When I was a small kid, my grandfather used to teach me how to read English. I was born in India, so we did not get to reading English till we were 6 or 7. His technique was simple. He would mark portions of a sentence with a vertical mark (in pencil). He told us […]
Not all these are my ideas. I have read about most of them. 1. As a note taking tool While listening to a talk or a radio program (like NPR), write down concepts. Scatter them on the page. Start connecting them. Later, after the talk/program is done, name the associations. I use a blank white […]
In a presentation to eLearning forum, Stephen does an amazing job of talking about the convergence of various technologies and trends. The Interactive Web according to Stephen is changing. From medium to platform From static to dynamic From a communication medium to a network of interactions, resources From centralized to distributed resource descriptions In addition […]
The pieces are falling in place one by one. An online database, a portal, a page creator, a blog hosting service. What will be next? A wiki? Backed by a set of APIs the elements required to build online applications, websites and portals are taking shape at Google. I had some difficulties in creating a […]
Talk about co-incidence. Just a couple of days ago, I was thinking of putting together a list of lists. I even started creating a page. Today I happened to go to ResearchBuzz and found Lots of Lists with Listable. Check out the listables’ lists.
In this outspoken, InfoWorld interview, Tim Bray covers a wide variety of subjects related to XML. Tim Bray, is one of the co-authors of the original XML specification. One of his most notable contributions is The Annotated XML Reference. In this interview he talks about everything XML – webservices, RSS, xml for data interchange, xml […]
23 Questions for Prospective Bloggers – Is a Blog Right for You? My personal favorites: Are you willing to learn? Do you enjoy reading? Are you a creative person? Are you willing to work hard?
My job is to live in the future 20 years from today Mr. Moss, who is 56, expects that technology will change society more profoundly in the next 20 years than it has in the past 20, by easing the burden of aging and improving communication, health care and education. He is enticed, for example, […]
From Handango Yardstick • Avg. number of applications purchased per order: 2.24 • Avg. selling price of mobile applications: $20.03 • Avg. selling price of digital media: $2.21 • Number of new mobile software vendors: 1,994 • Number of new mobile applications: 11,459 Just a few minutes ago I blogged about the growth of Mobile […]
The two billionth mobile phone subscriber worldwide signed up at the end of September, 2005, says ABI Research. The market data firm expects the three billionth mobile phone subscriber to sign up sometime before the end of 2008. From Mobile Phones: More than 2 billion served in 2005 Just think of the impact this will […]