Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Web 3.0 ? Web scraping?

Interesting reading from :

Important points :

  • The rise of the API culture
  • Web Scraping
what is WebScraping ??
Dapper, Teqlo, Yahoo! Pipes - the upcoming scraping technologies :
Yahoo! Pipes, a new app from Yahoo! focused on remixing RSS feeds. Another similar technology, Teqlo, has recently launched. It focuses on letting people create mashups and widgets from web services and rss. Before both of these, Dapper launched a generic scraping service for any web site. Dapper is an interesting technology that facilitates the scraping of the web pages, using a visual interface.
Related post :
Living with web-based software

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Career in Computer Science.

A funky futuristic video, exploring the possibilities in a career in Computer Science.

Video: Career in Computer Science - MS Research

Microsoft Research has put together a promotional video - Career in Computer Science. It features mediocre skateboarding, but a cute all-purpose personal robot.

Source :Career in computer science - javascript robots

Saturday, March 10, 2007

India leads Asia billionaire club

"India has the most number of billionaires in Asia with a total wealth of $191bn between them, according to Forbes magazine. With 36 billionaires, India has overtaken Japan's 24 billionaires, after two decades of Japan topping the Asian rich list."

Forbes' 2007 ranking of worlds richest.

Read More : India leads Asia billionaire club

Lakshmi Mittal, 56, is the fifth richest person in the world, according to the magazine. The other Indians in the list include Mukesh and Anil Ambani of Reliance, Wipro chief Azim Premji, Bharti Group chairman Sunil Mittal and Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla.

Check who made it to list from India (Asia)
Also check The World's Billionaires

Sunday, March 04, 2007

Happy Holi !!

Google Holi Logo

Once again ..Happy Holi to all !! Enjoy !!