Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Hobby Dilemma – Part 1

My childhood was partially ruined because I went to one of those snobbish schools that tried to “develop well-rounded personalities” and “instill leadership qualities” in their students. This was very inconvenient for me, because all I wanted to do was…

Pointless News

In Pointless news this week, I made some splash with Drinivas. He was so impressed with the post, that he “gifted” me a framed picture of one of his pictures. I think it is the same bird that was so…

Jedi Mind Tricks

I remember the first time I saw the movie Star Wars. I was so impressed with it, that I fashioned light sabers out of rolled up newspapers, colored them in with sketch pens, and pretended to have light sabre fights…

The PhotoWalk

Right after people get their first jobs and start making money, they go through this phase I call the “Batman Phase”. Basically, people start to think they are playboy millionaires, and start to wonder what they can do with all…

Maths vs Soap Operas

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I don’t understand the way Maths is taught in schools. My teachers always tried to teach maths like it is some dry alien subject. Here’s a typical question from a Maths text book: If Rahul has 20 mangoes and then…

Pointless News

In news this week, as you’ve probably noticed, I’ve started writing this blog again. I redesigned it, added the new social stuffs among a bunch of other small improvements on the blog. Plus, this blog is now served from Amazon’s…