Monthly Archives: August 2005

The problem with feed readers

Everybody’s made their point about how great RSS (or Atom) feeds are, and how they help folks syndicate content and keep in touch with a lot of websites in a very efficient fashion – problem is that everybody seems to … Continue reading

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Ubuntu CD Redistribution

I got a whole lot of Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary the hedgehog) cds from the Ubuntu free distribution center. I figure that good should beget good, and so am willing to pass on the free distribution, at my own personal cost. … Continue reading

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UCF Brochure

ucf-iss-0003 Originally uploaded by Carthik. Posted here by Carthik My profile appeared in a neat little UCF brochure highlighting international grad students. The day of the photo shoot, I wasn’t feeling so great, and had a big problem smiling with … Continue reading

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List of Books for a Children’s Library

I ended up at this interesting post inviting ideas for books for children’s libraries in India. What a list! I hope it is around when I start buying books for kids.

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Computers on strike

All my computers are quitting on me. First it was the desktop and now it is the faithful old laptop. I woke up this morning to the sound of a grinder. My hard drive, apparently, thinks it is one now. … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

After a long trip back home, and a couple of days of getting over jet lag, I am finally back in the saddle, at the University. America’s pretty nice, with hot showers, green grass and all, and the trip to … Continue reading

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Metal Head

This is the day I got a metal tooth for keeps. No, it is not made of gold. Will the metal detectors at airports always go “beep” now? Can I still put my head in the microwave oven? Is the … Continue reading

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More Temples

My father has made the most of my trip, and made me visit all the temples on his must-visit list. This time the trip was just a couple of days long. We went to north Kerala (Malappuram, Kozhikode), and visited … Continue reading

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