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Avinash Subramaniam

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Guess What!

Google’s auto-suggest is not really as stupid as you think. It offers ‘weird’ suggestions because some people across the web found them useful.

15 December 2009
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ICC Test Rankings

What are we supposed to make of India’s number one test cricket team ranking?

10 December 2009
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Readability

It completely transforms your web experience: no more ads, no more searching for the text among pop-ups or nasty Flash animation.

09 December 2009
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Coma and Locked-in States

Rom Houben is said to be in a locked-in state, not coma, where the brain is conscious but the body totally paralysed.

02 December 2009
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Surviving the Web

Just because your kids are on the computer at home, they’re not out of harm. Short of a Facebook ban, this is how you can keep them safe.

02 December 2009
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Mobile Number Portability

Here is how it will work in India.

26 November 2009
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How to Help Your Battery

Don’t over-charge or under-charge it. Keep it powered at anything from 20 per cent to 80 per cent, and it’ll stay with you longer

26 November 2009
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David Coleman Headley

Headley is believed to have visited India seven times between 2006 and 2008 to plan terror attacks

19 November 2009
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New Technology for the Old

If your grandfather thinks he is too old for Facebook, Gmail and SMS, then for once at least, he is seriously mistaken.

18 November 2009
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Bing! Google’s Still the Best

Nifty gadgets and cool homepages don’t make for a sexy search engine. Relevant results do

16 November 2009

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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