A lot of programmers haven’t heard of _why. Well I certainly didn’t, up until a few months ago, when I started following some of his projects. _why was a prolific programmer, writer, and artist, best known for his work on Ruby.
Intriguingly, _why’s online persona disappeared on 19th [continue reading...]
For a long time I’ve been fascinated by a land called Tibet. Now, there’s a state of unrest is the most peaceful land of all. Buddhist monks, turning into freedom fighters, have been protesting against the Chinese rule for decades. And, Chinese security forces have since been abusing human rights [continue reading...]
My mind is a garden.
My thoughts are the seeds.
My harvest will be either flower or weeds.
It’s an interesting observation that if people believe that their life (or society, or their work-place for that matter) will be the best that can be, they will do everything possible to [continue reading...]
The politics of the state, and the state of politics – both mirror each other in today’s world. Politically-driven wars have been fought for oil (the black gold, as they call it). However, many skeptics believe that the next wave of socially-driven wars will be fought over Earthâ€™s most precious [continue reading...]
Lately, I was thinking of taking a break from Delhi’s pre-monsoon humid weather, and head up-north to beat the heat a bit. Also to serve a quick retreat from work. So finally, I went to Dalhousie along with my family. Dalhousie is a less popular hill station for Delhiites, as [continue reading...]