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2014
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“Sahir Ludhianvi has written both the verses Kal aur ayenge nagmon ki Khilti kaliyan choonewale Mujhese behetar ...”
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View Cells in CakePHP 3 – A quick start!
“Wrote about another new feature in CakePHP 3 - View Cells. In a short 4 ...”
Aug
23
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Twitter bootstrap forms in CakePHP 3
“Wrote about how to get Twitter bootstrap forms in CakePHP 3. Twitter bootstrap is probably ...”
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08
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Change markup for pagination in CakePHP 3
“Wrote about pagination in CakePHP 3 at the SANIsoft blog. Lots of things are changing ...”
01
Jul
29
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ABC & D of REBT
“I got on to Secret app a while ago. I did not expect to find ...”
21
Using themes in CakePHP 3
“Almost every application I code has themes which either the end user can change or ...”
14
eBird widget plugin for Wordpress
“eBird Widget plugin solves the problem of showing data from eBird on to a website ...”
07
CakePHP 3 is coming
“"CakePHP 3 is coming" I said, a colleague remarked,  "Why are you saying it like ...”
2013
Jun
03
Live forever Atul!
“Sometime 1998/99: "Sweetheart Mr. Atul Chitnis himself replied to your email. You are going to ...”
May
Mar
2012
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Jan
2011
Dec
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Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS
“Time lapse sequences of photographs taken by Ron Garan, Satoshi Furukawa and the crew of ...”
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Oct
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Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged - Documentary Movie Trailer
“So was she wrong, is what we are seeing a result of capitalism or a ...”
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Last month @ SANIsoft blog October 1, 2011
“ Build javascript widget for affiliate sites using CakePHP Recently I had a requirement from client. ...”
Sep
26
20
Valparai, Part 1 - a wet dream to remember
“Honestly till some time ago I had never heard of Valparai. It was Kalyan and ...”
19
45
“Nothing to see here. Lets move along”
Aug
01
Last month @ SANIsoft blog August 1, 2011
“ A slightly modified QRcode Helper I was working on a project where I needed a ...”
Jul
05
zarinasani.org goes online
“Today we would be celebrating my mom's 75th birthday. I knew my mother, Zarina Sani, for ...”
Jun
20
Reset/Restart a frozen Kindle
“A quick note to myself, while I still recover from my first Kindle Krash Slide and ...”
07
01
Last month @ SANIsoft blog June 1, 2011
“ Organizing themes in sub-folders CakePHP offers a wonderful built-in theming solution. However, the only shortfall ...”
May
16
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Last month @ SANIsoft blog May 1, 2011
“ Create a component in Joomla – Part II In my last blog post I wrote ...”
Apr
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Last month @ SANIsoft blog April 1, 2011
“ Announcing the release of Sphinx Search book Many of you must be following my posts on ...”
Mar
01
Last month @ SANIsoft blog March 1, 2011
“ How to show ‘all’ records options while still using paginate Admittedly this is a marginal ...”
Feb
07
Kindle 3 keyboard shortcuts that I frequently use and some more
“This is more of note to self but at the same time I feel it ...”
01
Last month @ SANIsoft blog February 1, 2011
“ Optgroups in select for Drupal CCK module Many times we have taxonomy terms with parent/child ...”
Jan
24
10
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Last month @ SANIsoft blog January 1, 2011
“ Live index updates in Sphinx search Sphinx search engine can index huge databases with ease ...”
2010
Dec
13
06
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Last month @ SANIsoft blog December 1, 2010
“ Post data using PHP streams Recently, I needed to work on a project that needed ...”
Nov
30
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Last month @ SANIsoft blog November 1, 2010
“ Backup and Restore MySql Databases Do you have a backup of your important mysql databases ...”
Oct
01
Last month @ SANIsoft blog October 1, 2010
“ Functional tests using Selenium Remote Control (RC) If you don't like testing your application, most ...”
Sep
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“I miss the days when people had journals and not blogs, but as I have ...”
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07
01
Last month @ SANIsoft blog September 1, 2010
“ How to re-size images at run-time This is a helper + controller combo for CakePHP ...”
Aug
17
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Last month @ SANIsoft blog August 1, 2010
“ Slug filter While studying for my Zend Framework certification, I tried to build a small ...”
Jun
30
21
05
My top 10 iPad gripes
“ It is heavy and does not lend itself well to being held in a single ...”
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May
27
My top 10 tips for photographers traveling to Tanzania
“ Carry a good bean bag, Even with a small lens your wrists can get tired ...”
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Apr
Mar
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Life Updates!
“Was going through older posts searching where to people land up with the weird search ...”
11
04
Feb
Jan
2009
Dec
31
Half of what 2009 was....
“ June 22nd 2009 revived the journal/blog. June 30th 2009 Contributed to two small Open source projects ...”
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18
Live Flickr Comments Importer
“A quick note for those who follow my blog but not the SANIsoft blog. The ...”
11
08
Nov
26
Woh subah kabhi to aayegi!
“Woh subah kabhi to aayegi! This was the song which crept into my consciousness when ...”
20
17
04
Oct
27
Flash: The shoe fits!
“She coughed! This was desperate attempt to make the royal messenger notice that there was ...”
26
16
13
08
Ek Lamha - A moment
“Ek Lamha zindagi naam hain kuch lamho ka aur unme mein bhi wahi ek lamha jisme do bolti ...”
Sep
23
19
43! aka Slipping into a Suit.
“I turn 43 today... Yes! I skipped an entry for the year which is  “answer to ...”
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10
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Aug
29
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Nagpur PHP Meetup – August 2009
“Aditya Mooley has a write up on the second Nagpur PHP Meetup http://www.adityamooley.net/blogs/2009/08/08/nagpur-php-meetup-report-august-2009/”
08
04
Jul
Jun
30
A bit of FOSS contribution
“Over at SANIsoft in the past few days we released two small but very useful ...”
23
22
Reviving the journal
“After a lot of reluctance I am pushing myself to revive the journal writing, this ...”
2008
“So far so good!”
May
13
Searchmonkey beta!
“Want to try out the Searchmoney beta but looks like the invites are pretty restricted. ...”
Apr
28
Twitter Experiment
“14:11 Catching up with school friends is always much nicer than with college friends # ...”
13
There are no limits
“Aasim read Jonathan Livingston Seagull for the first time. Title of the post is what ...”
Mar
06
03
Smiles from a time gone by...
“Soon we will be crossing 25 years to our admission into medical college and some ...”
Feb
18
Freed I am not!
“On Saturday after a lot of deliberation we decided to cancel our tickets to FREED.IN Believe ...”
Jan
18
Flame bait?
“.... (05:32:57 PM) Swati: useless bunch of low self esteem women! (05:33:06 PM) Tarique: Sweetheart not everyone ...”
2007
Dec
27
A Perfect Party
“Someone from Thane just commented on my previous entry that I was ancient! I guess ...”
25
Merry Christmas everyone!
“Got the best Christmas gift I could ever hope for! Several dozen of my school ...”
17
Not so sucky after all!
“Saturday I wrote to someone (06:47:09 PM) Tarique: life SUX - it is weekend and I ...”
15
Barbecue!!!
“Finally it happened... the first barbecue party at the new home. While such parties were ...”
14
flickr now has stats!!
“If you are a pro account holder then you can now activate stats for your ...”
11
foss.in/2007 pictures
“Subject line says it all - here they are - about 220 of them....”
Nov
27
“Give me programmers or give me death!!!!! Damn! I am not even asking for developers.”
Oct
25
WOW! that is a lot of downloads!
“Was just leafing through the Coppermine Picture Gallery stats page and noticed that we ...”
17
“Lessons for the internet age: You don't name your event same as a common ...”
05
Techno babble
“Evidence that Aasim is exposed to too much techno babble and the net. On being asked ...”
