Nokia Research Centre , Racoon, CBP and NokiaCV

I am very excited and impressed by the folks and work that is coming out of Nokia Research Centre. The kind of products(prototypes)  that they are rolling out are amazing and at times just mind blowing. A little old news by now but nonetheless a very significant release is  the release of a  mobile web server (called Racoon) … Continue reading Nokia Research Centre , Racoon, CBP and NokiaCV

Is Web 2.0 bubble being burst elsewhere and what can India learn.

First there was kiko which was bought by Tucows a few days ago for 250,000$ and now another a so called web 2.0 company (HuckABuck) is listed on eBay with its current highest bid is about 9300$. Now Is this a burst of a bubble or the end of the web 2.0 era. Moreover Is … Continue reading Is Web 2.0 bubble being burst elsewhere and what can India learn.

Webyantra – Techcrunch for India

I keep complaining about the need for a gigaom for India, it is great to see a techcrunch coming up. Amit Ranjan an entrepreneur, who heads the Indian office of Uzanto has started a separate blog called Webyantra which is poised to act as the techcrunch for India.      I like the name webyantra … Continue reading Webyantra – Techcrunch for India

web 2.0 in India

   Alok Mittal at Venturewoods refers to recent buzz/rumour about Facebook being valuated at 2 billion $. Certainly Facebook valued at $ 2 billion is a little too high and if one does calculate it should be around $ 750 million. IMHO these valuation are not a sign of bubble. I think these days anything … Continue reading web 2.0 in India

AAI

  Seemingly simple but very effective idea.  Amazon launched a new service called Mechanical Turk . Basically it is like putting an interface to humans and exposing API's of the work that they can do.( Modularizing humans work).  And thats why they call it Artificial Artificial Intelligence(AAI). Check out a detailed report on it at … Continue reading AAI