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I feel like a loser.

Q&A

Q: What's the biggest advantage of having a career in computer science?
A: Most people aren't aware how illegible my handwriting is!

Nayantara

Called up aunty today. Shrirang bhaiya is in Scotland. Uncle is preparing for a conference. I hope to be in Pune in January.

Floods

Santosh is caught between the Devil and the Deep Sea. Trapped in the apocalyptic floods, the poor dunce is faced with Hobson's choice.
Placementseason is hotting up and I am having sleepless nights!
I am actually experimenting with the new rich-text interface of Blogger. I am getting tired of keeping up with prolific Blogger upgradations. It's a futile effort!

Businessworld issue dated 19-July

My phone number, what's left of the hair on my head, my seven-digit IQ, my eternal gratitude, a nice and cute kiss, your name on a cloud, the address of any celebrity, amazing music, my mother-in-law...

That, and more, is what Netizens are willing to swap with anyone who'll give them a Gmail account. Take a look at gmailswap.com for a longer list of bizarre offers. I got mine after three lunches with my boss - plus a promise to not bother him the rest of the year. We'll have to see about that one, won't we?

However, in the meantime, I'm now a member of the G Club. Not a small exclusive set but a rapidly growing flood of people who've managed to get themselves 'invited' to the great big Google party where webmail is free and you get a whole 1 gigabyte of space, if you only know what to do with it. The 'Google approach' is, apparently, that you must never have to bother deleting your mail - it can just sit there for all you care. Free email servic…

Gmail

Accessing Gmail is proving to be a pain in my ass. The ubiquitous but antediluvian IE5 does not support it. Opera helped create the account, but accessing Gmail was still impossible since Opera did not support ActiveX. I finally managed to gain access to it via Mozilla Firefox today.

Pinki's B'day

Yesterday was Pinki's b'day, but the celebrations were postponed by a day to make way for more guests.