Ritesh on Dec 16th, 2010De-Google yourself
A trend I am seeing nowadays involves people De-Googling themselves. The intention is to not let one public company own all of your private data. By data, I mean everything from your private Email, Calendar , Blog feeds, web search personalization, facebook tracking etc. Luckily I happen to know a few of them who de-googled [...]
Ritesh on Apr 13th, 2009Limitations and Challenges in Cloud Computing for Applications
I was supposed to be involved in a discussion about cloud computing at Cloudcamp Bangalore, but due to other commitments, I could not attend the event. I had a small writeup about the limitations and challenges in Application clouds. Here is the full text of it. Cloud Computing is a way of providing dynamically scalable [...]
Ritesh on Dec 6th, 2008Trends in online advertising
Advertising has come a long way since its inception. A simple concept of endorsing links to online resources has becoming a dominating factor on the web. But given the state of online advertising now, what is the roadmap and what can we expect in the future. The answer is of course non trivial and I [...]
Ritesh on Jul 30th, 2008Do you program this way ?
Programming has evolved beyond comprehension. Everyday you hear of some innovation either in programming languages or the techniques. Languages themselves are evolving to keep up with the current development trends. I have been programming for almost ten years and am still amazed by the new programming techniques. Here are some of the cool innovations that [...]
Ritesh on Dec 19th, 2007Are days of the RDBMS numbered ?
Most programmers know databases and its importance. Thanks to the new generation of software as a service and web services, traditional RDBMS’s are sparingly used and the number is bound to deteriorate further as enterprises adopt the Saas platform. Data has far outgrown the domains of just text. Today we talk of mutlimedia data, urls, [...]