Archive for November, 2004

Microsoft Pirates Software Too

Monday, November 29th, 2004

Found this slightly old news at /. about an article on German PC-Welt magazine report that Microsoft apparently used an illegal version of SoundForge 4.5 to edit the Wave files shipped with Windows Media Player. You can check that yourself by opening any file in the [Windows location] \Help\Tours\WindowsMediaPlayer\Audio\Wav\ folder in notepad or other editors […]

Easy Day

Thursday, November 25th, 2004

Today is an easy day. After a long time… *sigh*

It continues

Monday, November 22nd, 2004

Long hours continue… back to work.

Strange Office Hours

Thursday, November 18th, 2004

I came to office on November 16, 7:02am. I left for home at 7:12am on November 17. I was back in the office at 9:19 am. Right now it is 2:55am on November 18. I’m still at office. I’ve almost been working non-stop. I was threatened 5 minutes ago of dire consequences by the driver […]

Yahoo! Mail Gets Spazzier

Tuesday, November 16th, 2004

According to Brad Garlinghouse (VP, Communications Products) on Yahoo! Search Blog yesterday, Yahoo! Mail now has three new features: Better Search DomainKeys Implementation DHTML Nothing too surprising or exciting in search features since it was expected after Gmail‘s search within their mail interface. Yahoo! merely seems to equal their feature list for now; only Gmail’s […]

Long Day

Tuesday, November 16th, 2004

Today is a long day.

Coke Instead Of Pesticides

Monday, November 8th, 2004

Yes, it’s true according to The Guardian‘s this report. Instead of paying hefty fees to international chemical companies for patented pesticides, they are reportedly spraying their cotton and chilli fields with Coca-Cola. What is funny is towards the end of the report, at least one uncorroborated use of New Coke and some other proven uses […]

Novell “Unbends” The Truth About Linux

Thursday, November 4th, 2004

Microsoft has been continuing its campaign against Linux. Now Novell takes the first big step towards countering the MS propoganda by unveiling a specific site Unbending the Truth: Things Microsoft Hopes You Won’t Notice that builds a case for Linux while clarifying the facts stated by Microsoft. It’s ironic that first Microsoft used selective passages […]


Thursday, November 4th, 2004

Karan messaged me that my headphones have been bought. But he won’t tell me which model out of the choice I’d given him. Oh boy! Am I excited. I haven’t never ever prayed for anybody to get an air-ticket and after he told me he might have to skip flight and come to India only […]

Focus on Solutions

Monday, November 1st, 2004

Learn to focus on solutions not on problems – An anecdote.