July
2008

Remember the head fakes

Randy Pausch (1960-2008) – Brilliant orator, awesome teacher, and above all – an amazing person. RIP. The Last Lecture.

Lines of the day

Chaos can be a positive thing. Chaos is inherently part of the creative act. To embrace creativity means you must also embrace chaos. Things don’t happen when everything is neat and “just so”. Creativity is all about distruption. The people who tell you that creativity is pain-free are liars. The people who tell you they’ve […]

Facebook redesign flaw

The new Facebook interface has screwed the Google Reader Shared Items & Flickr. I think its the error in the FriendFeed like application Facebook has. Is anyone else seeing the same error?

Software release names

When I was upgrading the WordPress installation, I noticed that the particular version was code named “Tyner” after McCoy Tyner, a jazz pianist. WordPress releases are mostly named after Jazz musicians, like Ella Fitzgerald, and saxophonist Stan Getz. These codenames have always fascinated me since the good old days of Prithvi and Agni, at the […]