Archive for April 2nd, 2007

Podcast: The man behind a technology column

2 April 2007

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Despite Bangalore being labelled the silicon valley of the country, few papers have dedicated technology correspondents explaining the nitty-gritty to lay readers. The Hindu is an exception. Anand Parthasarathy covers IT issues and trends regularly, and J. Murali has a weekly column called NetSpeak. In this PodTech audio, Murali, currently head of the computing department at The Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, talks Kiruba Shankar about how he came to write his column, what he writes about, and his personal interests.

CB047623: Autumn Leaves Falling on Road

2 April 2007

This wallpaper entitled Autumn is on many journalists’ computers. It comes as part of the Windows package. But how many have really had the curiosity to find out who photographed it and the location where it was shot? Nick Tosches does that in Vanity Fair, and the result is at once baffling and hilarious.

Read the full article here: Autumn and the plot against me

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