Friday, June 23, 2006

Moment of Happiness..

I felt the value of money and that too...the hard earned money... Today was my day, when I was alleviated to that level. You cannot explain that state. Thank to God, who choosed me to put in this state.

So..Close but too far..

How do you feel when you think, the person within your closed circle is neglecting you? I am wondering how to react.

If this is not within my radius, I would have neglected but I dont want to miss it...

What can I do?

Friday, June 16, 2006

Where to go?

Did you ever had this question, where to go? Couple of hours before, I would have laughed when someone had ask this. But, I am in a position to answer this but could not find a answer.

The bad thing , the days are getting longer for me and the good thing, I am not getting tired of things. I was able to take the pressure and people from different directions. Nothing tired me even I had only 18 hours of sleep in last 96 hours.

I felt myself drowned when this question got to me suddenly. How it all started? Oops, its my mistake. I forgot to grab my key and felt little lazy to get the other key from my friend. Thought I know couple of people and could hang around for sometime.

But, it is not possible to stay in their house alone right. For that, I could stay outside my house alone or at tennis court, watch kids playing or at swimming pool, hear the sound of water. I choosed all the three options, spoke to my neighbour ( good, not alone), spoke to my friend at tennis court (isnt good to meet after 3 months) and got my good old company back, writing at pool.

I know, I need to come out of my shell and get into other's shoes. Dont take it granted and dont expect too much. Life is full of practical experiences , good that I had one ;-).

Saturday, June 03, 2006

Give me a break..



Coming back soon..to the world of bloggers...

Give me a break people...

Naren

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

About JAVA and SCJP..

Complete reference blog for the Java and SCJP ...

http://dreamjava.blogspot.com/

I am very grateful to this person.

Thanks,
Naren

Monday, March 13, 2006

Wanted Tips for Laptop..

Guys,

Let me know for the best deals and good tips for getting one new Laptop.
Treat this as urgent.

Naren

Saturday, March 11, 2006

Rising of India from abcnews

Check out this video, it is very cool and about Rising of India...

http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=1674437

Thanks,
Naren

Sunday, March 05, 2006

Valentine's Day in our Company

Decorations hold part of the Valentine’s Day celebrations. It all depends on to who is decoration and for whom we are doing it. Our Division also wanted to have a bash on that day. And Decoration was not part of the celebration but it was the main course itself. The sorry people were the office boys working in our division.

They were asked to tie “Heart-Shaped” Red Balloons in all the desks, pathways, corridors, doors and entrance. They have to blow, tie and also need to show some creativity to make decoration more attractive. And a supervisor is assigned for this purpose.

These guys were very busy for that whole week because of continuous client visits and would have spent more than 12 hours in office. After that, they have to blow these balloons, everyone were sorry for them.

A supervisor made a comment, ”Sir, ponna masam republic daykkuda etha mathiri kodi yetha sollale, atha sonnavathu konjam santhoshma pannuvom, ellati indepencence daykkuda paravalla. Ethukku poi eppadi pannraga” (If they asked to do for republic day, we would have happily done this, even for independence day too, but for this day). I know he is not a complaining man.

We can only acknowledge his question but wasn’t able to answer. Just went and helped him blowing 8 – 10 balloons for my cabin and around. J could not help much.

Thursday, March 02, 2006

MSIT in Carnie Mellon

My college had come miles.. Avinash (colleague) and me were checking rediff.com. And in one section "GetAhead" had an article titled "MSIT in Carnie Mellon".

Then, I explained about the similar program in our program in our SSN college. And explained about how the program works in our college and asked him to click the link..Gosh!!! to our surprise that was about my college program.

http://in.rediff.com/getahead/2006/mar/01iycu.htm

Naren

Friday, February 24, 2006

Got the Connection but not connected...

Last trip to my chicago, i did not got any mobile connection. And deepak and me would also fight for the phone after 9:00 pm. (deepak is my friend who stays in chicago and i sticked with him).
Last time, it was planned to be a month visit, so i wasnt planning to have the connection. But, i thought, i should have got one because the trip didnt go by plan and my stay went on for some time.

