Hari's Corner

Humour, comics, tech, law, software, reviews, essays, articles and HOWTOs intermingled with random philosophy now and then

Archives for year: 2007

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December

புத்தாண்து வாழ்துக்கள்
எல்லோருக்கும் என் புத்தாண்து வாழ்துக்கள்
Entries in Tamil Mon, Dec 31, 2007 @ 20:14 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:25 IST)
Most Unknown Person of the Year 2007
The Papa Hari Most Unknown Person of the Year 2007 awards
Humour and Nonsense Sun, Dec 30, 2007 @ 21:05 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 08:00 IST)
Wishing everybody a happy new year
Look forward to lots more from Papa Hari in 2008!
Life and Leisure Thu, Dec 27, 2007 @ 18:18 IST
(last updated: Sat, Dec 29, 2007 @ 14:47 IST)
The cats in our backyard
Two neighbourhood cats have made our backyard their home
Life and Leisure Sat, Dec 22, 2007 @ 13:04 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:51 IST)
Getting the HP Pavilion 6314 in-built webcam working on Linux
A tutorial on getting the HP Pavilion dv6314 model laptop's internal webcam to work in Linux
Tutorials and HOWTOs Thu, Dec 20, 2007 @ 20:04 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:53 IST)
Why I've started using a mail client
Using a desktop client is still a very good idea to access e-mail
Software and Technology Wed, Dec 19, 2007 @ 08:45 IST
(last updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2008 @ 08:53 IST)
Encourage small traders
Why keeping small traders in business in the retail industry is in the interests of customers
People and society Mon, Dec 17, 2007 @ 15:11 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:36 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 16 - Not formal enough
The next Geeky and Meeky is a single panel toon for a change - my first using digital pen and tablet
Geeky and Meeky comic Fri, Dec 14, 2007 @ 08:59 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:22 IST)
The power of CSS and other stuff
About CSS tricks, the Indian Cricket League and Harry Potter parody - it cannot get more random than that
Bits and Bytes Sat, Dec 8, 2007 @ 21:16 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:20 IST)
Blogger.com commenting system annoyance
Another commenting system annoyance from Blogger.com
Internet and Blogging Thu, Dec 6, 2007 @ 10:03 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:19 IST)
PapaRank™ - ranking for human beings
An innovative new idea from the Papa Hari World Government
Humour and Nonsense Wed, Dec 5, 2007 @ 09:03 IST
(last updated: Wed, Dec 5, 2007 @ 09:17 IST)
A change of tagline
A minor change to the site's tag line (the line that appears below the title "Hari's Corner")
Site management Tue, Dec 4, 2007 @ 14:14 IST
(last updated: Tue, Dec 4, 2007 @ 14:15 IST)
PHP templating systems - pros and cons
Why PHP templating systems make life easier for web application developers
Software and Technology Sat, Dec 1, 2007 @ 10:42 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:38 IST)

November

Oldies: selected posts from November 2005
Yet another edition of my "Blast from the Past" series, this time November 2005.
Bits and Bytes Wed, Nov 28, 2007 @ 20:55 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:34 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 15 - Evil twin
The next Geeky and Meeky episode probably should be entitled Geeky and Geeky!
Geeky and Meeky comic Sun, Nov 25, 2007 @ 08:50 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:22 IST)
Why end-users prefer blogs to CMSes and more
My thoughts on design aspects in terms of end-users and programmers
Software and Technology Fri, Nov 23, 2007 @ 09:04 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:12 IST)
My first GIMP video tutorial - lighting and bump mapping
My GIMP video tutorial showing how simple it is to use lighting and bump-mapping techniques to create awesome 3d effects
Tutorials and HOWTOs Mon, Nov 19, 2007 @ 09:57 IST
(last updated: Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @ 13:23 IST)
The Papa Hari Readership survey
Facts and nothing but facts from the Papa Hari News Service
Humour and Nonsense Sat, Nov 17, 2007 @ 20:47 IST
(last updated: Sat, Nov 17, 2007 @ 21:26 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 14 - In-flight entertainment
My next edition of Geeky and Meeky took a while to create but the effort was worth it
Geeky and Meeky comic Thu, Nov 15, 2007 @ 13:34 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:22 IST)
Fleeting thoughts: doctor TV shows and more
A few thoughts about "doctor shows" on TV, blogging and SQLite
Bits and Bytes Wed, Nov 14, 2007 @ 20:26 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:21 IST)
New toon - Bushy and Mushy
A new webcomic, inspired from ELER
Artwork/Portraits/Caricatures Mon, Nov 12, 2007 @ 14:34 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 19:49 IST)
Obscure web discoveries - 1
A new feature - links to interesting, but obscure websites, buried in the deep recesses of the Internet
Bits and Bytes Fri, Nov 9, 2007 @ 20:06 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:38 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 13 - Squares
The next Geeky and Meeky in super quick time inspired by the new format
Geeky and Meeky comic Thu, Nov 8, 2007 @ 12:52 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:22 IST)
இனிய தீபாவளி நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள்
இனிய தீபாவளி நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள்
Entries in Tamil Thu, Nov 8, 2007 @ 07:26 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:20 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 12 - Change of Format
My next Geeky and Meeky cartoon and happy deepavali
Geeky and Meeky comic Thu, Nov 8, 2007 @ 07:09 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:23 IST)
Creating online comic strips
If you're interesting in creating comics without drawing, you might be interested in this
Bits and Bytes Wed, Nov 7, 2007 @ 09:38 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:38 IST)
ToonsAndComics.com is now back
Restored the Toons and Comics forum
Site management Sat, Nov 3, 2007 @ 09:36 IST
(last updated: Sat, Nov 3, 2007 @ 09:36 IST)
Rosegarden: Compose Music in Linux
How to turn Linux into a music composition studio
Software and Technology Thu, Nov 1, 2007 @ 18:15 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:14 IST)

