Thejesh GN Blog
I love simple smartwatches that are hackable. I got my first and second Pebble as part of their Kickstarter campaign. I was a pleased user until then shut shop. I continued my search for a smartwatch. I had two options in front of me Bangel.js 2 and PineTime. I got both of them. But my PineTime is a developer, early version. Hence Bangle.js became the official replacement for Pebble
If you have been reading this blog you would know that I have blogring now. It’s stored as JSON documents in CouchDB and then used in widgets in the sidebar. It also happens that I read the same blogs in a feed reader. So I wanted a way to import these into my blog reader easily. CouchDB is my source of truth; hence I wanted a way to export JSON documents into OPML format that can be imported into any reader.
We celebrate September 5th as teachers’ day in India. It used to be significant when Amma was alive and working. She used to get a lot of gifts from her students, flowers (especially roses), Cadburys five star, peacock feathers, Coffee Byte toffee, etc. She used to say government primary school kids are the best. Personally, teaching has been a fantastic experience for me. It has made me more empathetic.
Anju has been arranging flowers for the last ten days. They are gorgeous. It took lots of time and effort to collect the flowers every morning and arrange them as Pookalam. Today is Onam and the last day. Here is the virtual gallery of all of them.