Category Archives: Old Ramblings

News Break: Visualize Pakistan’s news

“Humans can quickly understand the relative position of the different entities and their relationships in a picture. Interface designers can capitalize on this by shifting some of the cognitive load of information retrieval to the perceptual system. By appropriately coding … Continue reading

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C# Windows Service for sending text messages (SMS) from a cell phone

Last year we (the TeaBreak team) thought of holding a Hi-Tea event for bloggers in Pakistan. We agreed that it would a nice idea to ask bloggers RSVP online so that we can keep things in order. The event went … Continue reading

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Complexity classes for algorithmic computation

In computer science, algorithmic computation ranges in a wide array of application including Databases, Query evaluation, Tree algorithms, mathematical computations, Sorting and searching algorithms and so on. The base of the theory is the limited space-time resource available to execute … Continue reading

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TeaBreak Server Blues…

TeaBreak.PK website and server is the busiest I have ever managed after the FAST-NU Karachi one. Ayaz, in both cases has been the go-to-guy and the server Admin. He is one Server / Linux guru and is an expert in … Continue reading

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Launching of the TeaBreak 2.0!!

19th June 2008. Shahzad calls me up and says “Dude, Tea Break is ready!”. If I wouldn’t have recalled the context (yes! I happen to be in this bad habit) I would have been like “Huh!! Dude? What the … … Continue reading

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Conducting a training program @ EOBI!

Hi all! I had been extremely occupied with a lot of stuff going on. For one, I was asked to conduct a training program at Employees’ Old-Age Benefits Instituition (EOBI). For those of you who don’t know what EOBI is; … Continue reading

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