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Nasir Ali Khan

Believing is easier than thinking. Hence so many more believers than thinkers.

March 2008 - Posts

underneath Office 2007 documents
just rename any M$ office 2007 document to .zip and open it in zip program you will find what inside has i.e. xml documents, . all office 2007 documents are actually zip files with different extensions, I verified the PK header too. Thanks Shafquat for Read More...
Arthur C Clarke: Science & Tech 'Predictions'
The imagination of the science fiction author Sir Arthur C Clarke bubbled over with ideas about the future of science, technology and human society. Here, BBC science and technology staff look at some that came true, and some that did not. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7304852.stm Read More...
Partial Classes, when feature results nightmare
Just to share the recent experience that i had in ASP.NET, i was developing quite a complex ASP.NET 2.0 application having 100 odd pages structured properly into folder hierarchy depending on navigation and logical relation. In application there are few Read More...
Crashed probe yields Sun secrets
Scientists have measured the composition of oxygen at the birth of the Solar System. The discovery is a vital piece of data for reconstructing the evolution of our cosmic neighbourhood. Nasa's Genesis spacecraft spent more than two years collecting oxygen Read More...
3.14 the 'Math.PI' day & Einstein's Birthday
14 March is the day of Math constant PI and coincidently the birthday of Albert Einstein. More here http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7296224.stm Cheers Nasir Ali Khan Read More...
Google Calendar and Outlook Synchronization
Wonderful ! http://www.google.com/support/calendar/bin/answer.py?answer=89955 i was badly needed that, PDA->Outlook->Google calendar and vice versa wow... it would be awesome if some utility released for PDAs too so one can directly synchronize Read More...
Space truck set for maiden voyage
Europe is set to launch the biggest, most sophisticated spacecraft in its history. The Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) is an unmanned ship that can carry up to 7.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). Its other primary role is Read More...
Common Wealth Series, end of an era!
This year meant to be the last year for the Common Wealth Series formerly called World Series/Carry Paker Series, from last 29 years it was regularly held in Australia but authorities have decided to go for other options. World Series cricked brought Read More...