Archive for January 2008

PTCL Triple Play Project

LESCO, teamed with my local ISP (who gives bandwidth on LAN, and therefore, dies with every one hour power failure) finally made me bite the bullet and move to the PTCL Triple Play Project aka Broadband Pakistan today. The PTCL techs just left after installing the connection (in 10 minutes) and the speed tests so […]

Musharraf Can Joke (New Business Opportunities)

Who says our President Musharraf can't joke? Here's the latest news from GEO: PARIS: President Pervez Musharraf Tuesday invited French businessmen to invest in Pakistan without any fears, saying circumstances are conducive for investment in the country. Addressing business executives at a hotel after reaching here in the second leg of his visit, President Musharraf […]

80 Million Images

What happens when you take 80 Million tiny images, group them by their name, and create a mosaic from their thumbnails? You get a stunning visualization. You get a searchable database of 80 million images. You get a couple of research papers. You get another website to bookmark and play with. You get one picture […]

A Long List of Leftover Links…

 … from last year that couldn't grow into posts. Now I can clean up my 'TO BLOG' bookmarks folder and continue pretending to be a blogger: Moneygami – great Origami with currency notes. I made a few of these before I ran out of the leftover 1$ bills from my US trip. An impressive interactive […]

Election Commission of Pakistan – Live Voter Search

The Election Commision of Pakistan has released their cutting-edge website that allows anyone who can read and type Urdu to search for any 'Live' (and I presume, dead as well) voters in Pakistan. It is no mean feat to develop an Urdu website in Canada (handling a character-set twice the size of the English alphabet […]