Author Archives: Carthik

So Far…

What do I value most in life? One person, above all else. It is one thing to be born, and another to start living. And its that time of the year again, and if Carthik changes around this time, why … Continue reading

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Me, a host!

Before I know it, I am a webhost. hpnadig was looking for a host after his previous host’s server crashed, and I know him through livejournal, so one day while chatting, I gave him 50 megs of space on my … Continue reading

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Get Firefox.

I got to know about the new Firebird(now renamed to Firefox) release from Mindful Musings. So go get it, and break free from the Internet Explorer filtered web. No popups, all the other extras, real free. Its something you won’t … Continue reading

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Reading in Bed.

I had a roommate during the third (Junior for all you murkans) year of my undergrad days who used to love falling asleep with a book in his hands. I must admit that I could never be like him, he … Continue reading

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Movie : Salaam Bombay

I used my Netflix account to get this movie, one of many Indian movies up there. It’s all about Bombay, with its narrow lanes, and the kids who work on the streets, and women who work the streets. The lives … Continue reading

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Cricket, Teaching and Research

So here I am, at the end of a terrible bunch of days. I had two presentations on Monday, One mid term on Tuesday, A Quiz in the class I teach on Wednesday, and a paper report due to my … Continue reading

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Containers!

My good friend directed me to this wonderful page with the following on it… A not necessarily well-prepared student sat in his life science classroom, staring at a question on the final exam paper. The question directed: “Give four advantages … Continue reading

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Getting your resume read.

I read an interesting article by Joel Spolsky, from a link on Mindful Musings, about how to get your résumé read. I could not help smiling as I read it. A job hunt is way far in the future for … Continue reading

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India’s Lofty Ambitions in Space Meet Earthly Realities

“We will not depend on others,” declared Raj Shecker, 21, an engineering student. “It’s just an Indian feeling.” Forty years after the launching of a small American-made rocket marked its humble beginnings, India’s national space program bills itself as thrifty … Continue reading

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