Monthly Archives: August 2009

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Marketing the moon, Google and NASA

There is a lot of interest Google is showing in the space research.

This is a perfect and open way to market a space project. If you can successfully land a privately funded craft on the lunar surface and survive long enough to complete the mission goals of roaming about the lunar surface for at least 500 meters and sending a defined data package, called a “Mooncast”, back to Earth. You win the Google Lunar X PRIZE which is $30 million (USD). Read More …

Linux on Mainframe, by IBM

Linux is getting bigger and bigger. IBM’s System z Solution Edition Series are there for customers who want to migrate from older HP and Sun Unix systems. I am happy that mainframe still lives and linux is getting used on it.

“Now more than ever, companies and government are looking for ways to maximize their IT investments,” said Karl Freund, vice president of IBM System z strategy and marketing in a statement.

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Writing with the light

Writing with the light After Writing with the car, this is another article on writing, writing with the light. French designer Aissa Logerot has created a can which sprays light called halo. No mess, no permanent marks, no societal detraction, express your graffiti skills and styles. The output of this artwork can be stored on the  camera instead of a wall, which can be used later. Read More …

Test Windows 7 in the cloud

We know that Windows 7 is still to come full-on, but cloud service providers are offering Windows 7 testing. So if you are a software developer company and plan to test your code on Windows 7, you can test it in the cloud. If your organization wants to run some compatibility tests before upgrading to Windows 7, test it in the cloud. Read More …

The future of light is OLED

Table Lamp from OsramHave a look at this table lamp from Osram. OLED (Organic light-emitting diodes) which was in labs for many years, now showing up in the consumer market. This market is predicted to be more than $10 billion in just 3 years. General Electric has already started using them to develop more energy-efficient lighting fixtures and windows. Other products based on OLED, which are already in the market are view finder, camera, Read More …

Enter the cloud, with a plan

This is my third article on clouds, after Why i like clouds so much? and Is India ready for the clouds?. We know that we can’t resist this technology, so for the corporates it is good to have some plan.  Instead of fully migrating to cloud, which requires a lot of change in the mindsets of management and IT guys, one could chose the hybrid way, one can start migrating some applications to the clouds, which could be: Read More …

Are you Going Google?

Want to switch from Microsoft Exchange or Lotus Notes to Goolge Apps, Google is open for you.

Google-hosted email, calendar applications provides 50 times more storage per user than the industry average storage per employee. It also reduces clutter with effective spam filtering and automatic message threading. Access it from any computer or mobile device, you also get Outlook and Blackberry interoperability. Read More …

Free Online Picture Editors, for fun

Working on these online picture editors is much faster than what i thought and there are so many websites. Most of the online picture editors are very professional, but that was not something i was looking for. I was looking for something which can give me funny results, funny enough to impress my son, as i promised him to take his picture for illustration. Impressive enough results, Read More …

Create Simplest,Smallest and Quickest Webpage

All you have to do is to open jottit website, type something and click a button, and your personal smallest website is ready. Look at the changes made to the web site address, this is website address (URL) you can use it and give it to the others. You can even claim this website by password, so that in future you can edit the same webpage.

Now this is not the best way to create a website, but i am sure this is the quickest and the easiest way to create smallest website.

Billboard that looks back at you, and does more

Be ready for your pictures to be taken by the billboard you at.

Who does not like new technology products and latest gadgets, but how about the threat that comes with it ? You like those super zoom digital cameras with motion sensors, but are you ready for such cameras hidden at the public places taking your pictures for some project, they call it  automated audience measurement. Read More …