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Rudra Pandey

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Smart Engineers and Dumb Managers

Smart Engineers and Dumb Managers“Why the hell do I need a manager? I can do my job. I do not need to be managed. Let me know what the heck I need to do, and I can get it done. I am tired of taking bullshit from a manager who has no idea how I get things done. And why do I need to hear from a person who failed to innovate as an engineer and jumped to a business school to get an MBA?” I hear this all the time. This is a real and strong sentiment from many of the people I work with. I am amazed by the number of people who share their frustration with me. I do listen to them with an immense interest and I am humbled that people working for me consider me as one of them.

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YouTube Down: Another Cyber Attack?

YouTube is currently experiencing some downtime issues, reporting a “Http/1.1 Service Unavailable” error or a a 500 Internal Server error. It’s been going on for approximately 20 minutes, and Twitter is already abuzz about the downtime. Currently there’s no word from Google (Google) about the issues, but given its recent troubles with Chinese hackers, it’s […]

Rudra Pandey

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Google’s Nexus One Is Bold New Face in Super-Smartphones WSJ.COM

Google has launched its first branded “superphone”, named Nexus One.
The device was unveiled at an invitation-only global press conference at the technology giant’s base in Mountain View in the United States.
The pencil-thin handset, billed as a point of convergence “where web meets phone”, was built in partnership with HTC Corporation and uses Google’s Android software.

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Real Time Google Search Engine and a Money Making Opportunity for Twitter and Facebook Users

Google is coming with real time search engine to counter rival Bing’s initiative to influence search result outcome based on people’s real-time comments in Facebook and Twitter. Google wants to do the same thing – of course the Google way. Google will allow even general public to feed info to its pipeline. But there are […]

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FAWN: Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes for Sun Oracle, Google, and Facebook

FAWN: Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes for Sun Oracle, Google, and Facebook: by mbenedict October 16, 2009 7:12 PM PDT It’s not just about the raw cost. There’s a finite amount of electricity you can bring to a data center, so at some point the number of queries you can do per kWh becomes very […]

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Facebook in challenge to Google

Facebook has turned up the heat on Google by purchasing content-sharing service FriendFeed, say industry watchers. Many expected Google or even Twittwer to buy the company, which has been praised for its “real-time” search engine. This type of search is valuable because it lets you know what is happening right now on any given subject. […]

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Google announces Chrome OS

It’s been an exciting nine months since we launched the Google Chrome browser. Already, over 30 million people use it regularly. We designed Google Chrome for people who live on the web — searching for information, checking email, catching up on the news, shopping or just staying in touch with friends. However, the operating systems […]