Who is a successful blogger?

When an internet user turns into a blogger, his first aim is to earn some money and get popular. Earning money and being popular are two different things — but when a blogger pockets both, he becomes an icon… “a successful blogger“. He does not just only gain a huge fan following but also manages to attract several clients. But is it all? Do these things make you a successful blogger…?

No! Success is more than just grabbing money from your reader’s pocket only because you’re too good at that. Success is not about just taking but also giving.”

Says Abhijit Trivedi, a successful entrepreneur from Lucknow. He adds,

“Pirates & Thugs are both popular and high earners. But I don’t think this can be the true measure of being successful on internet. Many bloggers do the same, copying and blogging about [the] stuffs they steal and gaining huge fan-base plus cash”.

Well said Abhijit. Many of us will disagree with the comparison though. But he is correct at several points.

First, a blogger should be a giver. Money isn’t the only thing to give to the people, code & knowledge are something even more precious. If the blogger is a developer/designer , he can always giveaway free stuffs to his readers. If you use internet too much, you will know how premium developers also offer some free tools to make users trust him before they try their premium stuffs. Teaching is priceless, no doubt about that. Successful bloggers allow visitors to download e-books and other knowledge packs for free or in return of e-mail subscription.

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Get countless Backlinks with Gravatar Profiles

Gravatar.com is a Page Rank 8 and DA 94 website which enables users to have online profiles using custom AvatarsGravatar is an acronym of Globally Recognized Avatar. Here you create your profile once and become an internet identity forever. Gravatars are used as user-profiles on all WordPress.com and nearly 90% of WordPress blogs. This means, as a blogger, it’s highly recommended to have a stunning gravatar profile. Here is my Gravatar profile:

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Gravatar can drive huge amount of traffic via comments. Plus on profile pages, it allows to link as many sites you want but unluckily assigns them rel=’nofollow’ . In one line, gravatar.com gives a plenty of nofollow backlinks from your gravatar profile page.

 

All these links are not being followed.
All these links are not being followed.

Nofollow backlinks? Well, no. Those aren’t that relevant to SEO as are general (follow) links. You want genuine backlinks? There is a simple way to get genuine follow links from gravatar. All you need to be cautious about formatting. Follow these easy steps to get backlinks from your gravatar profile:

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  • Start typing in About Me section. Write about yourself and add external links. But be careful not to use double quotes (“…”) inside anchor <a> ..</a>) tag. Use single quotes as Gravatar removes everything inside double-quotes. Be specific and add rel=’author’ or any other. Never add rel=’follow’ or rel=’dofollow’ because these tags are incorrect.
  • You can add as many as possible external links using the same way.
  • Save profile.

When you are done, you will see these links on the left of your profile. Cool. You just got DA94 and PA40+ juice passing backlinks with no hard-work. These links will also pass juice from the countless webpages which support gravatar profiles.

Enjoy!

 

Amazing free WordPress themes for Writers and Poets

This is a growing list of free and creative WordPress themes for storytellers and poets. All made with content in focus and clutter free experience, are responsive and full featured. Most of these are one column, mobile friendly and support fly-out menus, excellent typography and post-formats. Let’s have a look on them. ↓

Intergalactic WordPress Theme

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Intergalactic is a visually brilliant content focused WordPress theme with one column layout and a slide-out menu. Beautifully decorated with featured images, this theme is perfect for story tellers and personal bloggers.
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Make or Break the Web Design?

If you are an entrepreneur in this age and day, it is most likely that you have an online platform. In fact, websites today are perfect for anyone who wants to reach a wide audience from entertainers, public figures and organizations of different kinds.

However, your website’s success is only as good as the web design and this is where most businesses fail. Web design is not just a matter of creating a beautiful website but one that helps you achieve your objectives. In essence, web designing determines the success of your site.

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Web Design Explained

If there is one misunderstood profession, it has to be web design. Probably the fact that anyone with some computer knowledge can create a website has led to this confusion. There is an old maxim used by professionals in this trade that web design is not print design and this helps to clear matters.

In technical terms, a web designer is a user interface designer and is responsible for the visual presentation of the website. This is a minimalistic definition because once you give your design or concept to a designer he/she has to do a lot of work including collaborating with other web experts in order to come up with a template that suits your needs.

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How to write better comments?

