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Capital Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police

Capital Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police

Capital Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police at Abu Dhabi. My team is working in there on a major GeoSpatial and Enterprise Integration (SOA) project. I visited them last week and took this photo on my BlackBerry 🙂 Didn’t want the Police confiscating my Cannon EOS 550D 🙂

Google Makes EBooks More Accessible

Google Makes EBooks More Accessible

Yesterday Google announced that it is making over a million public domain ebooks available for download from the Google Books web site in EPUB format in addition to PDF format. This is great news for all book lovers. Project Gutenberg has been distributing ebooks in plain text as well as other formats including Plucker for quite some time now. Gutenberg however is a well kept secret on the internet and only die hard readers looking for content have found and…

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The US Has Multiple Languages?

The US Has Multiple Languages?

I wrote about Countries with Languages at risk of extinction a little while ago. I was so absorbed in the fact that my own country, India, is at the top of the list that I didn’t spare a glance at the others in the graph. When I did I was struck by the fact that the US of A came a very close second! Brazil at third place I can understand. It too is an old land with many different…

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