Posts tagged with "technology"

When users out-think you

March 16th, 2012

A client wanted to prevent paid users of their product from sending messages with email addresses to the free users. The client felt that allowing such exchanges to happen would make the free users less inclined to upgrade to a paid account. Anyhow, we went ahead and implemented a robust email masking “feature” which blanked [...]

Where I use HTML5 the most – admin interfaces

January 4th, 2012

Both HTML5 and CSS3 have constantly evolving specs. With browser vendors going ahead and implementing new features using vendor prefixes, and long before they get accepted as part of the standard, we’re faced with a dilemma: We have all these cool toys which we can play with, but can’t really put them to use immediately [...]

It depends

November 16th, 2011

If I could answer any question with just two words all the time, it will probably be “It depends”. If that were to be four words, it will be “Your Mileage May Vary”. Every now and then, I see questions on HN and on Stack Overflow that typically go something like: What’s the best technology [...]

Where is our wave of imagination?

January 26th, 2010

I am a proud Indian. Yet, sometimes when I look at the kind of innovation and creativity that’s happening in the US and the Europe (and lately, in China), I can’t help but wonder why India is lacking imagination – atleast in the technology field. Apart from getting frustrated, it makes me question our motivation, [...]