There are more articles about how to write great blog posts than the same on commenting etiquette. Here I have tried to summarize all my blogging and social commenting experiences as a single blog post. In a four years long blogging life, there were several events when my comments were taken positively & produced great discussion environments. I have also faced those nasty moments when my words were criticized and harassment took place. It may happen to any of you, if you don’t really know how to make a good comment.  A reader with a little knowledge is either a learner or a spammer. But a reader with enough understanding of the subject can be both a critic and a customer. In first case, there is almost no concept of conversion of visit into comments. But in the latter, it exists. As an intelligent reader you often opt for leaving a comment. But remain unnoticed just because you don’t know how to write better comments and stand out of crowd.  So leave leaving boring comments and start writing awesome comments with this little guide.

This paragraph is for someone who doesn’t know how helpful is commenting in building engagement with other blogs. It helps you gain traffic, pull attention to you and increasing the number of links to your site!

Here are some ideas on how you can write better comments so that you become commenting star. Following these can help you attract readership to your own blog from high traffic blogs, build backlinks and make friends. I hope you will like them.

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Test your counting skills with Branifyd game for Android

Screenshot_2014-09-17-08-14-36-300x300Without basic operations of counting, like Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, it is not possible to imagine math problems. Counting is the base of human life. A student, whether he’s a math major or not, must be good at counting numbers.  The counting ability builds from experience and is definitely a time taking process.  Larger you have given time on counting, better you become. This is why some students have better counting skills than other and this is also, why they are called ‘better students’.

Branifyd : A game for better brains

About

Branifyd is a new counting game for Android smartphones, which purely aims to improve counting abilities. It sports variety of math problems ordered randomly among addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Every time you play, a random problem fades in on game screen along with five options. You will have to drag the correct option into the human brain shown in the middle.

User Experience

The user experience was very smooth. Almost three hours and no issues were experienced in gameplay. The design is visually appealing and the game itself is very addicting.

Game on

Play with numbers : track with graphs

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Graph TrackingBranifyd collects the data of correct and incorrect answers and represents them visually as weekly graphs on day-to-day base. This means user can track his/her progress daily.

Features as a list

  • Modern and stylish.
  • Smooth User Experience.
  • Gradual increase in problem’s hardness level.
  • New problem almost every time.
  • Graph view to check progress.
  •  Weekly progress report.
  • Tracking of total score and time played.
  • Provides time taken to solve each problem at the end of game.
  • It’s free!

What to add?

The play store description of the game tells that this app is aimed to boost math skills. If the developers want it to be more about math skills than just counting, they should surely add more operations. At least for now, I would love to see mathematical operations like  decimal addition / subtraction / multiplication anddivision.

Branifyd is a recommended game for everyone who think they got problems in fundamental mathematics including kids and even for those who want to test themselves.

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Copyright Free images for your next blog post

This flickr photo album contains some of the most illustrative images, I ever uploaded on internet. The album has copyright free images, which means you can these graphics any way you like. They are growing rapidly and I expect the number of photos to cross 100 this week. Till then here are some of them just to showcase:

These images are completely free. Use them in any way you like and they won’t cost even a single cent.

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Ghost vs WordPress

Ghost or WordPress : Which is better?

Ghost is a neat publishing focused blogging platform. Ghost allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even fun to do. While WordPress works on a multi dimensional philosophy and not just limited to publishing. I was excited to try Ghost when it first released. I thought that it would be a little more nice than WordPress. But definitely, it didn’t come that strong. I am not saying that Ghost has failed to accomplish its theory. Yes it’s different and someway better than WordPress but on an a creative’s point of view it falls short to WP. Continue reading

Introducing Writ : A free Responsive WordPress Theme for writers

Writ WordPressWrit is a new & my first publicly available WordPress theme specially made for story writers, legal blogs and content based bloggers. You can download the latest version of this theme directly from Github by following this link.

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 Writ (noun: a piece or body of writing) is based on _s theme framework by Automattic and is aimed to be completely content focused with four optional sidebars, three in footer and one on right of the content area. It features the new WordPress post formats, featured images and custom header. As web has turned to be extremely responsive, this theme is too. Now you don’t need a separate mobile theme to display most of your content to readers. The right-aligned and left aligned (alignleft, alignright) images move right & left from main content and give pull quote effect.

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I am not the Ghost Hunter.