This time, I bought my Nokia from chennai and wanted get connected to the Mobile world. I dont want to argue about the pros and cons of having the mobile. I always see the positive side, :) I got my connection and will get into the mobile world this week end. Need to open my bank account.

Yesterday, we went to cingular for getting the pre paid stuff and ended up chatting with the gal over there. she was cool and pro business gal. She chatted a lot and went on knowing about our country. Isnt that awesome?

I am planning to go back to the shop sometime later. She told about the referral program, she is pakka business rite. But, no one losing anything here.

When we turned back, someone commented thats a long time for a connection. She giggled :)

Got the connection but not connected?

Pen Pal..

How about having a Pen Pal..Dont think this is not something new, i thought about. i always loved to have one but was little afraid about exchanging letters. What would you expect from a person bought up from a typical South Indian Conservative family.. I didnt have any pen friends.

I would always peep into the pen friends list and watch about the person. I would do only that, nothing more than that. And why should you come up with the blog?

I saw a Pen Pal program at my client's location. Just checked more details about that but its for local residents. I didnt dared to think about it again after reading the rules and regulations mentioned to be part of the program. But it helps to interact with the school students who need some kind of positive words. The program should be well appreciated.

And the second thing, Two days back I saw a movie "You've gota mail", I know this is old movie. It was really nice to exchange your thoughts when both of your identities is not disclosed. You have that extra freedom and words, Write what you wanted and exchange. this way, they shouldnt be any problem.

When you try write or talk to your friends, you may not be able to convey everything and anything. But, to few we may but we cannot tell them, how you enjoyed your morning coffee. And how you enjoyed talking to the gal who is a common friend, lot of things goes like this.

The best thing is, you can discuss about anything and then if you happen to forgot or dont want to continue, you can do that. Next day, you may end up meeting with the same person and it start fresh.

Let see how it goes..

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

So..How was my first day..

This cannot happen in one day..

1. Woke up early mornin:g 4:40 am when wanted to get up around 6:00 am and lying down on the bed for another 30 minutes because you dont want to wake anymone and switch on the lights, obviously my friends are sleeping.

2. Early morning hunger, dont know what to do?

3. Got access card on the day one but did not get the user id, so was sitting idle for the whole day reading documents. God I cant do this..This is after a long time..

4. I dont what to answer when one of the client said, welcome to the Java world and to his team. Java ??!!?? I dont know what to answer, I wanted to tell, I am a pure mainframe guy..i need to start from the "Hello World" in Java. But, my manager came to rescue and said he would be billing 50% in this project and another is my stronghold side. Huppps... GSM ( God Save Me)

5. I was totally tired and dumb. Suddenly came a news to attend the orientation class at 6:15 and it went till 7:30..dei dei adanguda..

I dont know..and pray to god this should not be like this..

Regards
Narendran

Sunday, February 19, 2006

First Day in San Antonio..

Thanks to Maheswar and Kannan who came to Airport to pick me up. Made phone calls to my home. Also to my friends in Chicago with whom I stayed for more than 2 months. (tolerated me, literally)

Rightnow, Staying with my friend. This residential community has around 350 families and heard from him around 300 families are from India. He also informed the client place is the second large campus in US. Luckily he had booked one apartment in the same apartments and would occupy the apartment from March 2rd. Got to set the apartment and waiting for my room mate who will join me this Monday. This is just opposite to the work place and it would be great walking to office daily.

And now, I met 9 guys whom I know and spend some time chatting and watching movies.

Got one more day to take complete rest :-)

Namitha in Saree - The Other side of her..Pictures

She is awesome in Black Saree. She is very beautiful and best among the heroines in this event. Asin and Sandhya cannot match with her. Atleast Asin has the name and performance behind her which is the only point ahead of Namita. But..Where Sandhya stands..Need to find out.

