Stateless State Heads SSH

Don’t get fooled away by the title. This post is in no way related to Secure SHell. I’m agitated over the series of events that happened during the last couple of days primarily due to the splitting of A.P. and issues that had followed suit. Guess this blog would be a place to vent out my anger! All baaeedd words are either *ed out or spoonerised. Guess you can easily make out the words!
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Trip to Coorg

So, we finally made it to Coorg/Kodagu on the 21st of November, 2009, Saturday. It was definitely a trip to cherish. We started from Bangalore on Friday night in Rajahamsa (:P KSRTC bus – eppadi ellam paeru vekkaraainga) and reached Coorg by about 6:15 on Saturday morning. We were received by our Guide/Home-stay provider Mr. Bopanna (This guy is a multi-millionaire in Coorg :o). We started clicking photos on our way to Cheliyandene from Madikeri.
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My Freetime work

Hi! This is my first post at tumblr! Excellent name I should say. 🙂 Guess it is inspired from flickr. For the first post, I thought of listing what I work on during my leisure time. So, here it goes! An ID3 Tag script which automatically sets the tags depending on the folder hierarchy. A perl script that automatically configures a new system to suit my needs. Reading “Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment”.
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Bangalore Beckons

So, I’ve moved to the so-called “Garden City” of India. To be frank, no gardens here! Bangalore is as polluted as Chennai. I’ve joined Starent Networks as a Trainee Engineer and I’m looking forward to overcome that lean patch of mine from 2005-2009. I’ve been with my parents for all these 20 yrs and as this was the first time I’m leaving home to live outside, there were advices from all corners of the family.
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Confidence and Flash An Ode to Adobe and Macromedia

An event, 4 years back! Year 2005! I am at the Anna University Counseling. Toppers around me. Words of my mom ringing in my ears – “Take Aeronautical…” Words of my cousins – “Take ECE…” Words of Arul Sir – “Take CS…” I enter the hall with my dad. I get a spare terminal. ECE in CEG ruled out. A choice between CS in CEG and ECE in MIT. I went with ECE in MIT because it was closer to my place.
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ActionScript Tutorial no 1

So, you want to develop a cool “Mouse Trailer Dust Sparkle” effect as in here. This costs 1$. Here’s a tutorial which will tell you how to do it. I’ve accomplished it using a MovieClip with a small circle. You can just replace it with your own.  Here’s the code. package { import flash.events.MouseEvent; import flash.display.MovieClip; import flash.events.Event; public class trailer extends MovieClip { private function trail(e:MouseEvent):void { var trailMC:MovieClip=new MovieClip(); trailMC.
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Where is modernisation leading us to

Another news for the media to bombard and make it a national issue. Over the past 3 days, all the news channels have been focusing on the harassment of the so called “modern women” in a pub in Mangalore. Members of the Sri Ram Sena entered a pub in Mangalore on Saturday, the 24th of January and attacked the women dancing there. The media has then started to blow this out of proportion.
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Republic of India Jai Hind

The eve of Republic Day! January 2006! It’s been 60 yrs now! India has moved a lot of strides in these 60 yrs now, thanks to visionaries who made it possible. The next 60 is in our hands to make India a super power. Anyway, Republic Day’s always associated with the issuing of awards like Padma Vibhushan, Padma Shri etc. I’m happy that the Government has decided to confer posthumous awards on Hemant Karkare, Sandeep Unnikrishnan and the others who lost their lives to save India from terrorists.
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Microsoft Windows 7 and Open Source

You might be wondering why I have chosen such an eccentric title for this post. Microsoft and Open Source don’t go with each other. And if you are a Windoze bunny, you might have probably downloaded the beta version of the next installment of Windows, i.e Windows 7. If you haven’t you can check the screenshots here. If a first glance at the screenshots make you gape in awe, then you probably haven’t touched a glass of wine before.
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