Sameer is a Facebook addict – Michigan Daily

So they did catch wind of this somehow and now the secret is out! Sameer Halai, a student in the School of Information, said he checks his Facebook.com account between seven and eight times each day. Halai is a first-year graduate student who plans to join the School of Information’s social computing program. For Halai, Facebook isn’t just a way …


Uni of Washington President visits Mumbai

For some strange reason, I have been terribly missing Mumbai since the start of the week. Then I came across this blog entry by the University of Washington President, Mark Emmet about his visit to Mumbai. Felt nice reading about my city from his perspective J

Laloo at MIT?

If I am to believe this article in the Times of India, Indian Railway Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav, who is better known for the fodder scam, has been invited by top universities in the US to talk about how he managed to destroy the western myth that “an unprofitable enterprise should be privatised and its employees downsized”. This might be …

Music Subscription Services: Partial Album Catalogues

I do not quite understand at this point what could result in only a partial album to be available through a subscription service. Maybe since this is a Motion Picture Soundtrack comprising of different artists, each of the individual artists is prevented by their labels from being available through particular subscription services. I am glad that each of the subscription …