Sep
30
Back from freed.in
“Got back from http://freed.in/ Food was good Meeting friends  was great The hospitality of the organizers ...”
25
“Happy birthday to G Karunakar many more happy hacking years to come!! @Karunakar - the captcha ...”
20
Will you be there at freed.in
“I and Swati will be there - will you be? Anyone interested in any informal, ...”
19
41!
“I had mentioned that 40 is considered a watershed and many who have crossed ...”
15
Parenting dilemma
“A couple of your son's friends have been caught flinching CDs and DVDs from his ...”
14
The Specialists
“Over the years I have been involved with many a hiring selection for ______ specialists ...”
02
“It is not that I am not a "people person" just that I am not ...”
01
“Only he who sleeps can dream!”
Aug
26
“Making Work Fun!: # Employees need to know they are working on worthwhile things # Employees need ...”
25
Yeh Hum Nahin
“http://www.yehhumnaheen.org/ Yeh Hum Nahin Not sure if this will make a difference but ...”
16
“Most often it is after you have won the war you realise that the battle ...”
06
Jul
26
Are you sad as well?
“"Modern day Americans are often trapped in lousy, disappointing, soul crushing careers. If they are ...”
16
“ 14.7 ...”
15
First Guest
“So when should a new house be considered lived in? cooking for the first time, ...”
Jun
30
Sighting of the day.
“It has rained throughout the night and the dry area of the pond has been ...”
26
Sightings of the day....
“Since past few days we have been seeing birds which are #1 usually not so ...”
25
Fly baby fly!
“Woke up early yesterday morning despite a late night on Saturday and sat at the ...”
23
Once you promise
“Once you promise you have to...  the little girl chimed , She was one of ...”
14
Vulture at Wadi!
“Today, after lunch, myself and Swati decided to explore the neighborhood of the new place. ...”
11
Emerging from the limbo
“After nearly 3 weeks of grueling 18 hour days, yesterday was a day when we ...”
01
Moved
“Wanted to write something witty like - we moved the cheese for our programmers or ...”
May
11
“13 years and still together. Miracle!!”
Apr
30
“Duniya zalim nahi hai, bus lOg bahut kameene hain!!”
Mar
31
31st March - "All smile" day!
“31st March is the day when Swati gives incremented salaries to all our employees. This ...”
25
foss.in/2007
“Phew! we have been at it for almost 6 hours now and probably be still ...”
15
Google Summer of Code 2007 & Coppermine Picture Gallery
“Our Coppermine Picture Gallery has been chosen in to the Google Summer of Code(tm) 2007 ...”
Jan
08
Lots happening but nothing to write home about...
“Most of the things are now revolving around getting a fix on the final budget ...”
01
2006
Dec
14
Reflect...
“How so ever hard I may long for the days when programmers were opinionated and ...”
Nov
29
Aasim has got foss.in blues
“I could see it in his eyes as he dragged himself to get ready for ...”
28
foss.in/2006 pictures
“Pictures from my Cybershot - http://tariquesani.net/thumbnails.php?album=74”
18
Update
“My taking steroids for my arthralgia was in vain, not only in vain but detrimental, ...”
16
How am I weird?
“ tagged me with a meme where I have to write 6 weird things about ...”
14
foss.in
“It is once again the time for our annual pilgrimage to Bangalore to participate in ...”
11
Aasim
“Aasim’s friend to him “I will tell you a joke, but you will have to laugh ...”
07
Solving Fedora Core 6 Kernel Panic + ipw2200 issues
“More a note to self than anything else for how I got FC6 working on ...”
06
Growing Up and acting ones age...
“Like Swati wrote Aasim turned nine yesterday but he had his party on Saturday. Playing ...”
03
There are times...
“There are times when you need not feel bad - but you still do. when you ...”
Oct
28
On Steroids!
“I had joked to someone - year 2005 was the year of Birds 2006 year ...”
27
And then...
“And then there are times when every thing falls into just 2 categories #1 Been there, ...”
18
W850i
“Since I almost never get a phone call nor do I call anyone I decided ...”
16
Busy again
“Looks like life is going to be very very busy... Two significant things happened last ...”
06
Priceless
“Everything that has a price is of little value...”
03
f*ck!!
“She: I want to f*ck He: Unmount first What followed was a fairly technical discussion - honestly ...”
Sep
30
Love to love you baby
“I found the mp3 of Love to love you baby Original 12" LP 1976 ...”
Random Rules
“17 Pithy Insights for Startup Employees:If you’re not having fun, you’re in the wrong place.”
28
Licensed to drive
“I learnt to drive a car when I was 14, the car was owned by ...”
25
“I can tolerate anything in my organisation except rabble-rousing and back stabbing. She agrees as ...”
19
Fit at forty (aka the "Dad you got boobs" entry)
“By the time you read this I would probably be gone... Whoa! bad choice of ...”
10
Reaching up
“Today morning Aasim casually reached up and unlatched the top latch of our front door!! He ...”
05
The "Mere paas Maa hai!" factor
“I had been struggling since some time to give a name or a phrase to ...”
01
“I have been clinically diagnosed to be suffering from Chikungunya fever since last three days. ...”
Aug
30
“Thakur ne hijado ki fauj banayi hai!!!!”
28
The second rung re-visited
“Some time ago I had boasted about how I had successfully nurtured a second line ...”
21
Taking control back!
“After a Reality Check had forced us on starting medications, we got our latest reports ...”
20
Random Rules
“Be who you are.  Do what you love.  Employ people you like.”
15
Recruitments
“Recruitment  is most often the most frustrating of the things that I am supposed to ...”
09
“Hmmmm.... so these days doctors do not get patients they have clients!”
03
Don't be a Nice Guy!!
“Self-confident, caring, decent-hearted women find “Nice Guys” to be too clingy, self-abasing, and insecure - ...”
Jul
30
18
155mm in 24hrs
“Sunday I was cribbing about lack of rain and since yesterday it has rained more ...”
16
Cats, dogs and no rains
“It has been cloudy everyday over the past week but has not rained... it is ...”
09
YAS (Yet Another Sunday)
“It is a lovely Sunday morning, am sitting outside in the garden - Shiku, the ...”
03
Monsoon magic
“Finally the monsoon has firmly set over the region. Cooling things down to the twenties... ...”
Jun
30
“Damn! even after ten months of regular gym my trainer still manages to dig out ...”
26
Looking Good etc etc etc
“Lately I have come across several parents who are so keen that their children appear ...”
19
Reality Check
“The little cormorant which we had taken in on Friday could not make it thru ...”
16
One more guest!!
“Looks like time has come to really consider a huge bird hospital kind of cage. ...”
12
Set it free!
“The most satisfying moment for the week past was when we set free the Shikra ...”
06
03
01
Bravo Nagpur Police!!
“Nagpur Police, in the wee hours today, intercepted and killed 3 alleged LeT terrorist who ...”
May
22
Jaane kahan gaye woh din!!!
“OK! am not crying over some long lost passion - it is just that the ...”
19
Swati 1, Swati 2, Swati 3, Swati 4
“Arrrrghh!!! Sometimes I feel that I am married to 4 different women!”
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“Today marks the duo-decennial anniversary of our marriage. Hard to imagine that about 10 years ...”
08
Red-necked Phalarope in Nagpur!
“If you are into birdwatching then pick up your favorite field guide and look up ...”
7. A peadiatrician and a forensic expert, how did you become a PHP geek
“This entry is for in response to her 7. A peadiatrician and a forensic ...”
04
01
Punching Pench
“The week was threatening to be one of those usual ones with people, programming and ...”
Apr
24
Inter-veiwed
“The entire last week was spent in interviewing people - some highlights #1 Sir, I ...”
