Soldering basics workshop

We had our first Soldering basics workshop on Sunday 5th February, 2017. The hands-on session was conducted by Pooja. I was eager to meet all the participants. As we were setting the place for the workshop, Brinda walked in with her kids. She had trouble registering her son Arjun for the workshop, however, she was…

PyLadies Pune February meetup

When the makerspace was launched, PyLadies Pune group was among the first to receive invitations to conduct their meetups as I have been a member from August 2016. I am glad they took the offer and we had the most fun session, thanks to the microbits – tiny computing devices aimed at children, packed with…

Pune Kernel Meetup – The Beginning

It started when Amit Shah pinged Sid a few weeks ago and expressed interest in starting regular meetups of the Linux kernel contributors and enthusiasts in Pune. There apparently used to be such a thing in the past, but there was never enough momentum to keep it going. When Sid told him about us, the…

See you at PyCon Pune 2017

A lot has been happening since we showed ourselves to the world. We opened on New Years day and welcomed everyone over to visit us for free all of January. A number of people came in and expressed interest, hopefully many more will join and use the space to create and work on interesting things….

The making of the makerspace

The idea of a co-working space has always been on my mind and in our “business ideas” as a family, alongside the washing school cafe. The plan was never formalised because we didn’t really want to be just-another-office. As a result, it remained just an abstract idea until recently. One day in September, Sid returned…