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The books: General Books   Beautiful Code Edited by Andy Oram and Greg Wilson O’Reilly Geekonomics: The Real Cost of Insecure Software by David Rice Addison-Wesley Professional Manage It!: Your Guide to Modern Pragmatic Project Management by Johanna Rothman Pragmatic Bookshelf Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkun O’Reilly Outside In Software Development by Carl Kessler […]

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January 10, 2008 Books, Computers, General, Interesting, News, Technical
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This is unbelievable.

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November 4, 2007 News, Weird
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Times have changed. And The New York Times is keeping up. The public will have free access to all parts of The New York Times website from Tuesday.  They hope to generate more revenue from the increased ad traffic. What I like most is that the archives will be free too. More details here.

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September 17, 2007 Internet, News
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According to CNN Money, the most expensive city in the world in Moscow, Russia. It kepts its #1 spot from last year. The #2 spot is for London, United Kingdom which moved up from the #5 spot last year. Seoul, Tokyo, and HongKong take up #3, #4 and #5 spots respectively. What is unbelievable is […]

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September 12, 2007 Interesting, Money Matters, News
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NYTimes writes about the state of my State. P.S. A Scanned image of the front page of New York Times featuring a saree-clad lady transporting her two daughters on a Honda Activa.

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September 7, 2007 Kerala, News, Trivia
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From Chennai US Consulate website: Any person holding a B1 or B1/B2 visa may be eligible to perform H-1B work in the United States as long as they fulfill the following criteria: Hold the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree Plan to perform H-1B-caliber work or training Will be paid only by their foreign employer, […]

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September 7, 2007 H1B, IT News, News
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From an article on eWeek.com With Democrats taking over control of Congress this year, tech harbored hopes of an increase in H-1B visas from the current 64,000 per year. The cap does not apply to petitions made on behalf of current H-1B holders or from applicants who hold advanced degrees from U.S. academic institutions, for […]

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September 7, 2007 H1B, News
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This is stupid. Mr. Vijay Mukhi is intelligent enough to realize that terrorists wont be using their home machines, but does he think that they dont have an alternative ? Like a wi-fi hot spot ? Or tapping into somebody else’s connection ? Or just crack the monitoring software ? “The question we need to […]

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September 6, 2007 Computers, Internet, IT News, News
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From an article on ComputerWorld : Although one out of every four international patent applications filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are submitted by foreign nationals living in the United States, unless the federal government does something to make it easier for foreigners to obtain green cards or permanent residency, many of those inventors may […]

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September 5, 2007 H1B, IT News, News
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10 years have passed since the glorious voice of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan [October 13, 1948 - August 16, 1997] was stilled forever. See one of his songs on YouTube Another Song here. May his soul rest in peace.

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August 17, 2007 Music, News, Trivia
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