Looking Back at the Blog

In: Technology

I just realized that it’s been almost a year since I started this blog. 469 posts in the last year and  I managed to stick to my target of a minimum of one post everyday! Here are some interesting stats I pulled off Google analytics. Over the last 6 months, page views have doubled. This is good [...]

Mathai and Grey have already posted about the meet on their blogs! I wasn’t sure if I would be able to make it for this meet but I did. It was real nice to put a face to all these online aliases. There was Grey with wife and AJ, Mathai with no wife and no [...]

10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger

In: News

“Bloggers are at the vanguard of the information revolution and their numbers are expanding rapidly,” said CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon. “But governments are quickly learning how to turn technology against bloggers by censoring and filtering the Internet, restricting online access and mining personal data. When all else fails, the authorities simply jail a few [...]

KOC Blocking Blogs in Kuwait

In: Kuwait, News

It has come to my attention that KOC has blocked my blog! How rude. The rascals have blocked most of the other blogs too. There must be some law against this in-human employee torture. How do they expect their employees to progress in life if they deny them basic necessities like acess to our blogs!

When Bloggers Meet

In: Kuwait, News

Met up with Mathai and Rayboy on Saturday at the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf near Rashid hospital in Salmiya.  It was a great meeting. Exchanged some “files” and discussed topics ranging from tech stuff to education to cars. Most important was feedback on our blogs. For starters, I lacked the “comment subscription” option. Never [...]

Let’s hear it for the blog

In: Technology

This is pretty inspiring for anyone who wants to start a blog. Those who have one should watch it anyway. [Link]

SAGE – Blog Tool for FireFox

In: Technology

Found this real nice RSS (and Atom) reader for FireFox. I’ve been using it for a week now and its very simple to use. Click the Magnify icon to search for feeds. Cick the Refresh icon to find out whats updated. It shows a summary within the browser. But mind you it will use the [...]

About this Blog

This blog is run by Mario Alvares, a Goan Web Guru living in Kuwait, sharing some of his thoughts with the rest of the world. Click the About Me link for more info and a funny mug shot. Check out the posts on this blog and feel free to leave your comments. Use the RSS links above to subscribe.