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Reliance Netconnect Broadband on Macbook with Snow Leopard

January 28, 2010

Tweet Final hiccups solved!  Ever since I upgraded to Snow Leopard, I’ve been struggling to get my netconnect broadband modem to work as well as it previously did.  I’ve blogged about my initial hiccups, where I thought I’d found a great solution.  Well it worked, but my speeds have been abysmal.  Called Reliance service guys [...]

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Gogola to Googlle – yet another Google line extension in India??

January 3, 2010

Tweet Hehe. From Gogola ice creams to Googlle Institute of Software Studies, where you can even get a special Googlle certification! I wonder if Googlle Institute came before or after the real Google’s 11th anniversary celebratory logo on 27 November, 2009??

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My hiccups with Snow Leopard

October 22, 2009

Tweet [picture credit] I upgraded to Snow Leopard and went off to Khandala for the weekend, assuming everything will work quicker! Most things did, and my three year old macbook is really quick again, but I had problems with opening powerpoint and in getting connected via my Reliance Netconnect modem. Yesterday, I found that my [...]

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2 hard disk crashes and a swollen battery; still, I love my Mac!

September 12, 2009

Tweet I’ve had my share of problems with my black Macbook!! Two hard disk crashes (one was before I got Time Machine and was not pleasant) and now a swollen battery. The first symptom was that I found my trackpad was behaving weird – keys sticking, cursor jumping all over the place. A little search [...]

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Imagination, intuition … and small steps?

March 7, 2009

Tweet Interesting thought from Euan and all the folks who’ve left comments at his post. Quoting, almost in full: One of the challenges for those of us who believe that we are at the beginning of a very significant period of change in how we see ourselves, our societies and our businesses is how to [...]

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Interesting things

January 15, 2009

Tweet I’ve been quiet here but have been reading. And playing games – I think I am quite addicted to some of them – Alphattack is my current fav and I’m determined to crack level 18 on hard to get the award. And I’m trying to get back sculpted arms!!! I find myself opening GoogleReader [...]

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What have I been doing … catch up time

May 13, 2008

Tweet Ok … the blog gates have opened for me ( I hope) and I am yet to open Google Reader after almost two months (scary proposition!).  Have to send out three proposals this week (putting them off until I can’t anymore) and am flying out to Sukabumi, Indonesia on Sunday to attend a few [...]

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Away

February 5, 2008

Tweet Am off to London today .. will be there 6th – 12th, en route to New York where I’m participating in the Open Society Institute Information Programme Sub-Board meeting (I’m one of the new sub-board members).  It’s going to be so cold – packing’s been a nightmare – had to go buy a larger [...]

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Gujarat 2002-Tehelka Expose – What can we do as citizens?

October 27, 2007

Tweet A commenter who calls himself/herself ‘takeaction’ left this information at my earlier post where I expressed my horror at the blatant role of the Modi Government and its allies in the Gujarat 2002 riots: “I think people of India and Indian diaspora can do something beyond just discussing this in egroups and blogs. The [...]

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Gujarat Riots: Tehelka Expose

October 25, 2007

Tweet Tehelka has proof on camera that brings to light the compliance of the State machinery in Gujarat in the riots in 2002. The news is breaking on Tv channels AajTak (in Hindi) and Headlines Today (in English), as I write this. It is reported that Narendra Modi gave the rioters 3 days to do [...]

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