Friday, April 23, 2010


Most of you who read this blog might also know the person I am talking about.

He joined as an intern in a company almost 7 years back and continued working as an employee in the same company till today. I and my friends always wonder how he continues to work with the same enthusiasm and energy as that of a fresher. In spite of working in the same team and company from day 1 of his career he never under performed. He starts to office at 7.30AM every day and comes back home at 10PM, do you think that makes him tired? You are wrong, he attends meetings till 11.30PM atleast 3 times a week. Weekends are also almost similar to working days for him. Working like this for 6 years is not at all easy, I know most of you will agree with me on this.

It is 10.30PM when I am writing this and today is his last day with his company and he is still at his office. Now this is what I call it as 'devoted to work'.

He never speaks a angry word, never complaints when we pull his legs, shave off his mustache ;-) . He is one of the best and humble person I know. He has been my roommate for the last 2.5 years, but I am going to miss him soon. He is moving to Singapore for his new job. At last he has achieved what he wanted to.

Peeps, all the best for your new job, new country and all the future endeavors. Don't forget us. :)

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Top 5 Tweets that I hate

Twitter is of course the most simplest and powerful micro-blogging medium I know. But I completely dislike and ignore few kind of tweets, the Top 5 kind of tweets that I hate are listed here

#5 - Fighting/Arguing through Tweets

"@XYZ, using the same infrastructure, why not? I also think you shouldn't hurry. What say?"

Why don't you take your nasty fights offline? It irritates me more when I don't know who @XYZ is. :)

#4 - The number of followers you have

"Yipee.. Will have 250 followers soon!!"

Don't brag.. You may soon end up with 200 followers..

#3 - The conference/event you are at

"In CodingFreaks-2010, totally impressed by @someone who spoke about Cosmic energy coupled with Java Beans!"

Please don't do this, because no one outside the conference bothers about it. I realized this the hard way. :)

#2 - Completely abstract, weird and out of context Tweets

"It worries me.. I will try to be quiet"

Err... What the heck are you taking about??

and at #1 - Test Tweets

"Testing..", "Test tweet after replacing my laptop charger"..

Stop doing QA, someone has already done that for you. Just use it.

I don't know how many of you will agree with me, but this is completely my personal opinion. No hard feelings. :)

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

A Big Leap

Weekend movies, legendary saturdays & lazy sundays, Mafia, Literature, Paintball game, short trips to near by places, Krishna Cafe, China Pearl, commercial street, brigade road, late night discussions about AR Rahman Vs Illayaraja, Vijay fans Vs Vijay anti-fans and of course all my friends in Bangalore. I am going to miss them all.

1242 days, 25 sprints, 400 bugs fixed, 8 hack days, 1 outside India trip, 3 laptops, 2 desktops, 73 new contacts, countless T-shirts, free Flickr pro account, post-lunch walk, Gym & Aerobics sessions, occasional foosball, too many stupid tea break arguments and many more unlisted things at Yahoo!. It is now time for me to put them all in my memory lane and ponder about it.

Yes, I will be moving out of Bangalore by the end of this month.

A quote by Napoleon that I completely agree with "Ability is of little account without opportunity". A better opportunity and a new life awaits for me in Chennai and I hope things to go well on this move. Being a person brought up in a cold place, Chennai is a quite scary city for me and all the tweets from Chennai folks confirms that fear :) . Everything comes with a price tag, I have to bare this price of Chennai weather for a better opportunity and I am getting ready for this adventure. :)

Let's see what the future has in store for me.