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by pradeepe
29 Jan 2014 11:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 663025

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Karan Dixit wrote:^ They should keep an eye on him, at least. The guy is definitely here for one thing and only one thing - subversion.


Nah. He's just a racist American.

Prolly should be stripped of his American citizenship. But then..
by pradeepe
22 Jan 2014 10:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 311814

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

AMD's new processor is called Kaveri. Is there an Indian connection or anyone knows the origin of the name for this processor http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/17/amd-kaveri-review-round-up/ Yes, to some extent. Its little sister is Kabini the mobile client APU, which is delivered almost end-to-end o...
by pradeepe
07 Jan 2014 16:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3978
Views: 204683

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

A better way to explain allowing businesses to fail is being afforded the opportunity to stand up again after failing. A huge part of US dominance in leading technology innovation rests on this.
by pradeepe
06 Jan 2014 10:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions
Replies: 471
Views: 30395

Re: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions

SSridhar wrote:
prasannasimha wrote:Does anyone know the inclination error ?

I heard that the inclination was exact, 19.3 deg as required.


Yes, it was nailed. Dr. Radhakrishnan clearly mentioned that the error was a 2nd decimal delta.
by pradeepe
05 Jan 2014 21:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions
Replies: 471
Views: 30395

Re: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions

Congratulations ISRO! Red letter day for the Indian space program.
by pradeepe
27 Dec 2013 23:11
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1698813

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/read-narendra-modis-blog-post-on-2002-gujarat-riots/20131227.htm Modi on the riots and the pain. I am yet to see a modern day leader communicate so cogently about leadership and pain. His silence so far and his words now should make the congress mafia hang its head ...
by pradeepe
25 Nov 2013 12:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32729

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

No. I don't think I can run a 10K in the shape I am in. I need to change my lifestyle. Bit the startup bug and been at it. Having fun, but losing hair and gaining weight. Looking at you guys go at it, I am very tempted. I am normally an outdoors, hard sport playing type, but the last few years in In...
by pradeepe
25 Nov 2013 10:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread
Replies: 6544
Views: 32729

Re: Personal Health, Nutrition and Fitness Thread

10K people turned up for the Hyderabad 10K run yesterday. It was the 11th year and the biggest one so far.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/massive-turnout-at-hyderabad-10k-run/article5386837.ece

lots of pictures
by pradeepe
05 Nov 2013 21:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 173869

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

One hell of a finale for Diwali!

Negotiating 3 orbital transfers. Mind boggling stuff. Wow!

Congratulations ISRO!
by pradeepe
28 Oct 2013 10:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Patna Blasts : 27 Oct 2013 (News and Discussion)
Replies: 367
Views: 17545

Re: Patna Blasts : 27 Oct 2013 (News and Discussion)

I wonder how 12+ suspects have been so easily arrested within a day NOW, rather than earlier. are these modules that easy to catch? there is something seriously wrong with the story accompanying this series of blasts. There was a report of one of those nabbed while planting an IED having a list of ...
by pradeepe
01 Oct 2013 10:49
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1698813

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

yes..this kind of ****ing off in forums will attract voters and make modi PM. :roll: pl don't make Modi into a ron paul type..phenomenal support from die hard supporters, but they are so fringe that they scare away mainstream people. what next, modi should spit on obama, modi should throw slipper a...
by pradeepe
14 Sep 2013 15:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 59725

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

It not over unfortunately. Even Nalini had her death sentence commuted. We should keep following this case. Those who hinted at extra judicial action action against the minor should rethink when the emotions are calmer.... I am one of them saar. When the state abrogates its responsibility, such thi...
by pradeepe
13 Sep 2013 20:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 59725

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

Good that justice has been done. The 5th one needs to die as well. If not through the justice system, outside it.
by pradeepe
02 Aug 2013 21:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 311814

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Yes, keyword recognition is definitely on chip. Full blown SR in the cloud.
by pradeepe
02 Aug 2013 21:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 311814

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Its their own cloud based one. I am not talking about that one but the one which detects the trigger phrase "ok Google Now". That is typically a silicon based solution. I think on-die silicon Voice Activity Detection (VAD) and then VAD triggered keyword recognition backed by a full blown ...
by pradeepe
02 Aug 2013 21:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 311814

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Govt support is needed for something like 15 years! Tax breaks, duty waivers on imported machinery etc . Land, water , power, roads , communication hubs, also needs to be in place. but is setting up a fab the right thing to do at this stage, or are we better off doing some other basic building bloc...
by pradeepe
01 Aug 2013 16:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Mini BRF-Manthan in Hyderabad
Replies: 34
Views: 2230

Re: Mini BRF-Manthan in Hyderabad

I am in as well. Any evening after the 10th.
by pradeepe
09 Jul 2013 09:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bodh Gaya Blasts : July 7 2013
Replies: 148
Views: 4253

Re: Bodh Gaya Blasts : July 7 2013

Mamata Banerjee about the blasts link "Is it a game plan, before Lok Sabha election to disturb states, regional parties and also to plan to murder some political leaders, so that nobody can raise the voice of people in future? ... Or is it a blame game to avoid responsibility and to finish reg...
by pradeepe
17 Jun 2013 09:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: RIP Bahukutambi Raman
Replies: 65
Views: 4033

Re: RIP Bahukutambi Raman

Saddedned to hear this. Its a big loss to the nation. Rest in peace sir.
by pradeepe
10 Jun 2013 17:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1698813

