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Pirates actually do a favour to writers and artistes
IN THE former Soviet Union, in the late 1950s and 60s, many books that questioned the political system began to be circulated privately in mimeographed form. Their authors never earned a penny in royalties. On the contrary, they were persecuted, denounced in the official press, and sent into exile in the notorious Siberian gulags. Yet they continued to write.
Why? Because they needed
This is a question most often asked and debated upon! Most organizations and colleges today have either banned the popular social networking sites or provided limited access to their employees and students. The reasons organizations cite is that these websites directly affect the productivity of an employee and distract students. People check their profile, pictures of their friends more than once during the day and this leads them to spending less quality
This is a recent book i read.
i was impressed by the blurb - and when i realized it was a satire written by an eminent IBMer from Germany, i was even more impressed.
while it takes some pages to get used to the style, and sometimes feels that a few ideas are stretched - it is an enjoyable read.
The author contends that intelligence is wasted on problems that themselves have been caused by an excess of intelligence.
he goes on to argue
I have some interest in photography - I bought my first camera an Agfa Isoly II about 15 years back. Like almost everyone, I have now switched to digital photography. Last few years have seen an explosion in digital camera market. Digicams are becoming better in terms of resolution, price, optics etc. A lot of us now have hundreds if not thousands of digital photographs and this number would continue to