Facebook, baba and Christmas bhandara
By now we all know that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was in India. Speculations were ripe on his planning an Orkut killer product targeted specifically for Indian net users. Gossip website Techgoss had declared a bounty for his pictures and yet it seems nobody really knew why he was here. Valleywag reports that Mark was […]
Can Mukesh Ambani control Free Wikipedia?
Recently while adding some information (link to a Hindi Podcast that dwelled on the subject of the first stone pelting student at the “Reliance Fresh” outlet at Ranchi) to the English Wikipedia article Reliance Fresh I came across a user “Ril editor” who would repeatedly delete my entry. The user is apparently a worker of […]
Has Google discontinued Adsense on Hindi sites?
Has Google discontinued showing Adsense Ads on pages written in languages other than English? My Hindi blog has been showing PSAs since last day and some of the Ad blocks are showing empty. Few other Hindi bloggers also noted the issue. Strangely, the advertisements still show up fine on a few pages, for example this […]
Podbharti releases episode 8
If you like Hindi podcasts then you would be interested to know about the recent release of the 8th Episode of popular Hindi podcast Podbharti. This episode, hosted by yours truly, features: A report on the fight against corruption waged by a senior IAS officer in India and how his wife Jayshree became a whistle-blower. […]
6 Apart & WP : a Twitter tussle
There is lot of buzz around WordPress 2.5 and apparently Six Apart is worried, having tread the “open source” path last December only, even encouraging people to upgrade to Movable Type instead. Here is a little tussle Anil and Matt had on Twitter today 🙂
How to benefit from an assasination!
If you were tired of those emails from widows of Nigerian tribal kings promising quick fortune, here is one that landed in my Inbox that can help you benefit from an assassination: I am Nahid Khan the personal assistant to the late two time prime minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto. I am assume you are […]