Archive - May 2004


May 30th

reader's blog entry

Since I've been suferring from a sudden drought of creativity, I take a page from Aadisht's book: The next blog entry(and more if possible) will be for the reader, from the reader. Use the Contact Page to send me questions, comments, bouquets, brickbats, marriage proposals, anything. I shall then repond to your messages in the forthcoming weblog entries.

So what are you waiting for? Fire away, my dear readers!


May 28th

this needs to happen

Queer Eye for the KKK Guy.

Considering the size of my last few posts, maybe I should get myself one of those linkblog thingies.



Slashdot, as far as I know, is supposed to be the home of all the anti-commercial, anti-suit, anti-spam zealots. I noticed that the site isn't exactly practising what it preaches:


The "related links" box here lists sponsored links, and are context sensitive; listed along with the links from the articles. If the read

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May 27th

intelligent shuffle

XMMS just played "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton. Just as the mellow and mushy ending guitar piece had filled the air with its charm, the playlist, which was on shuffle mode picks out the best response ever for the next song: Metallica's "Die, Die, Die, My Darling!"


May 25th


Application to Date Adam Mathes: I wonder if the "well, not anymore" message is there because the thing actually worked; or because it didn't.



Bush falls off bicycle, bruises himself. Aw. I sympathize with him. This has happened to me once... when I was eleven.


May 24th

blog baby

Announcing the Overall, Supreme Winner of all the Bharatiya Blog Melas: Neel Vavilapalli!


hot stuff

Michael Moore wins the Golden Palm at Cannes, with the jury clarifying that the award is for the quality of the film, and not the content. I have seen Bowling For Columbine, and I must say Michael has this uncanny ability to take stuff we've seen so many times on TV, and other forms of media, and convert it into something so unique, something that you wont forget in a while.

Next thing I think Moore should do: Send a copy of the movie to

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May 23rd

all your friendbase belong to us

From Orkut's Terms and Conditions page:'s proprietary rights

By submitting, posting or displaying any Materials on or through the service, you automatically grant to us a worldwide, non-exclusive, sublicenseable, transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right to copy, distribute, create derivative works of, publicly perform and display such Materials. That said, our use of your personal information is governed by our Privacy Policy and we will never rent, sell or share your personal information with any third party for marketing purposes without your express permission.

Wow. This is definitely not compatible with the "do not be evil" ideology.

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