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2015

Facebook is running a deceitful campaign to undermine Net Neutrality in India

The Internet is supposed to be a decentralised tool for the dissemination of information and provision of long distance communication abilities.…

Year 2015 Tech Review

Apple fanboy: My new iPhone has a 3D touch. I can hard-press an area in Instagram to open additional features. Android fanboy: I can long-press the …

Sony developing long lasting Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries have been powering phones and laptops for so long, it's easy to forget that other — potentially more promising — batter…

The long tail of Passwords

Remembering passwords was always a nuisance and these days when a secure password has at least 20 characters and resembles the product of a cat …

I am very critical of People around me

I realized when analyzing my life that in my head I'm pretty judgemental. I'm always looking at what people are wearing in public, how …

Can you learn all these Handwriting styles ?

click to view Every single one of those is better than the only handwriting I've got.

DuckDuckGo Grows 70% this Year

I've been using duck duck go as my primary search engine for some time now on both my laptop & phone.. I really like the ! searches (!w fo…

Individual Principles

I don't think the world is so black and white. Its grey; everything is on a spectrum; It might be possible for Zuckerberg to contribute to posit…

Ubuntu is about People

Ubuntu has been around for just over a decade. That’s a long time for a project built around a field that evolves at such a rapid pace as comput…

PM Abe has sent his condolences to the deceased cop who was guarding his cavalcade

On December 13, Delhi Police constable Virendra Pratap Singh died after being hit by an unidentified vehicle in Delhi Cantt area while guarding th…

Sign Up to keep your 15GB OneDrive Storage

A month ago, ‪#‎Microsoft‬ planned to significantly change storage plans for nearly all OneDrive users because of the misdeeds of a few people th…

Movie Review: Pan 2015

Is it just me or do all these fantasy movies feel the same? I can't put my finger on it but this movie gives me the same visual and acting vi…

The fight to become the “Amazon of the IoT” will intensify in 2016

Amazon 's IOT Strategy Amazon’s disruptive one-stop-shop approach to online shopping saw it quickly become the dominant force in the retail …

Amazon most visited e-commerce site in Oct

As e-commerce players battled for consumer attention during the festive period, Amazon India saw maximum visitors on its web and mobile sites in O…

Why do people link Terrorism with Religion ?

I've been thinking a lot about terrorism recently and why it happens. The media seems to always jump to radicalization of religion but I've…

Review: AMD Radeon Crimson

AMD announced their new Radeon Software drivers I knew big changes were coming, AMD didn't just promise that they would be delivering us a n…

Khan Academy plans to tap India by localising content

Khan Academy, the non-profit educational organisation to impart free, world-class education through YouTube videos, is looking to strengthen its…

You're my Everything

If I am the sun, you are the moon. Humbly beautiful, standing back and letting me shine. If I am the moon, you are the stars. Lighting up even the d…

Elon Musk is Probably the Greatest Entrepreneur of our Time

Elon Musk Co-founded 3 different companies; each one aims to solve one of the biggest problems of our generation. Absolutely zero fear of risk; …

Advantages to Switching over to FOSS

I could never understand the fact that governments and medical facilities would not use open source software. The cost savings are substantial as …

We are the last Ones to Die

We are among the last humans to truly die. Eventually, humans will learn how to measure and record the state of all matter and energy running though…

Children's Day Special at Amazon India Hyderabad

Firefox Celebrates its 11th Year

Over the past year, Mozilla Firefox brought forth innovative new ideas to attract users and to stay relevant in a super competitive area as the I…

Libreroot to Join GNU Project

Libreroot website explains it as following: Libreboot has been 100% philosophically compatible with GNU, from the day the project was founded (ou…

Scissors

When I was little I used to believe in a thing called left-handed scissors. I always thought that the scissors with orange handles were for left-h…

Coping Up with Depression

There are times I feel void of meaning or understanding. Frequently occurring more oft than I can handle or admit. Like the desire or will to live h…

Terrorist Hafiz Saeed invites Shah Rukh to stay in Pakistan

India has always had religious riots and untouchability since a long time. Gujarat has had religious riots since 1947, almost all including Godhra s…

False Assumptions

People assume that I have a lot of friends because I get along with a lot of people, but I'm the last to be invited by most people. I'll hea…

#OffTheRecord

I walk around with a purpose, keep an attitude of confidence wherever I go, I'm friendly and sociable with people I pass, making light-hearted s…

Mozilla Should try to Mind its own Business

People are hating on the fact that a non profit organization is donating a significant amount of money to OSS which does not even have to help t…

Music is the greatest soothe to my Soul

Whenever I get sad, happy, mad or all in all 'Emotional' I tune up the music in my ears to the situation that I am in.. and right now its th…

You're my only One !

