Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Worried about scratches on your CDs and DVDs? You can now buy Scratch-Less Discs


If you aren't yet reading Xooglers, you should sure check it out. Two Ex-Googlers are posting their experiences while they were at Google.

Monday, November 28, 2005

Gmail name change?

Google seems to have changed Gmail to Google Mail. All instances where "Gmail" was found is now Google Mail.

Even the logo has undergone change.

Update: Looks like it is back to Gmail again as far as the main page is concerned. But the Gmail Help mentions Google Mail all over the place, and still holds the new logo! :)

Saturday, November 26, 2005

The latest BusinessWeek has two nice articles on Google.

Must Read!

Friday, November 25, 2005

Microsoft Research India has a blog on MSN Spaces. Doesn't look like a frequently updated blog though. But they have some nice photos of their office in Bangalore.

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Some time back i had the mentioned the need for multiple tabs in your chat windows, so that you can use a single window to chat with all your buddies. Looks like the new AIM Triton has this now. I don't use AOL, so will have to wait till either Yahoo/MSN/Google Talk can get this implemented.

Monday, November 21, 2005 has now added rss feeds. But surprisingly you have to register at the site to view the RSS feed links!

Sunday, November 20, 2005

Back in Bangalore, but still waking up on US time. :(

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Looks like Sony is getting into more trouble with its rootkit music CDs. Now its been found that the music player that ships with the CDs uses components of the open source LAME music player without acknowledging its use!

Refrigerator Code - It’s code that you’re so proud of that you want to take it home and hang it on the refrigerator, right alongside of your children’s drawings.

Friday, November 18, 2005

Monday, November 14, 2005

Do check out the repository of potholes in Bangalore, the

Friday, November 11, 2005

One thing iam noticing here in Houston is that there are a lot more Hyundais on the road than a year back! And my rental car is also a brand new Hyundai Sonata.

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Wired has a list of the 10 worst software bugs of all time.

Monday, November 07, 2005

Amazon creates artificial artificial intelligence - a program called Amazon Mechanical Turk. [Wikipedia link for Mechanical Turk]

Saturday, November 05, 2005


I will be on travel for the next three weeks to Houston, Texas. A vacation followed by a business travel is always tough, but hope to have some fun anyways!

Friday, November 04, 2005

Back in Bangalore!

Back after a very nice vacation. Most of the time was spent in playing with my sister's son, who is just 6 months old. Its really fun to see a kid grow up!