Simple life hack


Turn your mobile data to the OFF as a default when out and about. Why? Read on. Since about October … More

This is too cool!


[harish@phoenix ~]$ traceroute 216.81.59.173 traceroute to 216.81.59.173 (216.81.59.173), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 registerlafonera.fon.com (192.168.10.1) 2.473 ms 2.937 … More

In a word, wow!


I am not sure if this is a report that contains stuff taken out of context, but if its true … More

Open Source and Government


[11:05 am Dec 26th: updated to reflect some clarifications given to me via other walled-garden social media] The recent events … More

OSCON 2011 – Tuesday July 26


Finally, I’ve found time and motivation to attend the O’Reilly organized Open Source Convention 2011 in Portland, Oregon. It has been … More

Change and Opportunity


Change and evolution are hallmarks of any open source project. Ideas form, code gets cut, repurposed, refined and released (and … More

Printer/cups tip


Every time I update the OS on my laptops, I have to add the CUPS printer settings for the in … More

Cloud for Academics


I am pleased to have an opportunity to speak from both a Red Hat and an open source presective about … More

Data analysis sought


I’ve extracted the stats from the Singapore elections department‘s site and set up a tabulated voting results from the very … More

The magic of brand loyalty


We are all slaves to perception. What you perceives essentially drives your actions.  Yes, we can think through the issues … More

Was I fair?


I read with amusement some of the comments that people made with regards to the chat I had with the … More

This is so clever!


When something clever, it deserves pointing out.  Google posted a video about their Chrome OS and that video had some … More

More twists and turns


News is coming in that Novell is being bought out by Attachmate for about US$2.2 billion along with Novell’s “intellectual … More

Standards work


Not sure how the upcoming week will pan out, but I am definitely eager to learn what are the nuances … More

Xournal


Thanks to Xournal, you can now annotate any PDF and export it out to a new PDF. This is excellent … More