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I caught my eleven year old nephew browsing the web and I asked him, “What are you up to?” He said, “I am researching on Tamil freedom fighters on ‘why-kee-peedia’. For an essay?” I was impressed. When I was his age, I had to rely on the government library in Greamspet, Chittoor, for research. The…

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Note: The points I discuss here are applicable mostly when you want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows XP (dual boot).I was curious about a Linux Desktop OS. I have heard so much about Ubuntu. A few months earlier I did try to install it on my Windows XP box but the whole partition thing overwhelmed…

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Do so at your own risk. They make indiatimes look like an angel when it comes to spamming you and your contacts (from Orkut, Gmail, etc). Repeat after me, “I Will not sign up for youmint.com” Don’t tell me I didn’t warn you. Even if you received an invite from me, ignore it. They have…

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“At Motorola, we call this the device formerly known as the cell phone,” Padmasree Warrior, Motorola’s chief technology officer recently said, holding up her own RAZR. Padmasree Warrior, on Apple’s iPhone.…

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A company that developed technology capable of creating water out of thin air nearly anywhere in the world is now under contract to nourish U.S. soldiers serving in Iraq. “This is our secret sauce,” Sher said. “Like Kentucky Fried Chicken, it tastes good, but we won’t tell you what’s in it.” He did, however, provide…

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“When people lose their sight their brains are not receiving as many pictures as they used to. Sometimes, new fantasy pictures or old pictures stored in our brains are released and experienced as though they were seen.”[Link ] Reference: V.S. Ramachandran’s Phantoms in the Brain…

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