Vikram's "Muse"

“And this one thing is what gives the confidence, however out of place this confidence might seem, to be absolutely unworried about the permanence of this bond. How can you somehow lose your reflection?” - Vikram

Miguel in town, Nat posts some cool Beagle demos, Update on Beagle for windows

Went to a cool Eritrean place for dinner and to hang out with Miguel (and a bunch of Mono fans) since he is in town for a few days. Interesting discussions ensued about whether "Thick" applications were getting outmoded by "offline-aware" "Thin" "Rich" web-applications. * phew * In other news, nat's ...

Article on Helix in Linux User and Developer Magazine

Helix was the subject of a recent magazine article. I am quoted a few times in there. HelixArticleLU.pdf (413 KB) (Article appeared in issue 42 of LinuxUser & Developer and was written by Jono Bacon)

Beagle: Opensource Super Searching Goodness

A few linuxworlds ago I had a wonderful conversation with some friends at Ximian/Novell about smart searching that could take into account a great amount of meta data that today's searches ignore. This project is the answer to that question - the team's been working on creating a context aware, multiple ...

RealNetworks Announces New Versions of RealPlayer for Linux and Mac OS X

Both my teams had major releases this month. RealNetworks Announces 13 New Versions of RealPlayer for Linux and Mac OS X for Europe And Asia New Distribution Agreement with Leading Linux Developer in Asia solidifies RealPlayer as the Top Media Player for Linux Desktop; Points to Another Development Success for Helix Community. It ...

June 6th 2010
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Hacked By GeNErAL

Hacked By GeNErAL
May 22nd 2010
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The propensity to dream…

The sun broke out of the clouds then, and it filled the world with sunshine. A few small earthern lamps had filled a boy's hearts with hope in a dilapidated temple decades back. The same brightness and warmth now pervaded the hearts of everyone magnified - from the boy to ...
May 14th 2010
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Things I overheard from myself: Cosmetic Testing

I understand the reasoning behind why animal testing needed to be banned. A question that popped in my head this morning was - if animal testing is gone, what is the alternative? How do cosmetic (and other) manufacturers test to make sure their product does not have short and long ...
May 14th 2010
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Things I overheard from myself…

I like thinking. Except when things at work keep me insanely busy to the point of exhausting every mental pore - I love thinking. In the shower, under warm covers, driving along green tinged roads and even while waiting for certain meetings to end, I am constantly thinking. Intensity might ...
June 11th 2009
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Instant Translations in Bing

The Bing instant answer feature powered by Microsoft Translator went live yesterday. I wanted to highlight some tips and caveats. On availability: This has currently been rolled out to all English and Spanish speaking markets. Other language markets will follow shortly. You get the instant answer if your to: ...

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