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September 23rd, 2003

googlocation

In April 2002, Google hosted the "Google Programming Contest" with a $10,000 cash prize. The winning entry, by Daniel Egnor, was titled Geographic Search:

Daniel's project adds the ability to search for web pages within a particular geographic locale to traditional keyword searching. Daniel's system provides an interface that allows the user to augment a keyword search with the ability to restrict matches to within a certain radius of a specified address

The contest rules had a clause that Google, Inc. would be granted full rights to use the technology used in the entries submitted.

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September 21st

honoured

phpDbxAdmin:

phpDbxAdmin is a tool to make the administration of a DBX database easier.

People are starting open source projects to build on top of one of our babies... neat!

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September 19th

funny

Funny quote at Roshan's blog:

A friend who works for an NGO in Delhi just got her first salary. Her mom's reaction: "Wow, that's even less than your phone bill!"

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September 19th

isabella

Thar she blows. (If you see this coming towards you, don't get carried away, ok? just run!)

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September 16th

fun!

A listener fights back: Pranking the RIAA.

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so what happens to the ring?

JLo and BAf are over! Good riddance to bad rubbish (GR2BR), as they say. Finally I can dream peacefully in peace.

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more mayo

After a half hour of experimentation, I hereby confirm that equal quantities of Maggi Hot and Sweet Tomato Sauce and Mayonnaise, mixed properly, taste almost exactly like the orange sauce used in McDonalds burgers.

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September 15th

genius

Mahesh Shantaram has too much time on his hands. But with the kind of awesome stuff he's producing in his free time, I wish him all the free time in the world!

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September 13th

it really is

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September 11th

vyaktigat prakashan pranali

Amit Agarwal has restarted the Hindi MovableType I'd once attempted. Looks pretty impressive so far.

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