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Very clever, both for saving space and providing easy access to the books. (Via Signal vs. Noise)
Great shareware app for stitching photos and creating panoramas. Easy to use and yet powerful enough to let you be in control. Highly recommended!
India’s first amusement park—Appu Ghar—amused people for the last time on 17th Feb, 2008. I remember calling all amusement parks “Appu Ghars” back when I was a dedhfootiya.
Ah well, the old must make way for the new, and I’ve heard tell that a Disneyland is on the cards for Delhi. (Via Rohit Nag)
Just finished reading Steve Wozniak’s autobiography. Along with being very insightful and funny, it was also one of the most inspiring books I’ve read in a long time. A must read for engineers(surprised?) and computer science students. (iWoz on Amazon)
Very clever interface for an ad(??) agency’s flash–based website. (Via Nimit)
From a book by Denyse Schmidt:
[This book] isn’t intended to be a comprehensive guide to quilting, and I certainly wouldn’t say that my way is the only, or the “correct” way to do things. Once you’ve developed a healthy obsession with quilting, you’ll want to explore many other approaches. The local library, quilt guilds and stores, bookstores, and the Internet are all great places to look for information and inspiration.
The important thing is to begin.
So, what’re you waiting for?
Great feature and sure to be a time, effort and frustration–saver when one needs multiple people to fill out a form. (Via Daring Fireball)
Dowry offered – $44.6 Billion.
Personally, I hope the deal does not go through because I agree with Siracusa that:
…Yahoo, for all its problems, is just one good CEO and a few years away from a reemergence as the strongest real competitor to Google. A takeover by anyone—but especially Microsoft—makes the hopes of such a recovery quite dim.