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2014

Book Review: 'Without Their Permission' by Alexis Ohanian

English: Alexis Ohanian, one of the founders of reddit, as he speaks about his experience getting reddit from a startup to one of the top competit…

Interview with @photomatt

Watching Matt Mullenweg , the Founder of Open source Blogging Software ' Wordpress ' talking at Lean Startup Conference. Personally I have…

A staggering 29 aircraft disasters recorded this Year

As reported by many news sources , yet another plane has lost contact during a trip. This comes on the heels of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 wh…

Movie Review: "The Interview"

Hype for 'The Interview' is shooting up everywhere and reporters are freaking out and so is the North Korean government. Kim Jong Un himse…

Often feel bored ? Try this...

Often for no good reason, one can be really bored out of one's wits. Not knowing what to do and how to pass time, or even simply handle bored…

Pirate Bay to be resurrected under the name "Hydra" on New Year Eve

Pirate Bay to be resurrected under the name 'Hydra' on New Year Eve " As you probably know the beloved Pirate Bay website is gone …

Happy Holidays to all of You

T his is the time of the year that normally gets me thinking. It is interesting that most seasonally bound religious holidays have a different …

Feeling "Meh" !

Have been emotionally crappy for a couple of days now. Last month of the year with nothing pleasing my Interests. Staying at home is super boring, s…

CMS Review: Magento, Drupal, Joomla & Wordpress !

There are various CMS platforms which are popular and individuals are confused when selecting the right CMS for their needs. Here is my experienc…

Something big will Happen on 1st May 2015

ISIS, the Illuminati and Malaysia Airlines are going to team up to do something big on May 1, 2015. ISIS looks a bit like 1515 (1/5/15), the I…

The Sony - 'The Interview' Conspiracy

The NSA believes that Korea's nuclear capabilities are better than they've been letting on, and feared that showing The Interview would …

Working In Google Keep

There are many productive apps out there in the market. However, when it comes to Google Keep it is offered by default for Android users. It com…

AMD bringing Stiff Competition

AMD and Nvidia are often neck-in-neck. AMD has had the upper hand (as far as reach goes) for awhile, though. AMD processors are already in vario…

Airtel Violates Net Neutrality in India

How would you feel about your home or cellphone provider if they charged you different rates to talk depending on whether you called a man or wo…

Heard about Cache Box ?

When you walk into the Pune Office of CONDUIT TECHNOLOGIES , you will realize that this is where People, Processes and Technology are brought to…

Sanjay Dutt after coming out from Yerwada Jail

Privileged Loser!

Why Teens are moving away from Facebook ?

A recent survey shows that, in this year 2014, there has been a 6% drop of teenage users on Facebook, the social media giant that gained massive…

iOS Game Center

Game center of Apple can be a real learning experience for the budding youngsters who want to make an indelible mark on the world of iOS game develo…

I've borrowed my body from the Universe

It's funny to think that this is my body. This is my skin, these are my limbs, this is my brain. I feel like I own all of the parts that make m…

North korea living nightmare ?

There are satellite photos of what U.S. intelligence claims are camps, which they probably are, but the details of how the camps work and the w…

Do You Suffer from Aching Wrists ?

You may have heard experienced computer users lamenting that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome has affected them big time. Just what is Carpal Tunnel Syndro…

Women and Perfumes

It often goes that girls have many moods, as well as every mood, there's a perfume. In the modern age, the thing that lots of women want to …

Rise of Journalism in Pakistan

With the rapid increase in print and mass media, journalism has made its roots stronger in Pakistan and rest of the developing countries. Pakist…

Negative Impact of Facebook

Image Intended for Humor Facebook is one of the fundamental social networking sites that have changed the course of social connection on the gl…

I hear alot about Friend Sweeper, What is it ? Marketing Tool ?

