Introducing IWM at NMAMIT

NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte held an International Level Conference on “Computer Architecture, Networking and Applications” (IC-CANA 2011) at Mangalore on 7th and 8th January, in association with Penn State University, Harrisburg USA. The conference was co-sponsored by Nitte University, Nitte Education Trust, ISTE, NewDelhi. CSI Division-V (E&R), VTU Belgaum, TCS, EMC, Veriguide and Robosoft…

Technical Writing and Cloud Computing

One of my technical writers asked me how they can leverage cloud computing.  Interesting thought!!!. From a developers perspective, we have been talking about cloud as a development and testing resource.  For eg.  I can easily scale up my resources using the cloud environment if I need to run a scalability test.  In the past,…

Did You Share Yourself Today?

I have been reading Times Life.  The theme for today was sharing. A few of the captions particularly caught my attention as I myself believe in that.  The author was trying to convey the message that not having enough money to donate is not a reason to hold back on sharing.  You get the meaning…

ACM India Launch

I was attending ACM India Launch at Taj Residency today.   ACM India was formally announced today though ACM India was active for over 3 years now.  The program started with a brief introduction by Dr. Anand Deshpande. Co-Chair, ACM India, Prof Dame Wendy Hall, FRS. President, ACM  and Dr. John White CEO, ACM.  Dr. Rick…

Eye Safety During Solar Eclipse

We just viewed our first Solar Eclipse of the year 2010.  As usual, there were many reports of losing the eye sight if you view the eclipse with a naked eye and ways of viewing the eclipse. I didn’t see much of scientific evidence to the above arguments.  Why would I lose my eyesight?  UV…

Using Airtel International calling card

I have been using Airtel International calling cards for a while.  Rate to US is relatively cheaper compared to the full international calling rates.  Only problem I had was the long dialing procedure which used to take almost a minute to get into a conference call.  I worked around the manual dialing process by storing…

My Experiences with Sony Reader Touch

Like everyone else, I watched for the release of Sony Reader Touch with great enthusiasm.   Though I prefer to read while traveling and during my free time, I was not sure that I will be that comfortable with a digital device.  I checked out Sony PRS-505 at Staples and I must say that I was…

Google Buys Gizmo5

Rajesh brought this news to my notice.  This is interesting for me as Gizmo5 is my VoIP provider and Google Voice provides me connectivity to all US numbers which I bridged through my Gizmo5 account.  Great to see this development.