Google OS coming ??

Rumors of Google OS has been doing the rounds for quite some time. I just got this in my email – an NYTimes Flash News Report. And NO, it is not April 1st (April Fool).

Google Plans to Introduce a PC Operating System

In a direct challenge to Microsoft, Google is expected to
announce on Wednesday that it is developing an operating
system for a personal computer based on its Chrome browser,
according to two people briefed on Google’s plans.

The move would sharpen the already intense competition
between Google and Microsoft, whose Windows operating system
controls the basic functions of the vast majority of personal

Wow. I am waiting for tomorrow.

NYTimes source.

Zoho project

Wow. Just saw the zoho project tour ppt. Looks awesome. I think they have the right tag line – the social way to get projects done. Some of the cool things that I saw were:

  • Integrated chat functionality – which is archived. Small decisions can be taken right there right then.
  • Import Microsoft MPP
  • Neat Gantt charts
  • Dashboard showing the nearby milestones
  • Dedicated wiki which is accessible from the dashboard.

I think it is pretty cool. Should check out. – Zoho project

For some weird reason – Zoho reached out to me to remove the link – apparently the back links are hurting their Google rankings (or some such reason). The respect that I had for them has decreased substantially with this. Why would a company get in touch with a blogger who has written well about you.


Twitter fundamentals

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Just read an awesome introduction to twitter by Jennifer Laycock, or should I now say, @JenniferLaycock. She explains the practical uses of twitter using a great analogy – post it notes on a giant wall.

You should read through, and if you have not understood twitter until now, I assure you, you will have an ‘aha’ moment.

Read the article here.

Another nice article on the practical uses of twitter from NYtimes [link]