Happy Diwali Everyone !!

October 27, 2008

So, finally i got some reason to go away from web and work and in that going-away process i have moved to Bhraptpur Junction ( my hometown ) these days for a great diwali vacation.

Because of all this festive mood in my head, posts will be off for a week or two. For now i have just uploaded a diwali wallpaper, click here to download-you might like it.


Tending to be Digital

October 12, 2008

Now, when all the devices around us are shouting to be digital, automated and look high-tech, this weighing machine in image above also doesn’t want to remain like a regular LED display device. But this time the approach is really different and pretty interesting too.

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As a part of National Mission of Education through ICT (information & communication technology), Indian government is working on a low cost laptop for education purpose. According to information available on web it’s going to cost around 100US dollars, i.e. around 4500 Indian Rupees.

The Indian Institute Science Bangalore & Indian Institute of Technology Chennai has taken responsibility for research and development for this project.

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Many times we come across with very smart products & solutions from non-designer people, some of them are very unconventional & interesting, and in India we call these solutions Jugaad.

The concept of Jugaad is quite similar to “Do it yourself”, where people creates or repairs things for themselves without the aid of paid professionals, but the term Jugaad is originally derived from a motor vehicle found in out-skirts of Delhi and other suburbs in North India.

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