Category: News

EXADATA Fiasco

EXADATA Fiasco

I just read on the news that Maldives polices service have taken owner ship of a brand spanking new Oracle Exadata. This is such a wast of public funds when the government is at best struggling at worst unable to provide basic public services to the people.  Since i am some what familiar with oracle products and pricing and being a numbers…

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IGMH mobile/web app open for testing/usage

IGMH mobile/web app open for testing/usage

It was one of those rare quiet morning in office (touch wood) when Naail @kudanai (http://www.kudanai.com/) pinged me about a interesting problem he had. He asked me for suggestion on scraping IGMH doctors duty roster from this ancient looking aspx page. At the time he had google app engine app and  He was attempting at the time to use YQL to…

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Mathematical Argument for Reducing Maldivian MP’s Salary

Mathematical Argument for Reducing Maldivian MP’s Salary

I was reading minivan news today and came across this article regarding the parliamentarians “Privileges” Bill. In the article MP Mahloof argues that the 20,000 MVR additional allowance was needed because  of “number of people petitioning MPs for money and assistance”.  He says that he is   he is giving away about 2000 US dollars a month (roughly 41 %) to constituents. So…

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WHY TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN MUST BE MADE INTO A MOVIE

WHY TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN MUST BE MADE INTO A MOVIE

Even though New Moon has made a bazillion dollars and even though the third Twilight book, Eclipse, is already filming, Summit has declined to announce the fourth and final Twilight book as a movie. There’s a good reason for this: Breaking Dawn is completely fucking insane, and it is probably totally unfilmable. But if they…

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