 

i am mohan kattimani i lived navi-mumbai. sanpada yesterday i join in ppi course and i submitted in course fees 40,000 (21-8-2014)and my scan copy. i let he no when i started  in this course.i like work in grip team. i hope future we work in together ghost hunting. my cell no {redacted}. please sir when you have time reply me.

– via my Contact Page .

Tough to understand what he really wants to say, but if you google the red words, you’ll. To ease your effort

PPI: Professional Paranormal Investigations

GRIP: Ghost Research & Investigators of Paranormal

Here GRIP TEAM is a part of Indian Paranormal Society, lead by Gaurav Tiwari , a person with the same name as mine. He’s featured on Wikipedia and Indian news resources for his work on Paranormal Theories. He is a ghost hunter. No doubt, he’s very good in that. But as Google doesn’t differentiate among persons with same name, searching ‘Gaurav Tiwari’ will mostly return my websites & social accounts in result.

This ‘accidental’ reader Mohan was tricked by the same thing. And so were the other four who contacted me for the same ‘ghost hunting training’ thing. I don’t bother about phone calls or emails they do, but I care about the time they waste for nothing good.

If it is bad to hear a caller at night who wants to talk about ghost hunting, nothing is worse than a person sending you his stories about ghosts he met. An Indore guy told me that he woke late night at 02:00 AM just to talk with me, as he knew that I lived was in U.S.A. “that time” .

Non-sense! I’ve never been to anywhere outside India, except Nepal. :-p

I am this guy and he is that guy. So, If you are a paranormal enthusiast, please make sure you contact the right people√. They live in New Delhi, not USA etc. and they are easily reachable.

 

 

This Prime Generating Product generates successive prime factors

Any integer greater than 1 is called a prime number if and only if its positive factors are 1 and the number p itself.

The basic ideology involved in this post is flawed and the post has now been moved to Archives.

- The Editor

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Prime Generating Formulas

We all know how hard it is to predict a formula for prime numbers! They have extremely uncertain pattern at various number ranges. Some prime numbers may have difference of hundreds, while few others are as close as possible. Mathematicians and computer scientists have worked very well for a long time to discover more prime numbers and tried hard to compute a unique formula. But as there are no certain patterns, it remains difficult to discover exactly the next prime number after a certain prime. There are still some ideas available which help mathematics majors predict patterns in prime numbers.

 

I have already discussed two such (flawed) ideas about prime numbers generation. You can revisit them:

The third idea, originally commented by Huen Yeong Kong,  forms an accurate sequence of prime numbers. It is very extensive and appears to be true at all my computational limits. The prime factorization of product of all 2i ‘s ($i=1, 2, 3, \ldots $ ), i.e., factor ( $\displaystyle{\prod_{i=1}^n} 2i , n \in \mathbb{Z}^+$ ), gives all consecutive prime numbers in a sequence.

As an example, take $n=1$, we have $\displaystyle{\prod_{i=1}^1} 2i=2$. Therefore, $\text{factor}\prod_{i=1}^1 2i$ =2.

Similarly, for n=2, as $\displaystyle{\prod_{i=1}^2} 2i=8$, we have $\text{factor}\prod_{i=1}^2 2i$= 2.

Again, for n=3, as $\displaystyle{\prod_{i=1}^3} 2i=48$, we have $\text{factor}\prod_{i=1}^3 2i$= 2,3.

On continuing the same for different increasing values of n,  factors containing sequence of consecutive primes: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, … were obtained. The greatest (final) terms of these sequences were always less than or equal to value of chosen n.

With Maxima for Windows, a calculation beyond n=~14000 isn’t possible for this expression. For n=13000, the prime generating product $\displaystyle{\prod_{i=1}^{13000}} 2i$ was factored by writing

factor(product(2*i,i,1,100000));

in Maxima software, which yielded the following  prime factors of the number $\displaystyle{\prod_{i=1}^{13000}} 2i$:

