My Favorite Quotes

My Favorite Quotes,

1) It doesn't matter how many resources you have. If you don't know how to use them, it will never be enough.

2) A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

3) GREAT people talk about IDEAS.
AVERAGE people talk about THINGS.
SMALL people talk about OTHERS.

4) People Say, "Find GOOD people and leave BAD ones."
"Find the GOOD in the people and ignore the BAD in them.

5) Its Very Easy to Say "Busy" When Someone Needs You...
But Its Very Painful to Hear "Busy" When You Need Someone...

6) "When our SIGNATURE changes to AUTOGRAPH, this marks the SUCCESS."

7) "In the end, it's not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away."

8) "Successful People always THINK -
Failure People always THINK -
Why it CAN'T BE DONE?"

9)  " If you don't
build your
someone will

Configue SSL in Apache 2.2 on MS Windows

Following are the steps to configure the Apache 2.2 on the windows machine.
1) Download and install apache 2.2 from here 2) Follow the below instructions,
Open Command prompt and browse to ~Apache2.2/bin directory.Type, openssl req -config ../conf/openssl.cnf -new -out ssl_cert.csr -keyout ssl_cert.pemSystem will ask for the details about the certificate. Fill out all the information but,Make sure that you remember the entered PEM pass phrase.Common name should be the domain name that you will use this certificate on.Type, openssl rsa -in ssl_cert.pem -out ssl_cert.keyYou will be asked to enter the earlier entered PEM pass phrase.It should display "writing RSA key" output.Type, openssl x509 -in ssl_cert.csr -out ssl_cert.crt -req -signkey ssl_cert.key -days 365365 is the no. of days till the certificate is valid.Keep, ssl_cert.key & ssl_cert.csr file at separate location ("C:\SSL_certificates\" folder) and you can delete remaining file.Browse through ~Apache2.2…

Thoughts on Steve Jobs by Vic Gundotra

Icon Ambulance

One Sunday morning, January 6th, 2008 I was attending religious services when my cell phone vibrated. As discreetly as possible, I checked the phone and noticed that my phone said "Caller ID unknown". I choose to ignore.

After services, as I was walking to my car with my family, I checked my cell phone messages. The message left was from Steve Jobs. "Vic, can you call me at home? I have something urgent to discuss" it said.

Before I even reached my car, I called Steve Jobs back. I was responsible for all mobile applications at Google, and in that role, had regular dealings with Steve. It was one of the perks of the job.

"Hey Steve - this is Vic", I said. "I'm sorry I didn't answer your call earlier. I was in religious services, and the caller ID said unknown, so I didn't pick up".

Steve laughed. He said, "Vic, unless the Caller ID said 'GOD', you should never pick up during services".

I laughed ne…

Official Google Blog: When patents attack Android

Official Google Blog: When patents attack Android: "I have worked in the tech sector for over two decades. Microsoft and Apple have always been at each other’s throats, so when they get into ..."

History behind Mysteries

Don’t get misled by the title. I am not here to speak about the mysteries which are happening around us daily, rather I am going to present some of the interesting details of the mysterious companies which have changed our lives in one or other way.

Most of us at one or the other point of time think of starting a company either for profits/creating jobs for people etc. When that dream is about to come true, the first dilemma in our mind will be ‘What will be the name of my company?’ So by the time you start a company, you will have the idea of how the well-established companies got their names as a part of your research for naming your company. I want to help you in that particular aspect so let me list out some of my favorite companies and how they got their names.

1) Google: - Google was originally named 'Googol', a word for the number represented by 1 followed by 100 zeros. Sergey Brin and Larry Page presented their project to an angel investor; they received a cheque made …