Monthly Archives: March 2005

IBM’s Linux Scholars Challenge

Here’s further proof of IBM’s true committment to Linux and the Open Source Movement – the IBM Linux Scholars Challenge. The Linux scholar challenge is a wonderful win-win effort from IBM. It targets the “next generation” of developers while they’re … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on IBM’s Linux Scholars Challenge

Free Time

From Amit Singh‘s website: What is free time? What is the implied freedom from? Do you have free time when you can do whatever you want, or do you have free time when you don’t have anything to do?

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Free Time

GMail’s spam filter rocks!

I now get as much spam in my GMail inbox as I do with my Rediffmail account. I created the Rediff account in early 2001, and have used it liberally since, when filling out forms and the like. The GMail … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on GMail’s spam filter rocks!

I have a new digital camera!

About an hour ago, I brought home my first digital camera! This baby’s a Sony Cybershot DSC-W1. About as large as a deck of cards, the specs are roughly: 5.1 Megapixels. 3x optical zoom. 128MB + 32MB memory sticks. Huge … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on I have a new digital camera!

Ten Reasons Why Blogging is Good For Your Career

Tim Bray talks about how all this concern about bloggers being fired from their companies for saying too much is a bunch of bullshit. In fact, he says, in a world where communication is of the essence, having a strong … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ten Reasons Why Blogging is Good For Your Career

Google has no secret plan

Here’s an article that provides, finally, an analysis of Google that is thankfully devoid of any of the hundreds of conspiracy theories that abound over the Internet about Google’s plan to take over the world. The writer takes apart conspiracies … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Google has no secret plan

Michael Crichton’s “Timeline”.

I finished reading Michael Crichton’s “Timeline” a couple of days ago. I can’t stop raving about it! This book probably ranks among the top 5 books I’ve read! The premise of the story is so fantastic – the guy’s melded … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Michael Crichton’s “Timeline”.

Michael Crichton's "Timeline".

I finished reading Michael Crichton’s “Timeline” a couple of days ago. I can’t stop raving about it! This book probably ranks among the top 5 books I’ve read! The premise of the story is so fantastic – the guy’s melded … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Michael Crichton's "Timeline".

Google’s Corporate Philosophy

This page on Google, about the company’s corporate philosophy: Google Corporate Information: Our Philosophy Google’s philosophy centres around ten things the company has found to be true. Each of those ten points offers valuable advice for any business. Definitely worth … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Google’s Corporate Philosophy

Google's Corporate Philosophy

This page on Google, about the company’s corporate philosophy: Google Corporate Information: Our Philosophy Google’s philosophy centres around ten things the company has found to be true. Each of those ten points offers valuable advice for any business. Definitely worth … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Google's Corporate Philosophy