Monday, August 26, 2002

Haven't blogged in a while, but this is something I had to post.

Delegates at the Johannesburg Earth Summit, aimed at ending famine and starvation, are gorging on mountains of lobster, oysters and fillet steak and sipping vintage wines and champagne.

Thursday, August 22, 2002

French Mayor Bans Residents from Dying

This is not a joke.

"The mayor of a French Mediterranean town, faced with a cemetery "full to bursting," has banned local residents from dying until he can find somewhere else to bury them."

Friday, August 16, 2002

Hacking Las Vegas

A superbly written story on how a bunch of MIT whizkids beat the gambling houses at their own game.

Monday, August 12, 2002

Someone, please tell me this is a joke!

"The nation’s no.1 portal (sic) is performing the mahayajna online to unite in prayer Indians living across the world."

Thursday, August 08, 2002

There has been a great deal of hoo-ha over airlines slashing their ticket fares. It isn't as simple as it seems. To avail of the discounted fare you need to book 21 days in advance. If you cancel or change your dates after booking, you have to pay a 50 per cent cancellation fee. If you think you can sell of your ticket, think again. All those travelling on discounted fares have to carry a I-card.

Saturday, August 03, 2002

My latest passion, according to IHT promises to be the future of computing. To date, no computer has been able to achieve a skill level beyond that of the casual player at Go

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