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July 26, 2004

Are you annoying?

Irritating behavior not only annoys co-workers, but can compromise your effectiveness and derail your career

Finally, a mention of...

rediffmail's 1GB e-mail storage offering gets a mention on Slashdot but not in the original article in flexbeta, which compares e-mail services offering 1GB...

July 16 has come and gone, but...

Anyone kind enough to gift me this?

July 25, 2004

Nickelodeon to urge kids to play outside

Turn off the television set and go outside! Kids hear that from parents all the time. Now, improbably, they'll hear it from a television network. A three-hour turn-off is planned for October 2

Weblogs can lead to woes at work

Employees who keep online diaries often don't realize what they type can get them fired

My tombstone is ready...

Have you prepared yours? Now, you can do it online, for free!

July 24, 2004

Life after Page 3

Simi Chandoke used to always call me a Bitch. Well, I never knew she was known as a Superbitch! It was always fun reading Simi's columns. As it is always fun reading about Simi.

July 20, 2004

If you have no work to do...

Play this totally crazy game of golf online [via kunal.org]

July 18, 2004

The Morning News Non-Expert

Everyone in my office is coughing and sneezing, how do I avoid getting sick?

Touch me knot T-shirts

Now, Braille tops! Some guys are sure gonna have fun!
(Link courtesy: newyorkish.com)

Chindu needs a home

My great friend is surely in trouble. May the Good Lord and the Queen (yes, both) help him

July 13, 2004

Vote for John Kerry?

You must be kidding!

Elsie Swedberg, 5 months, at the Kerry for President rally in Duluth, Minnesota
(Credit: John Kerry for President, Inc from Sharon Farmer)

DVDs will be obsolete in 10 years: Bill Gates

'When we get home, the home computer will know who we are from our voice or our face. It will know what we want to watch, our favourite programmes, or what the kids shouldn't be allowed to see'

July 12, 2004

Sita Menon's FLAVORS

It is nice to see a(n) rediff.com/India Abroad staffer in the credit lines of the new movie.
Executive producer, wow!
Congrats, Sita Menon!


If coworkers are so bad about stealing your coffee mug that you need a lock for it, perhaps you should
1) kill them, or
2) start putting your cup in your desk.
But if you really need to be that one guy that just has to make a point about it, the Lock-Cup with a hole pluggable only by a special key is probably a good way to go about it

July 06, 2004

I want my DishTV!

Should I subscribe to India's first DTH Entertainment with more than 100 channels, or should I wait and watch out for Star TV-Tata's offering?

One-liners all

Those who jump off a bridge in Paris are in Seine.
A backward poet writes inverse.
A man's home is his castle, in a manor of speaking.
A hangover is the wrath of grapes.
Does the name Pavlov ring a bell?
A bicycle can't stand on its own because it is two tired.
A chicken crossing the road is poultry in motion.
With her marriage, she got a new name and a dress.
The man who fell into an upholstery machine is fully recovered.
He had a photographic memory that was never developed.
Those who get too big for their britches will be exposed in the end.
Once you've seen one shopping center, you've seen a mall.

And finally...
Local Area Network in Australia: the LAN down under
(Courtesy: The Kim Komando Show)