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

Beauty Within

I have had the good fortune of a ring-side seat to the creation and shipping of several widely used software products. I have also been a voracious consumer of software products. To a lot of software users who have not been on the other side - the experience is very ...

How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot in Any Programming Language

 Absolutely hilarious take on how to write code to "shoot your foot" in various programming language. Here is a taste: Assembly: You try to shoot yourself in the foot only to discover you must first reinvent the gun, the bullet, and your foot. After thats done, you pull the trigger, the ...

Live Local for Outlook is here

Yet another missing piece in the location arena is here: Windows Live Local for Outlook (it used to be Location Enabled Outlook - LEO when I worked in that team) is here for you to download and enjoy.

Asus Tablet and UMPC make an appearance at Computex

Just came across coverage of Asus's offerings that were on display at Computex. PC Perspective has comprehensive coverage of Computex and here they have details on W7J, R1 tablet and the R2 UMPC. This Asus R1 model is the upcoming release featuring the tablet PC concept, as you can easily see. ...

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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