PhysLink store

It's nice store. Here are the things I just bought... Thermodynamic Drinking Bird Hyperactive Yoyo 75W Black Colored Light Bulb Mini Compass Whistling Saucer Boomerang Ceramic Horseshoe Magnet

Moving from dasBlog to WordPress

I've written earlier why I decided to move my site to WordPress instead choosing Jekyll or keep updating my custom code. In this post I'll go in to some details on how I moved to WordPress with the hope that others might have easier time. Previously I'd decided to use dasBlog because it was fairly…

Few Ideas To Curb Email Phising

Chris Sells blogs about his experience and this exponentially growing problem of email phishing and asks if there is any way out. My solutions: 1. Enable Explicit Links Only In email clients, put an option, which is turned on by default for this: While rendering HTML hyperlinks, disable them unless the link text is exactly…

Best Of New York

I just keep finding excuses to run away to New York and yet have never ran out of places to go. On the contraray, many have. Here's the coolest link to help you out. These guys have came up with a list of best of everything - from Best Haircut to Best Romantic Hotel. So…

Places I Found On Google Maps

After Google Maps included a link for satellite views, I ended up spending a night in finding all kind of places. Yeah, this is not new but not it is so much more cleaner, convenient and faster. [Partial List] Grand Canyon Devil's Tower Near Arches National Park Green and Red rivers meeting in Canyon lands…

Planet Source Code Downloader

Planet Source Code is one of the huge resources of VB code. Say you want to download all of it's listing and make a CD that might serve as 1000s of VB code snippets. This program exactly does that. It's actually general purpose program that downloads all the pages having address like http://www.somesite.com/some-junk/wanted_pageXXXX.htm - where…

The Pen With Dictionary And Voice

Now this is something I was absolutely looking for. A device which scans the printed word in a book and tell you it's meaning and pronounces it through voice! Sure there are lots of hand electronics dictionaries for this but it's still work half done because you have to cut your chain of thought and…

Downloading All of Hacker News Posts and Comments

Introduction There are two files that contains all stories and comments posted at Hacker News from its start in 2006 to May 29, 2014 (exact dates are below). This was downloaded using simple program available I wrote Hacker News Downloader by making REST API calls to HN's official APIs. The program used API parameters to…

Updates - Spring 2005

I would be writing all New York City related stuff at Metblogs rather then my own blog. This makes sense because lot of people who aren't in this region doesn't need to get those NYC stories. On the other hand, my NYC related writing will now reach to much larger audience. Check out some of…

Coolest New York Shows In Run

These are the some of the select broadway/off-broadway shows currently running in New York. Many of them ends soon. If you live in area, do check them out! GoogleWhack - This small production comedy had been consistently sold out in UK and Australia. Even if it hadn't been, its pretty geeky enough for not to…

History

This site had long way to come. Here's the glimpse of how is started out and got changed over the time! Apr-May 2002 Added two new sections on Stuff 2 Do (activities and things I'm in to) and Favorite Music. Updated Cool Books sections with more books and cover images. Main page now only shows…

So, which digital photo frame is the best?

If you are in the market to look for Digital photo frames this note will hopefully save you some time. It's really frustrating to buy one of this when selection is so large. This is very nice Christmas gift to your loved ones. I take lots of photographs but rarely have time to actually see…

Integrating RSS And Calendar

This essay reviews several efforts made to represent calendar information, ways to publish and subscribe event listing and efforts that have been made towards extending RSS for this purpose. It points out difficulties in implementing the standards and proposes a solution.