October

Geeky and Meeky 11 - Wrong Career
My next Geeky and Meeky cartoon entitled, "Wrong Career"
Geeky and Meeky comic Tue, Oct 30, 2007 @ 17:58 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:23 IST)
The 30-second Idiot Test
The Papa Hari Research Foundation is back with more startling scientific revelations
Humour and Nonsense Tue, Oct 30, 2007 @ 11:10 IST
(last updated: Tue, Oct 30, 2007 @ 16:10 IST)
Fairness cream ads and more randomness
Randomness: Fairness cream ads, the NKP Salve Challenger series, more on one-way communication and what's been happening to ToonsAndComics.com
Bits and Bytes Mon, Oct 29, 2007 @ 10:23 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:21 IST)
கவிப்புயல்
என் புதிய பட்டம் "கவிப்புயல்." காரணம்? மேலும் படியுங்கள்!
Entries in Tamil Sun, Oct 28, 2007 @ 07:17 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:36 IST)
மழை காலம்
சென்னையில் மழைகாலத்தில் நம் உடல் நலனைப் பாதுகாக்கவேண்டும்
Entries in Tamil Sat, Oct 27, 2007 @ 21:59 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:23 IST)
A sub-blog for my Tamil writings
With b2evolution, I can now multi-blog without having to install another copy of the blog software
Site management Sat, Oct 27, 2007 @ 20:39 IST
(last updated: Sat, Oct 27, 2007 @ 20:40 IST)
Why I love Vijaykanth movies
Why Vijaykanth rules for sheer entertainment value
Bits and Bytes Sat, Oct 27, 2007 @ 15:35 IST
(last updated: Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @ 13:25 IST)
A website which uses my script
A website which uses my simple articles manager script
Bits and Bytes Fri, Oct 26, 2007 @ 09:33 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:46 IST)
b2evolution 2.0.2 alpha released
The next alpha of b2evolution 2.0 comes closer to a stable release
Site management Mon, Oct 15, 2007 @ 15:54 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:39 IST)
My web development toolkit
My complete web development toolkit and why I use the tools I do
Software and Technology Wed, Oct 10, 2007 @ 13:39 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:14 IST)
GIMP tutorial - creating a Kubrick-like website theme
A tutorial to create a fixed width website theme with an attractive header graphic
Tutorials and HOWTOs Mon, Oct 8, 2007 @ 13:18 IST
(last updated: Sun, May 10, 2009 @ 16:41 IST)
Where it all began
The source of all wisdom and knowledge
Bits and Bytes Sun, Oct 7, 2007 @ 21:18 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:47 IST)
Evolve your thinking
Thinking and thought should constantly evolve - not remain statically stubborn or stagnant in indecision
Life and Leisure Sun, Oct 7, 2007 @ 19:43 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:12 IST)
Combating the mosquito menace
A variety of strategies to minimize the nuisance of mosquitoes in your home
Life and Leisure Sun, Oct 7, 2007 @ 14:15 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:52 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 10 - Digg or Stumble?
My next edition of Geeky and Meeky, entitled "Digg or Stumble?"
Geeky and Meeky comic Fri, Oct 5, 2007 @ 14:35 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:23 IST)
A look back at October 2005
A look at some articles from October 2005 of Hari's Corner with some observations
Bits and Bytes Fri, Oct 5, 2007 @ 12:24 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:35 IST)
WordPress to b2evolution import script
My WordPress to b2evolution importer is available for download. Check it out.
My software Thu, Oct 4, 2007 @ 10:14 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 23:00 IST)
Worldwide ban on plastic smiles
The Papa Hari World Government has come out with yet another Law
Humour and Nonsense Wed, Oct 3, 2007 @ 15:59 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 08:01 IST)
Public service television and other random stuff
Why public broadcast television is a welcome relief from the mindless noise and numbing entertainment of private channels and other unrelated thoughts
Bits and Bytes Tue, Oct 2, 2007 @ 20:09 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 07:28 IST)
This blog now runs on b2evolution
Hari's Corner now powered by b2evolution
Site management Mon, Oct 1, 2007 @ 21:46 IST
(last updated: Sun, Dec 20, 2009 @ 16:14 IST)

