All articles with 'photos' Tag

Cameras: Most Popular vs. Most Clicked

Published on Sep 26, 2006 in Random

A couple of days I guess S.Anand has given this link to Flickr’s Top Digital cameras. The funda is simple. The site tells you what are Top camera models in Flickr based on the EXIF data available using some Flickr API. I was wondering if the same cameras are also most sought after by people. […]

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Porok, Call back Ads and Simple Joys of Life

Published on Sep 12, 2006 in Random

First up, Porok! MTV India has tied up with Microsoft XBOX and is welcoming xbox to India in style with “Porok”. [Read news items 1, 2] As they say in the Ad, “Porok might have been inspired from cocks, but inside we are all tigers”. Having seen a couple of XBOX ads, I am sure […]

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3 Steps to Create cool dashboards in excel

Published on Sep 5, 2006 in Analytics, Learn Excel

Dashboards are very common business monitoring tools, but creating them in excel with all the bells and whistles is not so easy. So here is a quick 1-2-3 on how to do it. Lets take a sample of 2 consecutive year sales figures for 7 regions. The colums have Region name, 2004-05, 2005-06 figures and […]

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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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A date with my plate!

Published on Jul 31, 2006 in Random

I would call it the Chennai’s food backbone, Saravana Bhavan as it is popularly known in this coastal city. As we enter this high-class vegetarian restaurant’s head office branch in Vadapalani, my friend was skeptical about the quality of the food and worried looking at the bustling crowd. We opted for the AC room and […]

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Published on Jul 24, 2006 in Random

This is that of the year when a huge business would thrive. A conservative estimate of the size of that business would be 60 crores or more per year. And its none other than Indian MBA entrance exams and their coaching. The CAT notification is out and so are the notifications for other prominent schools. […]

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Now Adsense in Hindi

Published on Jul 19, 2006 in Random

PS: Click on the image for a bigger version This is amazing. Adsense now comes with hindi ads as well. Noticed it for the first time in CNN-IBN site today. Since their search is available in local languages, adsense in regional lingo would be a killer business application.

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Bombay – Pune Expressway : A travelers Delight

Published on Jul 15, 2006 in Random

I had the opportunity to travel on this extremely well built and located Bombay-Pune Expressway when I went back from Khandala to Bombay 3 weeks ago. I tooks some snaps and since then, I have been trying to post them here, sadly, I had to wait a really long time to finish this post. So, […]

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Wear, will you?

Published on Jul 11, 2006 in Random

I saw this superb ad while I was going in a ferrari (sorry, auto) in chennai. PS: I remade the ad using images in flickr, thanks to whoever is the original owner of the helmet and brain pics.

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HOT HOT Advertising

Published on Jul 6, 2006 in Random

Courtesy: Metro Plus, Chennai A man eats a stick of kurkure and suddenly burns into flames, after the fire is doused, he distributes kurkure to horrified crowd. I think this is probably the best outdoor advertising I have ever seen. No wonder the ad bagged gold in cannes for JWT, Chennai. Read the entire story […]

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Super Copy

Published on Jun 7, 2006 in Random

See for yourself, I think this is a very good tagline/copy for an AC ad where the products are getting commoditized by day

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Purnography @ Khandala

Published on Jun 3, 2006 in pics

Its been almost a week into the induction here at North Point Centre for Learning @ Khandala. I am having a great time learning and enjoying. You can expect a detailed version of ‘first week @ work’ sometime later. For now this post would talk about the natural beauty in this place. Its raining heavily […]

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Whats cooking PHD? – Part 2

Published on May 8, 2006 in Random

Item: Vegetable Fried RiceIngredients: vegetables, cooked rice, soya&chilli sauce, lots of free time to experiment I was toying with the idea of cooking fried rice for last few days. Finally encouraged my bro and we went shopping all the needed stuff despite the unseasonal rains in hyderabad. The outcome aint that bad. 🙂 Chopped vegetables, […]

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