Monthly Archives: July 2008

Srinagar Trip

I’m in Srinagar right now and will try and update the blog as much as I can. Hang on for a travelogue which will be coming soon. I plan to visit Gulmarg definitely and a couple of other places, if possible. Wait for a full post and pics from the trip soon.

TechCruch’s Tablet PC – And what we really want

[tablet] Michael Arrington from TechCrunch recently posted about a tablet PC that he wanted built. And I have to admit that the mock up looks very cool.

Serial Blasts in Bangalore

There have been a series of 5-8 (the exact number is not clear yet) low intensity blasts in Bangalore. One person has Three people have died till now and about 20 injured. There is general chaos around the city and all telephone networks are Jammed right now. This is the link to IBN Live’s coverage.

Google Knol – Wikipedia killer or just another

So, Google launched Google Knol today and the whole blogosphere is talking about it. That’s understandable. It’s not everyday that Google releases a new product which gets its own sub domain. But, what I don’t understand is: why is everyone, including reputed blogs like Lifehacker, Problogger and others calling it a wikipedia killer ? I […]

Unix 101: Unix processes

I’m sure you’ve heard people tell you that Unix (and Linux) is a multiuser/multitasking operating system. But, what does that mean ? Well, for one, you can create multiple users on linux and let all of them use the machine at the same time, by letting them login remotely (We’ll cover this later). And thus, […]

WordPress for iPhone

WordPress for Iphone which we talked about earlier is live on the iTunes store now. Download it here and start blogging. The source is still not available and the documentation is sparse, but all that will be fixed within the next few days. Matt’s announcement is here.

The story of a Linux convert

First of all I’ll get my credentials out of the way. I have been using computers since the last 10 or so years. That’s not much by a lot of people standards, but I like to brag about it anyway ! I used windows for the first year of my computer using life, got bored, […]

Mystic in Bali – GK, New Delhi

MYSTIC IN BALI Having seen tons of banners and being a hard core Chinese food fan, I decided to check out this place with my two friends. Considering its a second restaurant from those who run “Big Chill” (one of the best Italian joints in Delhi), this place already has a great reputation to back […]

Manali – Leh travel guide

The Manali to Leh road route is considered by many to be the greatest and arguably the toughest motorcycling road in the world.

Every year, dozens of bikers from all over the world ride over this road, which crosses over some of the highest mountain passes of the world.

The road is open from the end of May to about October, give or take a few weeks. The exact timings are dictated by the amount of snowfall that the passes recieve each year.

Unix 101 – Help aka ‘man’ pages

“UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.” – Dennis Ritchie Dennis Ritchie is one of the creators of Unix and the above quote summarizes the philosophy behind Unix. The Unix command line is terse by design and it can take a new user a […]