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Welcome to Pointy Haired Dilbert

Published on Jun 15, 2009 in blogging
Welcome to Pointy Haired Dilbert

A very warm, cuddly and hugsy welcome to Pointy Haired Dilbert. I am happy to know that you are reading this. This is a blog about YOU becoming successful. It is all about understanding your data, making your charts better and improving the way you work using excel. Read this post to know more about this site.

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Windows 98 – Photographic Fridays #17

Published on Oct 11, 2008 in america, photographic fridays
Windows 98 – Photographic Fridays #17

Downtown is full of buildings and windows, each window reflecting other buildings making the whole thing look gorgeous. I took this in Pittsburgh (I know, very few pics since we moved to Seattle. Nothing wrong with the place, it is an amateur photographers heaven, I haven’t found enough time since we are staying in hotel […]

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Red vs. Blue – 35 Cool Visualizations on 2008 US Presidential Election

Red vs. Blue – 35 Cool Visualizations on 2008 US Presidential Election

With 2008 US Presidential elections around the corner everyone is busy including chart makers. There are hundreds of excellent visualizations on the presidential election campaign, speeches, issues, predictions that keeping track of what is best can be a tough task. We at PHD have compiled a list of 35 totally awesome visualizations on the 2008 […]

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Come, Lets Celebrate – Photographic Fridays # 16

Published on Oct 4, 2008 in america, photographic fridays
Come, Lets Celebrate – Photographic Fridays # 16

That is Pittsburgh downtown from Mt. Washington during the night time. It looked like a huge party down there.

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Visualizations at Seattle Public Library – What Community is Reading?

Visualizations at Seattle Public Library – What Community is Reading?

Seattle Public Library’s Central branch not only boasts unique architecture but also world class visualizations of library data. On the level 5 of the building they have six large LCD display screens dedicated to provide visualizations of data like what people are reading, which books are checked out in the last hour etc. See them […]

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Sun Flower – Photographic Fridays # 15

Published on Sep 27, 2008 in photographic fridays
Sun Flower – Photographic Fridays # 15

Shot in our apartment complex in Columbus. One of the houses had these on the yard and they are just beautiful. I am sucker for flowers and had to shoot when I come across one. More flowers for your eyes. More clicks

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Save a quarter buck everytime you buy coffee at starbucks

Published on Sep 25, 2008 in food and drink, ideas, personal finance
Save a quarter buck everytime you buy coffee at starbucks

I am coffee drinker. And I love various types of coffee; be it the Chennai strong filter coffee or the medium-blend of Starbucks, I just love to sip a cupfull every morning. Since I love coffee so much I thought why not share a little secret about coffee buying with you all. Assuming you buy […]

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Steel Patterns – Photographic Fridays # 14

Published on Sep 19, 2008 in america, photographic fridays, travels
Steel Patterns – Photographic Fridays # 14

Last week we have been to Pittsburgh to visit a college friend. We had great fun there. It is a neat little town with countless bridges. Pittsburgh was historically known as steel city, but today the glory is all that of technology and education industries there. The above is the building of a steel company […]

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Charts of the Week [Sep 19]

Published on Sep 19, 2008 in Cool Infographics & Data Visualizations
Charts of the Week [Sep 19]

Thankfully power is back in Ohio, almost 2 days ago to my house. There is another personal update: We are moving to Seattle. My consulting work in Columbus was over 2 weeks back and since then I have been waiting for the next assignment. Finally this week it became clear that we have to move […]

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American Bald Eagle – Photographic Fridays # 13

Published on Sep 13, 2008 in photographic fridays
American Bald Eagle – Photographic Fridays # 13

Shot at National Aviary, Pittsburgh. Browse archives.

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Either the glasses are floating or you are drunk – Photographic Fridays # 12

Published on Sep 6, 2008 in food and drink, personal, photographic fridays
Either the glasses are floating or you are drunk – Photographic Fridays # 12

Took this in a bar, rotated the photo in a image editor. Btw, what do you like to drink? For me Vodka if I want to get drunk, otherwise a good chilled beer. Happy weekend?

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Photographic Fridays #11 – It stretches all the way you can see

Published on Aug 29, 2008 in america, photographic fridays, travels
Photographic Fridays #11 – It stretches all the way you can see

Took this near Niagara falls, NY. The falls are divided between US and Canada. You need a Canadian visa (US visa) if you want to see the water falls from both sides. Of course, water doesn’t need a passport to flow. Browse other.

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Watch out if you are buying insurance online at GEICO – your password is not encrypted

Published on Jul 23, 2008 in america, business, technology, wonder why

I have noticed something totally strange while trying to get an auto insurance quote online at GEICO. See it for yourself. They are showing your password in the URL… OMG Make sure you don’t use the site for getting new quotes as it could be a potential privacy breach as anyone watching the URLs like […]

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Photographic Fridays #5 – Dawn

Published on Jul 18, 2008 in america, photographic fridays

During my evening jogs I go past this place, its a patch vast open space in the midst of the urban land. I made a mental note to shoot here during early morning as I would get very good view of sky. Yesterday I woke up early and drove there to took some shots. The […]

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Photographic Fridays #4 – Fireworks

Published on Jul 11, 2008 in personal, photographic fridays, travels

What does your sky look like?, originally uploaded by Chandoo. We went to a near by amusement park for the July 4th weekend. Even though it was raining they had a decent turnout and we enjoyed alot going on the rides, playing with water, watching the parades and finally the fireworks. I tried capturing many […]

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