வணக்கம் / はじめまして / Hello. I am Balakumar Muthu

I am an International Award-winning Entrepreneur, Technologist, received Asia Innovation Award from SingTel, Singapore, Full-stack Designer & Developer building Websites for more than 17+ years, Software Consultant for Japanese Companies, Creative DIY Hacker and a Geek based in Asia. Currently working towards the great mission to make the world a better place to work.

/ Awards, Recognition



Awarded the "Asia's Top 50 Innovation Award” (winner lists) from SingTel, Singapore, Winner of "Red Herring Asia Award" (finalists) for Technology Innovation.

Selected at Google India - Interview as one of the Top 5 Finalist out of 16,000 + people. Created Google Kids – a search engine for kids prototype for demonstrating during my Google India Interview.

First Prize Winner of "Java Master Contest", conducted by Sun Microsystems and BenQ Siemens Germany. Sun Microsystems Duke's Choice Awards” - *** "Hello World(s)!" From Code to Culture: A 10 Year Celebration of Java Technology ***, Book. Sun Microsystems appreciation for testing early versions of Java Platform.

TEDx Fellow and Mentor for NurtureTalent Startup Boot Camp at IIT Madras.

Some of my previous Web products (View 1, View 2) have received a great response from China and Japan. Also ranked as world’s top 50 hosted blogging platform by Alexa.com.

Early contributed member of World Wide Web Consortium (W3.org), W3C HTML 5 Working Group and Internet Society (ISOC) India Chapter.

/ Expertise

I specializes in most aspects of Web business, including strategy, creative, design, development and it's growth. My expertise and interest includes Front-end development, UI/UX Design, Branding, E-commerce, IoT, Software as a service (SaaS), Cloud Computing, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Big Data, Singularity, AI, User Onboarding, Typography, Developing Social Networking Platforms (SNS), Product Prototyping, SEO and Linux & Open Source Technologies.

/ Interests

I enjoy travel / adventure, photography, rock climbing, simple things — nature, reading. I love Japanese culture, trying different flavor of tea, Zen philosophy, making mistakes & learning from them, DIY hacks, and a die-hard fan of JDrama, Western movies and Comics.

/ Featured at



Me and My works has been featured at ZDNet Asia, Economic Times, Yahoo! Japan, MSN Japan, 100shiki.com, Infoseek, Japan.Internet.com, Livedoor.com, Sina.com, Yangtse.com, Idoican.com, shm.com.cn[pdf] and many other popular Asian publishers. Java.net published my Java Duke Holiday Pictures from 1000's of submission.

/ Writings & Contributions

My blog is Listed as 'Favorite Blog lists at Sun Microsystems' Web Blog in 2005. Blogging since 2002 and listed as the 'Top 10 Tech blogger' by 'Blog Street India' and rated as the 'Top 50 Tech Blogger' by 'Blogs Top List' in 2005 – 2007. My blog posts have also been featured at Google Blogoscoped.com, Netscape.com, Java.net, Webpronews, Planet Mozilla, Linux Toy and few other popular blogs. Made my own blogging site at Yahoo! Geocities as geocities.com/i5bala (screenshots) in early 2002.

Published Usability report on Yahoo! Flickr, MSN Hotmail and Rediff.com.

Wikipedian, contributed for more than 100's of Wikipedia pages in various topics in Computer/Internet Technology category. Contributing writer of DeveloperIQ Magazine on the latest Web Technologies.

Co-organizer of Mozilla Firefox Party India, for the most early release of Firefox 2 and the IdeaCamp Pune. Regular to Tech meetups from BarCamp, BlogCamp, WikiCamp Unconferences to Sun TechDays, BEA Dev2Dev Days, Oracle Developer Forum, Google Developer Days and many other tech conferences. Attended Sessions with David Axmark, CoFounder & VP of MySQL and with Richard Stallman [RMS], GNU Founder Lectures.

Designer of DevCamp India Unconference Official event brand and WikiCamp conference India event brand, participated by Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales.

