I will be hosting a Windows 7 launch party at my home sometime around the 22nd of October – The official launch day of Windows 7. The aim of the party is to see Windows 7 ultimate, the first day, first hand. Those of you who have had their experience with Windows 7 RC should
While I have been away due to affairs related to matrimony (no, I am not married yet!) there have been things happening around. One such thing that caught my notice today, in my inbox was a petition against the fair usage policy that has been set out as terms and conditions of broadband usage by
In the three weeks that saw this blog, the writer of this blog and the world’s largest democracy grow an year old there were a few things that we could have done without. To name a few: 1. The bombs in the city were too many and enough to spark a debate, yet again, on
Sometimes at work, I pause. And I wonder, if this is the thing that excites me. If I like being here in the first place. Because if it does not then there is a problem. Apart from one or two instances when I was really down, I have never doubted my decision to be a
So I haven’t been spending much time on the internet updating my blog and not reading much of others as well. A few other things keep cropping up that need my attention and I have seldom had this sort of “break” or “time-off” from blogging. I can’t promise regular updates for now! Anyway, I had
Though I have always believed that Indians have been, on the whole, more open to changes related to technology, I have also found out how various (Indian) organizations, which would have otherwise benefited from people using more technology, have failed to realise this and have lost a lot of money and goodwill, on the way.
A friend I know, one of the many programmers in the city, told me over dinner that he is facing problems with his job. What kind of problems I asked. The company he works for has barred the employees from using the Internet. It is common, of course, network administrators keep on applying policies to