Category Archives: General

PGP Key Revoked

I have had to revoke my PGP key since I forgot the passphrase – mea culpa. Not that I have had too much use for it in the near past, but really, my Social Security Card, and passport haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Shine On

Roger Barrett, aka Syd Barrett died at an unknown time in the past week. From a founding member of Pink Floyd, he went to a recluse living in Cambridge – riding his bike, and living a quiet life. Too much … Continue reading

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The Great Indian Spelling Mistake

Like all good Indians (the kind that go to school on elephants 😉 ) I mispell the word “believe” as “beleive” from time to time. Fortunately I think I found the perfect way to remember the right way to spell … Continue reading

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Google not building Desktop Operating System (with proof)

Google is not building a Desktop OS. I know for sure since I just heard it from Google’s VP for Engineering, Dr. Alan Eustace, who, apparently got his Ph.D. at my school. I attended the one and a half hour … Continue reading

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Mark Shuttleworth Uses WordPress

Mark Shuttleworth, the guy whose bank balance is behind Ubuntu, uses WordPress for his new blog. I use Ubuntu, and it tickles me to know that WordPress has come a long, long way. I have, in some way contributed to … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

It is a rainy day, but I don’t need an umbrella. The water is falling in gentle flakes, slowly. I can’t make up my mind whether this sort of weather depresses me, or makes me happy, since it does both. … Continue reading

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Photos Now at Carthik.net

Thanks to the awesome FAlbum (for Flickr Album, I suppose) plugin, I now have all my flickr photos on display here, at this site. Look at the top nav bar, or if you are reading this elsewhere, visit my photos … Continue reading

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Organizing Music

Every now and then I come to the basic problem of organizing my music collection, which has grown to quite an unmanageable size. Improper ID3 tags make the situation even worse. The more music you have, the less you listen … Continue reading

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Flickr: Batch Editing Dates and Other Properties

Looking for the solution to edit the dates on all photos in a set on Flickr? You can do that, and much, much more with the Flickr Batch Operations Enhancer Greasemonkey script. So get firefox, install greasemonkey, and get the … Continue reading

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Door from the past

DSC00442 Hostel doors at my alma mater, REC Warangal used to be inviting for graffiti artists. I know, it may seem repelling that people actually vandalized state property, but it wasn’t a social evil at RECW, everybody did it, and … Continue reading

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