Archive for November 2008

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Restoring your system after a crash

Ok, so your computer crashed. You know one way out: reformatting the hard disk – but you don’t like it. So what can be done? If your data is really important, and you are prepared to pay some hard bucks getting it back, talk to a professional. Period. Still here, ok – so your data [...]

DNS poisoning – in plain English :-)

What is DNS poisoning, why it affects everyone accessing the internet and how to fix it.

Golden Temple

Ok, my very first Flash based web album is here: The Golden Temple. The Golden Temple, at Amritsar, India is the most significant place of worship of the Sikh religion, and one of the oldest. The temple is called Harmandar Sahib, and is indeed covered by a layer of Gold. I always had the feeling [...]

The Spirograph

The Spirograph

I became a kid again and purchased a Spirograph set. The Spirograph is a mathematical toy, which you can use for drawing nice figures. In the simplest case it exists of a fixed circle, used as a template, and a smaller rolling circle with holes. The result of my experiment is at the end of [...]

Forest fire

Forest fire

The current economical state, at least in India seems to me to be like a forest fire. A forest fire burns out all the dying vegetation that is blocking the sunlight and makes conditions suitable for new growth. It resets everything back to where it was. It’s a new beginning. In times of growth and [...]

Guru Nanak prakash utsav

I visited the Nagar Keertan yesterday, on the occasion of Gurn Nanak Prakash Utsav. Prakash Utsav means celebrating the day the Divine Light (of Knowledge) spread. The thought that struck me during the hymn singing was this: ਸਾਧੂ ਸੰਗਿ ਸਿਖਾਇਓ ਨਾਮੁ || ਸਰਬ ਮਨੋਰਥ ਪੂਰਨ ਕਾਮ || The translation: In the Saadh Sangat, the Company [...]