Robert Mercado -The creator of Friend Sweeper is a producer of over forty IM merchandise, and he's quickly turning into a house name within…

My Experience from Yesterday

As many of you know, I went to my friends marriage yesterday with my friend Raj. It was an amazing experience, let me narrate it to you. We sta…

In few hours from Now

Its a fabulous day, the sun is shining bright, with stillness in the air. Wedding seasons have started and tomorrow one of my friend is getting ma…

Social Media Etiquettes

Internet is indeed the latest coined platform for businesses to display themselves and track their ranking in arena. The rule is to such an ex…

Protecting kids from Online Dangers

When I speak of dangers , I explicitly mean the negative side of the Internet. I'm sure most of the kids knew about Internet at some point in …

Uninstall Buggy Windows 7 Update in time

According to Microsoft, they have recently confirmed that the KB3004394 update issued on the 10th of December to Windows 7 users could cause sev…

PhpBB Compromised

Several of the web servers powering phpBB .com were compromised on sunday. Upon discovering the ongoing attack, they immediately took network of…

6 Upcoming Events in 2015

Dubai Football Challenge So all football fans, here's is a good news for you. Catch this biggest single football match ever! It is Real Madrid…

Is it time to end Death Penalty ?

"There has always been a long debate regarding whether the death penalty should be abolished from the books of law" says Koushik Mond…

Be Careful while you browse through TOR

Tor is not for Everyone... I went on Tor few months back. I disabled scripts, didn't allow my browser to load images and mainly browsed …

Instagram Envy

Instagram has created a new kind of voyeurism — in which you can look into the carefully curated windows of the rich, famous and stylish — and …

A Ship that doesn't sinks - The Pirate Bay

After repeated warnings & the legal issues, the site is still able to hold its integrity after all, its the home of the pirates & digital …

WiFi greyed out ? Here's how you can fix it !

While downloading crysis 3 from torrents, I discovered that my WiFi is turned off. I wanted to tether internet from my laptop to my phone for which I…

How to Install Atheros Wireless Drivers for Elementary OS ?

Please try: sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-cw-3.8-precise-generic I believe cw-3.8 includes the modalias for your device. If your…

Dean Space: The first Social Network

Before facebook even came into existence, Zack Rosen had developed a social networking tool which he created to connect with Dean Space campaign …

TGC 121 Notification is out

Apparently this notification came out on 1st December but I was way too busy to notice anything new on Join Indian Army . My semester exams have sta…

The Worst corporate hack

It's time to take a moment of silence for Sony Pictures, because more startling revelations about leaked information just came out and employees …

Lost in Space

There was a time when love meant a series of relationships; my teenage was so confusing. But even now my mindset is similar to that of a teenager. I …

Typical Marriage Confusion

I've been invited to a wedding...There's this girl from my class who is getting married after the semester exams. I'm confused, I don…

Sony hacked again, but this time its Sony Pictures.

Hackers calling themselves GOP ( Guardian of Peace ) claimed to have downloaded 11TB of data from Sony Pictures servers including movies 'fury…

Mark Shuttleworth: A Strategic Genius

Whenever a Linux project needed by Ubuntu for future systems was lagging, he would announce his own, make some disparaging remarks about the origina…

Listen to free music on Jamendo

The Internet Archive  not only runs the wayback machine, but also hosts books, music, movies, and classic video games that can be played in the brows…

10 minute mail

I think it's the greatest thing ever. Want to get access to that coupon code or get a hold of that whitepaper but DON'T want to give your re…

Students are more Productive during Exams

It's exam time and the only period when students become creative , productive and greedy . One of the many factors I've observed during thi…

Switching to Old WhatsApp

I am one of many users who don't like privacy intrusion, especially with what WhatsApp has done recently with 2 Blue ticks feature. Prior to thi…

ME Lab Practical Exam postponed.

The lab practical exam is postponed and I'm sitting here in library wondering how I am gonna spend more 3 hours ... here in college? Since I…

People are a Mystery

World is mysterious, people are mysterious in ways I couldn't have possibly imagined. Everyday I see different variations in people's behavio…

Higher Internet Speeds can Improve the Gaming Industry

I think higher internet speeds can offer game developers to start putting pressure on ISPs to actually improve infrastructure. If there's a m…

Quantum OS based on LINUX

Developing an operating system based upon Linux which conforms to Google’s  Material Design guidelines . The focus is on creating a stable and easy-…

What are Routers ?

