Category Archives: Yours Truly

Desktop Stricken

My Desktop was taken down yesterday by (I presume) an electrical surge during a thunderstorm. It powers up, and the fan sounds funny, but that’s about it. It could be one of 1) a fried motherboard 2) a busted power … Continue reading

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On Friends

I find myself remembering a lot of old friends today. Heightened demands at work/research seem to make my mind so much more unpredictable, and all sorts of interesting thoughts, quotes and people pop up more frequently than otherwise. So how … Continue reading

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New Year

Oh, and by the way today is New Year’s day according to the traditional Malayalam calendar we follow. So Happy Vishu, everyone. The Calendar followed in Kerala starts a new year on a different day, ever since Raja Udaya Marthanda … Continue reading

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Please welcome Sumant

Ladies and Gentlemen, Please welcome Sumant – the man with the biggest heart in the world. Sumant was my roommate before he outgrew his Masters and found a job. I wait for updates to his blog, anxiously.

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Candidacy Exam Passed

I defended my candidacy proposal today, and I guess I did it in an agreeable fashion, since there were not too many questions at the end. I have passed the candidacy exam, its time to move on, and get the … Continue reading

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Slept Like a Log.

It is as though my system’s having it’s revenge on me. The project site visit went great on Friday, with some good feedback regarding the state of the project and all that – overall, I think it was great for … Continue reading

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AWOL

I have been missing in action at this front for a long time now – enough to get some to wonder if I made a Resolution at the turn of the year to not write again. Nothing of that sort. … Continue reading

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Zope and Python

Or should it be the other way around? Anyways, I am running into Zope and Python a lot these days. Hey, if there is a language named after the Monty Python show, then one has gotta learn about it, right? … Continue reading

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Sunset at Home

A cousin wrote to me after a long time and sent me this photograph of a sunset that he had recently captured. So things haven’t changed much at home, in two and a half years, or so it seems. I … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Books To Read

Sasi asked me what non-fiction books I would read, given the chance, in the near future. So I put this list together, listing a few personal favourites. Some I have read, but wouldn’t mind reading, whereas some I haven’t. A … Continue reading

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