Month: May 2005

  • What is my IQ?

    It has been long time since I last took an IQ test. Today I took this IQ test and scored 130, which I think is not bad. It is not good either. This is what the result had to say about me. I am happy that I still retain a bit of mathematical mind. You’ve…

  • You’ll do anything for love, but you won’t fall for it easily.

    Blogthings have turned boring off late. But this I really enjoyed this one. However, there is atleast one point that I think contradicts with my personality. The Keys to Your Heart You are attracted to those who have a split personality – cold as ice on the outside but hot as fire in the heart.…

  • Pope-ular Amul

    Amul India is always known for its cartoon advertisements. I really missed seeing those Amul adverts since I moved to UK, till today when I stumbled upon the Amul website. The website has a section featuring the hit cartoons. Here is the latest Amul advertisement featuring Pope Benedict XVI.

  • E-readiness

    Economist has a report on the E-readiness of of the 65 largest economies in the world. The factors considered include broadband and mobile-phone penetration, as well as government regulation. Denmart ranks first, followed by United States. Uk is on 5th position and India takes the 49th position.

  • Labours on victory path

    The counting has started and Labour party has won 17 seats and the Conservatives 1 of the 18 seats declared so far. Just like the rundown to the election, the election coverage by the television networks are also boring.

  • Another milestone in India’s space technology

    India today used PSLV-C6 to place two more satellites – CARTOSAT-1 and HAMSAT in orbit. CARTOSAT-1: CARTOSAT-1 is the eleventh satellite in the Indian remote sensing satellite series. It is intended for cartographic applications. It carries two panchromatic cameras that take black-and-white stereoscopic pictures in the visible region of the electromagnetic spectrum. The imageries will…

  • Don’t punish me for Iraq

    Britain’s Prime Minister Tony Blair walks through Elstree Aerodrome before departing by helicopter for the last day of election campaigning, near London, May 4, 2005. REUTERS/Stephen Hird (Yahoo)

  • /. on India’s progress

    News of India launching a stereo imaging satellite is beeing slashdotted today with the usual dose of “India is a poor country – They should be spending this money on education and healthcare instead – Waste of tax payer’s money” advices from some. All I can say to those responses is “Come on guys… get…

  • Windows Recovery Console

    I hate those days when I have use the Windows Recovery Console. Even after using Ghost and other backup solutions, one user or the other, forces me to pursue this painful excercise. So, here I am, waiting for more than 95 mins for CHKDSK to complete and this lazy computer is still at 24%.

  • India’s IT prodigals return home

    India feels like an exciting start-up company, while the West feels like a plodding large company – and that is why India’s IT prodigals return home