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Manish Sharmaji, it is pointless to argue when random figures are pulled out of musharaff, 1000s were killed, he did nothing vaghera vaghera Exactly...reeks of an agenda and reads like a theory imagined and then trying the darned best to fit things in. 3 days and hostile center. In the current disp...
by pradeepe
08 Jun 2013 11:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 311814

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

^^Rumor is it will appear in GB and Sony phunwas. --- In other chaiwallah news, looks like Chacha's Chashma may go in for a non-cloud based speech recognition engine instead of just relying on Chacha's home-grown solution if the product continues into v2 and beyond. The one they are allegedly evalu...
by pradeepe
01 Jun 2013 13:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 311814

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Personal exp: I am really liking WP over previous Android ones(had Samsung ones). I have a 720 and between the 520/620/720/820, the 720 seems very good value for money. Battery lifes really good with its 2000mAh unit. The UI & UX is top notch. Picture quality is very nice. Earlier phone camera p...
by pradeepe
28 May 2013 09:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 311814

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Endomondo Sports Tracker is a pretty good free app for that on Android. Thank you!! Installed the tool and did a pilot run. Works wonders :). Though the app does not connect well with Facebook, which is not a real problem. Any idea if we can set the distance to be shown in KMs? Currently it shows t...
by pradeepe
07 May 2013 10:43
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1698813

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

NM vote is also based on identity politics. So far I have seen no over arching theme or idea all can subscribe to. He attracts a certain type of Indian, not all. While GJ is put up there as a ideal model so far not a single other state has been willing to sign up. Those of us who have gone to look ...
by pradeepe
24 Apr 2013 10:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Resources & Links - Science Tool Kits for Young and Hobbyist
Replies: 23
Views: 2255

Re: Resources & Links - Science Tool Kits for Young and Hobb

Aurdino boards and shields are very good to get teens and those in college exposed to the world of electronics. We use them in our work place as well to validate our SW algorithms and build quick and dirty prototypes. http://www.arduino.cc/ Mouser, Digikey, Sparkfun are good sources to get component...
by pradeepe
09 Apr 2013 09:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 245364

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Man, this doesnt end. Such spirited defence of the t-90 tincans is amazing. Who would have thunk this would still be going on even after getting its ass handed back (not showing up at a scheduled race is actually considered worse)
by pradeepe
02 Apr 2013 10:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 800082

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

James B wrote:


Wow! this is some agility even apparent to untrained eyes like mine. Super cool.
by pradeepe
27 Mar 2013 11:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 311814

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

does google glass embed a direct LTE radio unit and CPU or it communicates using bluetooth to a cellphone type unit that must be carried in the pocket? if its a two piece deal, kind of makes it easy to wear the glass but forget the base unit when leaving home. It uses a Bluetooth interface to your ...
by pradeepe
22 Mar 2013 23:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1698813

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

The Wharton brouhaha: Let's get the facts on Modi right In full below: Just when one thought that enough ink has been spilled on the 2002 Gujarat riots, comes a new event or act to put the focus back on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi [ Images ] as the sole villain in that unfortunate event. T...
by pradeepe
14 Mar 2013 10:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 311814

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

triz in their labs. This is allegedly the source of their 3d eye tracking technology. if i understand correctly, triz is really a brainstorming/structured problem solving methodology. Leaps gesture recognition technology and ability to integrate with any hardware is mighty impressive. One more gest...
by pradeepe
21 Feb 2013 21:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Hyderabad Bomb Blast 2/21/13
Replies: 512
Views: 26529

Re: Hyderabad Bomb Blast 2/21/13

Per local reports 8+12 dead from the twin blasts. About 35 admitted to local hospitals.

We are saddened and will deal with this resolutely. Theek hai!

A**h***s!
by pradeepe
09 Feb 2013 13:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 636799

Re: Internal Security Watch

About time. Good riddance. Just shows that the right and left can switch positions:) if for nothing but just to take the wind away from the others sails. How does the other respond now. The UPA by association with the left and endemic vote ban pandering seems born with two left feet. Now as its forc...
by pradeepe
29 Dec 2012 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Rape Victim Dies-Express your outrage.
Replies: 980
Views: 38128

Re: Delhi Rape Victim Dies-Express your outrage.

Deeply saddened. Rest in peace brave one.

As a nation we have failed our women. Until we acknowledge the apathy and cruelty we show to women and atone for our sins, we dont deserve to survive..
by pradeepe
06 Dec 2012 13:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: FDI in Retail
Replies: 373
Views: 19264

Re: FDI in Retail

Impressed with Jaitleys debate. He makes a lot of good points.

fdi debate in rajya sabha
by pradeepe
22 Nov 2012 10:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune
Replies: 269
Views: 17616

Re: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune

Finally. He died the right way. Election drama or not, who cares, justice was served the right way.

Now for the rest of the assholes cooped in terroristan. India, grow a pair and get them. I'll glady campaign to have the govt in power for another session, how much ever I dislike them.
by pradeepe
01 Oct 2012 10:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: FDI in Retail
Replies: 373
Views: 19264

Re: FDI in Retail

Modi links FDI decision with Sonia’s US visit The politician in Modi readily recognised what would go down best with his supporters, and he didn’t disappoint them. To thunderous applause he went on with his UPA bashing. “The country wants to know why he gets active only when there are elections in ...
by pradeepe
01 Aug 2012 09:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 190616

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

^^ After observing them for quite sometime now, probably figured that the supporters of AH are electorally insignificant. Can be moved to stage a hunger strike, but dont hold much water beyond that. Sad.
by pradeepe
26 Jul 2012 11:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Kargil Vijay Diwas Mubarak
Replies: 75
Views: 5165

Re: Kargil Vijay Diwas Mubarak

We will not forget. RIP soldiers.

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