2^25994, 3^6494, 5^3248, 7^2164, 11^1297, 13^1081, 17^810, 19^721, 23^590, 29^463, 31^432, 37^360, 41^324, 43^309, 47^281, 53^249, 59^223, 61^216, 67^196, 71^185, 73^180, 79^166, 83^157, 89^147, 97^135, 101^129, 103^127, 107^122, 109^120, 113^116, 127^102, 131^99, 137^94, 139^93, 149^87, 151^86, 157^82, 163^79, 167^77, 173^75, 179^72, 181^71, 191^68, 193^67, 197^65, 199^65, 211^61, 223^58, 227^57, 229^56, 233^55, 239^54, 241^53, 251^51, 257^50, 263^49, 269^48, 271^47, 277^46, 281^46, 283^45, 293^44, 307^42, 311^41, 313^41, 317^41, 331^39, 337^38, 347^37, 349^37, 353^36, 359^36, 367^35, 373^34, 379^34, 383^33, 389^33, 397^32, 401^32, 409^31, 419^31, 421^30, 431^30, 433^30, 439^29, 443^29, 449^28, 457^28, 461^28, 463^28, 467^27, 479^27, 487^26, 491^26, 499^26, 503^25, 509^25, 521^24, 523^24, 541^24, 547^23, 557^23, 563^23, 569^22, 571^22, 577^22, 587^22, 593^21, 599^21, 601^21, 607^21, 613^21, 617^21, 619^21, 631^20, 641^20, 643^20, 647^20, 653^19, 659^19, 661^19, 673^19, 677^19, 683^19, 691^18, 701^18, 709^18, 719^18, 727^17, 733^17, 739^17, 743^17, 751^17, 757^17, 761^17, 769^16, 773^16, 787^16, 797^16, 809^16, 811^16, 821^15, 823^15, 827^15, 829^15, 839^15, 853^15, 857^15, 859^15, 863^15, 877^14, 881^14, 883^14, 887^14, 907^14, 911^14, 919^14, 929^13, 937^13, 941^13, 947^13, 953^13, 967^13, 971^13, 977^13, 983^13, 991^13, 997^13, 1009^12, 1013^12, 1019^12, 1021^12, 1031^12, 1033^12, 1039^12, 1049^12, 1051^12, 1061^12, 1063^12, 1069^12, 1087^11, 1091^11, 1093^11, 1097^11, 1103^11, 1109^11, 1117^11, 1123^11, 1129^11, 1151^11, 1153^11, 1163^11, 1171^11, 1181^11, 1187^10, 1193^10, 1201^10, 1213^10, 1217^10, 1223^10, 1229^10, 1231^10, 1237^10, 1249^10, 1259^10, 1277^10, 1279^10, 1283^10, 1289^10, 1291^10, 1297^10, 1301^9, 1303^9, 1307^9, 1319^9, 1321^9, 1327^9, 1361^9, 1367^9, 1373^9, 1381^9, 1399^9, 1409^9, 1423^9, 1427^9, 1429^9, 1433^9, 1439^9, 1447^8, 1451^8, 1453^8, 1459^8, 1471^8, 1481^8, 1483^8, 1487^8, 1489^8, 1493^8, 1499^8, 1511^8, 1523^8, 1531^8, 1543^8, 1549^8, 1553^8, 1559^8, 1567^8, 1571^8, 1579^8, 1583^8, 1597^8, 1601^8, 1607^8, 1609^8, 1613^8, 1619^8, 1621^8, 1627^7, 1637^7, 1657^7, 1663^7, 1667^7, 1669^7, 1693^7, 1697^7, 1699^7, 1709^7, 1721^7, 1723^7, 1733^7, 1741^7, 1747^7, 1753^7, 1759^7, 1777^7, 1783^7, 1787^7, 1789^7, 1801^7, 1811^7, 1823^7, 1831^7, 1847^7, 1861^6, 1867^6, 1871^6, 1873^6, 1877^6, 1879^6, 1889^6, 1901^6, 1907^6, 1913^6, 1931^6, 1933^6, 1949^6, 1951^6, 1973^6, 1979^6, 1987^6, 1993^6, 1997^6, 1999^6, 2003^6, 2011^6, 2017^6, 2027^6, 2029^6, 2039^6, 2053^6, 2063^6, 2069^6, 2081^6, 2083^6, 2087^6, 2089^6, 2099^6, 2111^6, 2113^6, 2129^6, 2131^6, 2137^6, 2141^6, 2143^6, 2153^6, 2161^6, 2179^5, 2203^5, 2207^5, 2213^5, 2221^5, 2237^5, 2239^5, 2243^5, 2251^5, 2267^5, 2269^5, 2273^5, 2281^5, 2287^5, 2293^5, 2297^5, 2309^5, 2311^5, 2333^5, 2339^5, 2341^5, 2347^5, 