadowfax Code Wars Hack Diary

Now that was an amazing weekend! Yes, I am talking about the Shadowfax ‘Code Wars’ hack. The 24-hour hack was awesome with all the ideas flowing in and not to mention the great food and music. So, a round of applause to all who made it a great hackathon.

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Great ideas from the GreytHR hackathon

Another weekend, another hack. That’s how we roll at Venturesity. This time it was for Greytip Software: a 24 hour hack to find the best talent. Their hospitality added with tasty food and entertainment proved that time flies when we have fun.

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A Techy Tuesday evening at DATA NERDS LEARNUP

Informative talks, a few questions, some pepping pizza slices, some chilling out with drinks and voila! We have a perfect recipe for a perfect learnup camp.Who knew even after a tiring Tuesday’s work the masses would make a learnup camp so happening! AppLift, an international team of dedicated technology enthusiasts, passionate about mobile and advertising …

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My First Learn Up Experience – A Confession!

Last Thursday (September 10th), I was sitting in my office a bit disappointed. My weekend plans were shot to hell and I had nothing to do. Should I work on some of my myriad pet projects that I had in the offing? No. Not quite in the mood I browsed through the Venturesity website to …

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Computer Programming Learnup Review

“When the middle is well and good, the past is repaired and the future is prepared.” That’s what happened during this past weekend, i.e., on 11th July in our Fundamentals Of Computing Learnup. Participants, mostly consisting of college students and working employees, started arriving at the venue around 10 a.m. Kartik and yours truly took …

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Learning Resources For Big Data: Part 3

This is third in the series of blog posts related to learning materials centered around Big Data. So far, we have dealt with some of the necessary mathematical tools required in the data scientist’s arsenal. We have also talked about some of the software used by the discerning analyst. In this post, we will teach …

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Learning Resources For Big Data: Part 2

This is second in the series of blog posts related to learning materials centered around Big Data. Our first post dealt with some mathematical tools related to Machine Learning. This second post focuses on the essential tools in the Data scientist’s toolbox: the R programming language, Matlab, Python, SAS and Julia.  So you have learned …

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Learning Resources For Big Data: Part 1

This is first in a series of blog posts related to some basic learning materials centered around Big Data. This first post focuses on the basic mathematical tools that everyone should know if they want to work in this domain. Big Data. It’s all the rage now. And for good reason too. It is estimated …

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Why you should attend our LearnUp?

  It’s all about learning and building a network. That’s why many developers attend hackathons. But if you don’t have time for one, or you just want a flavor of what it’s like, you could do no better than to attend one of our learnups.   You know what a learnup is (if you don’t, …

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Learnup Review

What were you doing this past weekend? Hanging out with friends at some mall? Or doing something more productive like hanging out with new friends at our learnup? On Saturday, 13th June (Thank god it was not Friday the 13th!), we kicked off our new innovation: the learnup. In three cities. Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune. …

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A learnup? What’s that?

So, you’ve heard about hackathons. You might even know somebody who has attended one. But you still hold reservations. Can you work through the weekend? Are the problem statements interesting? Can you really learn from them? To answer these questions and more, we’ve introduced a new concept: the learnup. At learnups, you will find the …

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