Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

Cool links to check (3) – For Indian Startups

February 3, 2009 profiles and reviews Indian technology startups; and is at the center stage of events that are shaping India 2 .0. Has some interesting insights.


Cool links to check 2 – Info about Intuit 25 years !

February 3, 2009

Nice to know that Intuit is going green in true sense and instead of paper filing for “GreatPlacesToWorkFor”, intuit employees created this website to articulate all the details:


Cool Links to Check 1 – Cool way to learn technical stuff

February 3, 2009

Really like the idea of these guys from CommonCraft: Paid versions and Free versions available.

Why on earth can’t I disable SearchWiki in Google Search?

January 8, 2009

Google Experiments are usually very interesting and I participate/use many of them. SearchWiki is one cool concept too… details about searchwiki are here. Now that I experimented, I want to get rid of that, but for some strange reason, google doesn’t allow you to ! …  Any logged in user by default gets the SearchWiki with all the buttons around and previous modifications to results. That looks crap and I want to get out of it but just can’t find an option.. Google search found thousands of people lamenting on the same and one of the links talked about how to disable… the page: it talks about

  • signing off – Nope.. I don’t want to do that as gmail doesn’t require login for couple of weeks I think and I don’t want to sign off google to keep signing into gmail everytime.
  • GreaseMonkey script – No, I don;’t want to install some plugins to just do some search
  • Join some experiments – well, if I have to join an experiment to get out of another experiment. … whatever. .I tried giving a shot and joined experimental keyboard shortcuts…. And then too the searchwiki is enabled 😦

Not sure, if anybody has been able to figure out a good opt-out mechanism, if so, please share your thoughts…