Facebook & Google are here to stay, but…

So is Alzheimer's. With Facebook & Google, then, is it a face-off? Many of us, over the last 10-15 years or so, are increasingly leaning more towards the tools that these virtual giants offer us. Would you agree that the numbers run in millions and are perhaps approaching billion? Anyway, who's counting, eh! If we … Continue reading Facebook & Google are here to stay, but…

Technology Turns…

  Facebook का यह मेला क्या है? अजी समझो, यह एक भूल भुलैया है 'गर अन्दर गए, तो फिर बाहर आने की कोशिश, मान लो आप, वोह बेकार ही है. अब ले लो इस बला को जिसे कहते हैं लोग ट्विट्टर ... पंछियों की इस चह-चहाट में ढूँढें किस तरह से हम कोयल की उस … Continue reading Technology Turns…

Poodwaddle… can I use it as my new homepage?

Google, particularly Gmail, has dominated my life for a few years now. Is that a G...oo...d thing, I wonder? I remember seeing the poodwaddle clocks several months ago, so I decided to look for the site. Of course, I searched using Google. My days of using 'Vivisimo' as my search engine ended a few months … Continue reading Poodwaddle… can I use it as my new homepage?

Twitter’s glitter… see the gold?

Tweets sound sweet. Swift 140 character-long missive updates sent within social networks by users, they may convey anything - tiddly trivia or lowdowns on budding love affairs; newsflash about an oncoming tornado or turmoil-ridden political fiasco. But for the budding 2 years plus company, there's still uncertainty about where the real moolah will come from. … Continue reading Twitter’s glitter… see the gold?

“Interesting Facts about India”… I’m tired of the boast statements!

Every other day, my Inbox has a 'new' email which reflects the glories of India and Indians. While I'm indeed happy for this country, her countrymen (women, and children) and all their successes, I'm kind of tired of reading emails forwarded by hundreds of people, en masse, literally. It seems that the people who created … Continue reading “Interesting Facts about India”… I’m tired of the boast statements!

Is it important to ask a web (2.0) site owner, “What’s your business model?”

We know, time will tell, and a method will evolve, later, rather than sooner! When any new product (read "social networking or, web 2.0 website") is 'soft-launched', it's very fashionable for tech trend followers to question right away, "So, what's their business model?". These people soon try to determine whether they're the next 'Google' (or … Continue reading Is it important to ask a web (2.0) site owner, “What’s your business model?”

Psst, all ears, hear this… I have Audacity!

Yep, an awesome free audio editor! Eyes tired from fooling around with photo-editing software, I went on the prowl, straining my ears and still searching for easy-to-use, free, audio-editing software. Well, look and thou shalt find... Audacity is quite similar to using a basic photo-editor, of course, with an audible difference. Record any audio source … Continue reading Psst, all ears, hear this… I have Audacity!

Tech support & remote management… for the aged, and aging baby-boomers.

By 2050, Alzheimer's is expected to afflict close to 12 million people - a three-fold increase from the present. By 2050, the population of those over 65 years will have more than doubled - to 87 million people - as per the federal Census Bureau. Blood pressure, weight gain, respiratory problems, diabetes, failing eyesight, musculo-skeletal … Continue reading Tech support & remote management… for the aged, and aging baby-boomers.

Go virtual on health records

In today's computing age, it may soon be critically important to have digital records of the medical history of patients. The New York Times covers a story today with a discussion on the pros and cons, and the need for a centralized pool of patient information which can be accessed online.