Ideas are Cheap : Better email

I was just browsing through this paper on “Generating summary keywords for emails using topics” and was fascinated by its usefulness, especially because it “selects words that describe each message in the context of existing topics rather than simply selecting keywords based on a single message in isolation.” Imagine if we had a smart emailContinue reading “Ideas are Cheap : Better email”

Cycling To Work at Barcamp Bangalore 7

The weekend before last, BarCamp Bangalore 7 was held. The session that I was most looking forward to was the ‘cycling to work’ session initiated by Pradeep B V (of MapUnity fame). What made the session interesting was that people were asked to cycle to IIMB and showcase their bicycles in an outdoor session, andContinue reading “Cycling To Work at Barcamp Bangalore 7”

IONLAB – The Next Experiment

Note: I no longer work with IonLab since Nov 12 of 2009. It’s been nearly 5 months since I last quit my job. Five months. Wow. It’s weird because it doesn’t feel that long. I spent most of the first few months whiling away, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I did have some plans though.Continue reading “IONLAB – The Next Experiment”

Book updated for Python 3.0

After a gap of 3.5 years, I’ve finally updated the [‘A Byte of Python’ book](http://www.swaroopch.com/notes/Python).

The interesting news is that it is updated for the [upcoming Python 3.0 language](http://www.swaroopch.com/notes/Python_en:Introduction#About_Python_3.0) making it probably the first book to be _released_ for Python 3.0.

The book is now a wiki too at [www.swaroopch.com/notes/Python](http://www.swaroopch.com/notes/Python) which means [you can contribute](http://www.swaroopch.com/notes/Notes:Community_Portal) too!