Thoughts, Ramblings and Rants...

My online chat world began with the Yahoo! messenger. It was fun. Now I’m having to deal with too many messenger apps. We all are!

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In order to save battery, smartphones don’t always keep “mobile data” connected. After some period of inactivity, the connection is put to sleep, and is periodically woken up. Idea Cellular got creative, and decided that people should be alerted about their data usage in a session everytime they disconnect from mobile data.

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Given an input image to convert into an icon, use Imagemagick:

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The Rubik's Cube
20 May 2016

Thanks to Isha and Rujuta, I now have a new Rubik’s Cube. It had been a long time I played with one of those. A nice, colorful, shiny new toy, stressbuster and a paperweight! Yay!

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The Grin Channel
28 April 2016

I was chatting with a friend after a long time, and I threw around a few painful cross-lingual puns. He cried, “Oh stop! I thought you’d leave your puns back in the US when you relocated to India. I didn’t realize you’d hold on to them.”

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