more ads

Kamat's Potpourri


Subscribe to Site Feed
RSS Feed for AnthoBLOGy

Kamat's PotpourriNew Contents
About the Kamats
History of India
Women of India
Faces of India
Indian Mythologies
geographica indicaArts of India
Indian Music
Indian Culture
Indian Paintings
Dig Deep Browse by Tags
Site Map
Historical Timeline
Master Index
Research House of Pictures
Stamps of India
Picture Archive
Natives of India
Temples of India
Kamat Network
Blog Portal


Vikas Kamat
 Vikas Kamat is a programmer- entrepreneur living in Birmingham AL. This blog is a complex mix of Indian culture, life in southern USA, computer sciences, and sports. Opinions are his own.
 About - Bio - Contact

Friend Me on Facebook


Best of AnthoBLOGy

Unripe Revolution
Rooster's Dharma
Don't Know Jack
No Love for Condi
Blogger's Block
Father of  the Bride
TinTin's Diary - I
TinTin's Diary II
Hate Bollywood
Child Labor
M.F.Husain Guilty
Marathi & Konkani
Artist's Daughter
India's First IT Guru


Computing, Libraries, Tennis, India & other interests of Vikas Kamat


Misc. Notes. Durable Link to this BLOG
Today is Diwali festival. My greetings to all readers of this blog.

Aperture: Diwali Album

Legacy of Arafat

I cannot think of a present day leader other than Clinton and Bush, who had more name recognition than Yaseer Arafat, and whether you call him a freedom-fighter or a terrorist (I prefer the former), in his death the world has lost an important leader.

See how everyone is jumping on the media bandwagon in calling for renewed peace talks? All these people are interested in peace; but none of them is interested in justice.

For me, the legacy of Araft is marked by two events. First is the transformation of a guerilla leader into a statesman. The second is his failure to seize the opportunity in the last days of Clinton administration and make a lasting deal.

SimplyBlog Upgrade

By popular request, I am releasing an upgrade to SimplyBlog source code this weekend. So send me your wishlist by tommorrow.

Thumbs Down for MSN Search

Microsoft has launched (yet again) new MSN Search today, which got a lot of publicity. I tried it, it is no good.

New Idea: Googly!

I have a new idea for a revolutionary product. I call it Googly, an obvious twist on the now popularly rumored GOOSExternal Link (Google Operating System) platform. Googly is a massively-distributed scripting/programming language that leverages the strength of the Google platform. It is built upon an old, distributed computing idea of tuple-spaces, where a participlant node is given work (compute) and data to perform the task. You can call it Google-space if you like

(Comments Disabled for Now. Sorry!)First Written: Thursday, November 11, 2004
Last Modified: 11/11/2004 9:06:21 AM

Browse More Entries


About Me:


Powered  NOT by Blogger or MovabaleType or WordPress, but by SimplyBlog, a software I wrote to create blogs.
See details of implementation or download SimplyBlog.



Dictionary Look up

Kamat PICTURESearch

Kamat Glossary Search

Kamat BLOGSearch

Amazon Search

Yahoo Mail Secure Site - Requires Login
GMail Secure Site - Requires Login
Hotmail Secure Site - Requires Login
BBC News
Yahoo! News
Kamat News
Indian Blogs
Blog Network
My Mailing List
Friends of Kamat
USTA TennisLink
What's New
What's Old
Adhika Prasangi
Frequent Visits
Lyons Computers
Dave Winer
Birmingham Local


This is how I surf the web. Turns out creating your own start page beats all portals, back-flipping, personalized corporate pages, and book-marking tools.
Kamat's Potpourri Vikas KamatBlog

© 1996-2014 Kamat's Potpourri. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without prior permission. Standard disclaimers apply

Merchandise and Link Suggestions

    Top of Page