22
“Aasim to Swati “Quarter to ten is not good enough, You better be there at ...”
20
You are old...
“You are old when girls half your age are women and older when you say ...”
17
14
Petrichor
“Ah! I love it :) It will also mean some relief from the blistering heat ...”
10
Games
“Someone from the previous generation tried to tell me that at 40 one should start ...”
03
Happy New Year!!!
“Huh!? Just as we were about modestly done with celebrating a good ending to the ...”
Mar
27
WinXP re-install....
“Yesterday Aasim’s machine which runs WinXP refused to boot, nothing wrong with the hardware just ...”
23
The myopic disgruntled employee
“Every SME at some time or the other has this species on its payroll - ...”
20
18
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Happy Holi!!!
“Happy Holi to everyone... Feeling a bit old... Aasim is out there with his friends ...”
13
06
02
“Happy birthday ”
Feb
27
24
Creating a second line of command!
“A few (well only 2) people asked as to how I managed to create a ...”
20
18
You think that there is nothing but PHP on the web - questions M$
“Found this and had to blog it. If you do not understand the french ...”
Do me and I'll do you
“Would like to see if this really works http://kevan.org/johari?name=tariquesani Leave a link in the comments ...”
14
V - day!?
“Guess we are married for too long, I remembered only when the bank called Swati ...”
13
06
Jan
30
27
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Failure of your business model is not my problem
““Failure of your business model is not my problem” It is sad to tell a ...”
23
Weekended
“Fun started right from Saturday afternoon once the barbecue party was confirmed. All the ingredients ...”
16
Another week
“The feeling for entire week gone by can be best compared to sitting in a ...”
08
First week!
“It passed by fast... things on the work front were a bit subdued with some ...”
01
New(er) Year!
“The song for yesterday’s evening was Piano man by Billy Joel “And they sit at the ...”
2005
Dec
26
Dissecting a Sunday...
“So it was a Christmas Sunday... It started early with a resolve to tinker ...”
23
21
17
Getting rusty?
“I remember I was saying “turn the debug on for dhcpd and see what it ...”
11
Not anything.... in particular!
“I seriously need to invest some time in not trying to do something all the ...”
06
Forties is the new thirties
“Just got around to reading the Sunday newspapers and there was this article on how ...”
04
Nov
26
Yipee!!
“Swati met some of Aasim’s teachers today and apart from offering their daughter's hands in ...”
24
12
10
09
07
05
Oct
28
Home Alone!
“Swati and Aasim have hopped over to Delhi for the weekend and I am home ...”
24
I will format all your hard drives
“Computer Teacher: What is notepad? Aasim: Notepad is a text editor Computer Teacher: No, notepad is a ...”
19
15
Oops!
“Repeat after me “Favor composition over inheritance.””
14
10
08
07
01
Back from Oblivion!
“Must put this in words before it gets lost in drudgery of daily routine. Returned ...”
Sep
Aug
Jul
25
Commitments to keep
“While the world seems to be crashing around in bomb blasts I have been trying ...”
19
NagpurBirds.org
“NagpurBirds http://nagpurbirds.org, a site dedicated to showcasing the avian life of the oft overlooked city ...”
18
B*I*T*C*H
“Swati's latest T'Shirt says I am not a bitch I am THE Bitch Yeah! it is pink colored”
11
09
Retire at 7??
“I was just about to retire from LJ when I read Life cycle of bloggers ...”
05
04
01
Jun
May
Apr
29
SIRC Guide to Flirting
“http://www.sirc.org/publik/flirt.html Go guys - this is really well written and seriously good stuff!”
26
20
Boredom Blah
“Your dating personality profile:Liberal - Politics matters to you, and you aren’t afraid to share ...”
Back to Bangkok
“Once again we fly tonight to Bangkok and from there to Pattaya and back before ...”
18
16
“Aasim’s exams got over a couple of days ago and seems like vacations have started ...”
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08
06
04
02
Mar
Feb
27
22
16
15
Getting Hot
“Phew! just stepped in, looks like summer is going to be HOT! it is not ...”
14
12
11
10
08
Middle Class logic and CA
“When it comes to money we are very very middle class about it..... and one ...”
07
05
Too many things too little time
“There are several projects big and small which I have been wanting to to put ...”
04
Sim City for your website traffic
“VisitorVile has to be the most entertaining website traffic (read realtime) and web server log ...”
01
Sunshine again!
“I had spoken, rather written, too soon on Friday when I wrote sun is shining. ...”
Jan
31
28
Crappy weather
“It is dark, cold and wet - in short a very crappy weather. I ...”
26
Light her with 7:20 and 5 seconds
“Following questions about setup for my pictures I mentioned to Vivek that I plan to ...”
24
20
“The temperature in Nagpur has dropped to a minimum of 10C, this is making the ...”
18
“ The Great LiveJournalOutage of 2005 During the outage I discovered something called physical interaction. It was ...”
17
14
Money Money Money
“Finally stole some time out to go and shop for some things... Among the things ...”
12
Proper Props
“My studio stuck for a want of a proper backdrop system, just not getting the ...”
09
Paypal now sends cheques to India
“We had wished that this would happen. Paypal now sends cheques to India, there are ...”
08
“We finally wrenched ourselves from the sentimental attachments and got rid of the 40 year ...”
07
Gluttony is...
“Biryani for breakfast.”
05
Mind Maps and Javascripts
“A client wants an on line Mind Mapping software, I had said that Java Applets ...”
04
Books and books
“Yesterday myself and Swati hopped into a book exhibition though we had only 45 min ...”
02
Programming &stuff
“Have started teaching Aasim Logo programming about a week ago, we started with KTurtle, Aasim ...”
01
2004
Dec
25
21
Overheard!
“Swati: Aaaaasimmm.... No answer... Swati: Aaaaasimmmmmmm No answer! He is finally located sitting in his room busy with ...”
20
14
11
06
Back from LB2004
“Back from the miracle called Linux-Bangalore 2004. Atul and Co (well, really it should be ...”
Nov
27
Not a baby!
““I am NOT a baby - I am 7 which is closer to 8 9 ...”
25
CompactDrive PD7X
“Does anyone know where to buy one of these in India - http://shop.store.yahoo.com/insidecomputer/20copd8ipost.html Surely beats ...”
19
14
This Is Where I Belong
“It is barely 7am as I open the door - a light winter rain has ...”
13
10
Kid speak - Speechless
“Aasim: (bored look) My life is so empty... We: (eyes wide jaws dropping) Huh, why betaa? Aasim: ...”
06
Aasim's 7th Birthday
“Yesterday Aasim celebrated his 7th birthday in his usual “call everyone in the class” party, ...”
05
“Just got this in a mail “Being known to a reliable source,I came to know that ...”
Oct
12
Equipment accquisitions
“Things seem to be at a juncture where mathematics cannot explain the economics of things. ...”
06
Blog of my fav nude photographer
“My all time favourite photographer of nudes Eric Boutilier-Brown has started a photoblog at http://www.photoblog.net/photoblog.php?nickname=ericbb ...”
Sep
20
RSS Stylesheet
“Just added a stylesheet to my RSS feed so that it renders a bit readable ...”
19
38 Today!
“Does not feel any older except when people 10 years younger want to take my ...”
18
Use the RSS feed
“Thanks to all you folks for hitting my site often enough - just in case ...”
13
Freedom is...
“Being able to shoot *indoors* at 1000th of a sec and f16!”
Aug
29
“eXpressive: 7/10 Practical: 6/10 Physical: 6/10 Giver: 6/10 You are a XPYG--Expressive Practical Physical Giver. This makes you a ...”
28
Inspiration reality!
“There was a programmer with PMS Who to ease her stress was said “Code CSS!” The harder ...”
07
Going to Thailand again
“Tomorrow morning we leave for Bangkok and then to Pattaya - yep the same old ...”