Check out the below pictures..

http://www.behindwoods.com/features/Gallery/events/Photos/yuga/Yuga%2026.html

http://www.behindwoods.com/features/Gallery/events/Photos/yuga/Yuga%2029.html

http://www.behindwoods.com/features/Gallery/events/Photos/yuga/Yuga%2052.html

http://www.behindwoods.com/features/Gallery/events/Photos/yuga/Yuga%2006.html

http://www.behindwoods.com/features/Gallery/events/Photos/yuga/Yuga%2014.html


Narendran

Travelling to San Antonio

Lot of confusions are happening around me. I thought, I was settling in the new project under Unni. I started to learn few things about DB2. :-)

Now, I am into different project in San Antonio. Started to San Antonio yesterday and reached today. All the process started on Monday and everything confirmed on Wednesday night. Had one day to do all the paper works.

Staying with Friends rightnow, should move to apartment next month and get a phone connection.

Will update..

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Men always have better friends...

Men always have better friends...They will stand by you, no matter what....!!!

Friends of Women: A wife was not at home for a whole night. So she tells her husband, the very next morning, that she stayed at her (girl) friend's apartment overnight. So the husband calls 10 of her best (girl) friends and none of them confirm that she was with them.

Friends of Men: A husband was not at home for a whole night. So he tells his wife the very next morning, that he stayed at his friend's apartment over night. So the wife calls 10 of his best friends and 5 of them confirm that he stayed at their apartments that night and another 5 are claiming that he is still with them!!

Really enjoyed it..Ha Ha Ha..

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Short Love Story..

Our Hero saw the gal in the bus stop. He proposed to her. She refused. Both lived happily ever after.

Got this in a forward.

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Indians in News Stands - Warrior and Mittal











Image from rediff.com

One side, Warrior, executive vice president and chief technology officer, Motorola, accepted the 2004 National Medal of Technology Award from President George W Bush on behalf of her company

Warrior said while giving her the medal at the awards ceremony and also preceding the ceremony "he (President Bush) talked quite a lot to me and asked me if I was from India and I said, 'Yes, I came to the US on a student visa to go to graduate school and then stayed here.' And he said 'we need more people like you. We need more talented people from around the world to come and contribute and help our economy grow and build our innovative strengths to be competitive.'"

http://in.rediff.com/money/2006/feb/14nri.htm

European governments opposing a bid by Mittal Steel for European steel maker Arcelor. Not only did Arcelor's boss, Guy Dolle, say Mittal wasn't 'one of us' and that he 'didn't share their values'. He said Mittal wants to buy Arcelor with 'monnaie de singe' which could mean 'funny money' but literally translates into 'monkey money'.

The problem as Joel Ruet put it, is "that Lakshmi Mittal is Indian, and that India was more reassuring when it was not a new emerging power, equipped with multinationals on the march."

http://www.statesman.com/business/content/sharedgen/ap/Finance_General/India_Europe_Mittal_Steel.html

Dhoni's Hairdo: Musharraf Nod

Dhoni blasted 72 off just 46 balls to give India a win. Now India goes to Lahore with 2-1 lead.

Center of attraction is about Dhoni's Hairdo...check this link about Musharraf's comments

http://in.rediff.com/cricket/2006/feb/13mush.htm

Thanks,
Naren

Google's Design for Winter Olympics..

When checked this image, thought a lady was sitting keeping one hand on her head. Isn't guys?
But it's the other way in the home page. Check out guys..

Monday, February 13, 2006

SET - SE - SSE

Its been more than 3 years in HCL Tech. Everyone ask me why you stay in the same company. i would ask why not, I don't know why but I stick to the same brand.

2 months of training-only enjoyment,3 months worked for the tools group initally, 3-month project in AG, solid more than 2 years 6 months in Chase Insurance, 2 months for Conseco in Chicago and currently 1 month in USAA. Totally my life revolved around Insurance sector.

