Wazifa Counter using Speech Processing in Matlab

A friend asked some time before to develop a tool which counts the number of times a wazifa has been recited. It had to use only voice input when hands were not free such as during driving. Here is a version-0 of an attempt at solving the problem. A program is written in Matlab script […]

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Releasing Reference Manager (Beta) For Word 2007

Update: Made it to Github: Read about Reference Manager open source project over here Note: Based on the popular support and feedback I have recieved in last 3 years, I have decided to revive the project and also make it open source so that we can start addressing bugs and other issues. I will definitely […]

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TextMate + MultiMarkDown + MathJax: The Perfect Combo for Leanpub Authros

Leanpub is a great publishing platform for independent authors. However first time authors often struggle deciding on the right editor, especially because leanpub uses markdown encoding. After hours of googling, I failed to find any perfect editor. In particular I was looking for a simple editor but had two major requirements: 1. I haven’t used markdown […]

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Data explorer

Logan Symposium: Google Public Data Explorer from Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism on FORA.tv 4th Annual Logan Symposium on Investigative Reporting Read more at http://fora.tv/2010/04/18/Logan_Symposium_Google_Public_Data_Explorer#uXLe1TU6lWF4IJp2.99 Uploaded on Jun 2, 2010 Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/04/18/Logan_Sympo… Using Google’s new Public Data Explorer tool, Ola Rosling demonstrates the effectiveness of visualizing datasets. Looking toward the next political election, […]

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Google Search Updates

  Helping hacked sites reconsider – A successful reconsideration is the last step a hacked website owner will need to go through to let Google know the site is now safe for users. You can see what is the progress in the way Google handle these requests here. Mobile – As of September 1st, Google updated the Mobile-Friendly […]

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Pick the Right Tool #StartupTips

What is the best tool to do X? Over the years, I’ve learn that if you are using the right tools and really master them – You become 10x better at what you do. This post is a short list of tools that entrepreneurs, developers, designers and ‘startups people’ might find useful. It base on […]

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Selection of Capacitor and Resistor Values for Twin-T Notch Filter

A notch filter, also known as band-stop filter, is used to take away a single frequency out of a signal. In instrumentation and audio circuits it used to filter out the 50/60 Hz hum due to mains power supply frequency. I fount the Twin-T notch filter to be the best. The notch frequency formula is given as . […]

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Latex UMT Exam Template

Following is an exam template that was created for University of Management and Technology Lahore, typeset using pdflatex and Philip Hirschhorn’s exam.cls: http://www-math.mit.edu/~psh/#ExamCls. % Exam Template for University of Management and Technology Lahore % Author: Abu Bakar Siddique % The folder of this tex should also contains UMTLogo.jpg and exam.cls % % Adapted From: % […]

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Browser turned into image-viewer/ebook-reader

In earlier days of the internet, Iqbal Cyber Library was among the first sites that hosted Urdu ebooks. The books, however, were not available in the form of Unicode or searchable text in simple words. The individual book pages were hosted in the form of images, probably created using Inpage Urdu editor. The site allowed downloading of these […]

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