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By on May 16, 2008 in Wisdom | 4 comments

Throughout my professional life, I’ve (& I’m sure many of you must have) come across emails from anonymous people, like this – The time has come for me to bid everyone goodbye as today is my last day at <blah> I have enjoyed my tenure here and I appreciate having had the opportunity to work with you. Thank you for the support, guidance, and encouragement you have provided me during my time at <blah>. Even though I will miss my colleagues and the company, I am looking forward to this new challenge and to start a new phase of my career. I wish all of you and <blah> continued success in all your endeavors. I am very much looking forward to keeping in touch. I can be reached at my personal email IDs i.e. <> OR <> Thank you all for everything 🙂 When people serve at a place for few months, they begin to love that...

Xobni – doesn’t impress me.

By on Feb 16, 2008 in Wisdom | 0 comments

The world is going ga-ga over the email once again. Ever since javascript & AJAX started powering the web pages, there’s been a flood of companies wanting to do something ‘new’ to the rich internet applications. Google launched its Gmail, Zimbra came up with Zimbra Collaboration Suite and others are following the trend. Yahoo too, launched its AJAX powered webmail few days ago. While the world moves from desktop applications to rich internet applications, there are still few companies that believe in the power of desktop applications. Xobni (its Inbox reversed!) is one of them, in my opinion. Take a look at Xobni’s demo video – No doubt Xobni has introduced a good set of features. However, how often and how many of us are really going to need them? Let’s take the ‘extracting phone numbers from...