My Digest : Of Every Day Happenings Around The World

September 1, 2009 at 2:24 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment

My Digest

28 video Over the weekend, we wrote about Google’s slow transition to AJAX search results. It’s currently testing the feature on its “Caffeine” results pages, and some users are starting to see it live on regular Google. The rationale behind such a shift is obvious: If Google can show results faster, people have more time to do more searches. But we’re talking factions of a second in terms of speed increas
TechCrunch 10 hours ago

9 A followup on this earlier BB post about the wacko blog and gadget hallucinations of kidnapper/rapist (now also a murder suspect) Phillip Garrido. Weighing in on that post, an astute BB commenter noticed that if you do a Google Maps search for 1554 Walnut Avenue, Antioch, CA — the address of the Antioch home where Garrido detained Jaycee Dugard (and her children, fathered by rape) — you can see
Boing Boing 11 hours ago

4 video These days, companies are losing hard drives and other storage media packed with tons of recoverable data. Well, here’s one way to keep that from happening: nuke ’em. Concord, NC maker Brian Little and some friends stacked up hard drives recovered from Davidson College machines and melted them with thermite. Brian described the project: Four guys and one intrepid GF use roughly 40lbs of thermite
MAKE Magazine 11 hours ago


While the Union Cabinet Ministers are busy achieving their hundred-day target, a former banker and first-time MP in Tamil Nadu’s Kanchipuram constituency organised a mega educational loan mela to fulfill his electoral promise. The idea is to enable rural youth to pursue higher education. This drew over 5000 rural students.
NDTV News 12:46 AM PST

September 1 is an important day in many ways. It was on this day that World War II commenced, causing death and misery to many. This was also the day that saw the death of `The Sun King’ and the birth of the man who gave the world Tarzan. We go by importance and not chronology.

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