There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, those who don't. - Unknown

I would love to change the world, but they won't give me the source code. - Unknown

Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. - Morpheus

Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. Fate, it seems. - Morpheus

Do not try and bend the spoon. That's impossible. Instead, try to realize the truth. - Spoon boy

The Matrix is everywhere. It is all around us. Even now, in this very room. - Morpheus

Sooner you're going to realize the difference between knowing and walking the path. - Morpheus

Welcome to the real world... a world without rules or controls, borders or boundaries. - Morpheus

Have you ever had that feeling...where you're not sure if you're awake or still dreaming? - Neo

A robot may not harm a human or, by inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. - Isaac

Tell me, Mr. Anderson, what good is a phone call when you are unable to speak? - Agent Smith

Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.- Yoda

The answer is out there. It's looking for you. And it will find you if you want it to. - Trinity

He tells me to do, to choose between that and the Matrix, I choose the Matrix. - Cyper

Machines didn't know what chicken tasted like, so that's why chicken tastes like everything - Mouse

Soon will I rest, yes, forever sleep. Earned it I have. Twilight is upon me. - Yoda

Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid. - Han Solo

And I am C-3PO, human-cyborg relations. And this is my counterpart R2D2. - C-3PO

You're faster. Don't think you are, know you are. Stop trying to hit me and hit me. - Morpheus

we have no choice but to continue as planned. Deploy the sentinels. Immediately. - Agent Smith

Matrix is a computer-generated dream world built to keep us under control. - Morpheus

You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind. - Morpheus

You are the One, Neo. You see, you may have spent the last few years looking for me. - Morpheus

The circle is now complete. When I left you I was but the learner, now I am the master. - Darth

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Hi, I am Balakumar Muthu

I am an Award-winning Entrepreneur (Asia Innovation Award - SingTel, Singapore), currently working towards the great mission to make the world a better place to work. I've been Designing and Building Web softwares for more than 17+ years, an Full-stack Designer & Developer, Web Software Consultant for Japanese Companies, Creative DIY Hacker and a Geek based in Asia.

My strong expertise includes building Smart Web applications, UI/UX Design and Development, Growth, Branding, Ecommerce, IoT, Making creative & enjoyable stuffs, Typography, Developing Social Networking Platforms (SNS) & Blogging Applications, Product Prototyping, SEO and Open Source Technologies. Overall my passion and expertise evolves around all sorts of things, starting from creative ideas & concept, design, development & implementation of various kinds of innovative products.

I enjoy simple things — nature, reading, trying different flavour of tea, zen philosophy, making mistakes & learning from them, DIY hacks, Japanese culture and a die-hard fan of Comics.

Awards & Honours for My works


Awarded the “Asia's Top 50 Apps 2011 Award” (winner lists) from SingTel, Singapore.

Winner of "Red Herring 2010 Asia Award" (finalists) - 2013 & 2010 for Technology Innovation.

First Prize Winner of "Java Master Contest", conducted by Sun Microsystems and BenQ Siemens Germany and many other technology and design contests.

Sun Microsystems Duke's Choice Awards” 2006 - *** "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.

Java.net published my Java Duke Holiday Pictures from 1000's of submission.

and much more.

Some of My Previous Ventures

LoveLogger the world's first Collaborative Blogging & Social Network for Pairs and has received a great response in China and Japan. It was launched way back in 2008, even before the release of current popular pair apps like Couple, Pairy, Between, Hey, Cupple.

SweetCircles one of the earlier Blogging-based Social Networking platform, an Blogging app with Social networking features. SweetCircles was also ranked as world’s top 50 hosted blogging platform by Alexa.com.

Press and Media Coverage for My works


Me and My works have been featured at ZDNet Asia, Economic Times, Yahoo! Japan, MSN Japan, Sina.com, 100shiki.com, Japan.Internet.com, Livedoor.com, Yangtse.com, Idoican.com, Kaoshi.edu5a, shm.com.cn[pdf], Infoseek.com and many other popular sites.

Notable Works & Contributions

Created Google Kids – a search engine for kids prototype, for demonstrating during my Google India Interview in 2005.

Designer of DevCamp India Official Brand and WikiCamp India Brand.

Being a big lover of Linux & Open source movement, organized the free "Ubuntu Dapper Drake T-Shirts Contest" to create more awareness and interest to the community.

Well proficient in User Interface and Usability study and have published usability study report on Yahoo! Flickr, MSN Hotmail and Rediff.com. It's also been featured in Google Blogoscoped.com and WebProNews.com.

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

Blogger, Wikipedian, Writer

Editor of Wikipedia, 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. My most popular articles includes in CSS 3, HTML 5, JQuery, Eclipse Plug-in Development and Google Technologies.

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. It is also listed in 'Favorite Blog lists of Sun Microsystems' Web Blog in 2005. Made my own blogging site at Yahoo! Geocities as geocities.com/i5bala (screenshots) in early 2002.

Some of my Fun projects : 100Percentof.me, CrosswordCaptcha.

Conferences & Unconferences

Speaker and Mentor for NurtureTalent Startup Boot Camp at IIT Madras.

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.

Contact Me

Personally, you won’t find me on Facebook. If you want to reach me to discuss with any projects or to just say hello, mail me at balakumar.muthu@gmail.com.



  •           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...

I want one: puertasdiego at gmail dot com

 
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!

 
At 7:52 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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Thanks

 
At 8:01 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 8:01 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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thanks
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At 8:02 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

and one for me chris.witko@gmail.com

 
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please

 
At 8:19 PM, Blogger Ian said...

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At 8:45 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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Thanks!

 
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At 2:07 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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Thanks!

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

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Take care ...Bye

 
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 7:19 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 5:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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please send me the orkut invitation.

 
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thanks

 
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At 11:27 PM, Anonymous Zach said...

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thanks =)

 
At 12:09 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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At 4:33 PM, Blogger Jandrasss said...

i'm interested in an orkut invite as well

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thanks!

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

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send me any one of it & if u dont mind send me both plz

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At 11:32 PM, Blogger mansa said...

Hello!
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,
Viraj

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

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

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Naresh

 
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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Thanx Best Regards

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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
Murali

 
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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