Archive for August, 2006

The biggest error message ever!

Published on Aug 30, 2006 in Random

I can understand programs throwing huge and meaningless exception/error messages running into pages. But poor internet explorer? Yes sir! IE throwed this really huge and meaningless message when I clicked on some link a blog today. Whatever happened to usability? [Click on to read the whole thing incase if you want to…]

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Google Grrs at Google

Published on Aug 29, 2006 in Random

Today I was using google reader and suddenly it Grred at me saying that there is a pop-up blocker which is not allowing the reader to open a window. [Click on it incase you cant read it clearly, anyways it says: “Grrr! A popup blocker may be….”]Hmm! looks like slowly the world will move away […]

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2 seconds to go!

Published on Aug 29, 2006 in Random

2 seconds, thats the time we generally spend on a print ad. For that matter I dont spend more than 10 mins in the monring to go through the news paper. Most of my reading is done from a blog reader in office during free time. When I go back home in the night, I […]

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Duct tape found! Three men arrested!!!

Published on Aug 25, 2006 in Random

Well, thats exactly the type of news items I am reading / watching these days. Not that there is nothing else is happening in the world, for some obvious reasons most of the MSM have chosen to adopt the policy of selling the news instead of reporting the news. So, even PHD decides to celebrate […]

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How too many dishes spoiled the cook…

Published on Aug 18, 2006 in Random

Or, How Chandoo got hungry, cooked dishes and had a huge meal Well, that was a poor attempt at copying an already copied book title 😉 nevertheless, the news in the town is that “Chandoo is cooking” or wait a second there; I think it should be “it has rained for a week in Chennai”. […]

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A dream that is three and half years old…

Published on Aug 11, 2006 in Random

January, 2003:It was my engineering final year, campus was abuzz and everybody was hopeful and anxious since its placement time. CSE people have more opportunities naturally and we kept hearing about the companies that might visit the campus this year. Finally the first company was announced. India’s largest software services company it is. We were […]

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Orbit Musings and other things

Published on Aug 3, 2006 in Random

>>> How come chennai doesnt have any English / Hindi FM channels? I think (correct me) all other metros have them. The only FM channel where you can hear something in Hindi is All India Radio’s FM Channel. >>> I am planning to buy a TV. My budget is 10k. The TV must be flat […]

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