Monthly Archives: October 2008

Rohini Mamama

Earlier this week, I had been to my grandma’s place to celebrate Diwali. There, my young nephew was roaming in the hall repeating the names of everyone present. Suddenly he said something which made me smile. He pointed to a … Continue reading

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Finished solving Klueless4 this morning. What started as a time-pass activity this Thursday evening when cheezo announced it on one of the office IRC channels, culminated today morning with the crossing of the last level. I got stuck at five … Continue reading

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Working for Fun

Quick Takes (Style shamelessly borrowed from KCG’s blog) Cricket: India comprehensively defeated Australia in the 2nd Test! IEEE tutorial session on GNU/Linux Kernel Programming held during the last weekend went well. Though I had to wrap up the session on … Continue reading

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To Read: Books and Papers

I have a huge backlog of books to be read before this calender year ends. And I don’t think I can meet my expectations. Mahabharata – C Rajagopalachari. Great Indian Novel – Shashi Tharoor. The White Tiger – Arvind Adiga … Continue reading

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I took the TOEFL test as a part of my university application process. Met a couple of old friends who also took the test today. I found the test quite easy, and finished it way ahead of time. This was … Continue reading

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Migration to a New Site and New Blog and How

So, I finally have all things at one place. My website, my Blog and all my blog posts. I must thank Sathya for the inspiration to undertake this fun task. So, how does just about anybody go about buying some … Continue reading

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New Hompage

I bought myself some web-space at It’s one of those sites, where you pay as you use. They provide ssh access along with the usual ftp. And they support RSync. So pretty much what I needed for hosting my … Continue reading

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Resume, Webpage and More

I am in the process of applying to universities, like I mentioned in one of my earlier posts. Thus, earlier this week, it suddenly struck me that I didn’t have a Resume. So far I have had to prepare a … Continue reading

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