Thoughts on building vs growing

Many times I’ve heard professionals talk and plan out building software applications. Great ideas they’d like seen implemented, and how it could make things better. Though might not seem obvious – software applications, at least the good, are never

How to Win Friends and Influence People

I just realized that Dale Carnegie’s principles are less than 140 characters each ;) So – here they are in bite size. [retweet URLs reference the wiki article] And here they are in YAML Fundamental Techniques in Handling PeopleRetweet Don’t

The Peoplenet

Now, it’s becoming even more vivid. The Internet has grown beyond its abstract boundaries and further into reality. Iran election has started as may be yet another election, peaceful and hopeful. For all parties. With the spread of voter

In Saturn’s Shadow

With giant Saturn hanging in the blackness and sheltering Cassini from the Sun’s blinding glare, the spacecraft viewed the rings as never before, revealing previously unknown faint rings and even glimpsing its home worldNASA Cassini Saturn Mission ImagingHighlightsTED TalkStunning!

Finally! Ubuntu on Pavillion

After intending to dual boot my unstable Vista into Ubuntu for a while, I finally had enough  time this weekend to do it. Let me just say that Ubuntu is living up to its claim of making Linux for Human

Selling V*

Apparently I was marketing some medications through this blog. After dwindling Google result ranking, I discovered that my old installation of wordpress (ancient 2.1) was vulnerable enough to allow unauthorized template modifications. All is fine now isA. Do you

Man or SUV

The amount of corn needed to produce a full tank of gas for an SUV is enough to feed a person for a whole year. The 2008 World Development Report “Agriculture for Development” provides a compelling example of the

Food or Fuel

This is serious. The United Nations’ World Food Program has been hit so hard by skyrocketing grain prices that it may be forced to cut off some food aid to the world’s poorest countries, while the United States is