February 28, 2005

How does the light from illuminants vary

How does the light from illuminants vary?. Shows you the effect of different kinds of light on colour. Awesome stuff.

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February 26, 2005

Wikimedia needs your help

Wikimedia needs your help. They're on a fund-raising drive. Seeing that I use Wikipedia many times every day, I've contributed my bit.

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February 24, 2005

Google movie reviews

Google now does movie reviews. These guys are unbelievable.

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February 23, 2005

Test your PC security

How safe is your PC from online attacks? Get your security tested and find out.

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February 22, 2005

Indian railwyas - pop-up hell

The Indian Railways web site has not one, not two, not three, but FIVE pop-up ads on its home page. Wow, Lalu must be really behind on revenue targets. :p

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February 20, 2005

The Bible - A Mills and Boon novel?

Whenever I need a good laugh, I will henceforth read Ezekiel 23:20 from the Bible.

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WordPress 1.5 released

WordPress 1.5 has been released! And it's looking pretty good. I'm just waiting for the multiple-blog version to be out before I switch completely. I'm getting sick of MT. I wonder if the WP guys need any help with the interface design. I'd like to help.

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February 17, 2005

Adult content on Indian TV

Certified adult fare on TV possible: "...the government today indicated that certified adult content could be allowed on television at late hours." Holy Cow, Jaipal Reddy is turning out to be quite the liberal on media. Quite a change from Sushma "Don't be condom-centric about AIDS" Swaraj, eh?

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February 14, 2005

Click fraud for search engines on the increase

Click Fraud Looms As Search-Enging Threat: "...the top price for mesothelioma, a cancer ... recently stood at $51 per click". Now that's money.

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February 11, 2005

101 Dumbest Moments in Business

Business 2.0 - 101 Dumbest Moments in Business: 1-10: Including gems like "The owner of the shaved ice operation is charged in November with two counts of sexual battery after it dawns on a pair of 19-year-old ex-employees that spankings are not a professionally sanctioned management tool."

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February 10, 2005

HP tosses Carly Fiorina out

Hewlett-Packard Ousts CEO Carly Fiorina: About fucking time! Pity she will still take more than $20 million as severance pay.

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February 09, 2005

Gmail invite spooler

Gmail invite spooler is the place for you to dump extra Gmail invites. Right now, they have over 130,000 spare invites. Looks like Google may finally be moving GMail out of "beta" status soon.

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XE.com Universal Currency Converter

XE.com - The Universal Currency Converter calls itself "the world's most popular currency tool". It's pretty cool alright.

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February 07, 2005

My iPod Shuffle got me a date

My iPod Shuffle got me a date: Hey Apple, you need to use this in an ad campaign. It's going to win you a truckload more customers.

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Funky Netherlands immigration test

Expatica reports that the latest test for potential immigrants to The Netherlands includes questions like: "Does a car have two or four wheels? Is it OK to sunbathe topless on the North Sea beaches along the Dutch coast?" to gauge awareness of Dutch culture. I think I'll move there. ;)

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Star Trek Photoshop contest

The latest Photoshop contest on Fark.com has replacements for Star Trek as the theme. As a Trek fan, I found many of the entries hilarious. (Warning: Not for people on dial-up connections.)

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February 06, 2005

Smirnoff vodka reigns supreme

A Humble Old Label Ices Its Rivals: In a blind taste test of 21 high-end vodka brands, conducted by the New York Times, Smirnoff was picked by the tasters as the best.

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February 03, 2005

Shop The States

Shop the States: "Many of the best online stores are unable to ship outside the United States. But with Shop the States you can establish your own mailing address in America and immediately begin shopping online from US based stores without restrictions."

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February 01, 2005

Bangalore Blogger Meet pics

Pictures of the Bangalore Blogger Meet (why am I using title case for that?) have been posted here.

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