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April 2014

Movie Review : Frozen

I was somewhat excited to see this movie. I love Disney animation, and had heard this movie (through its pretty solid reviews) was a return to …

Need for Open Source Government

I have a pretty radical idea that I think has the potential to do a lot of good if it can be refined well enough and could get enough backing. Th…

Fight for Net Neutrality

The Internet doesn't function without data being transported from your machine to other remote machines. If you think the data the other mac…

Movie Review: 2 States

2 States Poster I fell in love with the story long back when I read the book '2 States' by Chetan Bhaghat. Now I get to live it through…

Was Snowden's actions futile ? Is he a traitor ? I refuse to believe that.

You state/ask "What Snowden has done is draw a very defined and unremovable line between the government and the major populace?" I wou…

Live Coverage: ISS Spacewalk

The spacewalk or EVA (Extra-vehicular activity) to replace a defect component outside the International Space Station is about to begin. NASA p…

Ubuntu 14.04 tweaks

Image: Ubuntu Tweak Using an operating system does not mean just Installing it and leaving it like that. Many people like to configure/tweak it …

Russian bloggers are now officially mass media and have to register

Technically that makes each Russian blogger equal to a newspaper and every Russian Youtube personality to a TV station. Remember how ten years ago p…

Russia's largest social network is under the control of Putin's allies, founder says

The embattled founder of VK, Russia's largest social networking site, said this week that the company is now "under the complete control&q…

The World has become a better place to live in

Life expectancy is higher than it's ever been, we make more money, eat more food, have incredible technology at our fingertips. The indust…

The urge to use the Metric System

"In 1875, the United States solidified its commitment to the development of the internationally recognized metric system by becoming one of t…

Nokia to become Microsoft Mobile

Nokia to become Microsoft Mobile Microsoft has announced the completion of its acquisition of Nokia. According to documents sent to suppliers, …

Apple's Billion dollar Saphire

Apple is making a billion dollar bet on sapphire as a strategic material for mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPad and perhaps an iWatch. Though…

NSA, an obscure Indiegogo campaign and public security awareness

I found an Indiegogo a running (out) campaign for a secure email service, based in Switzerland, that is seeking just $45,000 to start. It seems a …

LibreSSL Project Announced

As some of you may know, OpenBSD team have started cleaning up OpenSSL code base. LibreSSL is primarily developed by the OpenBSD Project , and it…

Why go Open Source in CMS?

Open source is becoming a healthy trend in technological aspect both for individuals or larger entities as governments in their context as users. …

Delhi Metro Advertising to be fuelled by 67 New Metro Stations

Delhi Metro Advertising is set to receive 67 new Metro Stations with the completion of Phase III. The phase, which is being completed at a fast pa…

Github founder Resigns following Sexual Harrasment Accusation

Today, GitHub concluded its investigation regarding sexual harassment within its work force, and although it found no evidence of 'legal wrong…

Trailer: 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' has Been Released

Toothless is so damn goofy and I think it's brilliant that he's launching his fire to give Hiccup lift on the thermals (I think that&…

Twitter bans whistle blowers accounts over complaints from Turkish Govt

Twitter is obviously important for activists in authoritarian parts of the world, but the fact that twitter CAN ban or shut down accounts means …

Google: Better to be a CS Grad than English

In a NY Times interview on How to Get a Job at Google with Laszlo Bock, who is in charge of all hiring at Google, the subject of grit-based hiring …

Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) is much Improved & Enjoyable to Use

My experience with operating systems has always been neutral or frustrating however after checking out Ubuntu 14.04, I am beginning to feel differ…

Iphone Tips & Tricks

Few tips & tricks that you can do on your iPhone. Personally I've seen few of the listed tricks myself. Although let me caution you, do not …

Story of a Facebook Developer

" The story of a brand rediscovering itself through the Facebook app" I was a brand, deep down the pile of other brands, competing in a …

Created my first Repo at Github

I haven't created anything useful in a while. For the first time I developed a template for blogger. I've been working on it tampering the…

Performance of Transcendence at Box Office

Well folks its really a bad time of the year for this movie to come out. Captain America is on a rampage, Rio 2 is getting the kids to pull th…

Google and Facebook: Unelected Superpowers?

