5 funny myths on losing weight
With the new year day past us, lots of us would have made resolutions. It's another matter that most of the resolutions would have already been forgotten by now. A couple of friends resolved to lose weight and regain their shape.
In India, where every Tom, Dick and Harry gives … read more
R.K Narayan's "A Tiger for Malgudi"
R.K. Narayan happens to be my favourite author because most of his stories are timeless and make for a light reading at the end of a heavy work day. He is undoubtedly the widest read author in India, right from high school kids to retired grandparents. Clearly, this reflects … read more
Riding on popularity
A Nokia phone charger that rides on a popular name! (SCO should check this out) Another interesting fact is that this charger costs 1/3rd that of the original and is as good ala lower TCO using Free Software (some might call it a rotten analogy but my creative :-P … read more
Confista: A conference management app
I can't believe I had been living under a rock all this while!
How could I have missed Pinax? I knew it existed but was under
a wrong impression that it was only for the social stuff.
Recently, I forced myself to look at Pinax for a project and
after … read more
RFC: Comments framework usage documentation
This is my attempt at ticket #9819 which aims for better documentation to the comments framework. This is my second attempt at writing documentation
and I have uploaded a patch to the ticket but wanted some feedback here without spamming the timeline.
Git workflow for enterprises
Git is a super-cool VCS that encourages a distributed workflow. Sorry, this post is full of enterprisey jargon because it is meant for them.
Usually, most enterprises have development teams that consist of smaller independent sub-teams with little communication among them. They have a workflow where the code is first … read more
Pay per second or per minute?
Lots of my friends and acquaintances have moved to
a new GSM service that promises them a pay per second
service. On their website it clearly mentions that
if you talk for 67 seconds then you pay only for 67
seconds and not for 2 minutes like other providers.
The … read more
Come Diwali and most Indian porticos are adorned with Rangolis.
I caught my mom practicing it on paper before she sets out to make one soon.