Shunya is a Slashdot for India. I think it definitely makes sense because discussions on Indian topics with the Indian demographics and cultural variety in the background deserves a dedicated place. Nothing against Slashdot itself, just that specificity to a country adds a different flavor to the discussions.
Any web developer will identify with the pain of testing a web design in multiple browsers on multiple platforms. Here is something that can lessen that pain – Browsershots (via fadtastic).
Karl Dawson presents a good review of the tools for testing accessibility of a web site. A designer/developer should use manual testing in addition to these automated tools to thoroughly comply with accessibility guidelines.
FreeNX (via All about Linux) is a remote desktop tool based on technology by No Machines. As compared to VNC it provides security by communicating through SSH and provides near local speed.
Robert May provides a valuable insight into how companies should ask for money – by providing real reason to believe in the numbers than the just bland number game. This will also bring the USP to the forefront. This along with Paul Graham’s 14 points can serve as a good guide for presenting to investors.
Avi Alkalay, Donovan Rebbechi and Hal Burgiss have written a detailed paper on fonts on Linux (via All about Linux). The paper explains the trouble with fonts on Linux and advises using Tahoma and Verdana for desktops.
Ross Rader puts it neatly about understanding what your customers are buying from you. And the treasure lies in drilling down the preliminary answers by asking more questions. I think the question Why unearths the undug gems which can be more valuable than any other feedback.
Paul Graham brings 14 points to the table that startups should consider when they present to investors. Very interesting.
This blog now has mullet style design for the homepage. Well, not exactly, but bigger excerpt (instead of entire content) is displayed for two most recent posts and rest have a shorter excerpt. This is true only for the homepage, not for other archives. [Continue]
Infosys has started a corporate blog. Better late than never, but it will be interesting to see where do they take it.