When Lightning strikes the Cloud: Amazon Outage


Google recently announced their Amazon EC2 killer, the Google Compute Engine or GCE. Google wasn’t messing around and went straight for the Amazon jugular releasing 4 instance types all of which appear cheaper than their Amazon counterparts. That being said the price comparison was done solely on the basis on a on-demand Amazon instance types–Amazons most expensive prices, if you...

Instagram Camera: Coolest thing EVER!!


A couple of weeks back, I wrote about a cool card game based on Computer processes, in hindsight the only thing that post proved was that I’m a geek. The card game was funded through a crowdfunded initiative, and that was really what made it cool. The instagram camera is cool on its own, and the fact that it’s currently ¬†being crowdsourced through Indiegogo (a website similar to...