Since 2003
A brilliant (sic) coalesce of Technology (where the emphasis is on Java), Internet, Blogging, Indic-blogging, current-affairs, politics, entertainment industry and topics that concern India.
Java for young developers

Java for young developers

Are you teaching someone Java? Do you know anyone who is taking an introductory training in Java? Do you want your 5 year old kid to start on Java? If yes, then you can help them further by introducing to free interactive IDEs made just for this purpose.
Writing custom XPath rules for PMD

Writing custom XPath rules for PMD

PMD comes with a set of handy rules, which more than often are sufficient for any project. However, in real life projects you also need some custom rules to be created. This article talks about writing custom PMD rules using XPath.
Author Spotlight Wordpress Widget

Author Spotlight WordPress Widget

Author Spotlight is a new Wordpress widget recently created by me and added to the Wordpress plugin repository. The Widget displays the profile of the author width the author website link and author profile photo on the Post (Single) page.
PODvantage

PODvantage

Self publishing is no more vanity publishing and in this age of e-publishing more and more brick and mortar publishers are adapting to the new trend. In this article Debashish Chakrabarty and Ravishankar Shrivastava would take you to the world of self-publishing where they also explore the POD scene in...
An interview with Dr Sugata Mitra

An interview with Dr Sugata Mitra

An interview with award winning scientist & proponent of the Hole in the Wall (HIW) experiment: Dr Sugata Mitra. He started the experiment at the slums at Kalkaji, Delhi in 1999 & proved that kids could learn computers without formal training and teachers.

Latest entries

Cheese on the Moon

I really envy these guys having fun at work. Based on the Google Maps they have a funsite called Google Moon featuring the NASA pictures of Man's 1969 landing on the Moon. As for the “cheese” in the title of this post, look closer 🙂

Copy I will

Almost a year back, I had reached this site of one Dheeraj Rathi from the referrer logs to my home page at geocities. Now, my homepage is not a work of art, yet it is one of my original works. So it was natural to get startled by Dheeraj''s site, as it was a copy...

Nirantar July issue

The July issue of Nirantar is on the browsers now. Details are at Raman's blog post. Here are the highlights of the issue: Charukesi investigates the Fairness cream phenomenon Chandru recapitulates a day at an advertising agency Vinay Jain dissects the Hindi goodies hurriedly released last month, by the Communication and IT Ministry. All this...

Going Sudoku!

They say Newspapers are the reflection of the society and I tend to agree. Last few years have seen the altered focus in news presentation in Print and electronic media, favoring crisper and quicker coverage rather than detailed next day coverage. Whilst we may have anticipated that the print media would focus more on news...