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at about 11.33am IST - Outlook Toaster pops up notifying of an email whose subject read "Michael Crichton passes away”. time froze; the second seemed to last forever. As the toaster begun fading away somehow gathered courage to click on it, Feroz was pointing me to a Wired magazine blog post. disbelief struck ... this has to be a hoax! we were expecting ......

When I first heard about it - found it hard to believe, when I read about it on emotiv.com, found it hard to believe, but when I read about it on news.com and saw a video on youtube - this truly does sound revolutionary. Emotiv has come up with an almost complete product which seem to have impressed everyone who has had a chance to play with it so far. ......

Its finally over... Netscape pulled the plug yesterday on its browsers. Announced on a post on its official blog Netscape Navigator died a long painful death. Though I'm a hardcore IE fan all through my Internet life (after IE4 that is), I can't help but take a moment, a deep breath and actually realize, its over for NN. I was looking back all those ......

I stumbled upon this cool feature while meddling around with the clock on Vista. I recorded the below video which shows you how simple it is to look up a date in a different year/month. In this video I try to look up on which day does Jan 1st fall in the year 2084. Video: Windows Vista Clock is Cool ......

On December 19th, Blockbuster will premiere the first full-length feature film, Jackass 2.5, directly to online audiences on Windows and Mac using Microsoft Silverlight. Jackass 2.5 will be made available for free, for anyone in the US 17 or older, courtesy of Blockbuster at www.blockbuster.jackassworl... beginning December 19th through December 31st, ......

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I just noticed that Need For Speed Pro Street has been announced - slated for release on 31.10.07. http://www.ea.com/nfs/prost... From the video and screen shots - it fails to impress me so far ... maybe Need For Speed Most Wanted was just too good - its tough to make a NFS version better than that ......

Rajesh Sampath and I will be speaking at Tech ED India (or Techmela as it’s called in its new incarnation, which is an amalgamation of Tech ED, Mix, MEDC and ITPC all happening at the same time, same place!). We will deliver a talk titled Model Driven Development using Microsoft Domain Specific Language Tools. We will start with a background on Model ......

What is it ? http://www.dowjones.com/Pre... http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/... http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/... Holy $@#!, When is it ? http://www.engadget.com/200... ......

Just in case you need a Joost invite, leave a comment on this post... I dunno whats wrong but Joost just doesn't seem to work for me - keeps erroring out after playing a few seconds of video. Not very impressed by it so far though... ..anyways if you need an invite drop a comment with yr name + email address ......

LeAnn Rimes may have found geeks to have no problems to fight the moonlight , however, its tough to fight the Silverlight that Microsoft has unleashead on the Web. Truly Web v.Next has arrived - here is just a simple Flickr Mashup created using Microsoft Popfly rendered using Microsoft Silverlight (U'll need the lightweight 1.x MB download to view it) ......

Halo 3 comes to you on September 25th... Entertainment Event of the Year "Halo 3 is much more than a video game release—it's the biggest entertainment event of the year," said Peter Moore, corporate vice president of Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business. "On September 25, we intend to deliver a finale that will go down in entertainment history ......

http://www.charlesinspace.com/ Space...The Final Frontier...These are the voyages of Charles Simonyi...His first mission, to the Internation Space Station...To seek out possibilities in Space Tourism...To boldly go where few tourists have gone before... :) ...Charles who led the Word and other office apps teams at Microsoft where he worked for 20 years ......

A couple of days ago - all templates in my VS disappeared! I got an error message asking me to look into the Event log ... and this is what I found The Visual Studio template information is out of date. Regenerate the templates by running 'devenv /installvstemplates' or reinstalling Visual Studio. Note: corrective action requires Administrator privileges. ......

I got a Lego Mindstorms NXT kit last week – I was buried with work during the weekdays to give it a spin. It had to wait till last night for me to actually play around with it. Boy is it amazing! I managed to complete what’s called a “Tripod” robot – I nicknamed it BOne – short for Bot One – since it’s the first ever Robot that I created. Here are some ......

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