Category Archives: Commerce

The Straight Dope FAQ on Indian Elections 2009

Or what news­pa­pers and media will not tell you about the 2009 Indi­an Par­lia­men­tary Elec­tion. Will the new gov­ern­ment go in for reform? Absolute­ly! Though there may be a slight dif­fer­ence between what every­one under­stands by reform and what the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Web Graveyard Update

I had recent­ly moot­ed the con­cept of WebGraveyard.com, where your pres­ence in the online world will for­ev­er be pre­served, includ­ing your social net­work­ing pro­files, blogs, etc. If any­one is yet not con­vinced this is a great idea, check out Online-Funer­al. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Web Graveyard

Very few peo­ple I know blog about death. It is not a pleas­ant sub­ject, and essen­tial­ly, one reads blogs to be hap­py. But let’s face it, death is very real. Though cyber­space was once known as the vir­tu­al world, it … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Adding My Restaurant in Google Maps

For fun, I decid­ed to add my restau­rant in Google Maps. I found out there were two things I could do – add it as a Local Busi­ness via Google Maps, or use Google Map­mak­er. Adding Local Busi­ness to Google … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Dubai: World’s Trade Center?

These images tell a sto­ry. The Twin Tow­ers, a sym­bol of US cap­i­tal­is­tic super­pow­er, have col­lapsed. The US is busy fight­ing the war against ter­ror. In the mean­while, Burj Dubai, the tallest free stand­ing struc­ture in the world, just reached … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Utterly Butterly Advertising

For a very long time, my post on Amul: Longest run­ning ad cam­paign in the world? is one of the most favorite search engine hits. I do not know why net searchers are fas­ci­nat­ed with Amul’s ads rather than the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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