January 2012

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This is in follow-up to the last post on How are iDevices built? Now we all must have experienced a scenario like this one:
A recently US returned ‘Uncle’ or ‘Aunty’ :” Wow those countries are amazing, look at all the stuff we got – shirts, toys, souvenirs, electronics (doesn’t matter that they are cheaper

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They are built by Foxconn, a Taiwanese company with its factory in Shenzhen, China. Foxconn employs over 400,000 workers and they work in appalling conditions – so much so that a group of workers recently threatened mass suicide if the company did not improve the working conditions.
We all love our iPhones and iPads and

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How weird it would be if any of us got asked these questions?? Unfortunately, you need to answer these (and well!) if you need a job at google or some of the most sought after employers in the Silicon Valley. Take a look at some of these
“If you could be any superhero, who would

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The Cloud!!!!
Amazon recently built the world’s fastest supercomputer – of the virtual variety. At a measly 240 Trillion calculations per second (!), it is only the 42nd fastest computer in the world but it is all yours for less than $1300 per hour to use.
We will never use it but wouldn’t it be