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

Installing Windows Seven from a USB disk

I have been running Win 7 builds since last October and I have to say I haven't booted in my other partitions since that time (earlier I used to boot into OSX on one of my laptops, and to other assorted server OS partitions on my other machines). 7 is ...

Quick Notes from the PDC

Great Win 7 demo. For those of us who is into UX, the new UI features are outlined here. Great Touch UI improvements. My next laptop HAS to be a convertible with multi-touch (along with the digitizer). I saw most praise from the audience for the stability ...

Troubleshooting driver problems in Vista

This is a problem that has confounded and caused no end of trouble to me and several friends/colleagues. Now that I seem to have found a fairly reliable solution, I wanted to highlight it here. Problem Symptom: Vista fails to find drivers for devices - typically USB devices. Often these ...

All your Translation are belong to Us

Mike tells me that this is what he translates every time he finds a new translation service. So, I decided that I would run it through the new translator service that went into silent beta recently. German: Alle Ihre Übersetzung gehören zu uns Arabic: كل جهاز الترجمة تنتمى بنا French: Appartiennent tous votre traduction sont à ...

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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