Tag Archives: academia

Quitting my Job and restarting my education

I quit my job as a Linux Kernel Engineer at IBM on July 20th 2010 to enroll for the Integrated Ph.D program in Computer Science at the Chennai Mathematical Institute. I will be working in the area of Theoretical Computer … Continue reading

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Laptop Purchase: Advice Please!

I am going back to being a student starting this august. First thing that struck me was that I will have to return my company provided laptop, a Lenovo T60p which has been my constant companion for the past 3.5 … Continue reading

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OLS Paper and BOFS proposal Selected!

Opening Mood: Hungry.. Opening song: Hamesha tum ko chaaya – Devdas Got the official mail today morning. The “Power Aware Scheduler” Birds of Feathers Session Proposal that I had submitted for this year’s Ottawa Linux Symposium has been accepted. The … Continue reading

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A Geeky Vacation!

Opening Mood: I’m back! Opening Song: Romantic Piano – Chopin Spent the last week at this place called Kudremukh. It used to be one of Karnataka’s famous mines before the operations were shut down in 2005. So now it is … Continue reading

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Opening Mood: Chillout and relaxed. NZ cruising along against Canada. Opening Song: Dooba Dooba – Silk Route Time: 9:15 P.M, 22nd March 2007. I visited Indian Institute Of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB) today to deliver a lecture on “Kernel Synchronization … Continue reading

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