05
Second by .02 points!
“Damn - I missed the first spot in Skin2(NWS) contest at Worth 1000 by a ...”
“VC funded projects are like shooting stars, spectacular! but most burn up before making an ...”
03
“It is amazing what you can learn if you know how to read Apache logs. ...”
Jul
30
“(18:43:38) Tarique: Got the daily reports from me? (18:43:42) Swati: Looking (18:43:46) Tarique: 24 hours (18:43:57) Tarique: and ...”
28
Words and meanings
“If Sexcess was a word what would it mean?”
21
Speechless...
“Aasim is cross with his barber! Why? The barber did not cut his hair as ...”
20
10
You are old when...
“Me: When everything and anything you say is taken seriously Swati: When you are a man ...”
01
“What do you tell a child of 6 who has just realized that there will ...”
Jun
28
19
“We have never been equals in the past - so we demand to be more ...”
10
Photography and Ethics
“Vivek our photographer friend, a very recent convert to digital photography, had come over one ...”
06
May
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25
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Sometimes you just have to wait....
“I have ISO’s of Fedora Core 2 on one of my machine but for a ...”
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11
A prayer and a desire
“Dil me sanam ki soorat Aakhon me aashiqui de Mere khuda mujhe tu Ek aur zindagi de Kaise karoon ...”
09
It's a jungle out there....
“Tigers were recently sited sighted about 40kms for where we live... For those of ...”
02
Apr
25
18
10
hARP Storm
“The highlight of the week was - Vivek - *the* fashion photographer of the city ...”
04
Mar
28
21
Building redundency in your team
“It is an eternal dilemma for small companies like ours - what if the key ...”
14
“Has life been reduced to insipid, semi technical one liners? It may look so from what ...”
13
“After several years of using ipchains / iptables scripts borrowed from friends and several sites, ...”
04
“Working these days in a very tense milieu but thats just tense not stressed out. ...”
02
“She is the nicest thing that ever happened to me. Happy Birthday to ”
01
New Cable Internet Connection
“Today we got a new cable internet connection this time from a different person who ...”
Feb
25
Fracture and Phallic
“ suffered unicortical fracture of right thumb metacarpal head. Translated in layman terms, there is ...”
24
Tooth Fairy and stuff
“Aasim lost his lower two incisors. Had to be extracted as the permanent ones ...”
19
Circle
“An Ukranian Programmer asking references of (from) an American client who in turn asks their ...”
16
“Unreal Tournament 2004 demo is real kewl - unfortunately we have only one machine which ...”
13
“Shifted to using Digikam instead of mount /mnt/camera/ cp -r /mnt/camera/dcim/* ./ Yes now the camera is ...”
06
Pleasure - Priceless
“EN EL1 Battery - Rs1650/- 128MB CF Card - Rs2000/- Pleasure of uninterrupted photography - Priceless”
Jan
30
Latest acquisitions for my studio
“128 MB CF card Spare EN EL1 battery Collapsible clothes rack. In case you are wondering about the ...”
28
Just for the record
“Our cable Internet was reconnected, the speeds are not so great but still the phone ...”
24
I want to spend my lifetime loving you - Marc Anthony
“Heroes rise, heroes fall Rise again, win it all In your heart, can’t you feel the glory Through ...”
18
16
Highway to Footpath....
“We have been unceremoniously kicked from the Information Super highway to the Information Footpath. As ...”
14
Maya Jaal
“Maya Jaal Na toda Jaaye, Loobhi mann mujh ko tarsaye Mil Jaaye to rooG hai duniya, ...”
11
10
“Was getting bored so I hacked an RSS Feed generator for Coppermine. Turned out it ...”
08
06
Ghar ki murgi
“While the desi IT press chooses to pointedly ignore and scorn the Coppermine Picture Gallery ...”
04
03
Licenses and Limitations
“Several friends have asked several questions about use of pictures from my site. To ...”
01
Taaa Daaaaa - Highlights of 2003
“Felt lost as to how the last year went, so started reading my own journal, ...”
New Year?
“Ekum January hai, naya saal hai!! December maiN pooChoo ga kya Haal hai...              ...”
2003
Dec
28
27
26
A better day...
“1) Made myself as tired as I could with a loong walk 2) Stole some of ...”
25
Some days are just not mine...
“1) Mount an nfs share from an older RH7.3 server - I can do it ...”
24
Yellow
“People who love the color Yellow - Click”
21
Sunday source
“Been a slowly progressing lazy Sunday, been sitting in the sun talking to Swati about ...”
19
18
15
“Funny things happen if you add a second disk with a live Linux install to ...”
13
“Petty people petty politics Less said about it the better... Pretty people pretty photos Had an impromptu photo ...”
12
Pointers
“Pointers - I vaguely remember my CSc friends saying that Pointers in C were a ...”
11
Extending PHP
“Yippeee!! Today I compiled and ran my first (and totally useless) PHP extension, It is ...”
10
230 pictures taken at LB/2003
“Click here to see the 230 pictures which I took at the LB/2003 Some pictures ...”
08
Back from Bangalore...
“I am sure everyone has read all about LB/2003 and how wonderful it was here, ...”
Nov
30
Off to Linux Bangalore / 2003
“Slides done and sent Clients informed for the last time Packing done - thankfully Swati travels light(er) ...”
27
23
22
My Experiments with...
“Finally grabbed enough time to read through the complete manual of my new camera. Till ...”
17
Aasim's First Roza.
“Yesterday Aasim successfully observed his first Roza. This was not done by us OR ...”
13
IDRBT - Great Show
“Returned today morning from Hyderabad. It is seldom that in India one is impressed by ...”
11
Speaking in IDRBT Hyderabad tommorow
“Am scheduled for two back to back talks at IDRBT tomorrow in this program of ...”
10
Before the Monday Mania hits....
“Should document the Sunday before it gets lost in the melee of Monday.... Woke up late... ...”
07
Big Guns at LB/2003
“ writes here that Jeremy MySQL Zawodny and Ramus PHP Lerdorf are going to be ...”
06
Pictures from Aasim's B'day
“http://www.tariquesani.net/thumbnails.php?album=14”
The Morning After
“30 odd 6 year olds, about that many parents, 3 teachers, lots of good food, ...”
Oct
31
Unchained Melody!
“Amidst the increasing madness and chaos we decided to grab on to that last grain ...”
30
No email All joy
“Two days without receiving a single email - I am not missing anything :D”
24
Happy Diwali to everyone
“Here one person who is enjoying Diwali most is Aasim - well he is supposed ...”
20
13
Sleepy Sunday
“For once the Sunday was as anticipated on Saturday and the Monday mania is still ...”
07
04
“Phew!! What a week.... Monday our big old granddaddy UPS decided that it was an ideal ...”
Sep
28
23
19
17
“Wisdom impinges upon your consciousness in so many unusual ways... Today I morning I saw ...”
12
“The week and the previous one has been very hectic - the best part is ...”
08
Three Gems from Aasim
“Momma is fat! - it is a fact Papa is fat! - It is an opinion In ...”
03
“I am sick of Arrogant Illiterate Americans who consider themselves knowlegeable, suave and smarter than ...”
Aug
30
26
16
09
A thought
“Does knowing that you married a fool make you wiser? ”
07
A Joke
“Swati while reading the local newspaper "The Hitavada" - "Hey look!! they used the word ...”
05
Now A fight
“ (16:38:11) Swati: Tea or coffee? (16:38:16) Tarique: Tea (16:40:51) Swati: wondering weather to delete wrox stuff (16:40:58) Tarique: ...”
04
A conversation, A transaction and lots of books
“A conversation which we had over coffee in the morning Me: "Will we still fight with ...”
03
Be the miracle!!
