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Monthly Archives: June 2007

If you dont want to stand in the long queues to buy an iPhone, you can buy them off eBay for the paltry sum of $660 (upto to $1500) Everything sold by Apple is way overpriced. I am not giving Steve Jobs any of my money. Edit: More on this outrageous hype from Information Week […]

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June 30, 2007 Fun, News
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As of this 27th June, I completed 29 years of a mysterious journey called life. It kinda makes me nervous as I think about it. It is not that I am getting old, but the total lack of a worthwhile achievement so far makes me diffident. It makes me wonder whether my dreams in my […]

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June 29, 2007 Personal
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This week’s poll results on CodeProject: Unbelievable ! BTW, my favourite text editors are Textpad & Emacs.

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June 19, 2007 Fun, General
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Brokeback Mountain is a poem hidden away under beautiful prose. It is a short story, about 55 pages, yet it is profoundly heartwarming, with a subtle flow of true emotions and comes across as a refreshing, cool, light rain showering on your heart but comes back to haunt you and touches your soul in the […]

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June 16, 2007 Book Review
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I couldn’t help laughing aloud reading some of the “hacking tips” on a blog post here. Tip 3 is the most amusing: There are a couple of commands in DOS for refreshing the BIOS password. These stuff stuff works only on windows earlier than XP where direct DOS boot was allowed. Sorry I don’t remember […]

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June 14, 2007 Fun
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Most of the hits on my blog come from people searching about salary for jobs in the US. So finally, here is a list created by Salary.com from the data collected from the top 20 metros in US.

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June 13, 2007 Fun, General, News
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Quotes from an article on Information Week: Google executives on Wednesday called on the U.S. government to raise the number of foreign worker visas — or H-1B status — by illustrating the plight of one of its founders. In congressional testimony, Google VP of people operations Laszlo Bock cited the emigration of the parents of […]

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June 7, 2007 H1B, IT News
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Modern Life (posted on Reddit). So true !

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June 7, 2007 Fun
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From The Register : As a hobby, Cansdale developed an add-on for Microsoft Visual Studio. TestDriven.NET allows unit test suites to be run directly from within the Microsoft IDE. Cansdale gave away this gadget on his website, and initially received the praises of Microsoft. In fact, Microsoft was so pleased with him, it gave him […]

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June 6, 2007 IT News
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I feel we are going back in time. From The Economic Times : WHEN Infosys employees accept their annual hike letters this year, they will sign on more than just their annual salary rise. Alongside the hike letter, Infosys has also asked its employees to sign a non-compete agreement letter saying they will not join […]

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June 6, 2007 IT News
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