Pedro Report: Fib..Fabrication..Fantasy

Premise: The Résumé of an IT professional is the most concocted document in this Solar System. The English language has a variety of words to differentiate a fib from fantasy.  Here are some words to describe the inexactitude in such IT resumes and a sample of such creative fabrication: Note: Comments are in italics BS [...]

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Wesabe just got better – Firefox Uploader

Wesabe just got better – Firefox Uploader

I talk a lot about Wesabe here and you can find my earlier posts in ‘Related Posts’ or just search for Wesabe. For those of you new to Wesabe, it is an excellent online money management application with social features built into it. Wesabe Firefox Uploader Wesabe’s desktop uploader worked great for a couple of [...]

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Get private beta invites – InviteShare

Get private beta invites – InviteShare

I gave out a few beta invites I had for Spock and GrandCentral. Now, I get atleast 1 request everyday for a GrandCentral invite! I don’t mind the requests at all and in fact love the traffic Google is sending my way when people search for a GC invite. As I am wiping my evil [...]

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Random facts about ShanKri-la

Kyle of Kyle’s Cove tagged me to write some random facts about me. Even though the title implies random facts about ShanKri-la, it might be fun to know little about the person behind this. I have to say that this was harder than writing a tech post and the reason why my About page doesn’t say [...]

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Xinu and a Poll

Unlike last week, I am not trying to give you a long name and its meaning, Instead, Xinu is a web service that provides a lot of stats in a nice layout to get a quick overview of a multitude of information. If you liked Website Grader [review] to learn a lot about your website, [...]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the week July 18 2007

Does the palm of your hand itch if you don’t try some new Firefox extensions every week? If yes, you have come to the right place. It’s time for another batch of Firefox extensions that have been popping up around the web. I compile a short list of extensions I like every week and a [...]

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What’s new at ShanKri-la?

Just a quick weekend update to my readers. If you had visited the site today, you might have noticed a few things here. Ads I have added a few ads and I have tried my best to make them unobtrusive so it doesn’t hinder or dampen your reading experience. I don’t think this is going [...]

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Good Reads: Buzz in Blogs 2007-07-13

As the name suggests I come across such quality posts by fellow bloggers every day. I am going to a roundup post every week so we can hopefully have a discussion about the various topics. This will also encourage fellow bloggers to provide more useful content by giving them a link from here as well [...]

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Paraskevidekatriaphobia and a Poll

I learnt a new word today from CNN this morning. I don’t think I’ll remember it even right after I finish writing this post but may be it’ll be useful to you if you find a time machine to go back to your spelling bee competition again. Paraskevidekatriaphobics – Fear of Friday the 13th. Argh, [...]

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Wesabe releases API for your Bank Data

Wesabe releases API for your Bank Data

Need an API to your bank, credit card data? Wesabe provides it even if it is indirect. Who/What is Wesabe? Wesabe is money management in a true web 2.0 sense. You have a secure place to manage your money online with great tools like tagging transactions, charts, etc. Plus, you get the benefit of the [...]

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Remember the Milk integrates with Twitter

I use Remember the Milk (RTM) everyday and I have given my brain a break from trying to remember the long list of stuff that I try to do everyday at work and home. I have said it before and I’ll say it again, it is one of the best online task managers around. I [...]

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Get a GrandCentral invite at ShanKri-la

Get a GrandCentral invite at ShanKri-la

We have talked about GrandCentral here and it’s recent acquisition by Google here. However, if  you had tried to get ‘one number for life’ you would have been turned away by the private beta message. I have 10 invites to GrandCentral with me and I would like to give it to the first 10 commenters [...]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the week July 9 2007

I try to share useful Firefox extensions that I find now and then with my readers here. My Top Firefox Extensions page has some very useful extensions but I need to update it with some of the new extensions I have started using. Secure Login: If you use Firefox’s built-in password manager, this extension will [...]

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Guest Blogging at Blog About Your Blog

Blog About Your Blog (BAYB) is a project where quality bloggers from around the world come together and blog about their interests. The result is a blog with an excellent community around it with great content flowing in every day. I have been a BAYB reader ever since I heard about this blog. My first attempt [...]

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Get Free Wi-Fi if you have AT&T DSL

If you are a AT&T DSL subscriber like me with a 3 mbps or higher speed connection, you can get free wi-fi access to over 10,000 hotspots in US. For lower speed subscribers it costs $1.99 for unlimited access which isn’t bad if you travel a lot. This is especially good news for people who [...]

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