"The government is not the only American power whose motivations need to be rigourously examined," writes The Telegraph's Katherine R…

Universal Truths

I think part of a best friend's job should be to immediately clear your computer history if you die.  Nothing sucks more than that moment duri…

The World We Live In

This week has been a merry-go-round in a lot of ways. Instead of enumerating all of that I want to try to get to the higher-order thinking I'…

Review : The Internship

I watched the movie last night for the first time and it wasn't as bad as people say it is. ' The Internship ' is a throwback to the…

Google's Modular Phones are not for an Average Consumer

I appreciate Google's thrive for trying out new things and not being afraid to sell it to customers. But first we have to understand why a user …

Alternate Explaination behind Oculus Sell-Out

Emotions are running high and many people seem very angry with Palmer and Oculus. I'd like to present an alternative explanation of the sale …

Women abuse Men

Abuse is abuse. Why is it OK that women slap men in television and movies simply because they're insulted? Why do we condone women slapping …

Video about Introverts

The animations are awesome, they gave me a good laugh at times. Under his definitions I would better define myself as a shy extrovert now, …

Hacking Everything

I've been thinking about this a lot lately, and I totally believe that there's some super hacker out there ready to take down the technol…

Only 2 per cent of professionals working in FOSS are Women

Women working in FOSS According to the UN "Only 2 per cent of professionals working in FOSS are women, compared to 28 per cent in prop…

Feminism is demanding privilege, not equality.

I've noticed that, especially in the tech industry, feminists aren't so much empowering women as they are demanding a larger slice from …

Surgery with a paintbrush

A group of chemists has shown the power of nanoparticles for closing and healing surgical wounds. Using no more than a paintbrush they are able to…

Microsoft Plans $1 Billion Server Farm in Iowa

Microsoft will invest $1.1 billion to build a massive new server farm in Iowa, not far from an existing data center in West Des Moines. The 1.2 …

I don't understand words during conversations.

I've been feeling this way for some time now and its just that everyone seems to understand each other but I don't and have to ask. Basica…

'Earth-Like' Alien World Discovered

About 500 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus lives a star, which, though smaller and redder than the sun, has a planet that may look awful…

Ideas - Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Spectrometer & Artificial Intelligence ...

CFD is computational fluid dynamics , where you basically model fluids as a series of particles. The trick is to not view CFD as it pertains to …

r/technology banned from Reddit's default status

Past June r/atheism & r/politics were removed from the default status of Reddit & now r/technology joins them. When a user signs up f…

Why Vote ?

I have never voted, and I don't see why I ever should. Here are some of my reasons for not voting: The chance that your vote will affect …

Retarded Generation

I'm 22. I belong to this generation, but this is just retarded. Checking facebook today. The equivalent of a " karmawhore " pops up,…

Current state of Indian Political Parties

UPA : Horrifying economics. Subsidies and bureaucracy that have collectively kept tens of millions in poverty due to lack of growth. Strong belief…

This is what we’re doing right now…

If you put more effort, week to week, into being comfortable or entertained than you put into becoming and remaining knowledgeable about issues …

Tablet Prices In India

Tablets price in India were soaring till a couple of years back with most companies happy dishing out expensive models for an elite class of cons…

Nokia Created Tablet 13 years back

Here's another story of a tech gadget that arrived before its time. Nokia created a web-ready tablet running EPOC ( later to be renamed as S…

Adam Young doesn't write music, he writes Poetry.

Anyone can write a song. Heck, look at Rebecca Black's Friday. Poetry on the other hand is on an entirely different level. Well written po…

Must read Books for a Socialist

1 The Enigma of Capital - David Harvey One of my favorite critiques of modern capitalism. Harvey goes into great detail about the volatility of…

I like the Idea of Religion

By this i mean, be an atheist, but follow a religion. You do it for yourself. Example follow some traditions from Hinduism and take traits from …

Free Will: How it works ?

I don't think I'm an 'all knowing' person, but lately I've been reading about the "Free Will' stuff and our existence i…

Indian Supreme Court now recognizes transgenders in the wake of General Elections

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court on Tuesday created the "third gender" status for hijras or transgenders. Earlier, they we…