Who says luck doesn’t matter?

With a pile of 300 résumés on his desk and a need to pick someone quickly, my boss told me to make calls on the bottom 50 and toss the rest. “Throw away 250 résumés?” I asked, shocked. “What if the best candidates are in there?” “You have a point,” he said. “But then again, […]

Domains for sale

I had plans to start a Hindi Digg-clone but time constraints have been a barrier. I had registered two domains in anticipation, one is Kadighar.com (Kadighar is Hindi for “Home of links”) and another is a blogmemes.in domain with which you can become part of a Digg-clone network of repute who have Digg like sites […]

Battle of the blog

Indian Express recently did a story on Indibloggies. Though they got some facts wrong (for example I told them that “Tamil, Hindi and Marathi” are leading in the Indic blogging scene), I must thank the newspaper and Anuradha for the good words. I hope this would help its cause, that of showcasing the best of […]

We are the web

The machine is us; we are the web! Amazing video.

WP 2.1 upgrade irks UTW

I was bit late to realize this, but after the recent WP upgrade to 2.1 there has been few hiccups with the UTW plugin (specifically release 3.141592 , that I use). The UTW tags would just vanish whenever a new comment was being posted or when you try to edit the post. Fortunately, there is […]

Blogging with my vocal chords

Coinciding with the nomination process at the Indibloggies, the good people at the IndiCast, one of the most popular Podcast from India, were kind enough to invite me to talk about the Indian blog awards and help spread the word. It was a short but entertaining chat with Aditya Mhatre, his chum and co-host Abhishek […]