Monday, December 31, 2007

Backing up your blog.


Here is a link to a nice utility that enables one to download all of his blog posts from a host site and take a back up.
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Thursday, December 20, 2007

Boeing-HAL outsourcing deal

According to the following article, HAL has bagged a 1 billion USD outsourcing deal from Boeing. HAL is to manufacture subsystems of F-15, F-18 fighter planes and Apache helicopter.

Link to the article

Ares I and Open Specification

NASA is gearing for the Lunar Missions again and is busy developing Ares I and Ares V rockets for the purpose. The combination of Ares I rocket and Orion crew vehicle is going to replace the Space shuttle which are scheduled to be retired in 2010. The development work of Ares I has been assigned to Boeing. But the good news is that the specifications will be available to everyone. The main motive is to enable companies other than Boeing to bid for future contracts.
Link to the Article

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Chess - my latest addiction


These days I am spending a considerable amount of my time (nearly 2-3hrs daily)playing chess. There is a nice site GameKnot, where you can play online chess. Chess is a really wonderful game.