2351^5, 2357^5, 2371^5, 2377^5, 2381^5, 2383^5, 2389^5, 2393^5, 2399^5, 2411^5, 2417^5, 2423^5, 2437^5, 2441^5, 2447^5, 2459^5, 2467^5, 2473^5, 2477^5, 2503^5, 2521^5, 2531^5, 2539^5, 2543^5, 2549^5, 2551^5, 2557^5, 2579^5, 2591^5, 2593^5, 2609^4, 2617^4, 2621^4, 2633^4, 2647^4, 2657^4, 2659^4, 2663^4, 2671^4, 2677^4, 2683^4, 2687^4, 2689^4, 2693^4, 2699^4, 2707^4, 2711^4, 2713^4, 2719^4, 2729^4, 2731^4, 2741^4, 2749^4, 2753^4, 2767^4, 2777^4, 2789^4, 2791^4, 2797^4, 2801^4, 2803^4, 2819^4, 2833^4, 2837^4, 2843^4, 2851^4, 2857^4, 2861^4, 2879^4, 2887^4, 2897^4, 2903^4, 2909^4, 2917^4, 2927^4, 2939^4, 2953^4, 2957^4, 2963^4, 2969^4, 2971^4, 2999^4, 3001^4, 3011^4, 3019^4, 3023^4, 3037^4, 3041^4, 3049^4, 3061^4, 3067^4, 3079^4, 3083^4, 3089^4, 3109^4, 3119^4, 3121^4, 3137^4, 3163^4, 3167^4, 3169^4, 3181^4, 3187^4, 3191^4, 3203^4, 3209^4, 3217^4, 3221^4, 3229^4, 3251^3, 3253^3, 3257^3, 3259^3, 3271^3, 3299^3, 3301^3, 3307^3, 3313^3, 3319^3, 3323^3, 3329^3, 3331^3, 3343^3, 3347^3, 3359^3, 3361^3, 3371^3, 3373^3, 3389^3, 3391^3, 3407^3, 3413^3, 3433^3, 3449^3, 3457^3, 3461^3, 3463^3, 3467^3, 3469^3, 3491^3, 3499^3, 3511^3, 3517^3, 3527^3, 3529^3, 3533^3, 3539^3, 3541^3, 3547^3, 3557^3, 3559^3, 3571^3, 3581^3, 3583^3, 3593^3, 3607^3, 3613^3, 3617^3, 3623^3, 3631^3, 3637^3, 3643^3, 3659^3, 3671^3, 3673^3, 3677^3, 3691^3, 3697^3, 3701^3, 3709^3, 3719^3, 3727^3, 3733^3, 3739^3, 3761^3, 3767^3, 3769^3, 3779^3, 3793^3, 3797^3, 3803^3, 3821^3, 3823^3, 3833^3, 3847^3, 3851^3, 3853^3, 3863^3, 3877^3, 3881^3, 3889^3, 3907^3, 3911^3, 3917^3, 3919^3, 3923^3, 3929^3, 3931^3, 3943^3, 3947^3, 3967^3, 3989^3, 4001^3, 4003^3, 4007^3, 4013^3, 4019^3, 4021^3, 4027^3, 4049^3, 4051^3, 4057^3, 4073^3, 4079^3, 4091^3, 4093^3, 4099^3, 4111^3, 4127^3, 4129^3, 4133^3, 4139^3, 4153^3, 4157^3, 4159^3, 4177^3, 4201^3, 4211^3, 4217^3, 4219^3, 4229^3, 4231^3, 4241^3, 4243^3, 4253^3, 4259^3, 4261^3, 4271^3, 4273^3, 4283^3, 4289^3, 4297^3, 4327^3, 4337^2, 4339^2, 4349^2, 4357^2, 4363^2, 4373^2, 4391^2, 4397^2, 4409^2, 4421^2, 4423^2, 4441^2, 4447^2, 4451^2, 4457^2, 4463^2, 4481^2, 4483^2, 4493^2, 4507^2, 4513^2, 4517^2, 4519^2, 4523^2, 4547^2, 4549^2, 4561^2, 4567^2, 4583^2, 4591^2, 4597^2, 4603^2, 4621^2, 4637^2, 4639^2, 4643^2, 4649^2, 4651^2, 4657^2, 4663^2, 4673^2, 4679^2, 4691^2, 4703^2, 4721^2, 4723^2, 4729^2, 4733^2, 4751^2, 4759^2, 4783^2, 4787^2, 4789^2, 4793^2, 4799^2, 4801^2, 4813^2, 4817^2, 4831^2, 4861^2, 4871^2, 4877^2, 4889^2, 4903^2, 4909^2, 4919^2, 4931^2, 4933^2, 4937^2, 4943^2, 4951^2, 4957^2, 4967^2, 4969^2, 4973^2, 4987^2, 4993^2, 4999^2, 5003^2, 5009^2, 5011^2, 5021^2, 5023^2, 5039^2, 5051^2, 5059^2, 5077^2, 5081^2, 5087^2, 5099^2, 5101^2, 5107^2, 5113^2, 5119^2, 5147^2, 5153^2, 5167^2, 5171^2, 5179^2, 5189^2, 5197^2, 5209^2, 5227^2, 5231^2, 5233^2, 5237^2, 5261^2, 5273^2, 5279^2, 5281^2, 5297^2, 