Spin is an awesome touch video chat

Just tried Spin and was pretty blown away by the experience and the polish. Video chat with 10 people, no sign up needed. Watch videos together, annotate over live video, throw tomatoes, watch pictures and albums together etc. Quite the complete package.

Tracking the Tunak Tunak Tun Meme

A hilarious series of adaptations of the original video of the song “Tunak Tunak Tun” by Daler Mehndi. All credit to Aanjo for finding and emailing me these videos and making my day 🙂 The original song: The American version with two guys: The Romanian version with four guys:   And finally the version with 40+ people:

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Michael Jackson “Leave me alone” and “Tabloid Junkie”

Back in the early 90s, when I was growing up, I thought I had all of Michael Jackson’s albums in my tape collection. I was surprised when I first saw this video on MTV India of the song “Leave me Alone”, as I had never heard this song before. The credits on the song attributed it to the album “Bad”, …

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Crane crash in Andheri

  A crane of the Metro project toppled over, falling on the road and crushed an auto-rickshaw killing two people on the spot. I was at the Bhavan’s A.H. Wadia High school, overlooking the complete crash site and had a clear view of the site. Part of the school compound wall was also broken by the crane’s tip. All pictures …

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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 …