Amazon Fire Stick Is Data Hungry

Amazon Fire TV Stick is one of the IOT (Internet of Things) enabled devices that have become quite popular in the recent times. I consider it a classic example of disruption using technology. Got a chance to order an Amazon Fire TV Stick on Amazon and was pleasantly surprised to receive it ahead of time. …

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My Top Technology Tools in 2013

Time to write my top technology tools in 2013! As I did last year, this year also I have split my technology tools into a few sections. I have also introduced a new section called ‘Discovery Of The Year’. Hope you enjoy it. Discovery Of The Year – Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi is a small …

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Indian Roadside Shops copying Internet Brands

While browsing online, I came across two specific pictures which had a common pattern: Creative road side shop keepers copying popular internet brand names and coming up with their own shop names. In one instance, a person opened a mobile soft drink stall called Gogola and nicely copied Google’s style. In the second instance, this …

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Facebook knows more about my friends than what I know!

I have actively started using Facebook as a user in the past week and as I was studying the way Facebook was tracking friends and their associations, a very interesting fact became obvious: Facebook knows more about my friends than what I know! I mean this specifically from one particular standpoint: As I was adding …

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Why I use Facebook from Firefox – Private Browsing only

In the past year, I realized that every single person I know has a Facebook account now! This only means that Facebook has become an integral part of our daily habits…by the way, it also means that we understand what exactly Facebook is getting from us in return for the free platform to express ourselves …

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The Social Network – Movie Review

Watched The Social Network Movie on Netflix recently. This movie is supposed to be the story of how Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, came up with the plan of creating the website. I like the message on their posters: You don’t get 500 Million Friends without making a few enemies 🙂 The Social Network …

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Bill Gates joins Twitter today

Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, joined Twitter today and started tweeting. Within a few hours of doing it, he already has over 250,000 users and it is growing at the rate of around 50,000 users each hour. He earlier had a Facebook account also, but stopped using it after he realized that there were too many …

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