5303^2, 5309^2, 5323^2, 5333^2, 5347^2, 5351^2, 5381^2, 5387^2, 5393^2, 5399^2, 5407^2, 5413^2, 5417^2, 5419^2, 5431^2, 5437^2, 5441^2, 5443^2, 5449^2, 5471^2, 5477^2, 5479^2, 5483^2, 5501^2, 5503^2, 5507^2, 5519^2, 5521^2, 5527^2, 5531^2, 5557^2, 5563^2, 5569^2, 5573^2, 5581^2, 5591^2, 5623^2, 5639^2, 5641^2, 5647^2, 5651^2, 5653^2, 5657^2, 5659^2, 5669^2, 5683^2, 5689^2, 5693^2, 5701^2, 5711^2, 5717^2, 5737^2, 5741^2, 5743^2, 5749^2, 5779^2, 5783^2, 5791^2, 5801^2, 5807^2, 5813^2, 5821^2, 5827^2, 5839^2, 5843^2, 5849^2, 5851^2, 5857^2, 5861^2, 5867^2, 5869^2, 5879^2, 5881^2, 5897^2, 5903^2, 5923^2, 5927^2, 5939^2, 5953^2, 5981^2, 5987^2, 6007^2, 6011^2, 6029^2, 6037^2, 6043^2, 6047^2, 6053^2, 6067^2, 6073^2, 6079^2, 6089^2, 6091^2, 6101^2, 6113^2, 6121^2, 6131^2, 6133^2, 6143^2, 6151^2, 6163^2, 6173^2, 6197^2, 6199^2, 6203^2, 6211^2, 6217^2, 6221^2, 6229^2, 6247^2, 6257^2, 6263^2, 6269^2, 6271^2, 6277^2, 6287^2, 6299^2, 6301^2, 6311^2, 6317^2, 6323^2, 6329^2, 6337^2, 6343^2, 6353^2, 6359^2, 6361^2, 6367^2, 6373^2, 6379^2, 6389^2, 6397^2, 6421^2, 6427^2, 6449^2, 6451^2, 6469^2, 6473^2, 6481^2, 6491^2, 6521, 6529, 6547, 6551, 6553, 6563, 6569, 6571, 6577, 6581, 6599, 6607, 6619, 6637, 6653, 6659, 6661, 6673, 6679, 6689, 6691, 6701, 6703, 6709, 6719, 6733, 6737, 6761, 6763, 6779, 6781, 6791, 6793, 6803, 6823, 6827, 6829, 6833, 6841, 6857, 6863, 6869, 6871, 6883, 6899, 6907, 6911, 6917, 6947, 6949, 6959, 6961, 6967, 6971, 6977, 6983, 6991, 6997, 7001, 7013, 7019, 7027, 7039, 7043, 7057, 7069, 7079, 7103, 7109, 7121, 7127, 7129, 7151, 7159, 7177, 7187, 7193, 7207, 7211, 7213, 7219, 7229, 7237, 7243, 7247, 7253, 7283, 7297, 7307, 7309, 7321, 7331, 7333, 7349, 7351, 7369, 7393, 7411, 7417, 7433, 7451, 7457, 7459, 7477, 7481, 7487, 7489, 7499, 7507, 7517, 7523, 7529, 7537, 7541, 7547, 7549, 7559, 7561, 7573, 7577, 7583, 7589, 7591, 7603, 7607, 7621, 7639, 7643, 7649, 7669, 7673, 7681, 7687, 7691, 7699, 7703, 7717, 7723, 7727, 7741, 7753, 7757, 7759, 7789, 7793, 7817, 7823, 7829, 7841, 7853, 7867, 7873, 7877, 7879, 7883, 7901, 7907, 7919, 7927, 7933, 7937, 7949, 7951, 7963, 7993, 8009, 8011, 8017, 8039, 8053, 8059, 8069, 8081, 8087, 8089, 8093, 8101, 8111, 8117, 8123, 8147, 8161, 8167, 8171, 8179, 8191, 8209, 8219, 8221, 8231, 8233, 8237, 8243, 8263, 8269, 8273, 8287, 8291, 8293, 8297, 8311, 8317, 8329, 8353, 8363, 8369, 8377, 8387, 8389, 8419, 8423, 8429, 8431, 8443, 8447, 8461, 8467, 8501, 8513, 8521, 8527, 8537, 8539, 8543, 8563, 8573, 8581, 8597, 8599, 8609, 8623, 8627, 8629, 8641, 8647, 8663, 8669, 8677, 8681, 8689, 8693, 8699, 8707, 8713, 8719, 8731, 8737, 8741, 8747, 8753, 8761, 8779, 8783, 8803, 8807, 8819, 8821, 8831, 8837, 8839, 8849, 8861, 8863, 8867, 8887, 8893, 8923, 8929, 8933, 8941, 8951, 8963, 8969, 8971, 8999, 9001, 9007, 9011, 9013, 9029, 9041, 9043, 9049, 9059, 9067, 9091, 