Customer first … bots and ads next

An intriguing thing about a lot of sites is they design them with Google Bot crawling and ads to click in mind first and then fit the content around those !! I’d think it’s more important to design a site for your customers first and then make it bot & ad friendly. If usability isContinue reading “Customer first … bots and ads next”

Two minute proof of human evolution

I am sure you have encountered the “creationist” argument in different ways in every culture / religion. (I believe in GOD, but that’s another point). The arguments vary in their subtlety … but mostly rise from the argument “How can such a complex creation occur by chance”.  Read The Blind Watch Maker for one ofContinue reading “Two minute proof of human evolution”

Condemned to Repeat

Just learned of the sad demise of our beloved professor Dr. Dilip Veeraraghavan in IIT Madras. I worked hard and earned good grades in IITM for my B.Tech. But today remember very little  of my engineering (ego hurts to say nothing !!) May be I never used what I learned or may be never reallyContinue reading “Condemned to Repeat”

Being Beta is no excuse …

I guess being Beta is no excuse. Hence I migrate from Blogspot to WordPress. I have shifted from an over enthusiastic Beta user of Google’s new services … Sites, Partnerpages, Docs, Calendar, SMS Channels included … to now being the frustrated Guinea-Pig-In-Residence. They “got me at Hello” when all these services were available under aContinue reading “Being Beta is no excuse …”