Routers are the machines that internet companies use to deliver you pictures of cats. Each router has a special book it writes addresses in (this is…

Into the Future Year 2050

I'm so excited to see what science has in store for us. By 2050, I predict: • Scientists will find a way to get around many microbial resistance…

Motorola is doing Progress

Motorola is doing really well right now, it makes one of the best small-medium range smartphones ( Moto G ), some of the best high-end smartphones (…

Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

So I am fairly supportive of the program that Obama proposed in his speech. Specifically, I see three big reasons its good: * It concretely helps a …

How to Survive free fall from an Airplane ?

Freefall from an airplane is completely survivable with some planning. Caught in a freefall? Your airplane explode? Your parachute didn't open…

WhatsApp Encryption Bullshit

Whatsapp is not open source. It cannot be trusted that there are no backdoors, such as phoning home with the encryption key, and it can't be tru…

Free Will

There's nothing scientifically that supports the idea of free will, and I believe that everything we " choose " could be predicted by s…

Pain & Suffering

Pain and suffering is just subjective to who's feeling it. On a cosmic scale when your mother dies , nothing changes in the next solar system ev…

Warren Buffett's say about gold

Gold gets dug out of the ground in Africa, or someplace. Then we melt it down, dig another hole, bury it again and pay people to stand around guardin…

UES 24 SSB Dates are Released

The batch that I've applied for is UES 25 so this is for my seniors. I'm very excited knowing that next batch is mine whose ssb dates are pro…

Just Google It

People keep asking me to do stuff for them because they have come to know me as the guy who fixes problems. What do I do? Google it, and implement th…

Morgan Freeman Meme

The Core Concept of Internet isn't going anywhere

The internet isn't really a specific technology, it's more of a concept (a bunch of computers connected remotely and sharing data), but the s…

Light Sabers to be a Reality Soon

Scientists have discovered that when photons are fired through a cloud of rubidium that is a few degrees above absolute zero, they come out the other…

Facebook has reactivated Messaging in App. Messenger no Longer Forced.

Facebook has stopped forcing users to download the Facebook Messenger app and has re-enabled in app messaging. The nag screen still exists, but now y…

JNTU World Closed due to lack of Legitimacy

For many years, JNTU World has been providing more information than the official JNTU website, all most all JNTU students & Professors use t…

Abstraction in CS

Most people confuse the idea of abstraction with the idea of information hiding . Abstraction does not mean " putting all the details behind som…

Do Black Holes Deteriorate?

There is a theoretical evaporation mechanism called Hawking Radiation that is a quantum mechanical process that allows radiation to be emitted from …

Mac World Magazine

It appears that MacWorld Magazine is no longer in print, but only offering digital subscriptions.

Honest Lessons from Founders & CEO's

Link: https://medium.com/brutally-honest-lessons First post on closing down your ideas/startups: https://medium.com/brutally-honest-lessons/12-lesso…

Random Thought #4

The day is boring, so is the afternoon and the evening. Its almost 8pm and i'm infront of my Laptop trying to put some words together to make th…

Happiness

Happiness is knowing that no matter what you choose to do with your life, even if it's something as extreme as curing cancer or committing m…

What our generation goes through ?

Looking from a lifetime perspective.. zero tolerance policies in schools/colleges. parents paranoid about (accidents/child molesters/whatever) b…

Protect the GNOME foundation from Groupon Insinuation

"GNOME" has been a familiar name in software for the past 17 years, and a registered trademark since 2006. The GNOME project has been…

Time has no Impact on Quantum Mechanics.

Diagram for the double-slit experiment (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) In the double slit experiment , if you shine light through two slits, one ph…

Internet is Weird

I'm probably posting this so that the future me can look back into the past, knowing that i had this thought before i even achieved what I am su…

Is Speed of Light the Speed of Time ?

High Speed - Lights (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) This is the most mind blowing implication of relativity, in my opinion. Time slows down as th…

Homomorphic Encryption

English: Encrypted message authentication (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Cryptographers have devised a way to perform any mathematical operation o…

Epigenetics

In biology, and specifically genetics, epigenetics is mostly the study of heritable changes that are not caused by changes in the DNA sequence; to…

Let us Honor Aaron Swartz's Legacy by Hacking for a Better World

Aaron Swartz fought for an Internet grounded in community, creativity, and human rights. By co-creating platforms like RSS, reddit, Creative Comm…

Universe is a Collection of Snapshots

time travel using parallel universe. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) I have said for a long time that time and money and math do not actually exis…