• irony

    [OT] The Rant of a “Republic” Indian Hacker

    by  • January 26, 2009 • bug, hack, hackers, india, irony, life, off-topic, politics, rant • 0 Comments

    For me, the very foundations of Hacker-dom is based on three very fundamental steps: 1. Grasp the fundamentals 2. Question everything 3. Question everything, without being a fanatic As ironical (or rather illuminating, depending on the way you see) it may sound; as I start my very first step to understand the fundamentals of...

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    No more lectures now…

    by  • July 26, 2008 • hackers, humour, irony, life, news • 0 Comments

    Randy Pausch, fondly known as the Last Lecture Guy, is no more. If you have not heard of him, I suggest you watch his “last lecture”. A summary of the lecture and Randy Pausch’s life can be read here. p.s.: @Johnny: Thanks for updating me. @Slashdot-ters: Thanks for not making stupid and mean remarks...

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    Slashdot, uh! :|

    by  • May 21, 2008 • google, irony, rant, Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    Slashdot is supposed to be a respectable (news) portal for geeks and nerds. It’s punch line says News for nerds, Stuff that matters. I must admit that there was a time when I used to start my day with Slashdot, trying not to miss even a single news. That phase, however, is over. The...

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    Orkut Latest XSS Worm; and what it means for Indian Orkuteers

    by  • December 20, 2007 • cyberlaw, defacement, education, google, guide, irony, life, news, review, security, webappsec, xss • 16 Comments

    Update: Kishor reports a flaw in the implementation of “private” videos feature on Orkut. Although I am at office and I haven’t checked it yet myself, I believe I can trust him, based on his posts at Slackers. Nice one Kishor. 1. YAWN Orkut (Google’s MySpace and Facebook for Indian,...

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    Yahoo! gone Insane!

    by  • August 11, 2007 • humour, irony, news, review, yahoo • 0 Comments

    No Yahoo! hasn’t changed it’s name to Insane!. It’s just their behavior that has gone insane. If you’ve been a member of some online group for quite some time, chances are that the group is on Yahoo! Groups. Same with me. This story is concerned with my college batch online egroup. Yahoo! groups has...

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    Month of Search Engine Bugs: “Mission Accomplished”

    by  • July 3, 2007 • bug, google, hack, hackers, irony, loophole, microsoft, phishing, review, security, webappsec • 0 Comments

    The Month of Search Engine Bugs by MustLive has come to an end. MutLive reports: In the project took part 33 search engines (30 web engines and 3 local engines) of 19 vendors, some vendors have several engines. The list of project’s participants (in order of appearance): Meta, Yahoo, HotBot, Gigablast, MSN, Clusty, Yandex,...

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    Google Lost Me!

    by  • June 17, 2007 • google, irony, microsoft, review • 0 Comments

    It’s strange writing something like this using a service that’s owned by Google. But it was long overdue. There was a time when I used address Google as “Google God” :).Used to believe a lot that they religiously follow their “Do no Evil” motto. I forgot that as companies grow, there are bound to...

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