Exactly, 44 years back, on this very Day, Lighting crackled and a Thunderous Voice boomed from the skies
Lemme look back at some of the gr8 stuff that has happened.
Good education in premier institutions - Holy Cross, MCC
Great Jobs in good corporate - Enfield, Zodiac, Pantaloon, Trends, PentaMedia, Mayajaal
Being my own boss for the past 4 years
:] A terrific wife who loves me so much, but pretends otherwise - Rohini (Hey, tomorrow is our 6th Anniv)
An amazing son, Ashwanthe, who thinks I'm DonMan, bigger than Spiderman, Batman, Superman, Shakthimaan and Ultraman put together.
10 years of blemishless sobriety - The great escape from Hardcore and Booze. Thanks to TTK and AA.
:wave: A lovely bunch of Kinfolk who give me all the support when I needed it.
A motley crowd of colourful pals without whom all these years would have been drab and dull grey.
Of course, html, php, newmedia and the web....
As I enter into my 45th year today, I wish to take a pledge.
If I can't become decent this year, at least I'll become Rich.
Suddenly, we see the Vice-Chancellor of Anna University playing the Moral Police role. How ridiculous can one get ? Does he think he knows something that the the parents of the students are not aware of ?
I think the parents of today are very much aware of the trend and decency factor and if they feel that their wards are provacatively dressed, should be the ones doing the policing. After all, they are the ones who saw the emergence of acid-rock, jeans and flower-power generation 20-25 years back. Now is the time where a mom would comfortably land up in jeans and T-shirt to meet her daughter in the college campus. Will the VC ban parents from visting their wards b'cos HE feels that they are not properly dressed?
Mobiles, jeans, Tees, whatever are signs of the times and have no moral significance whatsover. Just b'cos the management and a few prudes look at these with a prejudiced eye do not warrant that others have to follow their thot-process. It seems funny that the VC is spending quality time looking at what the students wear and not at their performance in college. Would a change of dress code make AU the No.1 University in India ?
You cant afford to miss this. It's not just mind-boggling, but makes one understand how infinitesimal we are in the scheme of the universe.
View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida. After that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the subatomic universe of electrons and protons.
Click Here for the treat.
I have been building this website and I needed to get into some extensive PHP-MySql coding as the databse is huge. Never been the coding type, been on the graphics side always. So everytime, I wrote out the code and it worked, I was overwhelmed with joy.
Which made me think, if only I could create an application that would clearly display the current thought process of one's WIFE (in other words fathom the workings in the depths), I'd be the Richest Guy, what the heck. Just imagine, even the richest folks would require it and I'd be minting money.
So I gave up on site building and experimented with a bit of code and uploaded an application , which can be accessed from Here. I Call it Don's FathomMeter. :]
On second thoughts I don't want to charge for the usage, so it's Open Source in the intrest of MANkind. If you feel its useful, pls donate through PayPal..
It is so funny....
Google (International and Indian offices) till now have not bothered to reply to my mail on the attitude and arrogance of their Bangalore and Hyderabad offices.
I'd also Posted my experience with them here sometime back.
Today, Google's own technology is working against them. 70% of search terms related to Google Bangalore or Hyderabad, Ad Sense for feeds return my post among the top 20 Results and in some cases the top Result.
Just a few of the Search Queries I noticed..
PHONE NOS. OF GOOGLE IN INDIA,
google+bangalore, hyderabad google head office address, ad sense for feeds, google hyderabad, google hyd office contact no., contact tel google bangalore, google hyderabad email address, google bangalore address, google office in hyderabad (or Bangalore), google office in India
Google PROs are not bothered about this...But I feel that my Blog will be blacklisted by Google soon. But then again, Yahoo, MSN and some other Search Engines are also returning the same results..
Nunalum than vayaal kedum ?