Wednesday, October 13, 2010

TechMeets - First Edition

[cross - posted on my tech blog as well ]
A TechMeet is going to happen this saturday - The goal of the techmeet is to discuss and learn new trends,technologies,programming languages,new DBs, virtually anything thats new in the software programming world.
Here are the details:

Saturday 16th Oct - 10am onwards (2 to 2.5 hours)

At Thoughtworks Chennai Office 
RR Tower 5, Level 2, Rishabh Info Park, 33 A Developed Plots, Thiru Vi Ka Industrial Estate, Ekkatuthangal, Guindy
Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600032
044 4395 3500

What are the topics:

Building Applications using  Cloud Computing Platforms by  OrangeScape Tech Team (

MongoDB - A NoSQL database by Vagmi Mudumbai (

How can you help. 
1. Please let us know whether you will be coming
2. Please spread the word (hashtag #techmeets)
3. Please add your questions on either (or both) topics at:

No registration required. You can just show up. But knowing how many people will be there will help us in terms of logistics. You can write to dorait[at]imorph[dot]com for any other questions that you may have.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Alternatives to windows media player

This is worth trying out - MoreAmp is a Audio player, transcoder and cd ripper - runs on windows and mac as welll.

SoX is  the Swiss Army knife of sound processing programs- but they run only from the command line.