Category Archives: Views

A month away from twitter

I had mentioned a month ago that I would be indulging in a social-network detox experiment by not logging on to twitter and gtalk for a month. I couldn’t stay off gtalk since from time to time I had to … Continue reading

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My encounters with rAmAyaNa

My mother taught me alphabets long before I joined school in 1988. So, when I was between the ages 2.5 and 3.5 I had learnt how to write my A,B,C’s. The earliest memory from my life that I can recollect … Continue reading

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The New Race

A tired athlete comes back to his locker after a long day of practice. He sits in his room, sipping some water. It had been a tiring day. He knows that it was to be the last of it’s kind. … Continue reading

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Election 2009: What next ?

Personally, I have been disappointed with the election results of 2009 since the party which I had been rooting for lost by a huge margin. But knowing that elections are only a part of the process and not the process … 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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Me, Religious?

“Gotee, what’s wrong with you man?”, a friend asked. “Why, what happened?”, I asked back, wondering which of my idiosyncrasies was she referring to. “You’re reading the Bhagavad Gita it seems! You’re going to temple daily. Knowing you, and the … 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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