September

Working on WordPress to b2evolution importer
A new importer from WordPress to b2evolution
My software Sun, Sep 30, 2007 @ 19:42 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:19 IST)
The importance of ventilation in housing
A key component of house design is natural lighting and ventilation and it's important to pay attention to these aspects if you're planning to build or buy a new house
Life and Leisure Sat, Sep 29, 2007 @ 10:59 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:52 IST)
WordPress upgraded to 2.3 (yawn)
Nothing new in WordPress 2.3 as far as I can see
Site management Tue, Sep 25, 2007 @ 16:58 IST
(last updated: Fri, Sep 28, 2007 @ 11:00 IST)
Blog Perambulations - third edition
The third edition of Blog Perambulations features more articles from blogs that I'm subscribed to
Bits and Bytes Mon, Sep 24, 2007 @ 10:31 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:38 IST)
Thought for the day
What happens when Papa Hari starts thinking? Find out!
Humour and Nonsense Sat, Sep 22, 2007 @ 12:43 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 12:45 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 9 - The Ultimate Transformation
What does it take for a geek to elevate himself to hacker status?
Geeky and Meeky comic Sat, Sep 22, 2007 @ 12:16 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:24 IST)
Negativity kills creativity
Some thoughts on how being negative can ruin creative desire and suck up loads of energy better spent in productive and positive work
Life and Leisure Thu, Sep 20, 2007 @ 09:56 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:21 IST)
Blog perambulations - second edition
My next set of links to interesting articles found elsewhere on the internet
Bits and Bytes Mon, Sep 17, 2007 @ 16:25 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:38 IST)
Middle class family restaurants - a dying breed?
Are such restaurants getting increasing crunched by competition from fast-food outlets and the posher, higher-end fancy restaurants?
People and society Mon, Sep 17, 2007 @ 09:18 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:12 IST)
Blog perambulations - first edition
The first edition of a new idea I'm trying out - links to interesting articles elsewhere on the web, particularly in blogs
Bits and Bytes Sat, Sep 15, 2007 @ 21:43 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:38 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 8 - A Freezing Problem
My next Geeky and Meeky toon, entitled "A Freezing Problem"
Geeky and Meeky comic Fri, Sep 14, 2007 @ 19:55 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:24 IST)
Gone awfully quiet
It's gone quiet of late, so just wanted to break the trend of infrequent updates
Internet and Blogging Thu, Sep 13, 2007 @ 23:45 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:10 IST)
Private sector banking has a long way to go
Why private banks will continue to lag behind in spite of being technologically advanced and modernized
People and society Wed, Sep 12, 2007 @ 12:12 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 08:16 IST)
Settling down in a new house and other thoughts
A random mix: finally moved to a new house; thoughts on blog reviewing and government departments
Bits and Bytes Thu, Sep 6, 2007 @ 11:35 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 07:30 IST)
The Secret of Blogging discovered
Papa Hari Scientists make further breakthroughs in the quest to advance blogging to the next generation
Humour and Nonsense Mon, Sep 3, 2007 @ 23:03 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 08:01 IST)