“Yeah! a corny line from Bruce Almighty but something I find to be amazingly true. ...”
01
Zero Counts
“ Sleep deficit 17 hours DPChallenge score 5.770 from 280 VOTES Cost of a new Camera Nikon 5700 50,000 Rupees Money in my pocket 100 Rupees Frustration ...”
Jul
25
Friday free!!
“The week from Monday morning till now has been a tight knot of frustration, firefighting ...”
21
20
Saturday Night Quiz!
“Yesterday night at dinner time I don't know how but conversation veered towards which cartoon ...”
18
A cause to dye for....
“My one and only dear son Aasim wants me to dye my hair as according ...”
17
Look mama no hands!!
“Day before yesterday Aasim got the trainer wheels on his bicycle removed. Basically he figured ...”
15
Ego!
“Persons of high self-esteem are not driven to make themselves superior to others; they do ...”
14
12
11
Thoughts
“Fun is more fun when the people with whom you are having fun know what ...”
09
I have a thousand wishes, each one of them to die for...
“Take a look at this and then the original here and you will understand why ...”
08
Solo thought
“In the dichotomy between your heart and brain it is my rationale and love which ...”
06
04
Random...
“When people say "They don't have a choice" they usually mean that they don't want ...”
03
Regrets...
“Have you ever regretted having seen a person, you knew virtually, in real life? Have you ...”
Jun
30
PHP 5.0.0 Beta 1 launched
“Having tested the Alpha, I am thrilled at the features of PHP 5 but at ...”
29
28
Early bird gets the worm - Ugh!
“I enacted "Early to bed and early to rise" today, only that I did not ...”
27
Open Mind == Screw Loose
“Sometime yesterday evening, Just as Aasim walked into the room Swati said to me "You ...”
22
20
Six degrees of separation
“Long back I had seen a nifty tool which show link between any two LJ ...”
15
14
Sun finally says Java Sux
“OK! the subject line got your attention but it is not very far from truth. ...”
09
One LJ code deserves another
“Some weeks ago I had posted an LJ code on someone's journal. It was picked ...”
08
04
Hottest day in 72 years
“Yesterday Nagpur experienced the hottest day in past 72 years. It was a sizzling 47.3C ...”
02
May
31
25
23
Graduation
“This week has been one of the fastest week of the year. Most importantly I ...”
21
My rant on PHP
“Learning PHP is easy anyone can do it over a few hours on a Sunday ...”
19
The weekend was...
“Rather than crib about Monday I am relishing the sweet after taste of a wonderful ...”
Testing stat
“Just testing how the stats will work out - you will not see anything in ...”
16
12
Thank you and part II
“They should list Monday Morning as a mood in LJ... I am still in ...”
11
Till boredom do us apart ;)
“It was summer of 1991, they were young, both of them heartbroken. Her boyfriend had ...”
06
Published Again!
“The only sunny spot in an otherwise hazy start to the week is that my ...”
02
Apr
30
Really?
“The Dante's Inferno Test has banished you to the Fifth Level of Hell!Here is how ...”
28
“Not withstanding the frame of mind in my previous entry, which depicts a medium term ...”
25
“Dinner of Malai Kebab, Chicken Do Piaza and Naan, Ice Cream Soda for Aasim. Then ...”
Gimme you Palm, I can't it is attached to my wrist.
“Just read that Palm Inc introduced Zire 71 for just $299. For the price it ...”
23
First Love
“They were all of 14 years old, and a very unlikely pair. She with her ...”
19
17
pahalii sii muhabbat
“'s post yesterday, reminded me of one of my favorites, again from Faiz Ahmed Faiz. ...”
10
09
“Looks like finally the war is showing signs of ending. Unfortunately SARS is not showing ...”
08
07
A return bolt of lightening is 400,000 times faster than a space shuttle
“We had another thunderstorm yesterday - thankfully being wise to it, we disconnected everything, Swati ...”
05
Ghazal - the word originates from arabic, meaning, "mannerism of talking to or talking about women"
“ Yaar laut aainge Dil thaher jaaye ga Gam na kar, Gam na kar Dil thaher jaaye ga Dard thum ...”
01
Double entry accounting has been around since the late 15th century, when it was described by an Italian friar, Luca Pacioli.
“"Contrary to popular belief and even some dictionary definitions, accounting debits and credits do not ...”
Mar
31
The world's smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat of Thailand
“Came across a nifty toolbar when I was browsing http://mozdev.org Its called Stumble Upon The base ...”
30
"At the end of the day each one of us can endure more that what we had previously imagined"
“Woke up at 5am and hacked away at some totally useless code while listening to ...”
28
Actor Steve McQueen encouraged his karate teacher to pursue a career in acting. The teacher? Chuck Norris.
“Was a stand in Forensic Lecturer as a favour to a friend at JNMC during ...”
26
Sex, Lies and Life
“Humans are perhaps the only animals in whom sex is a learned behavior and sadly ...”
24
The horned owl is not horned. Two tufts of feathers were mistaken for horns.
“Failure is often a stepping stone to success. Mistakes are often stepping stones to utter ...”
22
Schooling Vs Education?
“Got back from Aasim's last PT meet of the session. The assessment for him is ...”
21
Open Source blah once more
“A while ago, one of my programmers published phpExifRW, A pure PHP class to read ...”
“"the West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or ...”
20
“The only thing that could have possibly stopped this war was presence of a bigger ...”
19
“An unexpected thunderstorm today morning zapped Aasim's PC, 3 ports on my main switch and ...”
18
“What Drink Are You? Duh! I was hoping to be Bacardi ;) Was Holi today - ...”
17
WROX shutting down
“(22:49:02) achitnis: http://dotnetweblogs.com/tmarman/posts/3814.aspx http://dotnetweblogs.com/pscott/posts/3820.aspx (22:49:24) achitnis: http://dotnetweblogs.com/JAvery/posts/3810.aspx (22:49:49) tariquesani: looking - no wonder they were cheating on the ...”
“Talk about misuse of resources - Finally sick of Winduhs woes I am using ...”
Birds do not sing because they are happy. It is a territorial behavior.
“A nice weekend The trees around our house and office, since last three days, have been ...”
15
A fifteenth anniversary is called a quindecennial.
“1 year, 266 entries, 772 comments posted, 469 received. 46 friends and friends of 47. Can ...”
13
“After playing briefly with Hover Desk, remembered Lite Step today, downloaded it. WOW! I now ...”
12
Cats have better memories than dogs
“It was ten years ago today that a series of bomb blasts ripped thru the ...”
10
“Swati pointed out to me - I have been avoiding coming to the office just ...”
09
Ancient Greeks used sea sponges to pad their helmets and leg armor.
“Most of yesterday was spent lazing around and building an Exo Toa for Aasim. There ...”
08
“Love Is: Letting her sleep in the afternoon :)”
06
The penguin is the only bird that can swim, but not fly. It is also the only bird that walks upright.
“Things that I most miss about my Linux Desktop (not in order) 1) Virtual desktops - ...”
05
“The frame buffer hack on of setting it to 8mb in BIOS for 845glly mobo ...”
04
ESPN, a total sports network, made its debut on cable in 1979
“Yesterday we managed to setup the cable internet for the network, though it is not ...”
02
“Happy B'day Sweetheart No, No special plans really. No special gifts either. The one which I ...”
01
Feb
27
Update
“Yipee!!! We finally have Cable Internet, connects are not great BUT its there. Thanks to sidcarter, ...”
The three-toed sloth spends about 18 hours a day hanging upside down from a tree, asleep.
“Too many things seem to be hanging midway for my comfort. Projects - Commercial and Non ...”
23
22
To sux or not to sux!!!
“"Encourage oral sex among under 16s to prevent teenage pregnancies!!" Believe me this is not ...”
