cogito ergo vagus

November 29, 2006

City Of Joy, Beasts Of Burden

Filed under: miscellaneous,rants — vagus @ 10:27 am

News of the impending ban of hand-pulled rickshaws (on humanitarian grounds) in the city of Kolkata (Calcutta) in India appeared on local cable news channels. It’s a bill in the West Bengal state assembly.

Can you imagine? We’re in the twenty first century and we still have this around.

The online article is here.


November 12, 2006

Its Time For Microsoft Windows Vista

Filed under: windows vista — vagus @ 5:13 pm

Tons of places where this was announced:

Microsoft’s Jim Allchin says simply, its time
Now I can’t wait for new hardware to show up!

It’s been almost six years since the last release (of Windows XP), lots of interesting technologies in here.

PS: Microsoft is also making virtualisation (Virtual PC 2007) free!

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