Hack Day videos

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Kamla Bhatt has been tracking the Hack Day India and posting many interviews and videos. The videos include the demos by the hackers, and here's the video wh...

Hack Day India

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I was at Yahoo! Open Hack Day at Bangalore on Friday and Saturday. 24 hours of hacking, meeting lots of old friends, and sarcasm unlimited. It doesn't get be...

Why students and open source

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Two days before the BMS College Information Science Department Fest called "Genesis 2007", I received an email from a couple of students asking me to talk ab...

yahoo ishtyle parikrma

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After a long wait, the Nandini Layout children sponsored by Yahoo! Bangalore Employees get their own school. And I'm so glad to see that the yahoo sense of h...

Last day

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Today's my last day at Yahoo!.


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I am getting really addicted to Open Shortcuts in conjunction with the search bar in Firefox. For example, just type !wiki bangalore and it'll search wikiped...

Parikrma kids visit Yahoo

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A couple of weeks ago (on July 7th), we had a YEFI Day at work. YEFI stands for Yahoo! Employee Foundation India. As part of the celebrations, we got the Par...


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Some weeks ago, 8 of us yahoos went to Tadiyandamol for trekking.

Yahoo Bangalore Hack Day

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We had our first "hack day" at work today. The idea is simple - you get one full day (starting from 00:01 hours) to hack on your own original idea and you ha...

Ex-Yahoos start up

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Himanshu Nautiyal, Ruban Phukan and Rajesh Warrier - three ex-yahoos from Bangalore, who now call themselves as RHR Networks Pvt. Ltd, seem to be dabbling in...


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Parshu (a colleague in Y! Bangalore) is presenting a session on REBIEX: Record Boundary Identification and Extraction Through Pattern Mining at the 6th Inter...

Memories of Linux Bangalore 2003

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The VTU letter exhorting principals to motivate students to attend is a far cry from my college days, and perhaps even farther from Kalyan's days.

Thought for the day

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Love what you do. Do what you love. If not, then what's the point?


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Y A and G

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There's an article in the Times of India today on the presence of the Y, A and G companies in Bangalore:

The other parking problem

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Well, if you thought the ycantpark photo pool was funny, this one's even funnier:

360 API

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Siddharth Uppal asked about a REST API for Yahoo! 360° and it seems that it is in the works.

Wheres Aathitude

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Avinash was very busy in the past weeks and was all excited the past couple of days. Why? Yahoo! Map API was released and he worked on it. He's also written ...

Its been a year

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On July 1st of 2004 i.e. last year, I turned from an intern to a full-time employee at Yahoo!.


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TWiki must be one of the most underestimated tools out there. We use it quite extensively at Yahoo!.

Ajax experts wanted

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Yahoo! Bangalore is looking for companies in Bangalore who can do DHTML and Ajax (for contractual work) or even experts who can be hired.

Popular Video Searches

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Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you Popular Video Searches on Yahoo! :

Cant talk in India

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The new Yahoo! Messenger 7 beta allows you to make PC-to-PC calls, just click on 'Call' and talk (to your online buddy who can be anywhere in the world) as i...

Music Engine. Mojo Engine.

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The Unofficial Yahoo Weblog has a neat post on the Yahoo! Music Engine. Apparently, it even provides a Unix-style shell to access your music!

Do you want to Yahoo

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I have completed nearly one year and one month as a Yahoo i.e. including my internship. I even have a blog post on that on the day I joined.

Messenger Bot

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Eva is an online assistant bot that you can access using Yahoo! Messenger.

A policeman in the office

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It was around 6 o' clock in the evening. I'm in the office. I went near the printer to collect some printouts. In the nearby library section, I notice a poli...

The beat goes on

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Yahoo's First-Quarter Profit doubles! In the same announcement, you'll notice this:

Wikipedia gets help from Yahoo

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The announcement is finally out (ok ok, in blogosphere terms, I am late but still...), Yahoo! is dedicating hardware and providing resources for Wikipedia.

Search for the Commons

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You can now search for Creative Commons-licensed content using Yahoo! Search at!

GMail out of beta soon

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Charlene Li (of Forrester Research) claims that Y! Mail has upped the storage to 1 GB to match GMail and combining that observation with the recent increase ...

Yahoo 360

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It's official. Yahoo! has entered the blogosphere. Soon, you'll be blogging at :D . The integration is simply awesome. Having played with it, I...

Yahoo is a 10 year old kid

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Yesterday was Yahoo!'s 10th birthday party and has officially completed 10 years today :D .. the day started off with each of us getting a Y! branded bucket ...

Yahoo Search Python API Howto

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I guess most of you would've heard the announcement by now that a Yahoo! Search Developer Network a.k.a. YSDN has been started. The idea is to build a commun...


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My friend Gopal V joined Yahoo! today. Welcome to the gang, Gopal! :)

Is Open Source the solution

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Should Yahoo! open up its messenger protocol? Does Google really follow its 'Do no evil' philosophy? Should government and public data be allowed to be handl...

My Yahee

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Drop everything. Turn up the volume. See this flash video.

Ask for Answers

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I seem to be on a string of Google and Yahoo related posts lately, so here's continuing the trend...

Yahoo Toolbar for Firefox

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The Yahoo Toolbar for Firefox (beta) is released! This is handy for me since I use Yahoo Mail, Calendar, AddressBook and Notepad a lot. Two features I liked ...

A Blogful of Work

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The blogosphere is full of news about Mark Jen getting fired from Google for blogging. Zawodny has the full scoop.

AOP leads you to a good job

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I searched for aspect oriented programming on Google and it showed me an ad to join Google! Yet another demonstration of clever marketing by Google.

Soul and Role of Yahoo and Google

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After quite a while, I was reading again, Battelle's posts on Yahoo and Google and their role in media and technology . Its an interesting read.

Will Yahoo buy Six Apart

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The Internet Stock Blog predicts that within six months, Yahoo! will buy Six Apart - there are lot of valid arguments and I agree with most of them.

Premshree joins Yahoo

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Premshree Pillai joined Yahoo! today. Welcome to the gang Premshree!

Yahoo YEP

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We, the Yahoos, are leaving for MGM Beach Resort in Chennai tonight to celebrate our Year End Party tomorrow! Lot of things to look forward to - games, beach...