August

Preventing music piracy - the Papa Hari way
A whole new technology devoted to protecting Intellectual Property at the most basic level
Humour and Nonsense Mon, Aug 27, 2007 @ 09:27 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 13:03 IST)
The outrage against Orkut is ridiculous
Why blaming Orkut for horrible crimes is stupid, in my opinion.
Internet and Blogging Fri, Aug 24, 2007 @ 23:05 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:10 IST)
A review of Hari's Corner
My blog got reviewed by my good friend RT Cunningham over at Untwisted Vortex
Bits and Bytes Wed, Aug 22, 2007 @ 17:54 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:24 IST)
Our Singapore visit
An account of my Singapore visit and a review of what Singapore has to offer
Life and Leisure Mon, Aug 20, 2007 @ 14:25 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:40 IST)
Circumstances show people up
Reality has a habit of ripping off false identities and fake personalities in a cold, cruel manner
People and society Sun, Aug 12, 2007 @ 07:19 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:13 IST)
Computers in those school days
A nostalgic look back at my early days with computers
Software and Technology Wed, Aug 8, 2007 @ 09:21 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:26 IST)
Air crash investigations and other random jottings
Thoughts on National Geographic channel's "Air Crash Investigation", internet fads and other random topics
Bits and Bytes Mon, Aug 6, 2007 @ 22:05 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 07:31 IST)
3D modelling tool that's easier to use than Blender
A short review of Misfit Model 3D, a 3D modelling software that recently got added to Debian's repository
Software and Technology Thu, Aug 2, 2007 @ 15:49 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:14 IST)
Blast from the past: September 2005
This time some highlights from the September 2005 archives on my blog
Bits and Bytes Thu, Aug 2, 2007 @ 13:39 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:35 IST)

July

New Linux distribution and other things on my mind
Do you know that I had the most brilliant idea for a distribution name?
Bits and Bytes Fri, Jul 27, 2007 @ 10:49 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:22 IST)
So you want to be an Internet tough guy?
Papa Hari shares some tips on how to be the ultimate Internet tough guy
Humour and Nonsense Wed, Jul 25, 2007 @ 22:52 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 08:03 IST)
Back foot drive is now closed
Niche blogging really isn't for me as I found out with my experimental cricket blog "Back Foot Drive"
Site management Tue, Jul 24, 2007 @ 11:27 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:40 IST)
Pottermania and other random ramblings
Some thoughts about Pottermania, where have other blogs gone and thoughts on guest blogging
Bits and Bytes Sun, Jul 22, 2007 @ 10:23 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 07:43 IST)
Gradual loss of interest in Cricket
Why I am no longer affected by what happens on the cricket field
Sports Fri, Jul 20, 2007 @ 10:27 IST
(last updated: Sun, May 24, 2009 @ 19:17 IST)
Random thoughts
Some unrelated, unconnected thoughts on Opera, shopkeepers and Windows Vista
Bits and Bytes Thu, Jul 19, 2007 @ 21:17 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:22 IST)
News from around the world
The most important world news, brought right to your home by Papa Hari News Service
Humour and Nonsense Sat, Jul 14, 2007 @ 08:27 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 13:25 IST)
Why the command line is essential
The command line can be a life-saver at times if you care to invest a bit of time learning it
Software and Technology Fri, Jul 13, 2007 @ 10:49 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:57 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 7 - Antique value
My next Geeky and Meeky toon
Geeky and Meeky comic Tue, Jul 10, 2007 @ 12:06 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:24 IST)
August 2005 highlights
Look back at August 2005 (and some explanation as to why I "recycle" content this way)
Bits and Bytes Tue, Jul 10, 2007 @ 08:39 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:35 IST)
Subscribe to my reviews site
I've added an Atom 1.0 feed to my reviews site
Site management Sat, Jul 7, 2007 @ 15:18 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 13:29 IST)
HTML inside XML - rendering with XSLT issue
How to display formatted HTML content embedded in XML with XSLT.
Tutorials and HOWTOs Fri, Jul 6, 2007 @ 20:09 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:39 IST)
Opera 9.21 review
A short review of the latest version of Opera - I'm a convert
Software and Technology Wed, Jul 4, 2007 @ 13:10 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:19 IST)
Website generation using asciidoc
Using asciidoc to generate traditional static content websites/documentation
Tutorials and HOWTOs Tue, Jul 3, 2007 @ 10:41 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2008 @ 22:10 IST)

