Pakistani Napolean Dynamite

At America’s Got Talent, here’s what Kashif did: Advertisements


Real Life Second Lifers

What if the real world was like second life. How would we walk and talk? This will be scary/weird for those who haven’t been on Second Life. But if you have already stumbled around Second Life, you might find it as hilarious as I did 🙂


Smriti Irani leaves “Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi”

This is major! Probably old news by now but it’s interesting to know that Tulsi Virani is no more! And it’s very interesting in how they end her: Tulsi tries to escape from the tunnel, but is not successful as the doctors capture her. Tulsi again makes a valiant attempt to escape from the asylum, she poses as a dead body …


Mumbai University x2: Sam Pitroda

Due to an increasingly large student population attending college, the Universities in India are tightly packed and competition is at an all time high. National Knowledge Commission chairman Sam Pitroda made a “wild” suggestion – why not run the University in shifts – that would automatically double all capacity. Start the day at 6:00 am and end it by 3:00. …


Google Gears: Browser up, OS down!

We all knew this was coming and it has finally come. The final problem of offline access to web-based services has been addressed by Google Gears which was released last week. Today, I saw the first instance of it being available to the end user via the Google Reader. You can have consistent, transparent access to all your favorite websites/web …


Facebook friends visualization tool for Many Eyes

I wrote a small Facebook application that scans your friends list and finds how they are related to each other. It prepares the data in a format compatible with Many Eyes. You can visualize this data in Many Eyes to see the connections between your friends. About the visualization: The people on the left are my high school friends, the …


Joost is the new TV

I have tried Slingbox and I have tried Democracy TV. Joost is different. Community features, high quality programming, full screen smooth video. It’s a joy, a pleasure. I was captivated for hours as I kept watching show after show with a numbed, retarded expression on my face. The PC is the TV now and I am loving it. And did …