February 1st, I was called by my Senior Project Manager and informed my Business manager wanted to meet me. I reached Ambattur to report for my new project and got to return back to Nungambakkam again.

Met him and to my surprise, he gave me Promotion letter. I have been promoted.

Thats me - Narendran, After Completing 5 Km in Chennai Marathon. Posted by Picasa

Dared to Do..

Everyone thinks, I can easily move with gals let it be known or unknown ones. I do agree I would easily get along with gals known to me but not with unknown genre. I have huge respect for gals and for their time. (does it sounds Political J ) Last Sunday was a different moment.

We guys went to Pondicherry (01/29/06) to play Cricket (don’t laugh, we are not the guys who enjoy the best in Pondy). We went to Sunnambar (backwaters area) and landed near the sea. We started playing Cricket and we found three cool gals spending their time in waters. Isn’t it good to watch Sun, Sand, and Sea with Gals?

My team was batting and I just walked around the shore. I was taking snaps from the long shots of cricket. Relaxed on the wet sand and watching the cricket. Suddenly I stood up and went near them. I asked them to take a snap with the cricket backdrop. One gal willing got up and took the snap. I felt my digital camera is worth for 280 dollars.

This was nothing for many folks but when I went near my friends. Then I realized these guys weren’t playing cricket, watching me instead. Thanks to JK for pointing this to rest of the folks.
Good thing, I didn’t get any beatings.

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Brand Building at Davos: 'India Everywhere'

This article was good and says about how India projected itself in the World Economic Forum. Also shows what could be effort when the industry and the government work together. But, the biggest challenge as mentioned in the article, “They say that while India's campaign at Davos was both impressive and effective, the country must now walk the talk with infrastructure improvements and free up policy and procedural bottlenecks. If that fails to happen, its credibility could be at risk.” Are people marketed the Brand “India Everywhere” are hearing this?
The only thing was the India's Map in the article. Pok is not part of India. This could have been avoided.

Article link
http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/1394.cfm

Thoughts of celebrities about Davos Meet
http://www.forumblog.org/blog/2006/01/index.html

Does really Blogs, Mobiles cause problems..

Does really Blogs, Mobiles cause problems, Yes, they do. We can try to reduce the level down the scale but we cannot stop it. This news is one of it kind.
I was surprised and do not how to react to this news. How could message to a mobile phone can become a social problem?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wpdyn/content/article/2006/02/08/AR2006020802293.html

Thanks,
Narendran

Tamil Nadu - Asian Region of the Future

This one was really cool..FDI Magazine had rated Tamil Nadu, India as the Asian Region of the Future and the runner up is New South Wales, Australia.

http://www.fdimagazine.com/news/fullstory.php/aid/1489

The winners and runner up for other categories are

ASIAN CITY OF THE FUTURE:
Winner: Hong Kong
Runner up: Sydney

BEST ECONOMIC POTENTIAL (CITY)
Winners: Seoul/Macao (tie)

BEST ECONOMIC POTENTIAL (REGION):
Winner: Chugoku, Japan
Runners up: Cambodia/Thailand (tie)

Hats off Guys..

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Is it Worth a Wait ???

Today I asked this question when I was fixed in one place for more than a three hours.

Few things are really worth a wait..Standing in a queue for your favorite star's movie, for a Cricket Match, Getting Prasadam in a Temple, Getting two buckets of Water from Metro Water Tank, the recognition at an unexpected moment, for a true love or even for a look from your favorite person.

Shan and me entered to a college in Kodambakkam. Shan has to attend the Infosys exam. I know he attended not just for fun but to check his market value in India. :-) He had a cool offer Telestra that time and it was his dream job after completing his MS in Melbourne.
After completing the test, we were waiting for the results and it was supposed to announced by 3:00 pm.

