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Games

Rise of Nations: Rushing

This is for all gamers who play Rise of Nations (and/or Thrones and Patriots). One of the most effective strategies is rushing early on in the game. I shall put it down with pros and cons that I have experienced in the last 18 months of playing the game. What is a rush? A rush […]

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Technology

Dropbox

If you already know about this, don’t bother to read any further, but if you don’t then hey, have I got a nifty utility for you!! Do you remember GDrive? It had come up some time back, where users could use their GMail accounts like a virtual storage drive. I am not sure as to […]

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Technology

VPN Gaming

Tired of playing the same game again and again? Are you sick of taking down those computer simulated players (bots) again and again? Are you missing your hostel LANs … or are you wishing that on your network there would be more people willing to play Counter Strike or AOE. Its true – there can […]

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Technology

Network Bridge

This is as a personal note to myself and to all you amateur gamers :) Yesterday, I was at my sasural for some pani puuri and general chit chat. My wife’s cousin had also come-over. They have one desktop and one laptop over there, I had also taken my laptop over there. Enough for a […]

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Business

Start-ups and Upstarts

A co-blogger and an expert in start-ups, Sushrut has written an excellent post on reasons why one should join a start-up and what are the pitfalls one should look out for before joining a start-up. The reason why I am re-iterating this point is simply because many start-ups demand the kind of dedication from their […]

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Education Personal

Diabetes

My father is a diabetic; my grand-father was a diabetic (may god bless his soul); my great-grandfather was also a diabetic. Diabetes is a Y-linked disease – meaning that it gets inherited from father to son. So much for parental legacy :) Diabetes is an incurable disease. That does not mean that once you get […]

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Technology

MP3 Hunts

I am an mp3 whore. A song hoarder, and here’s a tip on how to do it. Fact1: If you have been in the web hosting business, you should know that most web servers have directory listings, and most n00b users forget to switch them off. If the web server happens to be just a […]