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Proto.in Summer Edition: Mobile

I was busy with other things so I was not able to complete my featuring of other proto.in presentations. The first one to take up the stage in this segment was RareFind and their product is called MoCoDile. They threw … Continue reading

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Proto.in SE in SecondLife: unconference within a conference

Proto.in is a serious initiative by fun and energetic techies of The Knowledge Foundation. With Proto.in Secnd Edition, the TKF folks are all set to excel their high standard of fun and useful event by several orders of magnitude. Given … Continue reading

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AWS Informal Chat at the New Amazon Island, Secondlife

If a bunch of Amazon Web Services geeks meet, what would they discuss? Here is a snippet of conversation at aws dev meetup at SL: Baba Yamamoto: I would like to use ec2 to loadtest the secondlife grid Tao Takashi: … Continue reading

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Grandmaster Anand’s Chess wisdom for Management Mavens

Chess Grandmaster Visvanathan Anand presented a talk to the audience of Madras Management Association here at Chennai. This is part of the Global Leadership series by the MMA and the title of the talk was: The Black and White of … Continue reading

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Reach out to larger number of Innovators: Dr. T Ramasami, DST

“I want a lot more innovations and innovations to be identified and supported throught the TePP program” is what Dr T Ramasami, Secretary, DST expressed while he was explaining the significance of the program at a press meet. Explaining the … Continue reading

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Annamalai University Rocks as part of Indian Science Congress 2007

The organizers of the Indian Science Congress 2007 at Annamalai University have done their homework well. It is well organized, there is no chaos at the registration desk. The networked computers that run the registration made it a breeze for … Continue reading

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What do you prefer, Working Like a Donkey or a Monkey?

Making money with closed source software, related IT services: Donkey Work ( You got to do all the heavy lifting in the muck) Making money with opensource: Monkey Work – you need to be real smart to make money with … Continue reading

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Second Life warming up for Real Life; Events is SL

My Second Life exploration is getting serious and interesting. With Sun Micro jumping into Second Life, SL becomes the new testing ground for Moore’s Law and Metcalfes Law in action. Of course Intel is pitching in- seamless interactive 3D will … Continue reading

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Tracking things, information and people in Second Life: Wishful Thinking

I’m exploring and learning Second Life. Things that attract me toward SL are: 1)My area of interest being physical paper file tracking, I want to present some of the paper file location tracking information on to a online collabration tool. … Continue reading

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