Sometimes, I feel I’m wasting too much time at work and then working after I get back to home to cover up. So, I decided to eliminate the time suckers at work one by one. Surprisingly, the productivity boost is good. Here are the most biggest time wasters:
Facebook – I’m not a facebook tester [...]
Most of software engineers might be working on multiple computers. For example, you could have a windows laptop you use for checking your mail, writing documents and browsing. And a Linux desktop that is used for software development. This is a common scene in most companies now. You might wonder what’s the best remote access [...]
There was a farmer who sold a pound of butter to the baker. One day the baker decided to weigh the butter to see if he was getting a pound and he found that he was not. This angered him and he took the farmer to court.
The judge asked the farmer if he was [...]
Sometimes I feel that we lost too much in transition from the old India to new India. It doesn’t matter you believe in Ram or not – but it does matter that Ramayana has a lot to offer to our way of life. It doesn’t matter if you believe Kurukshetra is a real war or [...]
I thought the operators were supposed to provide 3G services by October/November. But where is it? Looks like operators are still in the process of forming alliances to roll out services in missing areas. If this news is to be believed, Airtel, Vodafone and Idea will form an alliance to provide their customers 3G [...]
Five billion? Are you kidding? The world population crossed six billion when I was a kid. What are you talking about?
When any one talks about billions, the first thing that comes to our mind is money, the next thing is population. But what’s this five billion? It’s the number of mobile lines in the [...]
Google continues to be the smartest kid, and help the Internet population. Recent article on Google blog says that they are trying to accelerate translation process of Wikipedia.
We selected the Wikipedia articles using a couple of different sets of criteria. First, we used Google search data to determine the most popular English Wikipedia articles [...]
We all know that school waiting lists are getting longer than waiting lists for any other damn thing. A desperate mother from London seems to have found a (extreme) way to get her child up the waiting list. Guess how? By getting the other child who is up the waiting list. She created a fake [...]
Being in Seattle for the first time, we started roaming around random places, eating at random restaurants. The weather is super good, it hardly rains, not-so-cold temperature, it’s so enjoyable here.
We took the tunnel bus and came to westlake center, saw this horse cart there, while another colleague was busy [...]
This is supposed to be a conversation between a customer and an airtel customer care exec. Funny, as it goes on, the customer claims “incoming” is a person and he is intercepting his calls. Definitely, the customer knows what he is doing. If you know Tamil, enjoy this:
Someone is standing on the [...]