Google Wishlist

Following this wishlist from Pandia fellows, I came up with one of my own. So what do I want from Google in 2007. Here you go: Allow comments on all official Google blogs and answer them. Keep up the work on Google Patent Search. Expand coverage, jurisdictions and search options. Maybe add intelligent assignee optimizer […]

Google’s Patent Search

The inevitable has happened. Google has finally launched a patent search engine. You can check it out at For long I had wished that Google gives a better patent search option, and it has finally happened. Complete with advanced search options including assignee, inventor, IPC classes, and date limitations it is gonna be one […]

History & Bullshit!!

Had this mail converstation with my friends today. Read from the bottom upwards. Sudeep wrote: Hey Goyal, your thoughts remind me of this chapter we had in our hindi text books. Its written in Duryodhanas words and he narates his side of the story. He says exactly what you said here. He says to Arjun […]

Madhusala – Bachchan

Madhusala by Harivansh Rai Bachchan is one of my favourite Hindi poems of all time. Below are a few excerpts from it. You can read the entire thing here. मुसलमान औ’ हिन्दू है दो, एक, मगर, उनका प्याला, एक, मगर, उनका मदिरालय, एक, मगर, उनकी हाला, दोनों रहते एक न जब तक मस्जिद मन्दिर में […]

Love & Hate

Excerpts from the same blog on which I tumbled on to the song in the previous post. Something from the guy’s personal dairy. Somehow touched a cord with me. That explained a lot to me. Now, I think I know exactly how they felt at that moment. She smiled and after a silence she said “I […]