Sunday, July 29, 2007

Making your Session Popular

Now the session is on making your blog popular from Umesh Gopinath.

Photos taken at my session on podcast

The photos taken during my session on podcasting at the Bloggers' Collective.

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Session on Photo Blogging

Session from Arun on photo blogging.

  • Challenges on Photo Blogging
  • Photo blogs that people follow
  • Description about Photo Blogging from various people
  • How Arun terms a photo blog
  • What Arun writes in his photo blog
  • Issues while posting blog entries (scheduling posts)
  • Service Providers that allow you to schedule posts
  • Other works done to bring traffic for the site

Searchable Blogs - KISS

Hi all

The current session that was over was Searchable Blogs - Kiss by Thejesh.

Does the Metro Blogging Work

This is a post lunch session. The talk is on whether the metro blogging works in bangalore.

Sessions on Blogging

This morning, I'm attending the sessions on blogs:

  • First was my session on podcasts. Tools that can be used while doing a podcast on mobiles.
  • Mobile Blogging
  • Corporate Blogging
  • Examples of Corporate Blogs

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Podcasts from Barcamp

Hi all

Some of the music entertainments that we had today in the evening at barcamp are uploaded in my podcast blog. Click here to visit my podcast blog.

Session on Buffer Overflows

The next session is on buffer overflows:


Some takeaways from the post lunch session on equities:

  • What is an equity?
  • What is an IPO?
  • When to hold some shares?
  • Some monetary and non-monetary benifits on investing in equities.
  • Risks in investing in equities.
  • Types of risks
  • How to overcome these risks?
  • Investing in different formats.
  • Necessary papers for Mutual Funds and Demat Accounts.
  • When to buy mutual funds
  • How to select funds

Session on Equities

This is a post lunch session. The session is on equities.

Friday, July 27, 2007

Photos from Barcamp Bangalore 2007

Updates from the session on blogging and podcasting

The first session was on podcasting:

  • Creating podcasts
  • Uploading podcasts
  • Modifying podcasts using different tools
  • Creating Blogs
  • Creating blogs using Wordpress
  • Questions about moving URLs to a new web address
  • Moving blog to a new domain

Barcamp Starts

The Barcamp BAngalore 2007 starts...

Attending a session on blogging and podcasting.

STC India Career Day

* Meet with top employers
* Participate in salary survey, resume writing, and career path discussions
* Network with fellow technical writing professionals

Did I miss mentioning the sumptuous lunch at Taj? Don't miss this event. It is happening in Bangalore in 2 days. The STC volunteers have been working hard to ensure that the event is very useful to you.
For more info, see:

Rush your registration request to achepuri AT gmail DOT com.

There is lot of excitement. This event has been covered already in Indian Express, Bangalore Mirror, and a few other popular newspapers. Link to a report:

Popular event listing websites for Bangalore have picked up the event - Yahoo, eventsinindia, and metroblogs. STC's exclusive career fair for technical writers is happening after 2 years in Bangalore.
Don't miss all the excitement and fun.

Just for the price of one weekend movie ticket.

Barcamp Bangalore on 28th and 29th July 2007

What is Barcamp?BarCamp is an international network of unconferences — open, participatory workshop-events, whose content is provided by participants — focusing on early-stage web applications, and related open source technologies and social protocols.Source:

பார்கேம்ப் என்றால் என்ன?பார்கேம்ப் என்பது முன்னறிவிப்பின்றி ஏற்படும் பொதுக்கூட்டமாகும். அங்கு பல தரப்பட்ட மக்கள் கூடி, தொழில்நுட்பம், இணையம், காட்டற்ற மென்பொருள், வலைப்பதிவுகள் என பலதரப்பட்ட தலைப்புகளில் கலந்துரையாடுவார்கள். யார் வேண்டுமானாலும் கலந்து கொண்டு தங்களது கருத்துக்களை பரிமாறிக்கொள்வர்.
நானும் நாளை அங்கு தான் செல்லவுள்ளேன். உங்கள் அனைவரையும் அழைக்கின்றேன். பார்கேம்பில் பார்க்கலாம்.

Sunday, July 22, 2007

Creating Styles in MSWORD

  1. Open MSWORD.
  2. From the Format menu, select Styles and Formatting.
  3. Click New Style. The New Style dialog opens.
  4. Enter the name of the style in Name.
  5. Select a Style Type.
  6. Select the Font Style, Size in Formatting pane.
  7. Click Format --> . You can select different options such as Font, Paragraph, and Numbering.
  8. Click OK. The new style is created.

To apply the syles:

  1. Open MSWORD.
  2. Select the text to which the format has to be applied.
  3. From the Format menu, select Styles and Formatting.
  4. Click the style that needs to be applied. The selected style is applied.

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Tharoor's Podcast Published


Click here to view Tharoor's Podcast.

Next Podcast Coming Up

Hi all

The next podcast is coming up. Though this was taken long back, I took sometime to post this.

Tharoor speaks about the current tech writing scenario from his point of view.

Visit my podcast blog for the podcast.

Sunday, July 1, 2007

Creating Tables in MSWORD

To create tables in MSWORD:

  1. Open MSWORD.
  2. From the Tables menu, select Insert --> Table. The Insert Table dialog opens.
  3. Enter the Number of columns.
  4. Enter the Number of rows.
  5. Click OK.

To create a table from an existing content:

  1. Open MSWORD.
  2. Enter the content with a tab difference.
  3. From the Tables menu, select Convert --> Text to Table. The Convert Text to Table dialog opens.
  4. Enter the Number of Columns or Number of Rows.
  5. Select one option from Seperate text at.
  6. Click OK.