Author Archives: Lalit

Worlds Best Presentation Contest 2008

This presentation is the winner of the World’s Best Presentation Contest 2008 organized by SlideShare.net Interestingly, the same guy won the 1st prize last year for his presentation Shift Happens. Both of his presentations have a similar theme, they talk … more

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At the end of the tunnel… there is Internet

Linux is so cool. Using Linux or Linux tools can give you tiny moments of joy, just like anything built by geeks, like iPhone, Skype etc. Today as I woke up, I found that one of the 12 servers we … more

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If the people lead, the leaders will follow

Google understands a few other things most Web companies still don’t. The most important is that you should put users before advertisers, even though the advertisers are paying and users aren’t. One of my favorite bumper stickers reads “if the … more

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Enthusiasm

“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” — Albert Einstein

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The Tough Software Business

via Geek and Poke Web 2.0 is harsh world, no palce for slackers and wimps.

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Foot Notes

One of the most creative presentations I have seen (I have seen a lot, I used to work at SlideShare.net, world’s largest collection of presentations). If you are a traveler at heart, you would love this. BTW, Slideshare is running … more

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Talent vs Genius

“Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.” — Robert Bulwer-Lytton

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Perfection

“The details are not the details. They make the design.” — Charles Eames

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Aksharabhyas

Aksharabhyas is a interactive game for children to learn Oriya. I made this game for the school Akshara to promote multilingual education among children and to encourage the use of Oriya (Odia) in schools. Download: Aksharabhyas (zip 605kb)

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Extending Prototype

A talk I gave at OSSCamp Delhi about creating reusable addons/extensions to Prototype.js

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