It is 11:53 PM and I got this WAP message on my phone just few minutes back: Lord Ganesh, Siva, Sai Babes images! Unmilited images Note that these are the EXACT words – typos not mine. I had deleted the message as soon as it came, as nowadays, the junk I get from Airtel is … more
It’s an incredibly proud day for an Indian! We have successfully impacted a probe on the surface of the moon, and also gave a sound thrashing to England with a 158 run victory! Yuvraj must have thought he could land one on the moon before the MIP does its job!! There are a few skeptics … more
As I was channel flipping today morning, I caught this nut crack guy on GOD TV – he wears a toupee’ and thinks that God reveals everything in a special way for him. You know whom I’m talking about right? Now he was on a fund raiser, where he was talking about wealth transfers and … more
Congrats Abhinav Bindra, you rock!
The wannabe Google killer Cuil (pronounced cool) failed to impress. Like many others on the net who did the same thing, I tried out ego-searching. What I found was that, it didn’t even return 20% of the result what Google gives. Among the ones it returned, interestingly, it somehow associated one of my conference papers … more
Kevin was playing with these which my sister had bought yesterday night. Those tiny dull beads had turned into colorful globules after a few hours in water!
A Game machine in the Mayajaal Gaming Arcade showing BSOD!
When I was studying in 9th/10th standard, ZX Spectrum was my object of desire. I used to buy whatever books on ZX Spectrum I could get hold of. Finally Dad bought me a similar Z-80 based home computer called Color Genie. The above is a spectacular interview with Sir Clive Sinclair, the man behind ZX … more
Can you expect a mature language that has been around for 13 years, and powering many web sites to do basic string comparison properly? No, not really!! $x = “10000000000000000000001″;$x = “11011000000000000010101″;$x = “10101010101010101010101″;$toFind = “11011000000000000010001″;$k = array_search($toFind, $x);echo “match is $k”;$p = ($toFind == $x);echo “match is $p”; Run the above code and see … more