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Zoho sponsors our Visualization Challenge #2

Published on Nov 12, 2009 in blogging, Charts and Graphs
Zoho sponsors our Visualization Challenge #2

Aravind (@arvindnatarajan on twitter) who works at Zoho emailed me earlier today and asked if Zoho Reports – Online Reporting and Business Intelligence Service, can sponsor our visualization challenge #2.

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PHD Gets a Facelift (again)

Published on Nov 9, 2009 in blogging
PHD Gets a Facelift (again)

Folks, I have an announcement for you. Our little site, Pointy Haired Dilbert got yet another face lift. Over the weekend, I have made some changes to the site layout and navigation to make it better. The key changes are, On archive pages (that is category, tag and monthly pages) you can see 15 posts […]

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Signup for Microsoft Excel 2010 Technical Preview [Office 2010]

Published on May 20, 2009 in excel links
Signup for Microsoft Excel 2010 Technical Preview [Office 2010]

Are you curious to take a peek at future? You should sign up for the MS Office 2010 Technical Preview.

You can also stay up to date about the MS Office 2010, visit the http://www.office2010themovie.com/

I have signed up for the preview, but in the weekend I will check my MSDN subscription to see if there is something for MVPs to install and see. Then I can post some screenshots.

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Introducing Spreadcheats – Become Supergood with Excel in 30 days

Published on Oct 31, 2008 in blogging, Learn Excel
Introducing Spreadcheats – Become Supergood with Excel in 30 days

Starting next week, PHD is going to feature a 30 post series on spreadcheats. The purpose of these posts is to make day to day spreadsheeting a breeze. Each post will be less than 200 words in size and aspires to make your day at office a little bit more productive. I have already identified […]

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Soon you can use Excel on the Web

Published on Oct 30, 2008 in technology
Soon you can use Excel on the Web

Yesterday Microsoft announced in PDC (professional developers conference) that it will be releasing a web based version office applications – Word, Excel, Power Point, One Note later this year. This is an exciting news since you can access the goodness of these powerful desktop apps inside a browser for free. No more hassles of upgrading […]

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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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Major Updates to Google Docs Spreadsheets App – Menus, Named Ranges, Toolbar

Published on Oct 6, 2008 in Learn Excel, technology

Google Docs – spreadsheet application has introduced some major upgrades to their editor today. Some of the key changes include: Introduction of menus to access all spreadsheet functions / features by category: Now the spreadsheet app menus look more like Excel 2003 menus. Looks like Google is trying hard to close gap between the two […]

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Google maps 3d building outlines – wow

Published on Jun 30, 2008 in Charts and Graphs, ideas, technology

I haven’t noticed this before, but google maps provides 3d building outlines. I think this is pretty cool. You can see them in action here. Earlier on google : Google Park bench in Russia

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Get crazy CNN headlines on your t-shirt

Published on May 22, 2008 in america, Humor, media, wonder why

Rat rides cat, cat rides dog, that rides on your t-shirt I am just numbed seeing this outrageous hilarity in the name of news making and selling on CNN, apparently you can buy t-shirts for some of the hand picked news items on CNN by clicking the t-shirt icon next to headline link on their […]

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Rediff unLOCKS mystery of successful CEOs

Published on May 14, 2008 in Humor, media, Random, wonder why

Wow, Rediff actually published this article on how hairstyles make successful CEOs So much fuzz over a complait fluff is sTRESSing me… PS: do read the comments on that page for additional entertainment 🙂

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CNN-IBN messes up global warming with local warming

Published on Mar 18, 2008 in Humor, media, wonder why

Can this get any more ridiculous?

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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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Huh!

Published on Jan 29, 2008 in Humor, media, wonder why

As usual in the morning I opened CNN IBN homepage to check what is happening in India. To my surprise the IBNLIVE site insists that I must read these happening news items. Mind you, they are not about state of union or lost test series or Australian open or dropping mercury in Delhi or impending […]

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