It was a dry day and it was totally dry inside the college even more than 50 % are gals.
Shan and me are chatting about good old days and checked our watch it was 4:00. No one informed when the results would be announced and all the 1000 candidates are waiting. We just went out to cool off with Maaza. I could not control my temper how could a company calling themselves as Best Employer for three consecutive years make wait 1000 odd candidates without informing status. At least everyone wanted to know the time, when the results would be announced. Think about the parents waiting along with the candidates.

I could not control myself and blocked the car, which went inside with the recruiters. And they dutifully told it would take 1 hour. God..it would be 5:30 pm. Then, we went out to have Tea.

I do agree they have the best recruitment practices in the industry. But what for.. Think of this situation..Today I called 1000 candidates for a written test. I have started the test by 10:00 am and completed it by 12:00. I am supposed to release the results at 3:00 pm. But I have not done that till 5:51 pm. I have short listed 120 candidates and announced the results at 5:52 pm.

Think about a situation, you are fresher waiting for a entry, took the test for 2 hours, waited for 6 hours to get the results and another 30 minutes to get into the crowd to check the notice board. Now what will happen to the energy level wasted by the rest 880 odd candidates for around 6 hours. Remember these are positive energy being wasted which can be used in more constructive way.

Why cant their make the results online. So that candidates can check from their home. The only best thing happened here, Shan was short-listed.

I wrote this long time back but did not uploaded. The situation holds good even now.

Saturday, January 28, 2006

Chicago to Chennai..Where I belong to..

Hi all,

I am back to Chennai after a great trip to Chicago. Spend a lot of time in Office and rest with my friends. I really wanted to thank a bunch of people who stayed with me. People whom I met or spend time with them...

Andy
Aparna
Aravind
Aravindan
Arul
Bala
Barun
Bhaarath
Bharani
Bharath
Deepak
Dinesh
Ghuru
Girish
Hari
Hatts
Jagadish
Joshua
Kamesh
Manav
Manoj
PK
Priya
Rajiv
Sai
Satya
Senthil
Shan
Shriram
Sivakumar P
SivakumarR
Sridhar
Sriram
Sudhakar
Sujatha
Suman
Sumathi
Swaroopa
Swathi
Vaidhya
Vani
Venu
Vidhya
Vijay

Thanks Naren

Friday, January 20, 2006

Baingan Baratha or Baingan Bharatha or Baigan Baratha..



Baingan Baratha or Baingan Bharatha or Baigan Baratha..

Today was Barun's Birthday. We made a special dish for him after searching in the net. Actually Swati made the whole stuff and the dish was really tasty. She did took pain in making a big dinner for us. Thanks to her.


Just have a look at this..Isn't Awesome..

Dedicated to Swathika..

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Seven Technologies That Change Everything

Seven Technologies That Change Everything

Innovation always has the power to disrupt business. Here 's what to watch in the years ahead.
By Om Malik

1. AJAX
WHAT IT IS: Software tools that make browser-based applications behave more like software running on a PC.
WHY IT'S HOT: Most Web apps require that a new webpage be sent to a user to accomplish each individual step in a task, which explains why they're often sluggish. But Ajax (the name stands for asynchronous JavaScript and XML) lets new data trickle in, updating the content of the page on the fly. You've probably already used an Ajax application: It's the secret sauce in Amazon's A9 search, Google 's (GOOG ) Gmail service, Netflix's movie ratings, and Yahoo's (YHOO ) Flickr photo website. Yet Jesse James Garrett of San Francisco-based Web consultancy Adaptive Path, who came up with the name Ajax, believes its real impact will be in enterprise applications -- speeding the work of remote employees. Business process and integration software company Tibco has already started incorporating Ajax into its General Interface platform. And Microsoft ( MSFT) is working on an Ajax developer kit -- a sure sign that it's ready for the big time.
KEY PLAYERS: Amazon ( AMZN), Google, Microsoft, 37signals, Tibco Software ( TIBX), and Yahoo.

