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Showing posts from January, 2011

Google in 2011

Google as a company has been always more ambitious than any other company I've ever followed in Silicon valley. From Robotic cars to Windfarms & from ISP to Mobile Carrier(as per rumor), Googe keeps pushing boundaries to explore the unexplored.  Recently, GOS made few predictions about how Google will do in 2011 & I couldn't agree more. But most of them sound like evolutionary in nature, than revolutionary. Here are my comments on it:

1. More free storage in Google Docs: at least 20 GB. (Most likely, see Google Docs plays Videos Docs)

2. A new HTML5 interface for Gmail that loads faster, stores email offline and integrates with other Google apps like Google Calendar and Google Docs.(Most likely, since Gmail is one of the most popular services of Google)

3. An updated Android keyboard that uses Google Scribd data to provide useful suggestions.(Most likely, with Blindtype acquisition & Google Scribe data they'll have a killer keyboard)

4. Google Earth as a WebGL w…

Three Lists for 2011

New Year resolutions are not complete, until we really find out what is working(and not working) with them. We need to focus on things which are bringing us more results or better outcomes in life and for this Tim Sanders suggests to keep these three lists(also maintained by Jerry Yang at Yahoo).
1 - The Stop Doing List.  What habits, tendencies or activities are counter-productive?  Create a plan with a deadline, and knock these off first. 2 - The Keep Doing List.  What are our greatest hits from 2010?  What's working, and shouldn't be forgotten?  This is important, because unless you recognize the effective, you might replace it with the novel.  3 - The Start Doing List.  These are activities, habits or projects that could add value over the coming year.  Consider this list the end of procrastination or the tool that will help you close the good intentions-accomplishments gap.  For me: Stop/Wasting time on maintaining/updating my highly optimized workstation for more speed.  Ke…