Monthly Archives: May 2005

“The” resource site for Linux on the ThinkPad.

Here it is: ThinkWiki.org. You will be astounded at the richness of information there is on this website. And model-specific data, to boot! And as if to prove that the authors are true-blue hackers (as if the very existence of … Continue reading

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Windows “rapidly approaching desktop usability”!

The inimitable Rob Miller aka Roblimo, has a Windows XP review on Newsforge! If you’ve read the hundreds upon hundreds of reviews of Linux distributions over the years (I’ve been doing that since 1999), you’ll have noticed how everyone pays … Continue reading

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Windows "rapidly approaching desktop usability"!

The inimitable Rob Miller aka Roblimo, has a Windows XP review on Newsforge! If you’ve read the hundreds upon hundreds of reviews of Linux distributions over the years (I’ve been doing that since 1999), you’ll have noticed how everyone pays … Continue reading

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The assault on Microsoft. (BBC)

Story from the BBC: The assault on software giant Microsoft Supposed to be part one of a two-part series. Examines Linux, OpenOffice.org, the GIMP (surprise!), Gmail and Firefox. Also discussed are the dominance of Apple’s iPod and Nokia’s bid to … Continue reading

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How Do You Solve The Problem of Coffee?

There are far too many brands available for every goddamned thing out in the U.S.! And each brand says that it offers something obscure which the other ones don’t. Of course, this makes simple tasks, which we’d usually perform almost … Continue reading

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Where have I been?!

Hi. Not a peep from me for about a month. Where have I been? My readers, who usually would like nothing better than for me to shut up for a while, have been increasingly clamouring for an explanation for this … Continue reading

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NYC Trip – Notes from Singapore, Germany and from over the Atlantic Ocean!

7:57PM Singapore Time, Changi Airport. Touched down about 45 minutes ago. I have spent all of the time till now simply roaming about this airport. If I was impressed with Mumbai’s international airport this morning, I have been blown away … Continue reading

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NYC Trip – First 24 hours in NY!

25th April 2005. Letter to friend. Writing from the IBM Learning Center in Armonk. Hi! Have reached Armonk safely, it’s 7:00 AM here on a glorious Monday morning! I reached roughly at 2 PM on Sunday (yahaan ka time – … Continue reading

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NYC Trip – After Day 1 of the Conference

25th April 2005. Letter to Aunt in Ontario, Canada. Writing from Hotel Room in Armonk. Hey! I’m just back from a wholly unplanned trip to downtown Manhattan! It was SO much fun! First, I rode a train from Armonk to … Continue reading

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NYC Trip – After Day 2 of the Conference.

28th April 2004. Letter to Mom. Conference ended 27th April in the evening. Writing from hotel room. I’m writing at 3:00 in the afternoon on the 28th; I guess you guys’ll receive this on the morning of the 29th. I’m … Continue reading

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