June

My blogging principles
For whatever they're worth, here are some of my blogging principles
Internet and Blogging Fri, Jun 29, 2007 @ 11:35 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:02 IST)
Amaya - W3C's official web browser and editor
W3C's official browser and XHTML editor is an interesting toy, but only for those who absolutely cannot code XHTML directly
Software and Technology Fri, Jun 22, 2007 @ 13:37 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:19 IST)
Stupid, annoying VCD/DVD edits
About the highly annoying practice of random editing VCDs/DVD movies sold in stores
Software and Technology Wed, Jun 20, 2007 @ 17:58 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:13 IST)
Papa Hari Institute for Humour
Want to become the SUPER JOKER?????
Humour and Nonsense Thu, Jun 14, 2007 @ 22:33 IST
(last updated: Mon, May 18, 2009 @ 16:58 IST)
I'm a victim of content theft
Some low-life has stolen my content
Site management Mon, Jun 11, 2007 @ 21:56 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 13:39 IST)
Internet trolling - what makes it work
Analyzing the phenomenon of why trolling works and how to remain unaffected
Internet and Blogging Thu, Jun 7, 2007 @ 17:30 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:11 IST)
Intermission: Indian blog names
Want a cool "desi" blog title? Look no further
Bits and Bytes Thu, Jun 7, 2007 @ 13:04 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:47 IST)
Papa Hari speaks out on the Calendar
Papa Hari breaks his silence on an issue that affects the whole world
Humour and Nonsense Wed, Jun 6, 2007 @ 11:23 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 13:42 IST)
Impediments to blog commenting
My list of impediments to blog commenting
Internet and Blogging Fri, Jun 1, 2007 @ 18:25 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:25 IST)

May

Geeky and Meeky 6 - MCP
The next in the Geeky and Meeky series
Geeky and Meeky comic Tue, May 29, 2007 @ 17:40 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:24 IST)
Crossword Challenge solution
Solution to my crossword challenge
Bits and Bytes Tue, May 29, 2007 @ 10:27 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 07:45 IST)
Selected posts from July 2005
Some highlights of July 2005
Bits and Bytes Mon, May 28, 2007 @ 16:37 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:35 IST)
Crossword Challenge
A crossword puzzle I cooked up myself
Bits and Bytes Thu, May 24, 2007 @ 13:01 IST
(last updated: Mon, Dec 6, 2010 @ 11:57 IST)
iPod video encoding guide for Linux users
How I encode iPod-compliant videos on Linux
Tutorials and HOWTOs Wed, May 23, 2007 @ 17:54 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2008 @ 22:15 IST)
On programming
My general ideas on programming, software design and development
Software and Technology Mon, May 21, 2007 @ 08:35 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:40 IST)
A look back at June 2005
More old posts highlighted - this time from June 2005
Bits and Bytes Fri, May 18, 2007 @ 17:22 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:35 IST)
Attitude of HR staff of MNCs in India
My brother's recent experience with the HR department of a famous MNC
People and society Wed, May 16, 2007 @ 17:41 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:13 IST)
Best of May 2005
Highlights from this blog in the the month of May 2005
Bits and Bytes Tue, May 15, 2007 @ 13:52 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:35 IST)
Pencil is NOT Pen
A parody of the most famous article in the Linux world
Humour and Nonsense Sat, May 12, 2007 @ 20:01 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 08:04 IST)
Two years of blogging
Two years of blogging - a round of thanks to my readers and friends
Internet and Blogging Thu, May 10, 2007 @ 16:25 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:26 IST)
20 facts about power cuts you need to know
Papa Hari's Research Institute does it again!
Humour and Nonsense Tue, May 8, 2007 @ 13:39 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 14:01 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 5 - Booting problems
The fifth Geeky and Meeky cartoon - Booting problems
Geeky and Meeky comic Mon, May 7, 2007 @ 09:06 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:24 IST)
b2evolution developers comment on my review
A pleasant surprise this morning
Site management Sun, May 6, 2007 @ 08:15 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:41 IST)
The important issues of Life
Papa Hari is back to what he does best - provide solutions to life's important issues
Humour and Nonsense Fri, May 4, 2007 @ 12:09 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 08:05 IST)
What's wrong with online tech forums
Or why some things never change
Internet and Blogging Wed, May 2, 2007 @ 17:15 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:11 IST)
Sir Winston Churchill
My next cartoon - Sir Winston Churchill
Artwork/Portraits/Caricatures Wed, May 2, 2007 @ 15:21 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:02 IST)