Being a big supporter of Linux - Ubuntu & Open source movement, organized the "Ubuntu Dapper Drake T-Shirts Contest" to create more awareness and interest for the early versions of Ubuntu Linux.

/ Contact

Personally, you won’t find me on Facebook. To stay in touch or Want to work together? You can text me at: balakumar.muthu@gmail.com



  •           Self-made man

    Self- made man, the statue I greatly admire and the principle I strongly believe. "... left to his own devices, man will use his god-given talents to be creative, productive, and prosperous. Using free will, he will better his own situation and that of those around him, thereby influencing in a positive way his own destiny..."

  •           My Guru Swami 

Vivekananda

    "... get up, and set your shoulder to the wheel-how long is this life for? as you have come into this world, leave some mark behind. otherwise where is the difference between you and the trees and stones? - they too come into existence, decay and die..."
    - Swami Vivekananda


Google Orkut Invitation Available !!

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I have some Google's Orkut account Invitation, to give away. For those still don't know what is Orkut, it is a community of friends and connects individuals through a social network that grows person by person and make new acquaintances through people we trust. If any one needs the Orkut invitation, just drop in your full name with your email, in the comments . I will send it to you... live and direct... :)

update: still, I have more Google Orkut Invitations, to give away so do drop in !! :)

57 Comments:

At 7:43 PM, Blogger Diego A Puertas F said...

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At 10:10 PM, Blogger Just Berlin said...

I want one too. Thanks. Hope this is real.

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At 4:14 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 7:22 PM, Blogger David said...

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Thanks

 
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thanks
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At 1:39 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 2:18 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi.

Im a freelance programmer myself, working with oracle.
Hope you can give me an orkut invitation.

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At 11:12 AM, Blogger Pamela said...

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At 11:27 PM, Anonymous Zach said...

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thanks =)

 
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At 4:33 PM, Blogger Jandrasss said...

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At 10:42 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 11:32 PM, Blogger mansa said...

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I would be pleased to receive and Orkut invite if you sill have one to spare.

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At 1:59 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 12:23 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can you please send me an invitation.

My name: Viraj Joshi

email id: viraj_mjoshi@yahoo.com

Thanks in advance,
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At 1:22 AM, Blogger Kishore Kumar Reddy said...

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At 1:32 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 1:34 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 1:10 AM, Blogger vondongus said...

If you have any more orkut invitations, I would be very grateful to receive one. Dongus01@gmail.com

Thanks!

 
At 11:15 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi,

This is Mohammad Idris Khilji, 29 years of age and I am an Indian.
I got my gmail account, from a kind person just like you. Please invite me for orkut, as I will like to join orkut.
Thanks and regards,
Bye,Take care.

 
At 11:19 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hii,

Please invite me for an orkut invitaion. It will be very kind of you.

Thanks

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At 11:20 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi,

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I got my gmail account, from a kind person just like you. Please invite me for orkut, as I will like to join orkut.

My id is m.i.khilji@gmail.com

Thanks and regards,
Bye,Take care.

 
At 3:31 PM, Blogger shivom said...

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At 9:57 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 5:23 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi i m from maharashtra. i m a engg. student.my name is nilesh. i need orkut invitation so pleace send me. thanks

 
At 5:27 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 12:21 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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Thanx

David

 
At 12:28 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 7:48 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Bala,

It's really nice blog.

I need one orkut invitation.

my id -- newbie7774@yahoo.com

Thanks in advance
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At 10:07 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 10:51 PM, Blogger Niuqaoj said...

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At 8:31 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 9:09 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 3:02 PM, Blogger Murthi said...

i am curious to try!!!!

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At 10:58 AM, Anonymous pranav said...

lese send an orkut invite to
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At 10:44 AM, Anonymous meher kilaru said...

plz send me an invite

 
At 10:48 PM, Anonymous rockingaurav@gmail.com said...

Hi muthu. May i take one of your invitations. Thanks buddy..

 
At 1:55 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

send me one orkut invitation
thanx in advance bye
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At 9:34 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I want one too. miladin.miladinoski@gmail.com
Thanks.

 

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