Category Archives: too short to blog

2012

New job, new city, new hobbies. New roommates, new apartments, new neighbourhoods. Some old ties. Lots of smiles. Crazy experiences. Lots of new people. Lots of people from the past as well. Lots of worries. Lots of things that didn’t … Continue reading

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CS-boom-de-ah-dah OR I Love Computer Science.

So I chanced up on this Youtube vid of Discovery Channel’s ‘The World is Awesome’.  XKCD had its own lyrics to it. Someone (actually many someones) made videos of it. Given that the original is a camping song called I … Continue reading

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Quick review of Enthiran

I just got done with Enthiran. Not on the big screen, sadly, but the awesomeness still shines through. It is simply Perfect. Rather well-made product. Ash is not irritating , she seems so totally back to her ’90s aura of … Continue reading

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Plagiarism 2.0 – From Email Fwd to Full-length film

I guess this end of the blogosphere now knows all about the Lavanya Mohan – Charukesh Sekar story. Poor Lavanya, down with Charukesh and Vichar Hari yada yada. I’m surprised only one person has yet accused Lavanya of having her … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Once upon a time after a trip to Mangalore, Logik had tweeted “Extreme paapa in previous janma = tyre seat of Bangalore-Mangalore bus”. Here’s my version: Extreme paapa in previous janma = near-toilet seat in turbulent American Airlines flight + … Continue reading

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Correlation… causation? Coincidence!

I’m back to blogging, but only for a bit. Next week is a bit hectic. But I HAD to post on this. When I was working in Bangalore, I was in a team full of young people just a few … Continue reading

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Blasted beginnings and botched-up bye-byes

Just for the alliteration. Not enough material for a nice long post about it that won’t be password protected and will be able to attract a lot of comments. Just couldn’t pass the title up.

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Empathy

Till we evolve to sync the layer in our brain (mind?) that feels emotions with the one that articulates them into words,  good luck to us. If we manage to keep from wanting to kill everyone else around us till … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Knew Too Much

Google.com. Wikipedia. MentalFloss.com. LinkedIn. Orkut. Facebook. Twitter. Blogger. WordPress. Sometimes I know too much for my own good. Curiosity kills the cat. A little learning is a dangerous thing. I never learn. Never mind.

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Rahul Gandhi’s Girlfriend

If you landed here searching for ‘Rahul Gandhi’s Girlfriend’ or variations of the same, please pause a few moments to answer the following questions for me in the comments section below. Please. Pretty Please. Is this your first time searching … Continue reading

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Gamut of Emotions

FUD. FUD. FUD. For three different reasons. In the recent past, that seems to be my emotional range. Oh, and terror attacks have nothing to do with this.

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Kai-aLavu manassu.. adhil kadal-aLavu kanavu…

Sometimes I take decisions without as much as a thought, and act upon them, with even less. Sometimes I think and think and think some more, mull over the various options, brood over the upsides and downsides of each, and … Continue reading

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An Observation…

One thing I’ve noticed over a couple of years is that Arts grads are more likely to support the idea of India as a “developing” country, and are less appreciative of Indian culture, and are more likely to be apologetic … Continue reading

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