Apologies to apocrypha - Part 1

Fundamentals be discerned with first, the rejection of certain apocrypha lies tad away from the usual concerns - heresy of ...

Of pertinent choices, long hauls, and short falls

Today's dose of life saving refreshes for me comes as always from the SQL land. At crisp, the authentication ...

Of a scaffold, a safety net, and more such

For most of my POCs/experimental work, I use my own HTTP server package and a scaffold bash script that ...

Of directions, and winds that set sails smooth

A few days back, I wrote about something I built for personal use - a quasi ORM that depends on ...

Of minor changes and long-short runs

A year on from this, a bit of an update on this; bandwidth is a great concern, without a ...

Of lower overheads and territories of comfort

Much unknown to many is the fact Crisp has entered an autopilot mode since January. We've moved on to others, ...

Of a thousand miles in walks, a thousand less in folks and strokes

Atticus always used to say - "Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself.". The ...

Of unmet updates and unsafe tightrope runs

A couple of weeks back, I stumbled upon an interesting piece over at Twitter. The crux being not committing lockfiles ...

Of ad-hoc changes and context's short-changes

I hate ad-hoc changes. There, I said it loud after long. I'm not sure about you, but I almost hate ...

Of possible matroskas and missing threads and glues

And the oddity from Friday becomes even more with a fix that comes by. Given I've been dealing with, RegExp, ...

Of phased changes and fortuitous, freeform discussions

Late last evening, was discussing with a colleague who wanted to build small APIs. While looking at the pro-s and ...

Of first, quarters to millenia, and more

And thus, PR #1 goes in (well, #250 because aap chronology samjhiye). Silly stuff aside, made the first set of ...

Of hurt shins and painful uphill walks

Quintessential, apocryphal, and more, the validity and importance of this one can't ever be overstated. More so, coming from ...

Of an awkwardly confusing path, maximum traversals, and such

At long last, a whole 10 days after I started, got to committing code again with the new code base ...

On some pointers about counter narratives

Even cursory look at the lines of the bygone Trotsky, would provide a handful of pointers to say the least. ...

Of a meandering monk, boggy roads that get sunk, and such

The beauty of ascertaining issues that are sporadic is their providing sensible defaults. Odd word choice in a sense, but ...

Of another down in the dumps, certain searching bumps, and more

Searching for a good news app, ended up discovering what never crossed the radar until now. here. Ended up ...

Of an oddly timed sprain, another silly brain, and such

Where the point of silver lining comes up, there is a certain thread of discomfort that wishes to be undone. ...

Of a pendulum, sugar cube, and such

The good thing about early starts is how well paced they can be with bumping productivity. There isn't a lot ...

On the efficacy of tooling RoIs

Switches that go against the grain are in general tense, to say the least. Having stuck to a "build internal ...

Of hidden gems and unforeseen shovels

The best part of a day with visiting sinusitis has been discovering stuff. Stuff that I've been running behind for ...

Of uncharted waters turning lovely libations

To pick newer stuff that you've wanted to play with but were not able to, is quite a wonderful feel. ...

On newer ventures and long lost veneers

To put a long-winded story short, it has been quite a mix of a day, this one. From being active ...

Some additional pointers towards a historical fog of war

If my memory serves me right, the validity/veracity of "AnIya nIla shRRi~NgAt" / its authorship by Swami Desikan [either/both, need ...

On some penuries of practice

A week back (if I remember right), I had quoted Swami Desikan and how the school has opined of Rudra/Paramashiva ...

Of newer sails and an ocean that never fails

I arrive at the last three days of my resting schedules. So, it is time for an update. My ...

Keep your friends close, your fears closer, your well-wishing d[a]emons closest.

The last few weeks have been taxing with things that wrap up, and preparing for what's ahead in every sense. ...

Of Murphy, a rough derby, and some course corrections

Learning for the day - When shit hits the fan, it is bound to spray all around. Running in a ...

Of frescoes, free birds, and threads that stay

Seven years on since this; eleven since Heath and a longer seventeen since Nalla. ...

Of hollow, brazen towers that tend to scale high

aNNAvappa~NgAr's episode about Swami desikan and peria AccAn piLLai is chronologically so inconsistent, one cannot avoid laughing hard. Now, ...

Spent

Spent The older one in all, 'ere comes along early; sickles and hammers, their need ...

On some odd, long lost concerns

Two rather troubling statemednts from vedAntavAvadUka villivalam nArAyaNAcAr swAmi, almost 40 years back. Both from an introductory note about his ...

Of shackles that save and a heart seemingly not brave

He did everything a cancer patient would have done to prevent a recurrence: He faithfully checked for the earliest signs ...

Beyond the stage

Beyond the stage colours gushing afore;
the brain and the heart in unison sing.
"Show must go on", there the voices do ...

Of a cold breeze, flowery freeze, and more.

"You know, I did lie to you a bit", her voice in the middle of the night did put him ...

A few thoughts on bounds and validity of perception

The spatio-temporal bounds of perception and thereupon and thenceforth of inference make the two invalid modes of cognition and of ...

Of a missing thread and some more

A couple of years back someone has suggested in a seemingly concerned tone that a good schedule would do me ...

Optimise, not to outside factors

Everyone optimises for one factor, or another in the scheme of things. What you optimise with a feverish pace, might ...

Build your Resume; learn (La)Tex.

Something I picked up during grad school, fell in love with since is TeX. So much so, I used it ...

Introducing nodevirtualenv

Long story short, created a virtualenv clone for NodeJS. Provides a flow that borrows from the convenience of both

Adding an admin interface

Until last week, I had been using couple of modes to create new posts, in terms of decreasing orders ...

The brook strides away

One fresh leaf today, a worn one the day cometh next. They move along with it in all, a ...

A sullen wrap and a long dragging strap

The start to the weekend opens up with breaking the early schedules and this one somehow did not feel bad ...

Breaking another hiatus

Had a fair long break from writing about vedAnta proper now. So, in an attempt to break the hiatus, wrote ...

Digital, Ocean, and your binary sail or sink.

Over the last few months, there are few things that I learnt the hard way. But one stands apart from ...

A bit of a hard refresh

After a brief hiatus with both writing down my thoughts and attempting to recover the old Ghost blog's contents, decided ...