2. BIOGENERICS
WHAT IT IS: Generic forms of the patented drug proteins sold by big biotech firms.
WHY IT'S HOT: Companies like Amgen ( AMGN) and Genentech ( DNA) rely heavily on expensive but effective protein-based therapies for diseases ranging from chronic renal failure to diabetes. These patented therapies, also known as biodrugs, accounted for $18 billion in sales last year. Now many of the best-selling biodrugs are going off patent -- which means that if others can copy them, they can sell them. But cloning a protein, with its complex molecular structure, is far more difficult than copying an aspirin. And unless it's a perfect clone, under today's rules, regulators will not approve it. Biogenerics are a major focus for pharmaceutical companies in China and India, and they are also likely to be sold in the European Union soon. The FDA is considering rules for the United States, however, and the industry is split on how to handle the new drugs. Biogenerics have the potential to capture roughly 11 percent of the total biodrug market, which could send prices plummeting. That would be bad news for the likes of Genentech, but potentially great news for millions of patients.
KEY PLAYERS: BioPartners, Cangene, GeneMedix, LG Chemicals, Momenta Pharma, Rhein Biotech, and Wockhardt.

3. DEEP WEB SEARCH
WHAT IT IS: Technology that boldly goes where no search engine has gone before.
WHY IT'S HOT: Google may have already indexed 8 billion webpages, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Many more pages are hidden behind corporate firewalls or in databases waiting to be indexed. By some estimates, this so-called dark Web is 500 times bigger than the World Wide Web as we know it. Unlike the public Internet, however, it can't be retrieved by the usual Web crawlers. Instead, the information must be fed into search engines' mammoth databases using special retrieval techniques.

Before the advent of desktop search, our PCs were part of that invisible Web -- connected to the Internet but not indexed. File-sharing networks already search your PC for MP3s, but there are tricky privacy and security issues to resolve before your hard drive can join the visible Web. There are also millions of digitally transcribed books waiting to be connected. Ultimately, deep Web search could answer a direct question better than hundreds of links, because many of the most authoritative sources have yet to make it online.
KEY PLAYERS: Endeca, Glenbrook Networks, Google, IBM ( IBM), Kozoru, and Yahoo.

4. HIGH-DEFINITION RADIO
WHAT IT IS: Forget satellite. Regular radio is getting an upgrade, with CD-quality audio and many more channels.
WHY IT'S HOT: Under pressure from satellite services like XM Radio (XM ) and Sirius (SIRI), online music services, and iPod-type devices, the $20 billion-a-year radio industry has been steadily losing listeners' attention. HD radio is seen as the solution. The technology splices existing spectrum owned by station operators into thin bands. Each band supports a new radio station, so one FM or AM station can be divided into as many as eight channels to broadcast eight times the music, the talk, and (most important) the ads. And since they're digital, HD radio streams can easily be stored, giving listeners the option to pause and rewind live broadcasts, just as TiVo ( TIVO) did for TV.

There are already 450 U.S. stations broadcasting HD radio. By 2007 that number should rise to 2,500 stations, covering 90 percent of the country. The biggest hurdle to mass adoption: Listeners will need to buy new radio sets to decode HD signals.
KEY PLAYERS: Clear Channel Communications ( CCU), Disney (DIS ), Ford Motor (F), iBiquity Digital, Radiosophy, Texas Instruments ( TXN), and Visteon.

5. HYBRID CELL PHONES
WHAT IT IS: Wi-Fi-enabled cell phones that bring together cellular and landline phone systems.
WHY IT'S HOT: Appearing in mid-2006 in 15 midpriced cell-phone models, hybrid services will automatically sniff out and switch to open Wi-Fi networks inside your office and home. This could solve two big consumer frustrations: Switching to Wi-Fi will result in vastly better call quality inside residences and office towers that are hard to cover with cellular networks, while also speeding up Web surfing on smartphones -- an upgrade that would make them, at long last, a viable alternative to the PC.

