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 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.
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Inspired by, I have started where I will provide abstracts of research papers published in scholarly and semi-scholarly publications. The purpose is to provide exposure to research that is not available online (or not available easily).

To start with, I have listed some papers that documented the tribals of Andaman Island.
See: Last of the Savages. Lost Forever.

Portrait of an Andaman Islander

Blogger Revisited

I am using Blogger to create, and I am pleasently surprised by the nice user-interface. I terribly miss the Content Management features of my SimplyBlog -- which by the way is now available with many bugs fixed.

The best part though, is I get RSS/XML feeds and commenting out of the box by using Blogger. No more Frankenstein templates.

I have forgotten how or who, but there was one customer who had married Blogger interface to SimplyBlog CMS interface. I need that, so I can simply write SQL and see them rendered on the Blog. For instance, to list all the references on Andaman, I'd write a query (something like)

 Select * from Abstracts where Title
 Contains 'Andaman' or Abstract Contains 'Andaman' 

(Comments Disabled for Now. Sorry!)First Written: Friday, January 28, 2005
Last Modified: 1/29/2005 9:04:01 AM

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