Ring for Jeeves
Bill Belfry, the Earl of Rowcester and his temporary valet, Jeeves con Captain Biggar at the derby and have a hard time getting away. Bill needs the money to stay afloat and also sell his leaky mansion.
Bill gets caught and in return for legal immunity is forced to steal …read more
Yesterday, I heard the shocking news of the passing away of my mentor and India's prolific Python and django evangelist, Kenneth Gonsalves, KG to friends or lawgon by his IRC nick. I had the pleasure of knowing KG for 7 years and working with him on a variety of projects …read more
Dropbox file upload handler for django
Using Ubuntu cloud images in KVM
It's common knowledge in PG Wodehouse books that English aristocrats are rich and spend a lot of time socializing with their peers at clubs over lunches. But in "Spring Fever", Lord Shortlands, an Earl is hard pressed and has to depend financially on his eldest daughter. He dotes on his …read more
The impact of Science on Society
Waiting for the Mahatma
Sriram grows up under the strict supervision of his grandmother and has just received his twentieth birthday gift in the form of a bank passbook. He now has financial independence and inherited a lot of money and life is beginning to look good when it turns upside down after he …read more
Railway Raju is a famous guide who is solely responsible for putting the sleepy town of Malgudi on the tourism map. He falls in love with his client's wife and on learning that she is unhappy with her marriage tries desperately to woo her and succeeds only after fate takes …read more
Libvirt and KVM
Cross-posted from my work blog.
Libvirt and KVM
"But it works on my local setup!" We have heard or probably said this tens of times after something that we deployed to the production server breaks. After fire fighting for hours we learn that a particular package's version varies from the …