You've given me everything I needed in my life, the motivation to thrive and better myself for a cause. You're the sole reason I do what I d…

Dusherra Celebrations at Office

When I entered the floor today, I could see cabins decorated with flowers (real ones) and well preserved for something that was yet to happen. At fir…

New friends at Work Place, My Life is just getting started.

Its hardly been a month at my work place and I already have made over a dozen friends,. Few close, few still in progress. Most of all there are two …

Selfless act of Love

Few days back a friend offered me food, I didn't took my lunch to office that day. I don't know what it is, but to me food has always been t…

The Illusion of Free Will " TEDxUCIrvine

Science tells us what we can know, but what we can know is little, and if we forget how much we cannot know we become insensitive to many things of…

Twitter Probably won't end up like MySpace

Twitter has been undergoing some tough times lately with some 10% of their employees being laid off and struggling to find a CEO before settling o…

My thoughts grew up when

I started reading from an early age and lived the lives of adults vicariously through novels/stories. I remember even at the age of seven or eight f…

Survival Skills & Tools

The absolute best survival technique in any situation is to keep yourself as healthy as possible before an emergency happens. You're not outrunn…

Thoughts on Weekend

I often daydream about being in my late 30s or so and having "made it" in life - great wife and kids, nice house, a border collie I jog wi…

Do Half Zombie Human Hybrids Exist?

Yes Demi-Zombies, aka Human-Zombie Hybrids, do exist.  There are a handful of anecdotes found in ancient scrolls apart of the private collections o…

Feel Good Today

Spreading Positivity: Saying hello to strangers. Holding doors open for people. Complimenting strangers (and actually meaning it). Doing something t…

When I feel Insecure

It always seems like whenever I'm with friends I get insecure and intimidated when my friend talks to others. I feel incredibly foolish, especi…

Looking forward to Travel places (preferably not alone !)

It is wonderful to be alive. There's so much to experience in life. So much. Travel is an excellent way to experience the infinite wonders in th…

Lalu stirs up Caste Controversy

I can't believe that in a time when elections were being fought on development agenda, or at least on talks about development and Digital India …

Miss being a Kid

I think everybody misses being a kid. What I miss the most about being a kid is going out to play football in the fields. Everyday around 5 pm, all …

Hyderabad Man Duped Flipkart Of Rs 20 Lakh, By Exploiting Company's Item Return Policy

Leading e-commerce portal Flipkart was taken for a ride by a Hyderabad youth, who is said to have duped the company for over Rs 20 lakh. The you…

IoT is happening at Amazon's fulfilment Warehouses

Amazon's drones have a long way to become reality, but the real magic of the Internet of Things (IoT) is already happening at Amazon's va…

Make In India is growing at a rapid pace

I support Digital India & ideas towards the mission of Make in India.. I believe & I can vision the thoughts of PM Narendra Modi for India. …

Why the fuss about Zuckerberg changing his profile pic ?

www.Internet.org looks so imminent now, that every bit of effort taken by people and communities across the internet seems so futile. I'm ma…

Twitter Is Testing A Polling Feature for Its Website and Mobile Apps

Twitter is getting ready to test a polling feature that the company has been working on for some time. The company has made the feature available…

Pride is the root of all Evil

I have spent some considerable time... Considering things like this, and I noticed something about sin. All sin seems to stem from Pride. Sins of de…

Sunder Pichai Welcomes Indian PM to Silicon Valley

Sundar Pichai , CEO of technology giant Google , today said India has long been an exporter of talent to technology companies, but is now undergoin…

False Vacuum Collapse

The basic idea is that the resting state of the universe is state which has the lowest amount of energy. We see this all the time, this is why cry…

Imgur Compromised through XSS exploit by Attacker

Soon after the news broke down that ' 4chan has been sold to Hiroyuki Nishimura, founder of 2chan ' the platform started falling apart. Ap…

Fascist Chennai College

Click to Enlarge For some reason Chennai prides itself on moral policing. Parents support these policies too. They don't understand how harm…

Will Steam Box Deliver?