21
Situation:
“You are a middle class 45 year old woman, you and your husband have been ...”
20
Maybe God wants us to meet a few wrong people before meeting the right one.
“I wouldn't do it ever - I love myself more than I can ever love ...”
19
“Swati to me sometime today afternoon : "You start a relationship based on trusting people, ...”
What is this life so full of care, we have no time to stand and stare... ...
“ drove his mobike from Hyderabad to Nagpur yesterday. Some pictures are here. Reminded ...”
16
When people are relaxed, they inhale about 12 times every minute.
“A nice Sunday! Began with Swati waking up late, well not very 9am, and I ...”
15
"Brevity is achieved by selection rather than compression."-- Donald M. Murray
“After exactly a gap of one year yesterday I impulsively picked up a copy of ...”
14
“Aasim started it all!! Usually we dont exchange gifts on Valentine's day BUT this time Aasim ...”
13
I am related to people I don't relate to!! - Calvin to Hobbes
“I underestimated the power of my puny dial-up, I was indeed able to upload all ...”
12
A matchmaker after a wedding is like a fan after autumn :Chinese proverb
“New Delhi girls are more pretty than those in Chennai, Bangalore or Mumbai (in that ...”
08
07
"Photography is bringing order out of chaos." - Ansel Adams
“Me: So how long will it take to finish Geek: 6 weeks Me: OK I will quote ...”
05
“Another review of my book, this time at Linux Journal (huh? it is there in ...”
04
01
Jan
31
30
29
“Things on Aasim's front are clearing out and though the problem is wider in scope ...”
28
"Moderation is a good thing. If you don't overdo it." - Hagar the Viking
“Went out and got some clothes for Swati. Of course her money (I don't have ...”
27
“OMG! There seems to be a definite problem - Aasim again took scissors and cut ...”
26
Ramble mode on.
“Life Sux!!! Life is too simple and not really in my favour Net has been ...”
25
24
23
"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult." - Julie Cameron
“Today finally after 6 years of faithful service the hard disk on *the computer* with ...”
22
"Truth is eternal, knowledge is changeable. It is disastrous to confuse them." - Madeleine L'Engle
“It was heartening to note that PHPlib by default takes care of most most of ...”
21
The military salute is a motion that evolved from medieval times, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity.
“I have written about Eric Boutilier Brown and his website Evolving Beauty before but ...”
20
Twists in the tale.
“Yesterday was one of those days which once in a while the small quirks of ...”
17
“Continuing on the Java Sux theme.... Throughout the day been reading a lot on how to ...”
16
“Yikes!!! Java suxs big time in string handling - If I have to remove whitespaces ...”
The domestic cat is the only species able to hold its tail vertically while walking
“A little bit more - Dr Hook 1973 When your body's had enough of me And I'm ...”
15
The son of God is the same as the son of man - Voltaire
“Sooner or later your son will be better at doing most of the things that ...”
14
My Mother
“To world whatever she might have been, a poetess, an author, a teacher, a social ...”
13
12
There are about 40 different muscles in a bird's wing.
“These Britons are crazy - I know they have Royal Societies for everything but ...”
11
Exiting: Mouse not found!
“ As reported by qt The cat adopted our family today morning. She is ...”
08
In the marriage ceremony of the ancient Incas the couple took off their sandals and exchanged them
“Lots of things in a relationship change as time goes on here are some of ...”
07
Zoanthropy is a form of mental disorder in which the patient imagines himself to be a beast.
“"Aniken fought Froddo on mount Doom for the control of the Ring, fell into the ...”
06
The world's first patent was granted in 1421 to architect Filippo Brunelleschi in Florence to make a barge crane to transport marble.
“Yesterday I downloaded my free copy of January issue of the magazine PHP|architect. Despite my ...”
05
Elephants and short-tailed shrews get by on only two hours of sleep a day
“Aasim now sleeps in his own room! This was aided by the allure of sleeping ...”
04
The Gila monster spends about 96 percent of its life underground.
“It was with some amount of anticipation that I clicked the link to "What should ...”
02
French toast isn't French. It comes from a Roman cookbook, dating back to 1000 or 2000 B.C. titled Apicius on Cooking.
“Finally managed to steal a date with my wife to the new Barista which has ...”
01
No matter when a race horse is born, they all "become" a year older on New Year's Day
“Contrary to the premonitions of my wife it was a good day to start the ...”
2002
Dec
31
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 ...”
30
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 ...”
28
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 ...”
27
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 ...”
26
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 ...”
25
“Aasim just woke up and discovered his gifts and shouted on top of his voice ...”
23
21
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 ...”
20
Our Open Source Business Model
“Finally managed to publish a much wanted document on SANIsoft's site - Our Open Source ...”
19
Nothing changes But still does... ...
“"In a country that prides itself as being the world's largest democracy, with a constitution ...”
18
“1) Pest control 2) Painting of exteriors 3) Perimeter fence 4) Servicing of the drainage system 5) Some windows ...”
17
Clone of the Attack
“I did not know how much I miss the MAD magazine till sent this ...”
16
Picturesque Speechless
“http://www.pivotlog.net/images/fistme21.jpg For the lovers of PHP - Viewer discretion advised Thanks to for the link”
15
“Gujarat : 127/181 seats to BJP, Voting 62%. Blatant threats that the Gujarat Experiment will ...”
14
12
Flirting and Dating mini-HOW-TO
“Seeing the predicament of some of the younger geeks (boys all of them) at Bangalore ...”
11
LB2002 Pictures
“Have put up the pictures I took at Bangalore here . Not many of them ...”
09
“Saturday evening went to my Aunt's place and found myself examining a couple of kids. ...”
07
Back from LB/2002
“Returned yesterday from Bangalore after attending the LB/2002. Since the event already is all over ...”
01
Nov
29
“Yesterday finally landed back in Nagpur. No place like home :) But there is too much ...”
24
“(09:39:15) Tarique: Thank god for SMS Internet and cell phones (09:39:20) Swati: yes... (09:39:34) Tarique: imaging ...”
23
“(18:23:25) *** ******: LOL....ok....don't worry. ...not much time there... (18:23:34) *** ******: have fun as much ...”
22
Mystery of the Siamese unshakeable breasts!!
“Have finally cracked the mystery of the near perfect and firm looking breasts in ...”
20
“Damn the B*******- Embassies are set up in foreign countries so that citizens traveling to ...”
18
17
The most commonly used phosphorescent material used is zinc sulfide mixed with copper
“Yawn!! back in office, work is progressing OK! Swati reached back safely. Was waiting for ...”
16
“Now which is worse - getting AIDS, or being treated with Bill Gate's cash? A snippet ...”
Statistics for my LJ friends
“Total Connections: 24 Inclusive: Friends: 11 Friend Of: 24 Exclusive: Friends: 0 Friend Of: 13 Friend Both: 11”
“Just dropped Swati and Aasim to the airport and I am already missing them :-( Guess ...”
15
“Yesterday was a rough day here - had a show down with the client on ...”
13
It makes a lot of sense ;-)
“First, the principle of unity between the army and the people, between the sexes can ...”
Limited subject....
“Aasim is with his mother in the hotel pool and here I am working and ...”
12
When England was a province of Rome, the city of Cheshire was noted for its fine cheese
“When in Siam do as the Siamese do ;-) Well the context is not anything naughty ...”
11
People in hell-where do they tell people to go?
“Phew! Finally things seem to be settled here. The specs and work schedules are mostly ...”
08
“Day One in Bangkok. As we draw towards the end of the working day the ...”
06
05
Aasim means protector, man of rank, blessing, silver.
“It was 5 years ago, this day, we were blessed with our son Aasim. Among ...”
04
Laxmi the goddess of wealth has no temple solely dedicated to her
“Ah! The first real non-working day in almost 3 months. Got up at 6:00 am ...”
