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The Great Himalayan Trek – Day 02

May 10, 2012

Day 02 of our journey has started quietly. Our first stop in the morning was in Bohpal. We tried to have breakfast at the station, but it was horrible. Instead we tried from the pantry car in the train itself. It was a lot better than the the previous. We also ordered lunch from the [...]

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The Great Himalayan Trek. Day – 01

May 9, 2012

Finally the day has arrived and five of my college friends have started our journey to mountain ranges of the great Himalayas. The first leg of our journey will be to New Delhi. We are on a train covering 1700 kms on 24 hrs. It is a bit hard for me to type on my [...]

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How to Podcast – Part 3: Publishing your Show

April 3, 2012

Previously we have talked about planning and producing a podcast. We have also seen how to publish the podcast using Audacity. This is the continuation of the previous stage where you add show notes and title before you upload the podcast. Click here to download the Part 3 of this podcast Each and every time you [...]

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MIT launches a free virtual learning initiative

March 5, 2012

In November 2011 MIT has announced its plans to launch MITx to improve education on the MIT campus and thousands of other schools/universities around the world. This will enable learners in MIT and around the world to take the courses offered at MIT and also gain a certification.  The best thing is you get it [...]

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How to record in Audacity

February 16, 2012

Audacity is an Opensource (free software) application used to record and edit digital audio. This software is compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux and BSD. We will use Audacity to record the audio and for post-production work to normalise, reduce background noise, trimming and adding various other effects. You can download Audacity by Clicking here. After [...]

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