A collection of 19 issues
Searches leading to this website
I gleaned this from a random look at the website logs for two weeks. P.S. What does he/she mean by using orkut effectively? Isn’t that an oxymoron?
How to recognize an American tourist?
True story. On Day 7 of my Singapore trip (Dec 28, 2007), Chinmay and myself were at ‘The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’ shop. The lady in front of us in the queue said this. When we heard this, both of us looked at each other, with the look that meant
Best quote I’ve read in a while
From New York Times, November 26, 1991: DOS computers, made by I.B.M., Compaq, Tandy and about a million other companies, are by far the most popular, with about 70 million machines in use worldwide. Macintosh fans will note that cockroaches are far more numerous than humans, and that
What really happens with feedback forms…
That reminds me, it’s been a while since I read The Daily WTF.
ion and the police
Note: I no longer work with IonLab since Nov 12 of 2009. This incident happened about three weeks ago when the preparations for ion were in full swing, and Vikram and myself worked all day long to create the posters for ion as well as the website itself. At one
Looks like someone sure loves email!
Can you answer this?
Yahoo! India launches http://in.answers.yahoo.com. So can you answer these questions? * Did I do a bad job of raising my son? * How can we say that we’re alive? * When I get off at Bangalore aiport, how much will the elephant ride to my hotel cost? * Why
Saw this on a T-shirt: Nobody is perfect. I am nobody.
Criccer … I don’t know what else to call it. This was a game that is a cross between cricket and soccer, being played in the stadium/grounds near my home. The bowler throws the football and the batsman bats by kicking the football, and then runs. All the other
What a wonderful code
When a friend told me to listen to the song “What a wonderful world” by Louis Armstrong, I ended up changing the lyrics from: I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself what a wonderful world. I
Richie blog rich
My blog is worth $32,178.78. How much is your blog worth?
Pen and Paper
Excerpt from a messenger conversation: Me: Why is it that I think best only with a pen and paper… Pradeep: That way, your speed of thinking is inline with your natural speed Me: What? Pradeep: Hmm. Think about it :-P Me: Okay, let me grab a pen and paper… Pradeep:
A policeman in the office
It was around 6 o’ clock in the evening. I’m in the office. I went near the printer to collect some printouts. In the nearby library section, I notice a policeman! Gathered around the table was also Raju (the Man Friday of Y! Blr) and three Americans visiting from
I was reading this article on Ten Reasons you’re a software developer (via Vikram) and saw this sentence in point number 4: Software developers are artists, using crude tools to render images, text, and logic on electronic palettes that transcend aesthetic appeal. It reminded me of an old messenger
I still can’t stop laughing at this: (IRC chat room) Ben174 : If they only realized 90% of the overtime they pay me is only cause i like staying here playing with Kazaa when the bandwidth picks up after hours. ChrisLMB : If any of my employees did that they’d
Drop everything. Turn up the volume. See this flash video. I couldn’t stop laughing. Strangely, he reminds me of myself. ( Found via Yahoo! Search Blog )
Gadling’s photo of the day is a snake charmer in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. No, seriously, I’m not talking of Pythonistas, I’m talking about a real snake charmer! Maybe this can be the official logo for BaPy ? ;) Update: ‘BangPypers’ seems to be the frontrunner for the name of the
What a blast!
Python’s a blast! – This one’s too funny. Highly recommended for geeks!