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Wow! – Traveling salesman in the age of ebay

Published on Mar 21, 2008 in blogging, Humor, ideas

Xkcd simply rocks, so much so that its one of the first things I check in the morning. See this gem:

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Track / share your goals using Google Spreadsheet Gadgets

Published on Mar 20, 2008 in blogging, Charts and Graphs, gadgets, ideas, Learn Excel, technology

Google docs team has announced gadgets, auto-fill support, formula help while typing and several other goodies yesterday. I was experimenting with these stuff and wanted to share a cool idea with you all. Tracking / Sharing your goals (or resolutions, progress) with everyone using Google Spreadsheet Gadgets: For the example purpose, let us build a […]

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Car gets PHD, nobody is hurt

Published on Mar 19, 2008 in Charts and Graphs, Humor, personal, pics

Well folks, we have finally purchased a car, a toyota camry that is, ah! typical dvd (Desi in ViDesh) choice you may say, well, I have nothing to respond for that. I dont have permanent license yet, so you can roam around freely on columbus roads for few more days, walk all you want. [click […]

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Hackers sneak into Serena Williams on Ramp

Published on Mar 11, 2008 in advertising, Humor, India, media

or so would Economic Times likes us to believe. Otherwise how on earth would explain ridiculous news grouping like this? Rush to ET, you might still be able to catch a glimpse of this master piece. Such pity in the age of context sensitivity and related content discovery. Looks like someone from TOI migrated to […]

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Red is new black … or what?

Published on Mar 5, 2008 in advertising, america, Humor, pics

I am moved to stage 3 of desi migration to ishtates. That is I traveled here, applied for SSN and now ready for a car. So for the last 2 weeks or so I am spending most of my time of craigslist looking for a prospective set of wheels that could hold me for the […]

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Nationwide Paintbucket Guerrilla ad – nicely done

Published on Feb 12, 2008 in advertising, america, Humor

On my way to office I have spotted this nicely done guerrilla campaign by Nationwide insurance. The concept is nice and execution is perfect. See it for yourself. (Btw, the picture is not mine, thanks to Hojimoto)

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How not to hang your clothes?

Published on Feb 1, 2008 in america, pics, wonder why

A master piece!

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Software or Strictware ?!?

Published on Dec 4, 2007 in business, technology, wonder why

A quiz for all the techie folks who visit phd. What is the software that has the below features (apart from other)(1) The software will issue innumerable warnings if it ever occurred to the software that it is not genuine(2) The software would give users a time limit of 30 days to validate their copy […]

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My screen just widened!

Published on Aug 2, 2007 in gadgets, technology

OCDOBG stuck me when I was in HK last week. That is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Of Buying Gadgets, This time I have picked up the biggest possible thing that can still be carried inside the luggage bags. A 19inch widescreen lcd monitor. The Samsung 931bw. I have been thinking about upgrading my old 15 inch […]

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The Art of Excel Charting

Published on Jun 27, 2007 in Charts and Graphs, hacks, Learn Excel

Yesterday while going through my feeds, I have landed on this post about the demographics and use-figures of various social networking (2.0) tools, et al (by businessweek) on think:lab blog. When I looked at the BusinessWeek’s graphical representation of demographics and usage figures of social networks, the first thought that came to me is, “well, […]

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Making sense out of NEWsense

Published on Mar 30, 2007 in media, wonder why

Imagine a kid having this conversation with his mom,“Mummy, mummy, tell me when will some one run a marathon in space?”“It will happen when Mumbai university lists in BSE”“Mummy, mummy, tell me when will the university list in BSE?”“They will list when Rakhi Sawant looks like this”“Mummy, mummy, tell me when will Rakhi Sawant dresses […]

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The Calvin Fund!

Published on Mar 22, 2007 in calvin fund, Movies-Books, personal finance

Well, thats not a new mutual fund in the market, but I can understand your confusion, given that several AMCs have tiger funds. Calvin fund is the name I am giving to my investment drive. The aim is to purchase a complete collection of my favorite strips, “Calvin & Hobbes – The complete collection” which […]

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Creating New MFs – the SBI way

Published on Dec 7, 2006 in personal finance

Mutual fund companies often develop this compulsive urge to launch a new product, but sadly mutual funds are one of the boring financial services and all most all of them do one of the following four: Retain your capital and provide liquidity Give returns at risk free rate by investing in longterm governament bonds etc. […]

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New-Clear Advertising

Published on Oct 11, 2006 in Random

I think a new form of advertising has emerged, thanks to ingenuity of IBNLive and suchlike. Even a serious news item like possible second test by N.Korea gets its share of meaningless and possibly sponsered images. Look at it youself… Source: IBNLive

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Dhud! Dhud! Dhud! Dhud!

Published on Sep 19, 2006 in Random

No prizes for guessing! I am going to buy Bajaj Avenger in another 2-3 weeks time. After so much debate on to car or not to car I have finally leaned to the right and choosen this bike. I wanted to buy this one ever since I have been to Leh/Ladakh [click to read the […]

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