Monthly Archives: March 2009

Congrats Sripathi

Yesterday while I was at my cousin’s place, I chanced upon to see this item in Deccan Herald, issue dated 27/03/2009. Sripathi and I were classmates from 4th standard all the way upto 2nd PUC. But more than just classmates, … Continue reading

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Happy Ugadi

The Hindu Calender is divided into 12 Months which are called Maasas.They are Chaitra, Vaishaka, Jyestha, Aashada, Shravana, Bhadrapada, Ashvija, Karthika, Margashira, Pushya, Maagha and Phalguna. Today is an auspicious day for us, as it is the first day of … Continue reading

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Open Source Vs Open mindset

From the past few days, Atanu has been posting blog-posts on what a Rational IT policy should look like, and what should be the role of the Government in it.  One of his posts received the following reaction from the … Continue reading

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Story of find_busiest_group() cleanup.

Last year, around the same time, I had ranted about this function named find_busiest_group() in kernel/sched.c. This is one humongous function which can so easily scare the sh*t out of any programmer who sees it for the first time. Partly … Continue reading

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Gita: Duryodhana’s worry

Update: Do check Hari’s comments to this post. They correct the misinterpretations of quite a few things mentioned in this post. Having finished reading Sri Shankaracharya’s Bhagavad Gita Bhasya, I am motivated to learn the Bhagavad Gita by heart. I … Continue reading

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The New Nationalist Movement in India (Part 1)

.. No, this is not in reference with the nationalist movements that are prevalent today. This is a title of an article written by Jabez T. Sutherland (Link-thanks: doubtinggaurav) which appeared in The Atlantic way back in October 1908. In … Continue reading

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