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Operating Systems

Journal: A Web based OS - Don't wait for Google OS

Journal by ravee

EyeOS is a free, cross-platform Personal Content Manager System based upon the style of a Desktop Operating System. The base package includes the whole Operating System structure and ten apps, as a Calendar, a File Manager, a Text Editor, an Internal Messenger, a Browser and a Calculator. You can download it and try it for free at .
The only catch is you need PHP and apache webserver running on your machine. I tried this OS and am really impressed. You can set the wallpaper, create user accounts, and more. And what is more, it is platform independent too.


Journal: Trap-building ants torture prey

Journal by ravee
I was of the impression that torturing was a skill perfected by the homo sapiens until I came across this interesting post. That is, a news item on BBC News which describes about a species of ants which use the same technique to hunt for prey. They lay a trap for the prey and when the prey is snared, it is impaled, drawn and quartered before it is transported to the ants nest for devouring.
You can read all about it here.
User Journal

Journal: 12 Great tips on successful job-hunting

Journal by ravee
I came across this post where the author details 12 great job searching ideas as adviced by job recruitment gurus all over the world. It is really interesting that after going through this post, I find that majority of us have made one or the other mistake listed there while searching for a job. All in all a very informative read.

Nothing in progression can rest on its original plan. We may as well think of rocking a grown man in the cradle of an infant. -- Edmund Burke