They are following me!

They are following me everywhere. Yes, I admit I’ve been there. But that’s not a crime! What is more surprising than you find internet marketing ads are following you? I visited Dominio.com and NetowrkSolutions.com yesterday, and today found them following me wherever I go. On totally different content, repeatedly and on multiple sites. Here are screen-shots. I know the only way to get rid is to clear browser cookies. I did and they went away! [Note: Typically I use AdBlockPlus, but these days I am trying to understand how AdWords works.] – Ankit

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Google अनुवाद

Read this: जेना एक अर्थ वेब रूपरेखा जावा में लागू है. यह आप की दुकान करने के लिए / क्वेरी / अनुमान RDF / RDSF / उल्लू triples की अनुमति देता है. जेना एक triples RDF () में से सेट में मॉडल कहा जाता है या मॉडल वस्तु के भीतर जमा. डिफ़ॉल्ट द्वारा जेना में पैदा-स्मृति मॉडल है, लेकिन इस पर कार्रवाई करने के लिए उपयुक्त triples की अगर आपके पास बहुत बड़ी सेट नहीं है. यहाँ sdb आप को बचाने के लिए आता है. यह जेना की है कि आप MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, आदि जैसे संबंधपरक डेटाबेस में…

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Ankit on Google Maps

a search for Ahmedabad in Google Maps… ailla I’m in the top-contributors list ! [ What is Google Maps? Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google. It offers street maps, a route planner for traveling by foot, bicycle, car, or public transport and an urban business locator for numerous countries around the world. It also can help find the location of businesses. I want to be there, but how? All you need is to contribute via Google Mapmaker. Start tagging places/buildings for the areas you know or lived. And one day you will be…

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Gmail Bug with attachent !

Seems like following is a bug in Gmail system. I was investigating over PHP.Backdrop.Trojan and wanted to show malicious installed.php file to my friend. Here is what I did – 1. Created a reply mail (in Gmail). 2. Attached two files. One of them was malicious ‘installed.php’. The attachment was successful. 3. Saved draft. 4. Clicked ‘Send‘ button, and got confirmation about successful send. 5. Now when I clicked ‘Your message have been sent. View message.‘, voila! nothing happen and it didn’t even showed me my mail. 6. Later after few hour I realized that mail has not been sent…

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Beware of Orkut !!!

Following is a nice and real story by Mark Gosh. Must read for all Orkut users: How Google Fails for Net Safety. I have verified and this trick works!!! Once your account is hacked, even changing the password has no effect either. Few months back I have written a post about our online privacy. And this is an example of how worse it can happen to you. Your views are welcomed. Note: Recently one bug in Google Search caused all results to be flagged as malware. – ankit

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GTalk Hacks and Tweaks

Here are few hacks to use with Google Talk: Did you ever wish to run two instances for GTalk? This is possible and plain simple. Navigate to the shortcut that launches Google Talk (if not available, right click on C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe and select Create Shortcut). Open properties. Add /nomutex in the target textbox. To keep GoogleTalk always on top: Go to the registry entry HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Google Talk\Options, create a new DWORD show_pin and set its value to 1. Restart GTalk and you will see a pin near the minimize button. To bring all GTalk windows in front press [Win] +…

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Let’s Digg into Google Maps

The Web would not be so simpler and interactive without Ajax. This technology makes Web applications pleasant, interactive, quick responsive and light weight. Take any of the online map applications, no matter whether it is Yahoo Maps, Google Maps or Windows Live Local, and you will find awesome precession, cutting edge technology (beyond DHTML, XML and JavaScript) well managed data. Being software developer, these always attract me and I want to understand the scene behind those best software architectures/implementations. Over the last few days I was studying (hacking) Google maps and wanted to see how it works? Here are my…

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My Online Presence

Hi, I’m {PREF=”ID=cfd6bd57439bc4a9:TM=1205732323:LM=1205732323:S=tT1f1NaLxjumQJbv”}. I’m a regular Internet surfer. On an average I’m online for more than 8 hours a day and that makes me to think of a new phrase – ‘my online presence’, and somewhere it may hurt my privacy. In Web 2.0 big companies are competing to gain as much as information about Internet users that they can show targeted contents especially ads. The game players have already begun their game. They know about what web pages I visit, they know my friends, they know what I prefer to buy online, then know which newspaper I read frequently,…

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Blogging Fever!

Why do I blog? Is that to make money to run this website through ads? Making an identity on Internet? Being on the top of Google? Sharing my knowledge? Having a platform to write and publish what I think and what I like? It means all for me 🙂 , and that’s why I write blog. I remember the day when Dad subscribed for an ISP, and I touched Internet first time (1999). Those were the days of Netscape Navigator v4.5 and Yahoo rocking all around. Netscape had a build-in HTML editor, that attracted me right away and I started…

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