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Book: Nationalism by Tagore

I just finished reading Nationalism by Tagore. The book has three essays which talk about Nationalism in the West, Nationalism in Japan, Nationalism in India and ends with a poem called The Sunset of the Century. First two essays are based on lectures delivered in USA and Japan. The third essay on India...

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Book: Writing the Book

I follow Nieman Reports and NiemanLab to know everything that’s happening in digital journalism world. Very recently I found out that they publish books. So I picked Writing the Book, How to Craft Narratives, from Concept to Content as my first read. It’s an anthology of essays written by journalists on how they...

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Tracking Happiness

A friend of mine Anu has this popular question to ask when she meets us “What am I proud of and grateful for?”. It’s an interesting question. While answering it last time, I realized its a proxy question for asking how happy am I. I don’t know what Anu thinks but I will...

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ನನ್ನ ಕನ್ನಡ ದಿನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ

ನಮ್ಮನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮೊದಲಿಂದಲೂ ಕನ್ನಡ ದಿನ ಹಾಗು ವಾರ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆಗಳನ್ನು ಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಹಾಗೂ ಓದುವ ಹವ್ಯಾಸ ಇತ್ತು. ಸುಧಾ, ತರಂಗ, ಲಂಕೇಶ್ ಮುಂತಾದ ವಾರಪತ್ರಿಕೆಗಳ ಜೋತೆ ಕನ್ನಡ ಪ್ರಭ, ಶಾಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಹಿಂದೂ, ಟೈಮ್ಸ್ ಆಫ್ ಇಂಡಿಯಾ, ಪ್ರಜಾವಾಣಿ ಇನ್ನೂ ಮುಂತಾದವು. ಸಮಯ ಬದಲಾದಂತೆ, ಪತ್ರಿಕೆಯು ಬದಲಾಯಿತು. ನಂತರ ವಿಜಯ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಬಂತು. ಈಗ ಸದ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ವಿಜಯವಾಣಿ ಓಡುತ್ತಿದೆ ನನ್ನ ತಾಯಿ ಮನೇಲಿ. ನನ್ನ ಮದುವೆ ನಂತರ ಕನ್ನಡ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ ತರಿಸುವ ಜವಾಬ್ದಾರಿ ನನ್ನ ಮೇಲೆ ಬಿತ್ತು....

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CouchDB is my personal BaaS

My various small term and long-term projects need database. As of now I have used various kinds of RDBMS like Postgres, SQLite, NoSQLs like Mongo and Redis. All these four are great and have made me really productive. All four databases are open source and they cover all my requirements as of now....