Only 2 animals can see completely behind themselves without turning their heads: the rabbit and the parrot.

Last day of the year… … I guess I can just go back and look at all the LJ entries that I have made and I will know what all good I have done in the past year BUT what can I remember as exceptional? Personally… … not much but lot of what I feel […]

The two hemispheres of a dolphin’s brain can work independently.

It was a pretty restless weekend – restless as in not being allowed to rest or relax. But I did manage to get some work done Among the better things that happened over the week end was that finally the Spell checker in Mozilla worked for me download it from if you don’t already […]

A large hemispherical cultured pearl is referred to as a mabe.

PHP 4.3 has been released and with it comes one more reason for people like me for not using Perl The CLI now is a different distinct SAPI, though I have used PHP for shell scripting often things like $ some_application | some_filter | php | sort -u >final_output.txt had many limitations.

The truest mark of a man’s wisdom is his ability to listen to other men expound their wisdom.

Had a bad headache throughout the day, looks like I am going to get Aasim’s cold. Thankfully the headache has abated in the past hour Found a rather interesting LJ community today If you like to spice up your LJ with little something extra do take a look [update] Just hacked a custom style […]

In ancient Egypt, onions were an object of worship, its circle-within-a-circle structure symbolized eternal life.

Had looked at my own user info and noticed my friends circle, 28 people list me as their friend out of which I have reciprocated to only 12 people. What does that make me? an introvert OR popular Honestly for me it means none of the above because I just surf over to most of […]

Boredom can lead to madness in parrots. When caged by themselves and neglected for long periods of time, these intelligent, sociable birds can easily become mentally ill. Many inflict wounds upon themselves, develop strange tics, and rip out their feather

Saw the movie “Leela” last night – In my personal opinion a well made movie even though at times understated. Of Course it has Dimple Kapadia After the movie we were discussing as to what should be an ideal course of action for a single mother who is 40 something living with her 18 something […]

Until he’s about 21 years old, the male Indian elephant isn’t interested in romancing a female elephant.

“Buy me a Pizza!” Well this is one of the cutest pick up line for a guy that I have heard in ages. Yeah! used right I am sure it will work. Someone willing to try it out for me? BTW the line is from the movie “American Desi” which we just finished watching. The […]

Our Open Source Business Model

Finally managed to publish a much wanted document on SANIsoft’s site – Our Open Source Business Model, Opinions on this have ranged from “this is not possible” to “this is not what it means” and I guess almost every individual reading it will have his own ideas about it I intend it to serve a […]

Nothing changes But still does… …

“In a country that prides itself as being the world’s largest democracy, with a constitution deemed fair to all, why this amazingly blatant display of monopoly?”* This was written almost 8 years ago about the Internet in India. It applies to so many more spheres of Indian life!! Nothing much has changed but then still […]