9103, 9109, 9127, 9133, 9137, 9151, 9157, 9161, 9173, 9181, 9187, 9199, 9203, 9209, 9221, 9227, 9239, 9241, 9257, 9277, 9281, 9283, 9293, 9311, 9319, 9323, 9337, 9341, 9343, 9349, 9371, 9377, 9391, 9397, 9403, 9413, 9419, 9421, 9431, 9433, 9437, 9439, 9461, 9463, 9467, 9473, 9479, 9491, 9497, 9511, 9521, 9533, 9539, 9547, 9551, 9587, 9601, 9613, 9619, 9623, 9629, 9631, 9643, 9649, 9661, 9677, 9679, 9689, 9697, 9719, 9721, 9733, 9739, 9743, 9749, 9767, 9769, 9781, 9787, 9791, 9803, 9811, 9817, 9829, 9833, 9839, 9851, 9857, 9859, 9871, 9883, 9887, 9901, 9907, 9923, 9929, 9931, 9941, 9949, 9967, 9973, 10007, 10009, 10037, 10039, 10061, 10067, 10069, 10079, 10091, 10093, 10099, 10103, 10111, 10133, 10139, 10141, 10151, 10159, 10163, 10169, 10177, 10181, 10193, 10211, 10223, 10243, 10247, 10253, 10259, 10267, 10271, 10273, 10289, 10301, 10303, 10313, 10321, 10331, 10333, 10337, 10343, 10357, 10369, 10391, 10399, 10427, 10429, 10433, 10453, 10457, 10459, 10463, 10477, 10487, 10499, 10501, 10513, 10529, 10531, 10559, 10567, 10589, 10597, 10601, 10607, 10613, 10627, 10631, 10639, 10651, 10657, 10663, 10667, 10687, 10691, 10709, 10711, 10723, 10729, 10733, 10739, 10753, 10771, 10781, 10789, 10799, 10831, 10837, 10847, 10853, 10859, 10861, 10867, 10883, 10889, 10891, 10903, 10909, 10937, 10939, 10949, 10957, 10973, 10979, 10987, 10993, 11003, 11027, 11047, 11057, 11059, 11069, 11071, 11083, 11087, 11093, 11113, 11117, 11119, 11131, 11149, 11159, 11161, 11171, 11173, 11177, 11197, 11213, 11239, 11243, 11251, 11257, 11261, 11273, 11279, 11287, 11299, 11311, 11317, 11321, 11329, 11351, 11353, 11369, 11383, 11393, 11399, 11411, 11423, 11437, 11443, 11447, 11467, 11471, 11483, 11489, 11491, 11497, 11503, 11519, 11527, 11549, 11551, 11579, 11587, 11593, 11597, 11617, 11621, 11633, 11657, 11677, 11681, 11689, 11699, 11701, 11717, 11719, 11731, 11743, 11777, 11779, 11783, 11789, 11801, 11807, 11813, 11821, 11827, 11831, 11833, 11839, 11863, 11867, 11887, 11897, 11903, 11909, 11923, 11927, 11933, 11939, 11941, 11953, 11959, 11969, 11971, 11981, 11987, 12007, 12011, 12037, 12041, 12043, 12049, 12071, 12073, 12097, 12101, 12107, 12109, 12113, 12119, 12143, 12149, 12157, 12161, 12163, 12197, 12203, 12211, 12227, 12239, 12241, 12251, 12253, 12263, 12269, 12277, 12281, 12289, 12301, 12323, 12329, 12343, 12347, 12373, 12377, 12379, 12391, 12401, 12409, 12413, 12421, 12433, 12437, 12451, 12457, 12473, 12479, 12487, 12491, 12497, 12503, 12511, 12517, 12527, 12539, 12541, 12547, 12553, 12569, 12577, 12583, 12589, 12601, 12611, 12613, 12619, 12637, 12641, 12647, 12653, 12659, 12671, 12689, 12697, 12703, 12713, 12721, 12739, 12743, 12757, 12763, 12781, 12791, 12799, 12809, 12821, 12823, 12829, 12841, 12853, 12889, 12893, 12899, 12907, 12911, 12917, 12919, 12923, 12941, 12953, 12959, 12967, 12973, 12979, 12983.

