The webosphere is all about design and aesthetics these days, which is of course, just what the doctor ordered and mainly thanks to Google and Apple (yes, I know you were waiting for me to say that). And when Paul Graham says we are now witnessing the return of the Mac, people sit up and … Continue reading The Apple bites back
Yahoo! 360° is now open for a public beta. This photo is by Ernie, one of the Yahoos who has worked on 360° ; that 360° logo was created out of pixel blocks (whatever that means). Leave a comment (with a valid email address) if you need an invite. P.S. Remember, 360° is not blogs, … Continue reading Circle is open now
After recommendations in the comments of my previous posts, I used Picasa to brighten up the Ranga Shankara images (see previous post) using the "I'm Feeling Lucky" button. It works so well! It even created collages for me: That is so neat. I can't understand why they're giving away that thing for free!
On a tip-off from Anita, I had come to know about Girish Karnad's play 'A Heap of Broken Images' at the Ranga Shankara theatre. I just came back from the theatre. I have to mention that I have never been to a real live play before (other than skits in school and college). This play … Continue reading A Heap of Broken Images
From Adam Bosworth on 'Tensions on the web': Indeed, every year in August, I vanish for a month from the web, turn off email, and deal with the withdrawal and suddenly I relearn how to think and concentrate. In a world where knowledge and thinking is everything, it is ironic that increasing availability had led … Continue reading Ponder
... by hiring the top guy into your company and then cut off all incentives for the community to get interested. Yes, I'm talking about IronPython and in this case, the company happens to be MS. Read what Edd Dumbill has to say about it, especially this part: Third-party patches won't be considered until after … Continue reading How to kill an open source project…
I opened up Yahoo! Groups and I see that it has got a new look. I really hate the choice of colors - light blue really doesn't cut it for me - I can't figure out how to change that in the settings. The 'Management' section for moderators is really useful. If it was already … Continue reading Yahoo! Groups gets a facelift
The three days of PyCon 2005 has just ended and am trying to read about all the events. There's a surprising amount of info out there, thanks to blogs. This also makes me wince since I feel like I've missed sooo much! Don't miss these: The PyCon blog Complete live notes of the PyCon talks … Continue reading All about PyCon05
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Charlene Li (of Forrester Research) claims that Y! Mail has upped the storage to 1 GB to match GMail and combining that observation with the recent increase of invites count to 50 for all GMail users, it is a sign that GMail is soon coming out of beta! Holy smokes, that is tempting - a … Continue reading GMail out of beta soon?