Social Networking – Not Working?

Filed under: social networking, web 2.0. While the next wave of internet, web 2.0 is all about exploiting social networks/bookmarking etc, Americans (and I believe most of the internet users worldwide) are getting lesser time to spend with their friends.. The study conducted by sociologists at Duke Univ. and Univ of Arizona, states that no. of people who have no one to talk to about…

Word’s worth?

Filed Under: words,creativity,swarovski,1000 page First it was milliondollarpage.com, and then swarovski crystals came up with millioncrystals! And now, carrying on the innovation, 2 students from University of London have launched a 1000 page site. The trick here is that you can buy words on their 1-page website, and the word will link to your website. Prices range from 100 to 1000 Euros (depending on your…

Postponement strategy in supply chain

Postponement strategy in supply chain refers to the postponing the value addition process to the last step in the supply chain. For e.g. Asian Paints has 1000s of SKUs and its literally impossible to store all the SKUs in all of their retail stores. Basically, Asian Paints postpones the *coloring* part to last stage and hence any dealer/retailer when they order a color, can receive…

(Crystal) Advertising gets Creative…Damn Creative.

After the success of milliondollarpage, looks like everybody is trying to catch up on the pixel advertising!! But this one is different – Its not pixel, but its crystal advertising! That too — Swarovski crystals!! “One million Swarovski crystals were needed in all to cover our breath-taking model with these sparkling little stones, thus creating an erotic overall-artwork. With each purchased stone you uncover the…

Top Jobs!!

Money Mag and Salary.com have come up with list of top 10 jobs in the US. And the no. 1 job is….?? Software Engineer!! — Avg salary : 80.5K,this species is having a good time and its BIG byte too. What surprised me is that the top paying job in this category is Release Engineer! Is it because of demand-supply gap?Maybe. The other *top* positions…

What keeps you happy!

Here are 12 reasons that keep us happy:: Friends Sex Socializing Marriage Praying Relative wealth Good health Genes Work Money Experiential Activities Age Tell me how happy are you? What’s your happiness index?

Top 100 products (PC World)

Here is the list from PCWorld Google scores 3, while Yahoo is a step ahead (3+ Flickr = 4) (Compare this with worst products) Few of the entries that caught my attention:: Amazon A9 toolbar — I used A9 only once in my life, got scared of the UI and thats it. I wonder what’s the rationale behind including this. Meebo.com – I am pleased…

Tipping Point..

Ever wondered:: > At a time when every other heroine is shedding clothes, why Malika Sherawat alone has been able to garner such a huge media coverage while others not? > Why few undeserving MS writers have become star writers (while a lot better callibre have not made it to the list?) > Why few serials (like Jassi jaise koi nahin!!) are able to create…

The Zahir (Book Review)

It begins with a glimpse or a passing thought. It ends in obsession. Is your life too-organized? Are you just okay with whats happening in life? Do you still have a desire to tread the unknown? Or have you put that in the dark closets of your self? Well, most of us prefer to play safe and not look beyond the obvious..! We try to…