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Solar Eclipse 22nd July 2009

Solar Eclipse 22nd July 2009

Eclipse time again. These celestial happenings are among the most watched in the world, and I like to watch them too. Some photos: More photos below, click to enlarge: When viewed from the Earth, the apparent size of the sun and the moon is the same. If the sun were smaller, the Bailey’s beads would [...]

First Pauri (Step 1)

First Pauri (Step 1)

To continue the series of Japuji Sahib wallpapers, I present the First Pauri (Japji Sahib) below. Japji Sahib shows us the way to uplift yourself from falsehood to Truth in 38 steps. In the first lines of this Pauri ‘soch’ refers to the sanskrit work ‘shauch’ which means ‘to cleanse’. There are two wallpapers of [...]

Anniversary! :-)

Anniversary! :-)

Today happens to be the first anniversary of this blog. In my own opinion, it has come a long way. To commemorate this, I am releasing a downloadable digest of postings.

Performance tuning applications & process

Performance tuning applications & process

Shows you how to detect and fix performance issues, with SQL queries, processes and applications without making it to complex.

Of famous backgrounds

Of famous backgrounds

This photo was never intended for my blog: I never considered it quality enough – but lets start at the beginning. I saw that computer generated art is quite popular on Flickr – so I said why not? I spent all of 5 minutes in creating a piece of ‘art’. When finished, to me it [...]

Creating a 'difference' in portraits

Creating a ‘difference’ in portraits

I was reading a magazine where each article had the photo of the author besides it, but in a unique way: looking like something like on the right. How to get this effect yourself? I will show you today. In addition to Photoshop you need Microsoft Photo Editor to get this effect. You may have [...]