Fixed-line/wireless convergence, along with the services it will spawn, is where carriers are looking to spend most of their money -- consumers will buy 100 million hybrid handsets over the next five years, according to telecom consultancy ABI Research.
KEY PLAYERS: Bridgeport, British Telecom, Broadcom ( BRCM), Ericsson ( ERICY), Kineto Wireless, Lucent (LU ), Motorola (MOT ), Nokia (NOK), Nortel ( NT), Samsung, and Texas Instruments.

6. MICRO FUEL CELLS
WHAT IT IS: Batteries for portable electronic devices that use a refillable external fuel supply, from hydrogen to natural gas, methanol, ethanol, and sodium borohydride.
WHY IT'S HOT: The more power-hungry digital devices have become, the less plain-old lithium-ion batteries have been able to keep up. Fuel cells are the leading candidate to replace them. The most popular technology is called direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC), which mixes methanol and oxygen. Hitachi has developed a methanol-based laptop fuel cell that will go on the market in 2007. Japanese cell-phone giant NTT DoCoMo has teamed up with Fujitsu to build tiny fuel cells for mobile phones.

The transition will take time, so don't expect to buy a fuel cell at Best Buy right away. But Research & Markets, a research group, forecasts that micro fuel cell sales will grow to $510 million by 2008 and $11 billion by 2013.
KEY PLAYERS: Altair Nanomaterials, Ballard Power Systems, Dow Chemical, DTI Energy, Hitachi ( HIT), Motorola, MTI Micro Fuel Cells, NEC, Samsung, Solvay, and Toshiba.

7. WI-MAX
WHAT IT IS: Wi-Max is like Wi-Fi on steroids, with a theoretical range of 30 miles.
WHY IT'S HOT: Wi-Fi is great, but its range is limited. Intel has taken the lead in developing Wi-Max standards, and the service is expected to roll out during the next two years -- first in rural markets in the United States, Europe, and Asia, and then in new telecom markets elsewhere. (As a demonstration, Intel streamed a digital movie to a theater at the Sundance Film Festival over a 55-mile network of Wi-Max transmitters.) Skeptics argue that Wi-Max may be supplanted by competing technologies that are on track to hit the marketplace sooner, but don't underestimate the reach of the companies that plan to support Wi-Max; the list includes AT&T ( T), BellSouth ( BLS), Qwest (Q ), and Sprint PCS (PCS). ABI Research forecasts 8 million Wi-Max subscribers by 2008. Maravedis Telecom, a research group, says demand for Wi-Max gear will grow to $2 billion by 2010. If the predictions come true, DSL, cable, and even T-1 connections could be supplanted.
KEY PLAYERS: Alvarion, ClearWire, Intel ( INTC), Motorola, and Samsung.

Got this in a mail thought would post.

Sunday, January 15, 2006

Tamil Film Industry in Year 2005

Top 5 - Talk of the Tamil Industry in 2005

http://www.behindwoods.com/features/Slideshows/slideshows2/tamil%20industry/tamil%20industry.html

Top Surprises of 2005 in Tamil Cinema

http://www.behindwoods.com/features/Slideshows/slideshows2/top5surprise/tamil-cinema-topten-movie-5.html

Top 10 Movies of 2005 in Tamil Cinema

http://www.behindwoods.com/features/Slideshows/slideshows2/top10Movies/tamil-cinema-topten-movie-10.html

Top 10 Personalities of 2005 in Tamil Cinema

http://www.behindwoods.com/features/Slideshows/slideshows2/top10Personalities/tamil-cinema-topten-personality-10.html

Top Innovations in Tamil Industry

http://www.behindwoods.com/features/Slideshows/slideshows2/Top%205%20Innovations%20Of%20The%20Year/Top%205%20Innovations%20Of%20The%20Year-5.htm

Another one Classic Movie of my character..

Another one..Classic Movie of my character..same website..You should be knowing how vetti I am.



Thanks to Deepak, got the website link from his blog..and he is Abe Lincoln.

Mother Teresa..

I do not know how true the test is, but gave this result. You people have to tell it is correct or not. but, Mother Teresa is too much for me and cannot reach her selfless minds.


