Eugene has an interesting discussion on what students should concentrate on for a career in Computer Science. Yesterday, our department hosted a “preview day” for high school seniors who are considering majoring in computer science here at UNI. During the question-and-answer portion of one session, a student asked, “What courses should we take in ourContinue reading “Maths or Science or… ?”
Podcasts.Yahoo.com went live today. It’ll help you find and listen to podcasts as well as create your own podcasts. Many of my friends in Bangalore are part of the team that created this. Kudos to them for converting a concept to a product launch in an amazing short period! Update : Interestingly, Yahoo! announced thisContinue reading “YPodcast”
Eric Rougier has a wonderful 3D pic of the Louvre museum in Paris (Quicktime required). You might have read about the Louvre in The Da Vinci Code. Eric has a mind-blowing Panorama section that I check out from time to time. Paris is truly the City of Lights.
Lisa’s post on ‘Commit to a Breakthrough’ reminded me of Parkinson’s Law: Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
Gaurav Sabnis has got a legal threat from IIPM for blogging negatively about the IIPM institute. Details at DesiPundit. I really wonder about the credibility of this institute. How can they teach management to students when they themselves don’t know how to manage criticism? Similarly, Mediaah was shut down 7 months ago, because of aContinue reading “Will the real IIPM please stand up?”
The A R Rahman New Dimensional Tour came to Bangalore yesterday. ![Small] ![Small] It rained heavily causing the show to start late by 2 hours. Sivamani played a small display of his amazing drums capabilities that kept the crowd satisfied till Rahman entered the stage. When the show did start, Rahman started off with theContinue reading “A R Rahman Concert”
It’s been 5 days since I saw the movie, but the title song of Amrithadhare is still playing on and on in my head. As far as I’m concerned, it’s going to be one of those classic songs. Nee amrithadhare KoTi janma jothe gaathi Nee amrithadhare Ihaku paraku sangathi Nee illavaadare naa hege baaLali? …Continue reading “Mano Murthy did it again”
My team is looking for web developers who can work on a contract basis for 3-6 months. Knowledge of PHP, Perl, Apache, FreeBSD(or Linux) is required. If anybody you know is interested, please ask them to send their resume to me ASAP.
Rands in Repose has written a thoughtful article “Signs of Art” where he asks “Is software art”? I think I’ll answer “Hell yeah”. Jason says: The most important thing in software development is motivation. Motivation is local â€” if you arenâ€™t motivated by what you are working on right now then chances are itâ€™s notContinue reading “Logical art”
Happy Birthday to Yahoo! Bangalore!