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IIPM and the Blogosphere

Finally, I get off my backside and write about the ongoing plastering IIPM is getting from the Blogosphere. I was about to write war, but it hardly seems that, does it? The blogosphere is consistently proving itself one step ahead of IIPM, but what one fears is the establishment, which has not proved itself very tech-savvy in the past.

So much has been written on this that anything I say will be mere repetition. Kaps’ call to action and Zuckerman’s concise version of the events, along with Desipundit’s painstaking chronicling of the whole fiasco should suffice for a primer. Of course, Desipundit has also linked to many blog posts on this topic. read more

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Bangalore Blues

Okay, now that Bangalore doesn’t have any infrastructure problems (so stop whining you IT guys), here’s what they seem to be doing to prove that nothing (or in this case, nowhere) can be perfect.

Yesterday, Vidya forwarded me this email, and today, Magesh did. So, I got off my butt and dug around, found Nimish’s email and mailed him asking whether this was real. While he still hasn’t replied, Vidya sent me a link from the Deccan Herald, where this has been reported.


I would like to bring to notice a certain injustice that I have subjected to at the Bangalore Railway Station (Majestic). On September 30 (Friday), 2005, I had been to the station to see off my fiance and her mother. They took the Karnataka Express (Train #2627) to Jhansi at 6:30 pm. read more

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