Saturday, January 14, 2006

Last week Sunday..

I wanted to get up by around 11:00 am. Last Saturday was very bad indeed, working till 10:30 pm. God! who said work time gets over by 4:30 and people strictly works from monday to friday. Man proposes God disposes. Didnt had a clue, how I woke up by 7:40. Thats it.

Chatted with Deepak for sometime. Only Companion in my room. Called to Swaroopa and confirmed that would make to here home today. Also invited her and Siva for dinner. Both going to Italy, so should arrange this dinner before. Asked her about shopping.

Spoke to Shriram, Chatted about all the Offshore and Onsite matters and other Claims to be done in Onsite. Told to him about my LA trip and New year celebrations.

Spoke to Kamesh, invited him and Suji for the dinner. Told him about coming near to his place.
Arul called me and told about his sudden Houston trip. Project location has changed suddenly and was given 2 day notice. The time is now 11:42 and I need to catch the 12:30 train.

Rushed to bath and came back around 12:03. Asked deepak to check the train timing. Its late, I need to take a cab. Went down to streets to find it so empty. This is how Downtown could be. Full of day time activities during Week days and Full of night time activities during week ends.

I went to the next street, La Salle Still empty, went near Chicago river still empty and no cabs around. Finally got the cab and it was 12:22. Here comes an Indian to help me out.I started thinking about the next train 14:30, ok I am going to miss the shopping stuff. He helped me in near the station by 12:25.

The good thing is, we can get the ticket inside the train itself. It was 12:28 when I got into it. It was a eventful.. the time spent there was more eventful..

Good to have friends all over the place

Dedicated to Kamesh, Suji , Swaroopa and Siva

Home Alone..This is not Movie ok.

Do you guys ever loved to be away from home? I did. I really enjoy the days being away from home. But, later on I was able to enjoy only the week ends, because only I was able to spare time with my friends. And Today, Deepak went to India and Barun went to Arkansas. The end result.
All alone in 17th Floor sitting just opposite to Sears Tower and checking whether the sky is clear at 9:00 pm. This is horrible guys.

Home alone is bad.

Another Picture Gallery..Best Products of 2005..

Another link from Businessline about best products of 2005.. Some of them are really cool..

http://images.businessweek.com/ss/05/12/bestproducts/index_01.htm?campaign_id=rediff

Take your time Guys..

Gift after a long time..

Scene 1.
7:40, Deepak wake me up and shouts India is in bad position. Pakistan had batted through the first day 326/2. This idiot is going back to India and wanted to spread his enthusiasm. I begged to allow me sleep and reminded him about the time I returned from work. But he succeeded. No Other go. Scolded him and Started my Day.


Scene 2.
08:05, I asked to get an USB from Office Depot and order an IPod. The reply was negative. He asked me to get the stuff. Thought why this guy is not helping me out. He pushed me out of the house and reminded to keep in touch with Barun and get the house key.

Scene 3.
Around 11:50 wanted to call this guy and wish him happy journey. Thought this guy would not that courteasy to call and inform to me. Enn Friend aache.. but, My boss Hatts called and started to ask about the status of work. Kept my phone and forgot to call this guy.

Scene 4.
12:10, I received a call from him and he is asking me to take care and said Good bye. Lets meet in Chennai or Bangalore. I was surprised. Enn Friend aache. Also told he had kept the key in the bed.

Scene 5.
18:15, Surprised to see a note and Shirt for me from Deepak. Check it out, how cool it is. Do you know guys Deepak is the most awesome guy I had ever seen or met. :-)

Thanks Deepak. Thats Awesome da.

Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Best Pictures of 2005 from Time..

It was tough indeed to choose ur vote. Evacuation and God's Wrath remained in the heart, so do the social work of the volunteers. What should I choose, Mother's caring affection or Selfless act of human beings or thanking God even during the tough time. Each photo has its story behind it. Finally I thanked God for being with me.

http://www.time.com/time/yip/2005/