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Fear of emerging trends

So far in my work life, I have been more of a generalist who knows a little of a lot of things, but none in great depth. I happened to chance upon the careers page of a promising startup and realised I … Continue reading

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Courselog : Week 1 Introduction to R programming

I am taking this 4 week course about the fundamentals for R programming via Coursera  Here is a summary of what I learnt as part of Week 1 The origins of R The basic units of data that one can … Continue reading

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How To get php5-mcrypt enabled / php5-mcrypt installed but not working Ubuntu 14.04

Hi! Yes this blog is alive, and the author is alive too. Recently while dealing with some encryption code in php, I faced this problem – I had checked out code that a colleague had written and was making some … Continue reading

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Tech Notes : Introduction to Clojure by @ghoseb

Its been more than one month since I attended the “Introduction to Clojure” talk by Baishampayan Ghose (@ghoseb on twitter) as part of the Java Pune Meetup group’s monthly meetup. I had scribbled down some notes, that I promised to … Continue reading

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Tech Meets #3 – A ChennaiGeeks community Initiative

Schedule for TechMeets #3 – 18 December 2010 Speaker and Topic 1) Balaji Damodaran of Thoughtworks- Windows Phone 7 internals and a bit of android 2) Siddharta Govindaraj of SilverStripe Software- Building Mobile apps using HTML(HTML5)/CSS 3)Gaurav Oberoi of Seattle … Continue reading

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Tech And Startup Events In and Around Chennai

[Cross-posted on my other blog as well] Finally here it is – There are a lot of tech events that are shaping up in Chennai – and I found it next to impossible to track any of them beyond a … Continue reading

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TechMeets – First Edition

[cross – posted on my personal blog as well ] A TechMeet is going to happen this saturday – The goal of the techmeet is to discuss and learn new trends,technologies,programming languages,new DBs, virtually anything thats new in the software … Continue reading

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