Monthly Archive: February 2011

From Java to Python 16

From Java to Python

If I remember properly I haven’t learnt any new language in last three years. All I had done was learning more libraries in Java, PHP and JavaScript. Partly because I was not interested in learning completely new language and its ecosystem. Also because there was no need. All my bread and butter work...

Stage-3: Riding to Rohtang pass 3

Stage-3: Riding to Rohtang pass

This is one of our toughest rides not just physically but psychologically too. But I should also say it was the best and most beautiful track to ride on. This post is going to be long with lots of pictures. Fill your coffee mug. When we reached Manali it was already very cold....

Batch transliterating names into Kannada using Google API 3

Batch transliterating names into Kannada using Google API

Some times work at Janaagraha throws awesome challenges. Like as part of BEST project we are cleaning up voters list. Voters list in Karnataka will have names in both English and Kannada, Most of the volunteers have filled up only in English and hence we were left with transliterating names into Kannada. I...

1by2coffee – Voice from Egypt – Iman Bibars 0

1by2coffee – Voice from Egypt – Iman Bibars

Vibha helped me to get in touch with Iman Bibars ( I am extremely sorry for mispronouncing your name) who works with Ashoka.org in Egypt. In this ten minute telephone interview we talk about situation in Egypt, expectations of people of Egypt from rest of the world, mainly India. And of course is...