03
A group of apes is known as a shrewdness of apes
“Dead tired - had organised a small gathering of relatives at my aunt's place. I ...”
01
Oct
31
dot.com crash of 2001: As Internet business models soured, the World Wide Web still grew 33 percent
“Divali bonus given today... ... The year was good ... ... None of us are from ...”
30
29
Tuesday is day of Tiw, the Norse god which equaled the Roman god Mars
“When ever I work on a Sunday, Tuesday always makes me feel that it is ...”
28
27
"Ice Cream Sunday" had the final 'y' replaced with an 'e' to avoid upsetting religious leaders.
“The week passed by .... ... Was not as bad as anticipated. We did fight ...”
26
25
Freedom!
“Is freedom, if thrust upon still freedom? Have downloaded a copy of Free as in Freedom ...”
24
Life
“Earlier it wouldn't take me so long to recover ... ... Wondering about it made me ...”
23
Death
“It happened in a fraction of a second but it has been continuously playing in ...”
22
Purani Jeans
“By a quirks of mis-calculation my wardrobe has been relegated to formal trousers instead of ...”
“This week is going to be bad - Vinay the project leader has exams through ...”
19
“Amazingly amid all the chaos at work and pettiness else where I still manage to ...”
18
Women's T-shirt Sayings - Just found on the net
“Next mood swing: 6 minutes. I hate everybody, and you're next. And your point is... Warning: I have ...”
17
Dirge Incomplete
“When you say don't call a spade a spade, Your fate is already made... ... The writing ...”
16
Wierd Dream - Swati's
“Hmm... .... I dont know if this is a portent for things to come. Swati dreamt ...”
13
“My elder brother is here with his family - the house is in a bedlam ...”
12
“Started with my French lessons (no pun) We have less than 10 working days to finish ...”
10
Surprise Surprise
“I hate surprises at work!! Most of the times I already have done so much ...”
09
“To Anonymous Coward, I am making you immortal by giving you a complete post as a ...”
08
“All Sundays and holidays have been declared as working days at SANIsoft till further notice. With ...”
07
Back from Bangkok!
“Ah! feels nice to be back home. I have written notes about each day which ...”
01
“Leaving for Bangkok tonight - will be back on Sunday morning, this time am going ...”
Sep
30
Is this Home?
“A recent article by set me wondering... ... 361, Shankaranagar, Nagpur. I have lived here ...”
29
28
Stressed out Saturday!
“A very tense and hectic day in BUT all worth it in the end. The ...”
27
“Cash flow isn't !!!”
26
Murphy's law of web applications
“Given two identical servers your web application will fail to run on the remote one. Corollary:Identical ...”
25
“Warm Wednesday ... ... Things are on schedule - got the server much to my ...”
23
“A peaceful Monday... ... Spent some more time refining the technique of creating pencil drawing from ...”
22
20
Writing EXIF tags
“While there is loads of software for reading EXIF data from jpeg I could hardly ...”
19
36 Today
“36 today!!! Most people mark milestones of age in decades at 20,30,40 years of age But I ...”
17
Bare truth
“99% of naked *Indian* women I have seen look better when dressed.”
16
LEGO Junkies
“Check out these URLs if you have ever played with LEGO and loved it http://www.ldraw.org ...”
15
Love is ... ...
“Waking up late Two movies Brunch of Idlis Love And the day is not yet over .... ”
“Was a peaceful week as compared to last one. nothing much happened except for amusing ...”
11
11/9
“One year... ... Exactly one year since I had my first (and only) angina attack. It ...”
10
Dreams Yahoooo!
“" It is time that David Filo and his band of visionaries come out of ...”
09
“Our walk trail has now dried out! So walking is more fun, and you ...”
08
Another Sunday gone
“Another week and a Sunday gone - this time I noticed every day of the ...”
01
Hey it is Sunday already!
“Wow! the week really sped past. This new project is also on its way now, ...”
Aug
30
“There are times when you need not feel bad BUT you still do! There are times ...”
28
Phew!! A load off my head
“Database normalized, specs finalized, design approved... I can hopefully go back to doing mostly nothing, ...”
26
“Clear blue sky after almost ten days - feels nice to see everything washed now ...”
25
“Ah! Sunday - time for a breather... Life continues to be in the fast lane. Cycling in ...”
22
Outrage!!
“Name: Vinay Kumar Age: 22 Years Designation: Ace programmer at SANIsoft (4 years with PHP) Qualification: College Dropout!!!! Why ...”
19
Back to work
“Yippeeee!!! OK! I did jump in air BUT not yet doing cartwheels :-) So my 18% ...”
13
“Have made a private entry today, will make it public when I am back Hopefully ...”
For retrospection
“Posting this as a private post right now so that I can reflect back as ...”
12
Light at the end
“OK! it is final. There is some light at the end of the roller coaster tunnel, ...”
08
WOW!
“since yesterday life suddenly has been flung on a roller coaster... ... The ride is expected ...”
05
“Maya jaal na toda jaye Loobhi man mujko tarsaye Mil jaye to rog hai duniya Mil na sake ...”
01
Jul
31
Of friends and finding them
“Found in the list of people who have me as their friend and ...”
“After running my internet gateway for almost 2 years with only TCP Wrappers for ...”
30
LIFE SUX
“It is almost mid night, hot, humid and no electricity since past 5 hours. I ...”
29
Was a nice weekend!!
“Saturday and Sunday went past in a dull misty haze of movies combined with nostalgia ...”
26
“Swati manages to run into the weirdest of bugs. There is a bug with gimp-print ...”
25
“I had to happen! The only person who uses printer to any significant degree ...”
23
Micro Payments
“Micro Payments are the need of the hour!! I was just doing some rough calculations about ...”
22
Evolving Beauty
“http://www.evolvingbeauty.com is the website of Eric Boutilier Brown, a Canadian photographer who specializes in photographing ...”
20
Anachronistic Remedies
“An wide-angle analysis of the situation suggests a rather alarming thing... ... I am kind of ...”
19
Anachronistic Emotions
“Life seems to be stuck in a vortex of anachronistic emotions. Weeks are passing by so ...”
17
“Finally found some time to update one of my old articles "Working with Concurrent ...”
“This time it looks that is not going to go back to windoze. She ...”
16
Childhood's End
“Just finished reading "Childhood's End" by Arthur C Clarke, Once again a fantastic but eerily ...”
15
Not a Maniac Monday...
“No it is not a maniac Monday at all - Mondays as it is are ...”
14
Plucker on Linux Sux!!
“Now I know why achitnis was so against Plucker, While the Windows version works great the ...”
13
P2C2E
“Process Too Complicated To Explain - a phrase I recalled when I left a comment ...”
12
JPilot with USB support on RH7.2
“In the afternoon it appeared that it will not work at all - everywhere (eg: ...”
11
My Casio 8000SX on Linux
“Was pleasantly surprised that all I needed was to add the line /dev/sda1 ...”
10
Being Unfashionable
“I have noticed that of late it is fashionable to be unhappy!! I am not at ...”
09
“For once I am at home and likely to be asleep before 10:30 pm”
07
06
Freedom past midnight
“Had taken upon myself the job to provide Swati with the best Linux workstation in ...”
05
Brazil - Not fakes
“ Any body wanting to argue about the authenticity of adipose and glandular tissues on ...”
04
Change in style
“I still can't believe I did this to my journal, but I am sure Aasim ...”
4th July 1998
“4th July 1998, well rewind a bit more to mid October 1997, Swati was 8 ...”
03
“Still hanging on ... But most of the work is done or atleast delegated properly”
“Arrgh! a wicked Wednesday - there is so much work that I feel like crawling ...”
01
Ramble Mode
“Aasim's school restarted - the time schedule of our life will change for the better, ...”