Win 10 isn't total shit and seems to have much less consumer backlash. If Valve don't get Steam boxes on the market soon (and they're alr…

Olivia Hallisey a High School Teenager Built an Inexpensive Ebola Test

A 16-year-old Olivia Hallisey from Greenwich, Connecticut saw news reports of the devastation caused by last year's Ebola epidemic in West A…

Migrant Crisis In Libya

Well, in your next installment of a world gone nuts - there is the other migrant crisis in Libya. Not too sure I like this report because it seems…

BJP Accuses AAP on Onion Scam

(Photo credit:  Wikipedia ) The BJP spin masters are accusing the AAP govt of an onion price scam via Aaj Tak channel ! Accusing the AAP govt o…

The World’s Largest Green Roof Proposed by Apple

Apple may soon have some mild competition as the most famous attraction in Cupertino , California., though they would probably welcome it: A deve…

Inauguration of the 'Electronics at School' Project in Kerela

Looking to promote the teaching of basic computer science in schools, the state government today said that all schools in Kerala, both government …

Reality behind the 'True Love' Notion

Who's to decide what "true" love or "really, really" loving someone means? In my perspective of the world people are egocent…

Elon Musk to launch 4000 Satellites for World Wide Connectivity

From what I've read, he plans to have 4000 satellites in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) rather than the usual Geostationary Orbit, which is a differen…

Intelligence affects the Survival of Species in the Long Run

Consider a planet similar from Earth: very suitable for life, with vegetal and animal life forms thriving onside.   Imagine if one of these life f…

The Dark Web

A great documentary on deep web and silk road back . It is the internet black market. I can only imagine sites like these will continue to pop up as…

Amazon Introduces Cheap Tablets Starting $50

In a breezy modern home atop one of the city’s steep and iconic hills, Amazon representatives told a small gathering of journalists on Wednesday abo…

Rosary Pea 75 times more deadly than Ricin

From a young age we’re warned not to eat random berries and fruits we may come across. But did you know that some of the most lethal plants are co…

Me You and Nobody is Important in this Universe

There's not a single human being is vital to the operation or continuation of the human species . Even the most "important" person on …

Indian girl responds to hypocrite America

I'm sure most of you would have probably seen this video on YouTube yet I post it for those who haven't seen it. This video by the brilliant…

A Modern Sci-fi Story

It was the year 2871. It started soon after the successful mapping of the galaxy in 2844. A time in my life when my spirit was high, when everythi…

Facebook dislike button to become Reality

Facebook may soon become less civil as the result of equality. After years of desire from the user base, Mark Zuckerberg announced the company w…

200,000 People have been killed in Syrian Civil War

It is estimated that over 200,000 people have been killed during the Syrian civil war. That's a lot of lives. Lives. In a striking representa…

Twitter facing new class action Suit for Scanning Messages

Twitter is facing a new possible class action suit that accuses the company of violating user privacy. The lawsuit states that the company has bee…

Internet after Ad-block

There is definitely a reckoning coming, and I'm not convinced there's still time to save ads by blocking ads. Maybe 5 years ago, that woul…

Facebook extends React Native to Android

The JavaScript development technology lets developers create Web, iOS, and Android apps with the same core set of code. Facebook today is unveili…

It felt Ridiculous

I had a dream that one day there would be an Ubuntu release that wasn't accompanied by a promise of the actually finished version some time in …

Ok Google !

I still don't understand why Google doesn't provide things like a Drive client and Picasa natively for Linux . On the one hand they t…

Opinion: Violence and Women

In-response to   All violence is male-generated: Maneka Gandhi Violence is a trait of all animals. Since humans have learnt to control it, humans…

Indian Railways to get Wi-Fi Service from Google

Google and Indian Railways have partnered together for ' Project Nilgiri ' which aims to set up more than 400 Wi-fi hotspots . IBTimes re…

'Technically Steve Jobs was not fired' - Wozniak

"One of the things we know about Steve Jobs is that “At 30, Steve Jobs was wildly successful, fabulously wealthy and a global celebrity. An…

Nanoscale Solar Cells Outperform Traditional Technology

Scientists have designed a novel type of nanoscale solar cell . Initial studies and computer modelling predict these cells will outperform tradi…

No Place for Randomness

I believe that in competitive games ( card games , video games , etc) should not have any form of randomness in them. I think it reduces skill by le…

BJP is not development Oriented Government

"The BJP which came to power in some states and in centre with a huge promise made to the people of the country like "Sab-ka-saath,sab-…

Dull Weather

A Milk Diary Engineer explains 'Distribution of Milk in India'

The vast majority of Indian milk distribution is usually carried out at "ambient temperature" meaning it isn't cooled in any way, …

Apple Pencil

Apple unveiled their newest lineup of high-tech goodies Wednesday and it’s an impressive slate. However, Internet users have questioned the value …

Opinion: Apple Special Event

Apple came out with "new" stuff.   Most of this stuff was already being done by competing companies. Notably the Microsoft Surface P…