April

Moving to a new house
We're shifting from our current residence
Life and Leisure Mon, Apr 30, 2007 @ 16:14 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:53 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 4 - Xorg issues
My next Geeky and Meeky cartoon entitled Xorg issues
Geeky and Meeky comic Sun, Apr 29, 2007 @ 08:37 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:24 IST)
Staying with WordPress
Reasons for sticking on with WordPress, at least at the moment
Site management Fri, Apr 27, 2007 @ 19:51 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 4, 2007 @ 15:14 IST)
b2evolution review
Now it's b2evolution's turn
Software and Technology Tue, Apr 24, 2007 @ 13:26 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:06 IST)
TextPattern review
A full review of this blogging/CMS system
Software and Technology Sun, Apr 22, 2007 @ 09:12 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:06 IST)
IDEs versus plain text editors
Which is the better solution for programmers?
Software and Technology Fri, Apr 20, 2007 @ 15:42 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:27 IST)
Commenting system on my reviews site
My CMS system got a feature enhancement
Site management Thu, Apr 19, 2007 @ 20:20 IST
(last updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2008 @ 10:45 IST)
Linux self webhosting - HOWTO
How to set up a home webserver in Linux
Tutorials and HOWTOs Fri, Apr 13, 2007 @ 14:28 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:00 IST)
கலக்கப் போவது யாரு
கலக்கப் போவது யாரு கலக்கப் போவது யாரு ஒரு விமர்சனம்
Entries in Tamil Thu, Apr 12, 2007 @ 16:06 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:34 IST)
Minor CUPS tidbit - black and colour output
Minor problem with CUPS printout mode solved
Software and Technology Wed, Apr 11, 2007 @ 21:38 IST
(last updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2008 @ 08:55 IST)
முதல் தமிழ் பிளாக் போஸ்ட்
தமிழ் என் மூச்சு, தமிழ் என் பேச்சு
Entries in Tamil Tue, Apr 10, 2007 @ 14:29 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:30 IST)
eng2tam - English to Tamil Unicode transliterator
A simple English to Tamil (unicode) text file converter for Linux
My software Tue, Apr 10, 2007 @ 12:51 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:04 IST)
Linux ACPI problem on HP nx series laptops
Issue which breaks ACPI on HP laptops in Linux kernel 2.6.18
Software and Technology Sun, Apr 8, 2007 @ 20:03 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:28 IST)
Visitor stats for WordPress
A good option for people who don't have Cpanel or Awstats on their server
Software and Technology Sat, Apr 7, 2007 @ 10:59 IST
(last updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2008 @ 10:46 IST)
Stand up and cheer
Go on, read this and find out why
Humour and Nonsense Mon, Apr 2, 2007 @ 16:27 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 08:06 IST)

March

Linux ATMs in rural India
The true Linux revolution might be in the villages of India
Software and Technology Fri, Mar 30, 2007 @ 08:02 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:44 IST)
Air Deccan's pettiness hits a new low
Why Air Deccan should be taken to the cleaners
People and society Wed, Mar 21, 2007 @ 12:08 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:44 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 3 - getting Gentoo
My third in the Geeky and Meeky series of cartoons
Geeky and Meeky comic Wed, Mar 21, 2007 @ 09:54 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:25 IST)
Kernel re-compiling in Linux - general tips
Some general tips on custom kernel compiling - things to look out for
Tutorials and HOWTOs Tue, Mar 20, 2007 @ 22:11 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:52 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 2 - partitioning for FreeBSD
Second in the "Geeky and Meeky" line
Geeky and Meeky comic Thu, Mar 15, 2007 @ 20:32 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:25 IST)
Geeky and Meeky 1 - saint or slacker?
A new cartoon strip series of mine - Geeky and Meeky
Geeky and Meeky comic Tue, Mar 13, 2007 @ 10:04 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:25 IST)
Bad marketing communication
Marketing communication needs to mature in an era of enlightened customers
People and society Sun, Mar 11, 2007 @ 20:30 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:37 IST)
Mira Groupware
A new open source groupware solution
Software and Technology Wed, Mar 7, 2007 @ 10:32 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:45 IST)
CSS fix for bad layout alignment in Internet Explorer
How to avoid the CSS layout bug in Internet Explorer
Tutorials and HOWTOs Tue, Mar 6, 2007 @ 16:43 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 21:58 IST)
New fixed width look
New fixed width theme for this blog
Site management Mon, Mar 5, 2007 @ 17:34 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 14:47 IST)
Urgent message to WordPress users
Please upgrade to the latest WordPress as soon as you can
Software and Technology Sat, Mar 3, 2007 @ 07:25 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:45 IST)
"Blade" Mani
My next cartoon character - write your own bio
Artwork/Portraits/Caricatures Fri, Mar 2, 2007 @ 11:32 IST
(last updated: Fri, May 29, 2009 @ 21:25 IST)

