Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

Rediff does it again !

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 8:42 No Comments

Dear Rediff Team Being a widely used web portal of good repute, I do not see any reason why you should allow blunders like the following to happen, especially on the homepage! Moreover, earlier, I had observed this. A suffering surfer Pawan Jain

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First ever issue with GMail

Sunday, July 20, 2008 23:43 No Comments

Google just doesn’t seem to get its counting correct. It was with Orkut communities (there were, and I believe there still are, those famous “Showing 1-10 of 5″, “Showing 1-20 of 0″ kind of bugs in orkut community threads pages, and the eternal wrong counting errors of number of friends), now I see it with [...]

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Computer Science and Toilet Paper

Friday, July 4, 2008 14:43 No Comments

Though it is very famous and well known (even works for me), that the best ideas come in the washroom, a place where you are invariably alone. Having said that, I have to accept that I could never have thought of this: Yikes. We never realized that you had to be a computer scientist to [...]

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So, what about the Nano?

Monday, January 14, 2008 11:08 No Comments

So, as the curtains unveil the smallest car in India, and the most economical car in the world, everyone wants to have one. This is the first time this has happened in the car industry – where a large set of Indians can actually think of owning it. The obvious and the most interesting reason [...]

This was posted under category: Cars

My latest possession : The Small Wonder

Saturday, April 15, 2006 9:11 1 Comment

If you happened to click on the title of this post, you must have come to know what I am going to talk about. Now you are going to click on it right? It was all Sony in the mind before I came across this cute little thing. Now I feel it could never have [...]

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How’s that!!

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 17:35 2 Comments

Impressive isn’t it? Well as my partner puts it in his own words.. “This is the beauty of Ray Tracing”. What you see in the image is the scene you will get when you have two white light sources(one placed near top left and one placed near bottom right), and the objects as shown in [...]

This was posted under category: Computer Science, Events

Ray Tracing Rocks!!

Sunday, March 12, 2006 12:50 No Comments

You just had a look at my first ray traced image. This is what I am doing in my present assignment in my course in Computer Graphics. You can see 2 spheres, well, one of them appears as an ellipse because of perspective view from eye, which does not affect the shape of the first [...]

This was posted under category: Computer Science, Events, Opinion

Compu Corridor Cricket…

Friday, March 10, 2006 20:57 No Comments

Sleepless again. But this time a weekend.. So banta hai yaar!! Wing cricket has long been a tradition of Jwala since many years. It feels great to live it when we play wing cricket at 1 am with this cool breeze blowing and touching us as it crosses the wing from one balcony to other. [...]

This was posted under category: Computer Science, Events, IIT Delhi, Moods, New Delhi, Places

The iPod dilemma

Friday, March 10, 2006 20:51 No Comments

Isn’t it amazing when someone for the first time in life gets to feel: This is my hard earned money, and I’ll use it as I feel like.. No obligations To do or not to do? To buy it or not to buy? Is it worth the investment? Is it value for money? Should I [...]

This was posted under category: Opinion, Science

And the day I made it to Google(Intern)…

Wednesday, February 15, 2006 16:43 2 Comments

Getting through an interview is special.. at least to me, who hasnt experienced success in an interview before. And when its Google, the significance is manifold. I got the great news from a very good friend of mine and could not believe it at the first instant. And did not till I confirmed myself. Its [...]

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