Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. -- Benjamin Franklin
Yahoo! India launches http://in.answers.yahoo.com. So can you answer these questions? Did I do a bad job of raising my son? How can we say that we're alive? When I get off at Bangalore aiport, how much will the elephant ride to my hotel cost? Why do dogs eat cat feces??? How do you stop this … Continue reading Can you answer this?
If you're a Vim user like me, you would've wished many a time that you could use Vim to edit text in Firefox. Too bad, the Mozex extension doesn't work anymore. Thanks to Samuel Wright, I have now discovered another way to achieve the same - using the ViewSourceWith extension. I have put up the … Continue reading How to use Vim with Firefox
The Bangalore Marathon has been postponed from May 14 to September, 2006. This is so disappointing. I had not participated in last year's marathon because I wasn't fit for it, but I had made up my mind to participate this year. So, I've been training with a couple of friends. Our plan was to prepare … Continue reading Marathon postponed
We had our first "hack day" at work today. The idea is simple - you get one full day (starting from 00:01 hours) to hack on your own original idea and you have to present it at 4 in the afternoon to your whole office. At the end, a set of judges award the more … Continue reading Yahoo! Bangalore Hack Day
I was starting to get bored with my website design (even though I really liked it), so I hired the talented Chugs's services and he came up with a really simple and colorful design, and it's live now. Note: There are still some quirks to be worked out and the wiki is yet to be … Continue reading New swaroopch.info theme
19th March, 2006, Sunday The second day morning, I got up early but I was not in time for sunrise, I went out for a walk alone anyway, and got to see a lazy Kuala Lumpur waking up. I strolled for about half an hour and went quite a distance, but I was able to … Continue reading Malaysia Day 2
Himanshu Nautiyal, Ruban Phukan and Rajesh Warrier - three ex-yahoos from Bangalore, who now call themselves as RHR Networks Pvt. Ltd, seem to be dabbling in quite a number of things : PixRat - Bookmark and Tag Photos from the Web (it got techcrunched recently) GlogBlog - Bangalore Classifieds Bixee - Search Jobs from all … Continue reading Ex-Yahoos start up
A legend is no more. Dr. Rajkumar was the defining person in the Kannada film industry. I remember his old black and white Kannada movies, especially the ones where he plays the CID investigator... those were such wonderful movies, they had a real story, amazing acting and such pleasant simple songs. No Kannadiga can ever … Continue reading Mark of respect?
Finally, I'm getting around to writing about my Malaysia trip... About six months ago, my cousins and myself had been to Talkad to show the beach to the youngest of the cousins (< 10 years old), and during the journey, I planted the idea of watching a Formula 1 Grand Prix, live, in my cousin's … Continue reading Malaysia Day 1