February

A Demo joke
Buy a joke and get a sense of humour for FREE
Humour and Nonsense Tue, Feb 27, 2007 @ 15:04 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 14:50 IST)
Indian satire blog
An Indian satire blog
Bits and Bytes Thu, Feb 22, 2007 @ 21:11 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:47 IST)
Of Vista, upgrades, free beer and so on
Why you cannot upgrade to Vista and other things
Humour and Nonsense Mon, Feb 19, 2007 @ 13:13 IST
(last updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2008 @ 08:07 IST)
A deeply moving letter
Papa Hari shares a deeply moving story of a man and his pencil
Humour and Nonsense Sat, Feb 17, 2007 @ 21:14 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 14:53 IST)
GIMP effect: creating an old photo
A very interesting effect using GIMP
Tutorials and HOWTOs Wed, Feb 14, 2007 @ 21:32 IST
(last updated: Sun, May 10, 2009 @ 16:42 IST)
Ways to keep readers busy
Tips on making people read stuff
Humour and Nonsense Wed, Feb 14, 2007 @ 12:24 IST
(last updated: Wed, Sep 26, 2007 @ 14:56 IST)
More on mobile spam and nuisance calls
More on the mobile phone spam problem
Software and Technology Tue, Feb 13, 2007 @ 20:05 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:29 IST)
Alternate software MIDI synth in Linux
Fluidsynth is a good alternative to TiMidity for MIDI enthusiasts
Software and Technology Mon, Feb 12, 2007 @ 16:18 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:29 IST)
Loan recovery by intimidation
The issue of loan recovery by private banks in India
People and society Mon, Feb 12, 2007 @ 15:03 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:46 IST)
Complete recategorization on the way
Ways to describe the content better
Site management Sun, Feb 11, 2007 @ 18:04 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:09 IST)
Some thoughts on Apple and DRM
My thoughts on Steve Job's famous article
Software and Technology Sat, Feb 10, 2007 @ 15:26 IST
(last updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 22:31 IST)
Post-install process errors and broken packages
Dealing with tricky Debian package management issues
Software and Technology Fri, Feb 9, 2007 @ 09:47 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:00 IST)
Thavil Vidvaan Senaththur Sethuraman
The next edition of my cartoon corner
Artwork/Portraits/Caricatures Thu, Feb 8, 2007 @ 20:44 IST
(last updated: Fri, May 29, 2009 @ 21:24 IST)
Review of the new Blogger
Blogger is definitely the most user-friendly blogging platform around
Software and Technology Thu, Feb 8, 2007 @ 11:50 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:07 IST)
A strange dream I had this morning
A very strange but realistic dream
Life and Leisure Thu, Feb 8, 2007 @ 07:37 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:38 IST)
When it doesn't work, try 'root' first
A new feature - info tidbits based on my own experience which might prove useful in the future
Bits and Bytes Wed, Feb 7, 2007 @ 15:25 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:00 IST)
Ideas and inspiration
Looking for more ideas to expand the scope of this blog
Bits and Bytes Wed, Feb 7, 2007 @ 09:29 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 20:29 IST)
A personal policy decision
A major policy decision of mine regarding contribution to third-party websites
Site management Mon, Feb 5, 2007 @ 09:44 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:09 IST)

January

Mahatma Gandhi
A special cartoon corner: Mahatma Gandhi
Artwork/Portraits/Caricatures Tue, Jan 30, 2007 @ 10:51 IST
(last updated: Thu, May 7, 2009 @ 21:02 IST)
Wordpress Upgrade again
Another smooth WordPress upgrade
Site management Tue, Jan 30, 2007 @ 09:34 IST
(last updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2008 @ 10:47 IST)
My favourite RTS game
My favourite RTS game of all time
Software and Technology Sat, Jan 27, 2007 @ 10:01 IST
(last updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 @ 21:29 IST)