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Published: 1 month ago

Indian liberal myths

I have many problems with conservatives. But today I am irritated mostly by self proclaimed liberals who succumb to some of these myths. 1. Profit adds to cost And this idea leads to the conclusion that if someone manufactures without profit, prices will reduce …

Published: 7 months ago

Using HAML views in laravel

Haml (HTML abstraction markup language) makes HTML  look beautiful. Let me stop right there and point out that there is a better option, SLIM. However, it is only available for ruby. This specific project had to be done on PHP, therefore MtHAML (PHP implementation …

Published: 1 year ago

My favorite films

I am not a film goer. I watch most films on TV, and here are my favorites, in no particular order. Rang De Basanti Taare Zameen Par Satya Nayakan Naagarahaavu Hera Pheri Black Friday Hey Ram Dev D Lage Raho Munnabhai The Shawshank Redemption …

Published: 1 year ago

Mr. Previous Role Number – The Flirt Stories

About: This is part of a series – “The Flirt Stories”, about various such stories I heard. These are twisted, dramatic representations of original events. Adesh. This name is not that common in coastal Karnataka. Looks like his parents were influenced by north India …

Published: 1 year ago

R-Day – The Flirt stories

About: This is part of a series – “The Flirt Stories”, about various such stories I heard. These are twisted, dramatic representations of original events. “Hey, do you want me to tie you rakhi?” Asked Ahana. Obviously, she isn’t Pankaj’s sister. Far from that. …

Published: 1 year ago

Dream: English lecturer teaching physics

I think I got my brain damaged. Why do I think so? Today I had this dream: I was walking from hegde cross to baliga PU arts & science college, and it was 1.40PM. A tooth-broken girl is walking next to me in a …

Published: 1 year ago

Hangami Halat Mera

Chaha Hai Tumhe… Barson Se…Tera Chehra, Dhoondta Phira,Har Shehar, Galiyon me… Ye hai hangaami, halat mera… |2| Khoya raha main teri khili hui gaalon me…Jinda raha kuch palon ki, deedaar ki yaadon me…Na jaane tum, wo daur kaisa tha…Jab Kismat ne mera, saath choda …

Published: 1 year ago

What I would like to see in iOS 7

WWDC is on June 10. Everybody is posting speculations, rumours and this is my first attempt at this trade. I will jump straight into the list. Unlike many other wishlists, this isn’t too long. Widgets in iPhone A social sharing API, so just like …

Published: 2 years ago

Deploying Rails to Openshift – Asset Pipeline Problems

I chose to go with Openshift for a new RoR project. Everything was smooth, until I started to commit and push frequently. Following assets would not compile. vendor/custom.modernizr (from Foundation framework) custom stylesheet_link_tag and javascript_link_tag I finally found that I have to add them …

Published: 2 years ago

A mere mortal’s search for a clean cloud host

Update: Pagodabox now supports PHP 5.4. Now this is my “Go to” host for PHP applications. I want to create a web application. I have two primary choices with respect to to the frameworks I can use. Laravel (PHP 5.4) or Ruby on Rails …