People who know me already know this in some form or other. But this makes it official. The religion I was born into never made sense. Actually, as of now, none of them make any sense to me. So it’s NULL now.
Nagarathna Memorial Grant is a no strings attached grant of one lakh rupees (~$1400). It’s a micro-grant targeted at everyone. 2021 grant application is open.
What a crazy year! I guess everyone was hoping this year will end soon. It has now. But for some reason, I think 2021 won’t be that different. Yes, there is a vaccine, and we all might get one. But there is so much that needs to be rebuilt. 2020 more than anything, showed how much our society is broken. At least for me. So rebuilding in 2021 will be equally frustrating and hard. Let’s hope “we” can together rebuild it.
Anju published The Dog We Stole (Amazon ebook link) as a series of blog posts on her blog. And we planned to convert it into an eBook if it did well. The blog posts were quite popular, and the overall feedback was very positive. Hence I started creating the eBook.
Like many, this year has been crazy for me too. When there is a crisis that I don’t have control over, I surround myself with good people and work. So I can concentrate on things that I like. COVID-19 was no different, except I couldn’t meet people So it was mostly just work....
My first personal laptop was a Sony Vaio (PCG-6C2L) ), which I bought for cash at Best Buy in Milwaukee. I used the advance cash Infosys had given me. It was 13.3 inch, very portable laptop. It had two hard disks. Once small 30GB SSD for OS and a bigger regular one for the...