Category Archives: interesting

Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman

A delightful retelling of the Norse Mythology This is my fourth book by Neil Gaiman the earlier three being American Gods, Stardust and Neverwhere. Gaiman is one of those few authors who can keep me engaged with the material for … Continue reading

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A case of sour mangoes

I read/heard this story a few months ago. However, I cannot recall the context where I came across it. It goes something like this: Long ago, there was a king named Bhartrhari who ruled his kingdom in a just and … Continue reading

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IPL Season 2.0 Balanced Dream Team

So, the great Indian Cricketing Circus called Indian Premier League, v2.0 is going to commence today. This time however, it has been outsourced to South-Africa, due to the National elections in India. Truly shows the how cricket has become globalized, … Continue reading

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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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AvaraNA

I finished reading S.L.Bhyrappa’s AvaraNA yesterday. This is my first Kannada Novel. Yeah, despite being in Karnataka for almost a quarter century now,  I didn’t bother to check out the literature apart from whatever was being taught in the school. … Continue reading

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A GTalk chat-bot

Ever wondered why can’t we have a chat-bot that responds when we’re idling or away ? Sathya tried this a couple of times while he “appeared” to be away on GTalk by responding something like “The recipient of your message … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect

While working on idle power management, I used vaidy’s klog based patches to profile an idle system to obtain stats such as: * The time when a cpu enters into the tickless idle mode * The various interrupts that bring … Continue reading

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