Monthly Archives: October 2008

Book Tag

Of late, I’ve begun to feel there’s nothing I can post about. Opening the newspaper everyday sickens me so much that I stick to the crosswords and Su-Doku, apart from the Forecast, which is easily the most believable section of … Continue reading

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Who You Gonna Call?

Some ghosts get exorcised. Others return to haunt you like you were an old English house without electricity. Waiting for dawn as well as vicious cycles to break.

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How to write an Indian Novel

Ah.. no, I don’t pretend to be about to write something that has even an iota of the brilliance of the RK Narayan essay of the same name, which got accepted by Punch for six guineas. So I am appalled … Continue reading

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Never ask a man his wage…

“What’s your package like?” “Oh…. seems like java.awt.event.ActionEvent” Credits: Maloo

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Help!!!! GMail Unblocked All My Blocked Contacts

Well, thanks to my GMail chat settings changing at random, I have a sizeable number of blocked contacts. And all of a sudden today, ALL my blocked contacts came unblocked. It didn’t seem like a random mistake I might have … Continue reading

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How do you self-study?

So I want to read up on, say, natural language processing now. I have access to a million different blogs on the topic, and as many journals and papers on the topic… basically whatever’s on the Internet, apart from the … Continue reading

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Drona

For storyline et. al, it would do you better to click here. Let me tell you at the outset it has NOTHING to do with the master Teacher, or Mahabharata. Plot borrows elements from The Prestige (You didn’t think that … Continue reading

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