Jun
28
Sunshine!!
“Finally after a 6 day spell of rain the Sun made an appearence. Not to miss ...”
27
Of trees and roots : Part II
“http://mgonline.com/bottlebrush.html Well from the above it appears that what we had was a particularly large ...”
25
Of trees and roots
“I never thought that I will feel sentimental about a tree, but when the incessant ...”
24
Confucius say
“http://web.mit.edu/matushan/www/confucius.html Source not acknowleged on discretion ;-) BUT this was the most relaxing moment of the ...”
21
BOFH ??
“Mails like these bring out the BOFH in me :-D --- Tarique, Ouch! Go to school! That would ...”
20
She!!
“She is pregnant, due in August and she didn't even bother to call once, this ...”
18
Things to come
“Swati: Hey! Aasim give me a hug Aasim: Why? (eyebrows arched) Swati: Because I am your mother.... ...”
17
Image2ascii using PHP
“Had been toying with this idea for some time, but looks like someone has already ...”
Planetarium 2.0
“If you ever look at the night skies and try to identify anything other than ...”
16
Arrrgh!!!!!
“OK! this is will help someone save some heavy head banging * SSL & MSIE & ...”
15
Bestseller ? and !!
“Manuel "phpclasses" Lemos wrote that the "Pro PHP 4" book that I co-authored is an ...”
13
Killing Bugs
“Spent a rather satisfying 30 min at Scorpio resolving the issues with most of the ...”
11
Dead Sleep
“"Dead Sleep" by Greg Iles - after a long time I came across a thriller ...”
10
Mozilla 1.0 Rocks
“Ah! finally got it for both Linux and Windoze 20Mb whew! Have not really put them ...”
09
mod_rewrite RULEZ!!
“Had his particularly vexing problem of how to point domains to their websites without creating ...”
08
Concentric Circles
“Night of 18th Sept 1993, A day prior to my birthday, I had flown to ...”
06
Commercial Linux based web developer products
“Have been experimenting with a wide variety of web developer tools for Linux mostly commercial, ...”
02
“New paint, new flooring, new furnishings - weeee I have a new house. Slept ...”
May
30
“ is one girl I would like to see *how* she grows older... ... Right now ...”
27
Reality Check!!
“Went to the clinic after a gap of almost a month, the main reason being ...”
23
Just a link
“to a nice story .... http://vv8.jetc.org/vvs9/9-06.html for all you star trek fans out there - link ...”
22
I want a Robot
“Nope - Not what you are thinking - I want a real Robot. I stumbled upon ...”
18
Indecent Exposure
“As an offshoot of a completely frivolous thread here starring and - yeah ...”
17
The little woman
“The little woman for whom I wrote this guide nearly 5 years ago got ...”
11
“Yesterday was a scary day - but things are not as bad as it looked ...”
10
Something is wrong with my marriage
“She refused jewelry - the real yellow stuff”
08
Lingerie ....
“Arrrrgh!! does any one know of an *Indian* on-line lingerie store? I am frustrated since last ...”
06
Userpics
“Looks like folks have been on a Userpic changing spree Should I follow? Nah! Nothing describes me ...”
05
Another Sunday Morning
“The past week has been very hectic, tense and tiring, the coming week is expected ...”
01
Bone Tired
“It is already more than 12 hours that I have been working .... Atleast 2 more ...”
Apr
30
I should have never quit ....
“Arrrrghhh!!! Can't even write about it .... BUT as a matter of principle we never till ...”
29
Who would want
“Yikees!! An HTML embedded WYSIWYG editor to edit HTML forms - now who would want ...”
28
Nice Sunday Morning
“It is a nice Sunday morning, I am sitting with the windows of the room ...”
25
Aasim rolling
“We enrolled Aasim for a Roller Skating camp. Lately we have observed a disturbing trend ...”
24
I am Back on the front ...
“ I survived nearly a week minus the net without any perceptable withdrawal symptoms. No ...”
17
Rush Rush
“Now who sang that song? Anyway *Rush* is how the day has been, got to complete ...”
15
SOAP duds!
“Finally a project which really warrants use of SOAP, hmm... not really XML-RPC would have ...”
14
13
“I guess all that the Bangalore junta is going to write about for the next ...”
11
10
I must be getting old ...
“I must be getting old way too old for my own good - a while ...”
09
Hobbies ... ...
“A bit of free time in the afternoon had me wondering about my hobbies. The ...”
08
07
A cool day!
“Nagpur was yesterday lashed by rains and hailstorm (yes hailstorm!!). This resulted in considerable lowering ...”
05
“Finally found some time to get a hair cut and thankfully the barber did not ...”
04
Me? A job? Naaah!!
“Yesterday found me refusing the 3rd job in just as many weeks. I wonder why ...”
“Now even the bedroom has been handed over to the painters :-( I am sitting in ...”
03
Achievable goals OR aiming low
“Restricted my self to bed because of fever and a very bad sore throat. Apart ...”
02
“ is one resourceful woman ;-) She in a stroke solved the manpower problem which ...”
01
“Lousy day!! Ungrateful creatures, Petty politics!!! Don't want to talk about it (as yet) :-/”
Mar
31
Sunday musings
“Sunday found me with two bored and hence irritable people ;-) A Sunday which I ...”
30
Moving on ...
“Phew!! a very hot and tiring day, We recently got the Office painted - was ...”
Atul Chitnis adopts .net and uses MS Office
“Ah! the power of disinformation ;-) While what is stated in the subject line is not ...”
29
Usability!
“Paradoxically I am writing this using something which most usability gurus consider utterly unusable the ...”
28
All my techies are reading this NOW!!
“http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/fog0000000356.html Thanks to Atul for the link”
Learning to RELAX!!!
“Looks like I am finally learning to relax - today is the third consequetive day ...”
27
FY 2001-2002 Retrospection
“The last money that was to come in this financial year has been confirmed as ...”
26
Hmmm....
“A hot tiring day - already feel like dropping off to sleep. BUT I have ...”
25
There Ain't No Justice
“Husbands of the world unite!! I invite Swati to LJ and it has not even ...”
PHP, Flame Wars and Me
“With the philosophasters of LI blasting PHP with their corybantic mails several (three to ...”
24
The Essentials
“Was a nice Sunday - Shopped in the evening till we dropped, mostly essentials, hey ...”
23
One more LJ user added
“Just invited (and she accepted ;-) Swati as an LJ user”
22
Haat Ka Chamatkaar
“Is that how "The magic of Palm" will translate into Hindi? I am already tickled ...”
21
Plucker Vs AvantGo
“Both are offline HTML readers for Palm, AvantGo (http://www.avantgo.com) is commercial and you have some ...”
20
Of Mags and Rags
“Despite what friend achitnis wrote on his website and the thread which was at kalyan's ...”
19
Of mangement , friends etc
“Advice : "Never let an employee think that he is indespensible" Fact: "No one is ...”
18
Sleepy End
“The heat is on!! Nagpur is getting hotter - the daily evening walks will have ...”
17
The weekend ending
“Wife Swati succeeded ;-) Rest of the afternoon passed watching bits and pieces of Sai Paranjape's ...”
The weekend!
“TANJ!! 4:30 am and the overhead tank manages to overflow splattering water right outside the ...”
16
The week ends
“Looking forward to a peaceful Sunday. Was a week full of late nights, basically due ...”
More on LiveJournal
“I really like the way this site (I would like to call it WEB ...”
15
Got two clients now
“Downloaded the "Official Winduhs" Client, been looking up the developers area, it wouldn't be very ...”
I got a client now!
“PocketLJ - A palm based client available from the downloads area , but I guess ...”
The first post must have a subject
“Finally joined LiveJournal - cool place, that was the easy task, the tough one will ...”
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