Monthly Archives: June 2007

homogenous names

With 93 million Wangs China is running out of names… in a country of around 1.3 billion people, about 85 percent share only 100 surnames… It sounds like genetics almost with the fathers’ names being the dominant ‘gene’ in the … Continue reading

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Notes from the “End of Software”

So this evening, I got to dine on some very nice flesh courtesy of Callidus Software. They sponsored Tim C.K. Chou talking about the “End of Software”, otherwise known as Software as a Service (SaaS). Interesting talk, confirming what I … Continue reading

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coders vs programmers

Interesting article from February in Times of India – The myth of the Indian programmer. First there is the interesting description of coders v. programmers: Most software professionals in India are not programmers, they are mere coders,” says a senior … Continue reading

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I actually agree with Paris Hilton

All I can say is… I am shocked! I actually agree with Paris Hilton. From her statement to the press about all the hullabaloo around her 45-day jail sentence: “I must also say that I was shocked to see all … Continue reading

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