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.
My VPS was compromised!
Some of you might have seen tweets as I was working on the problem starting from this one. But this post is a clearer explanation of all that I did because 140 characters (even multiple tweets) is not sufficient to convey the message.
How I realized there was a problem … read more
Need a challenging job
was the last day at my previous job with Citi. I had taken the decision after a slight deterioration in health and lack of satisfaction.
If you have
an interesting and challenging job, then please contact me.