 

Above sequence contains each and every prime from 1 to 12985. This prime generating product may fail to produce such sequences at higher limits but still it is way better than Euler’s prime generating polynomial.

Any comments?

 

New Google Play Store has a better and cleaner look

Recent trends in designs of Google Products shows Google’s approach towards unification. Since the launch of Google+, Google design team has been experimenting a lot with the interface of their major products. All products are now little or more based on Google+’s design, whether it’s GMail or YouTube, Chrome or Hangouts. Google Play Store has also encountered few minor overhauls recently. But today it received a bigger and noticeable update. Single items view is completely overhauled but there are no visible changes on listing pages of New Google Play Store .

 

Google Play Home
Play Store Home
Twitter Android App
Play Store Single Item View : Twitter

Android applications, games and movies now feature background images and videos just like Google+ profile pages do. Play Store’s top bar remains transparent until you completely scroll down featured image.

Games
Games
Google Play Books New
Play Books : Single Item view
Movies
Movies
Ratings
Ratings

Download counts, average ratings, genre/categories and share counts are displayed as blurb down the item’s name. Below these item description and screenshots are followed with your ratings, recent reviews and related items. Books don’t appear to enjoy the background images.

If you own an android, then you should be seeing these changes instantly. Or, if your Play Store hasn’t got such look, you need to wait more for the best Play Store ever.

Perseids : Long Story Short

What are perseids?

Perseids are the regular and most predictable meteor shower which appear regularly every year. They are associated with Swift Tuttle comet and appear to rise from the radiant in the constellation Perseus. Swift Tuttle comet, formerly known as 109P, travels toward Earth’s part of solar system every 133 years leaving traces of perseids. It was last seen in 1992 after its discovery year 1862 AD. Next time Swift Tuttle is predicted to be seen in 2126 AD. Perseids, formed by motion of Swift Tuttle, are active from mid-July to end of August every calendar year and meet their peak shine in between 9th August to 14th August. This period produces beautiful sights for stargazers.   In 2013, the peak was seen on 12th August.  In 2014 too, they are expected to shine most visibly around 11-12th August. Perseids appear and disappear from human being’s achievement at a height of about 50 miles from the Earth surface.

Perseids vs Full Moon (supermoon)

As 10th August had full moon and perseids are appearing in the same period, it would be interesting how sky will look this time. Science at NASA has an illustrative analysis of this event, last time happened similarly in 2011.

The meteor showers of  2012 and 2013 were recorded in these time lapse YouTube videos: