Thus twat tweeted @rashmiswamy.

The 2011 collection.

Second wedding in a row done. It’s been 4 crazy days. Met school mates who I hadn’t seen since the 10th std at the weddings. Small world.

7:29 PM Dec 30th 2011

@keeperofthekeys Definitely was fun. Loads to sift through now. Had another round today. Interesting climbing a learning curve.

4:41 PM Dec 28th 2011 in reply to keeperofthekeys

Another 12 hours out shooting today, with the sunset just as beautiful as the sunrise. The body ache is so worth it.

4:37 PM Dec 28th 2011

Wedding shoot for the day done & that was a 14 hr day. Feet are dead but a wonderfully interesting day. Looking forward to tomorrow morning.

6:59 PM Dec 27th 2011

Now transferring close to 40GB of sRAW files. Insane.

6:55 PM Dec 27th 2011

Exactly a year has passed. Now everything has been handed down and over. Bench cleaned out. Goodbyes being told. ‘Twas good while it lasted.

8:08 AM Dec 26th 2011

Those rush of moments when you’re not catching up with the virtual world…

8:42 PM Dec 23rd 2011

Waiting at the Indian Bank, waiting for the lady at the counter to finish cleaning her keyboard, waiting so she can sign a piece of paper.

4:03 AM Dec 23rd 2011

@souvikdg @lokallobaat Also once read, Karwar to be the Kashmir of South India. How? I’d like to find out.

10:06 PM Dec 21st 2011 in reply to souvikdg

Learning and tinkering in Photoshop. Never thought this day would arrive!

10:07 AM Dec 19th 2011

@Fine_Whining Yes, cause I just robbed a bank. Surely.

6:25 PM Dec 17th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

When you can tell who RTed that tweet just by reading the tweet, you can read that person like a quote. Also, you’ve upgraded to TwitterPro.

1:33 PM Dec 16th 2011

@mammothbrain Thank you! :)

Are you studying medicine now?

9:45 PM Dec 14th 2011 in reply to mammothbrain

@RohithNair Also, adding what you had for dinner, could get you a little closer to that 2000. :P

5:00 PM Dec 13th 2011 in reply to RohithNair

@souvikdg Haha! Been a while… Is there an archive of what the #fatmansays?

2:45 PM Dec 13th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

@mammothbrain It’s the repeated expts that must be tolerated, politics & manipulation in publishing, and scientific lit. that’s put me off.

9:51 AM Dec 13th 2011 in reply to mammothbrain

@mammothbrain Having gone through one grad school, it’s taken me 2 yrs to decide against the conventional research of a PhD. @pricelessjunk

9:49 AM Dec 13th 2011 in reply to mammothbrain

@souvikdg From what I’ve heard,seen & read, can still appreciate the portrayal. Though it can only be felt better by experiencing the place.

6:27 AM Dec 13th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

@souvikdg :-) True that. But the want to make a trip there has been highlighted more in recent times.

6:26 AM Dec 13th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

Lovely hand shadow at play.
Let Calcutta Surprise You: youtube.com/…eature=share[+]

9:30 PM Dec 12th 2011

@rungta you shouldn’t catch any signal either. @souvikdg

10:24 AM Dec 11th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

@madmanweb Their backpacks seem to serve photographers well. Quite comfortable and convenient. Maybe this? products.low…,2182,14.htm[+]

10:08 AM Dec 11th 2011 in reply to madmanweb

@rungta Hope you can appreciate being ignored for a while. Jealous.

9:51 AM Dec 11th 2011 in reply to rungta

@Fine_Whining You looked up and saw the sky instead of the office ceiling? Who are you? Where did you go?

7:32 AM Dec 11th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@soganmageshwar Oh okay. Hope the rest helped. It was a really nice ensemble of groups. Music was good and well put together.

7:30 AM Dec 11th 2011 in reply to soganmageshwar

Yet another evening where I’m glad to be back on home soil.

Addendum: Thanks for the tip @rungta.

6:59 PM Dec 10th 2011

So the evening was spent moved by a musical treat at the Ruhaniyat concert, under the stars with the lunar eclipse unfolding right above us.

6:54 PM Dec 10th 2011

Speaking of copy, like what @yo_stellar is doing.

/cc @wellwrittenweb yfrog.com/h778dp[+]

5:15 PM Dec 9th 2011

Lovely, fluid site (resset.in/[+]) you guys! @miranjdesign Nice to know such programmes exist. Nice copy too :) yfrog.com/kgdeqdp[+]

4:41 PM Dec 9th 2011 in reply to miranjdesign

@menon87 Haha, yeah, with the same evil (in)side. They like to bite apparently.

11:25 AM Dec 9th 2011 in reply to menon87

@soganmageshwar Yeah, had called them yesterday. Can’t seem to buy it on Bookmyshow. So mostly going to get it at the venue too.

11:23 AM Dec 9th 2011 in reply to soganmageshwar

@pricelessjunk This food & travel talk makes me wish I was in Delhi too, for these @bellycentric folks make it so tempting @keeperofthekeys

4:35 PM Dec 8th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

Why we should be embracing uncertainty: spring.org.u…28PsyBlog%29[+]

5:09 PM Dec 7th 2011

@oddysee I’ll hopefully put it up soon. Been suffering the similar kind. Trying to get back in the zone now.

3:17 AM Dec 7th 2011 in reply to oddysee

@5anket Hey, are you coming down to Bangalore anytime soon? :-)

2:53 AM Dec 7th 2011

Tagged along for a couple shoot. With a Canon 5D markII. A prime and telephoto lens. Courtesy of @garethhoover. All a first. A good day.

7:52 PM Dec 6th 2011

@menon87 In actuality, they’re just going to be killed so that we can make the rabies vaccine.

5:26 PM Dec 5th 2011 in reply to menon87

@menon87 I’ll let you believe that, cause I’d hate to burst your bubble and tell you, in reality cloning is not all what biologists do.

5:20 PM Dec 5th 2011 in reply to menon87

@keeperofthekeys :) Thanks for refreshing my memory. Now I remember the passage. Also, since you mentioned it: flickr.com/p…/photostream[+] :-)

12:44 PM Dec 5th 2011 in reply to keeperofthekeys

@rungta Yes, vaguely remember that. Your bookish memory serves you better than mine. @lokallobaat

9:39 AM Dec 5th 2011 in reply to rungta

@lokallobaat :-) And whenever I’d imagined a lab, I’d imagined rats in them. Now I feel like a scientist. :-P

7:23 AM Dec 5th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@lokallobaat I think they’ve already won. We’re locked up in a cagecough lab looking after them. Taking pictures like they’re celebrities.

7:00 AM Dec 5th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@Fine_Whining It’s okay, you can tell me. I won’t get pissed off. Promise.

4:30 PM Dec 4th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@rakeshrach Hooked now. Clicking the Buy button.

12:24 PM Dec 4th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

Address Is Approximate: vimeo.com/32397612[+]

Which also led to a musical coincidence in a day. I want this music now. (@rakeshrach)

12:09 PM Dec 4th 2011

Damn all the negative vibes my dad passed around and well this fever for having to cancel a third attempt at a trek I was waiting for. :(

11:42 AM Dec 2nd 2011

And why is it that you always want to eat the things you’re not supposed to when you’re sick. The sore throat craves for ice cream…

9:47 AM Dec 1st 2011

@rungtaakki Why Ipswich? Makes me remember Colchester…

9:44 AM Dec 1st 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

Some rules to live by while travelling: mylittlenoma…vel-vacation[+]

/via @kottke

4:35 PM Nov 30th 2011

@soganmageshwar Ah Thanks. Good line up indeed. Hope they organise it well.

12:05 PM Nov 30th 2011 in reply to soganmageshwar

@rungta Awesomeness! And to think it’s an Instagram edition. Nice! :-)

3:15 AM Nov 30th 2011 in reply to rungta

Chennai peeps, here’s your chance to make a difference to someone. Go add yourself on to the database: facebook.com/login.php[+] #iswabbed4Amit

8:13 AM Nov 29th 2011

Kumaraparvatha Trek & Camping- Dec 3rd & 4th: facebook.com/login.php[+]

Anyone want to join in? #openinvite

5:56 PM Nov 28th 2011

I just swabbed #4Amit at infantry road. Hope you Bangalore folks did too. If not go now. They are extending the time. facebook.com/login.php[+]

12:18 PM Nov 27th 2011

@xAbhishek Oh no, I mean the cover gets scratches.

9:54 AM Nov 20th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@xAbhishek Aesthetically not very nice. The phone loses its sleekness. Gets scratched. But its protection has been its saving grace.

8:44 AM Nov 20th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@xAbhishek Currently have belkin.com/I…ct_Id=512038[+] which was offered by Apple instead of the free bumper.

8:44 AM Nov 20th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

Lot of early birds on the twitter timeline this Sunday morning. These are new ways of not feeling alone I suppose.

12:35 AM Nov 20th 2011

Canara bank, the official campaigners of ‘Naale Ba’.

4:12 AM Nov 18th 2011

“The content of a particular tweet isn’t what’s valuable or interesting; it’s the person it reveals.” aworkinglibr…riting_well/[+]

6:38 PM Nov 15th 2011

Photographically beautiful sights of Afghanistan and it’s people vimeo.com/31426899[+] /via @purisubzi

6:55 AM Nov 14th 2011

@KalyanVarma Reasons why cat videos in your talks work very effectively as well. :-)

3:45 AM Nov 14th 2011 in reply to KalyanVarma

@rungta Hence resorted to the colouring book, thinking it works for them to learn about the different colours and shapes. @rakeshrach

12:53 PM Nov 13th 2011 in reply to rungta

@rungta Yes. An earlier attempt at freehand drawing, is where I found difficult knowing how to teach how to draw. @rakeshrach

12:53 PM Nov 13th 2011

Trying to get a kid who’s never held a colour pencil to colour within the lines.Not sure that’s a good or a bad thing? http://t.co/gYpcJAcP

5:30 AM Nov 13th 2011

Now looking forward to Kalyan Varma’s Secrets of Wild India documentary to air next year.

Rann of Kutch, when will we run into each other?

4:57 PM Nov 12th 2011

An evening well spent listening to Gerry Martin and @KalyanVarma about their adventurous passions & travels. /organised by @thebackpackerco.

4:53 PM Nov 12th 2011

My indie emotional vibe for the evening: Fink - Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us youtube.com/…ture=related[+]

3:54 PM Nov 11th 2011

@rungta It’s been said once, I shall say it again. You should write more often indeed. Write and share. @xAbhishek

2:47 PM Nov 11th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@pricelessjunk Since there’s no life after 11 anyway in this city, dreams is all we’ve got.

11:33 AM Nov 11th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@Fine_Whining Delhi bound is he or on his way back this was?

11:23 AM Nov 11th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining I take cue from you and say, I need to have something else going before I quit. Consolation, ‘Go to Bombay’ is there.

5:48 AM Nov 11th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

‘Get the white board out’ took a month to check off. Now to see how long it’ll take to finish off the to-do things on the board now.

3:18 AM Nov 11th 2011

Kickstarter backers for Urbanised get an online screening next month. Woohoo! Till then, the soundtracks for all: soundcloud.c…nized-score/[+]

3:46 PM Nov 10th 2011

24 years and still counting, waiting to be identified as a Kannadiga…

3:43 PM Nov 10th 2011

@rakeshrach Had a vivid dream two days ago that I was at the Taj Mahal. Must go see it again.

7:27 PM Nov 9th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

@madmanweb We were asked if we wanted m.potato/chips with the dish. Went for chips, got served as a starter, followed by m.potato! #Woodstok

1:01 PM Nov 8th 2011 in reply to madmanweb

@rungta Go to SLEEP! Ruining my hunger pangs here…

8:38 PM Nov 7th 2011 in reply to rungta

@xAbhishek Appears there’s not much difference noted there in such arguments.

10:06 AM Nov 7th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

Tired of hearing the argument “Being educated people they do such things…”

9:29 AM Nov 7th 2011

‘Educated people’ means nothing if that education isn’t put into practice.

That and until people continuously make the effort to grow.

9:29 AM Nov 7th 2011

@menon87 We were quite surprised on how fast it got done. But we’re happy it finally got done. :)

6:28 AM Nov 7th 2011 in reply to menon87

@pricelessjunk There’s a small plot area in Cox town called Jeevanhalli park. Trying to get it redeveloped for the kids/people in the area.

1:59 AM Nov 7th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

Can’t wait to see how it turns out after stage 2. And if you’re wondering, there’s a little of B’lore hidden in those buildings.

5:45 PM Nov 6th 2011

So after 2 months of prep our park wall finally gets a face. And all done with 10 little helping hands in an hour! http://t.co/gqgsXOFx

5:40 PM Nov 6th 2011

@Fine_Whining Allows for the Yay factor. Also, you got a white board reception at an airport. Small joys win as well this week. Enjoy maadi.

9:39 AM Nov 6th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@erm_wat Whoa! It seems like we were just talking about it. Perks of living in London I suppose.

4:25 PM Nov 5th 2011 in reply to erm_wat

@Fine_Whining Good job. Good luck for part 1. You need a lot of it.

7:18 PM Nov 4th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

Rona Chor Diya by Zeb and Haniya on the peppy air waves now.

8:35 AM Nov 1st 2011

My mind currently wants to listen to three songs at the same time. :-/

6:19 AM Nov 1st 2011

@pricelessjunk I see scientific papers = I see dead people.

11:45 AM Oct 31st 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@menon87 I hear that there’s snow falling in your city. It’s October! Also do you guys care to call us Bangalore folks sometime? :(

4:22 PM Oct 29th 2011 in reply to menon87

@rungta @pricelessjunk Can’t disagree there.What with shooting paper butterflies, yellow balloons, attires.

Sorry couldn’t resist either.:P

6:12 PM Oct 25th 2011 in reply to rungta

An hour and a half of the same song. Signs that I’ve stopped listening to it, instead lost in a myriad of dreams…

9:40 PM Oct 24th 2011

Round 1. Groovin’, Mylo Xyloto. ⟲

5:00 PM Oct 21st 2011

@lokallobaat Congratulations! Must feel energising.

3:21 PM Oct 21st 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@keeperofthekeys Oh yeah. That is fair warning. Beware in crowded places like buses and queues.

3:15 PM Oct 21st 2011 in reply to keeperofthekeys

@Fine_Whining Till when you stay? For some two days they torture you. Will they fire you if you took off? No, just come. Sister?

9:04 AM Oct 20th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

The limitations of clicking through links tweeted, on the phone, can be a good thing when you know you should be sleeping.

8:18 PM Oct 18th 2011

@xAbhishek Abstractly, at most times, it’s only one person who’s at the stage of perkiness. When you’re not there, it’s difficult to relate.

8:14 PM Oct 18th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@Shreyas_Chowhan Always had my friend, always. If you need a higher dose, the cake fudge does it. :-)

4:03 PM Oct 17th 2011 in reply to Shreyas_Chowhan

@keeperofthekeys How long are you going for? Just Paris or going around as well?

4:49 AM Oct 17th 2011 in reply to keeperofthekeys

@keeperofthekeys Also, while dining, if in doubt what something actually is, ask. Else you might end up eating an octopus for a chicken. :P

4:48 AM Oct 17th 2011 in reply to keeperofthekeys

@keeperofthekeys ‘Amelie’ topping the list, of course. Goes for the songs as well. ‘J’taime Paris’ for the montage of Paris in film shorts.

4:41 AM Oct 17th 2011 in reply to keeperofthekeys

@rungta He sure does, and his eccentric story styling has got to be unparalleled. Need to give Rushmore a go to finish watching his works.

5:06 PM Oct 15th 2011 in reply to rungta

@5anket Thanks! Shall check them out.

5:56 PM Oct 13th 2011 in reply to 5anket

@5anket Dude, I’m looking for more soothing songs similar to Satellite. Suggestions?

5:50 PM Oct 13th 2011

@RohithNair :-) A place that one can’t tire visiting.

4:54 PM Oct 9th 2011 in reply to RohithNair

Cake fudge, how I missed thee. From the one and only place… yfrog.com/hwu2unj[+]

10:57 AM Oct 9th 2011

@purisubzi Any recommendations for narratives based around the railways?

5:29 PM Oct 8th 2011 in reply to purisubzi

@menon87 It was my wallet this time. My Mac is a little more grounded.

4:54 PM Oct 8th 2011 in reply to menon87

This trend of losing things & chasing after them to eventually finding it is so going to backfire someday. Until then, so thanking my stars.

10:33 AM Oct 8th 2011

Take a chance. That’s your best bet.

11:04 PM Oct 7th 2011

@Shreyas_Chowhan Story I heard. Needed a reason. :P We should all do breakfast sometime. We still owe you two.

7:26 PM Oct 6th 2011 in reply to Shreyas_Chowhan

@xAbhishek Gosh… This day is ending as whelmed as it started.

7:22 PM Oct 6th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@Shreyas_Chowhan Haaw! Too much info for the middle of the night. Such offences need cops supervision. ;-)

7:15 PM Oct 6th 2011 in reply to Shreyas_Chowhan

@souvikdg I was still moved at that age.

1:44 PM Oct 6th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

One can only dream of such a life. He lived it and made so many more possible for others. RIP, Steve. 

2:39 AM Oct 6th 2011

Porcupine Tree, where hath you been?

9:35 PM Oct 5th 2011

@5anket Oh Okay. Couple of days are not too far away. Keep us non-followers also updated. :)

9:09 PM Oct 5th 2011 in reply to 5anket

@5anket Well thanks. How goes at your end? Coming back anytime soon?

8:52 PM Oct 5th 2011 in reply to 5anket

@eclairsk3 speaking of birthdays , I seemed to have missed yours! Happy belated birthday! Hope you had a nice one. Xxx

8:48 PM Oct 5th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@5anket Happy birthday dude! Have a good one!

8:46 PM Oct 5th 2011

@xAbhishek Yes, and meant from my contacts itself.

11:59 AM Oct 5th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@xAbhishek It was the name, and the fear of unwanted attention, that deterred me from using it for so long. Been quite a saver.

11:48 AM Oct 5th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@miranjdesign An unsettling dive. His writings (even for a non-techie) will be missed.

11:26 AM Oct 5th 2011 in reply to miranjdesign

@menon87 You’re already at mid-term? Man, time flies or what.

6:59 AM Oct 5th 2011 in reply to menon87

If I live in the past, it’s been exactly a year to yesterday since my return from the UK. But if I go further back, I was always here.

7:36 PM Oct 4th 2011

@menon87 Also,been clearing up the weeds and garbage. Bit of a task. Now thinking of what kind of landscaping to do with our minimal budget.

9:17 PM Oct 3rd 2011 in reply to menon87

@menon87 So far we’ve whitewashed out a wall. Had a painting competition at home. The winners painting is going to come up there.

9:17 PM Oct 3rd 2011 in reply to menon87

Looking forward to week 3 of the Devanahalli park (Cox town) re-development project with the Earthworms tomorrow. yfrog.com/h061540755j[+]

2:27 PM Oct 1st 2011

Learning the different kinds of paints. Primer, water and oil based, turpentine uses, enamel…

2:26 PM Oct 1st 2011

Today evening’s musical spirits credits to Shankar Tucker’s + troupe’s fusion style: hindustantim…-750765.aspx[+]

/via @lokallobaat

1:52 PM Oct 1st 2011

@rungta @rungtaakki Ah, good movie that. Such great artwork to a story retold.

5:40 AM Sep 30th 2011 in reply to rungta

@RohithNair It was supposed to have been since the beginning. Glad its working. :) Infy still killing you’ll eh?

7:35 PM Sep 28th 2011 in reply to RohithNair

@RohithNair Thanks. Na, this was a one shot at-the-moment take. An up close one would probably have been interesting too.

12:48 AM Sep 28th 2011 in reply to RohithNair

When everyone says it feels right, don’t be inclined to trust them.

12:52 PM Sep 26th 2011

Morning realisation: There are idiotic ways of thinking.

3:14 AM Sep 25th 2011

@rungta @souvikdg @rakeshrach Please copy it across to this end if and when you get to it.

2:03 AM Sep 25th 2011 in reply to rungta

@rungtaakki That’s what you get at mini-India. Make yourself feel at home. Though I remember benches at the platforms. Or the Costa.

5:37 PM Sep 24th 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

Such a beautiful sunny day. So glad not to have subjected myself to get cooped up in a small cabin in the depth of a laboratory today.

10:13 AM Sep 24th 2011

So many good things the internet has offered today. Add, the Urbanized trailer: youtube.com/…=6jpN8kI0-pY[+]

8:11 PM Sep 20th 2011

@ramyaprakash It’s more structures/ random stuff. Also,this is going to be done by kids,so looking for something low key, but long lasting.

7:01 PM Sep 20th 2011 in reply to ramyaprakash

@pricelessjunk Hey, is that spray painted or regularly painted?
(Currently looking for ideas on how best to paint a wall with images.)

5:20 PM Sep 20th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@eclairsk3 It does doesn’t it. Horrible things. Things are alright. Have one of those to go to everyday that keeps me occupied.

1:49 PM Sep 20th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@eclairsk3 Nice. Yes, surviving well enough I think. :) How’s it feel to be back? Any luck on the you-know-what?

1:29 PM Sep 20th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@eclairsk3 Good to hear. Just visiting or moving there?

1:23 PM Sep 20th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@eclairsk3 Ahhh, jealous! How’s the city state after the riots?

1:13 PM Sep 20th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@Fine_Whining Oh yeah. Forgot about that. Is she better now?

3:28 PM Sep 18th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

The Swamy household has had enough cleaning for the day without any domestic help the past two weeks. So tired. Time to order some Pizza!

3:19 PM Sep 18th 2011

@Fine_Whining This is when you call mothers to come over.

3:17 PM Sep 18th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

Still waters had a stone giddily ripple over it.

4:15 PM Sep 17th 2011

@pricelessjunk I think you meant the *Wright Flyer?

5:54 PM Sep 16th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@pricelessjunk We should meet up for one sometime.

3:53 PM Sep 16th 2011

@Fine_Whining How well you’ve convinced me to move to your city the past few weeks.

5:38 AM Sep 16th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@keeperofthekeys oh but you’ll must still post it. It’s still known to us as Cornerhouse and Nirulas. @pricelessjunk

3:42 PM Sep 15th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

Mass Spectrometery, why you killing me? Why? Why when I thought I was done with physics, chemistry, maths and exams!

1:34 PM Sep 15th 2011

@oddysee Haha! Think I’m going to start my day today with that. However this day goes, at least it would have started well.

3:37 AM Sep 15th 2011 in reply to oddysee

One of those days I want to quit it all. Wonder why I’m doing any of this to begin with. Floating into a void…

4:55 AM Sep 14th 2011

@Fine_Whining Yeah, you’re right, no such thing as the better good exists.

6:07 AM Sep 12th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining Also, going through an aggression disposal phase… So better not for the better good… or something.

6:04 AM Sep 12th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining I would whine more, but I’d probably fall asleep while I do.

5:58 AM Sep 12th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

But starting the day with the song of the weekend: Cosmic Love by Florence and the Machine.

It couldn’t get more appropriate than that.

5:31 AM Sep 12th 2011

This going to work on Monday’s… finally I have major complaints about it.

4:05 AM Sep 12th 2011

I’m called Rushs for a reason. What a whirlpool of a weekend going on.

9:13 AM Sep 11th 2011

And now, with the first function over, it slowly sinks how my best friend and neighbour is getting married…

8:28 PM Sep 9th 2011

Interacting with other wedding photographers is fun. Especially when they’re willing to lend their lens and ideas.

8:23 PM Sep 9th 2011

That’s it. The 50mm prime has got to be my next lens. Reaching lows of f/1.8 has given me a new high.

8:22 PM Sep 9th 2011

@pricelessjunk An online resource, I’m afraid I hadn’t found any. But shall get back to you on any resources I find I have around.

4:34 PM Sep 8th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@pricelessjunk Definitely not the friendliest databases these. Using a Bioinformatics textbook to interpret results was how I got through.

4:33 PM Sep 8th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@pricelessjunk The help section & FAQ’s helped at times to interpret, though it’s by no means extensive: blast.ncbi.n…DOC_TYPE=FAQ[+]

4:33 PM Sep 8th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

It’s pouring outside. And yet feel a desert inside. Or maybe it’s the same thing.

4:01 PM Sep 8th 2011

After having tried, and discarded, apps like Springpad and Evernote, a new fresh breather comes in the form of Gimmebar: gimmebar.com/[+]

1:39 PM Sep 4th 2011

@ohnoir How weird! The song is just playing now, launched Twitter, and this is the first tweet I see.

11:45 AM Sep 4th 2011 in reply to ohnoir

@purisubzi Ah. For the time it takes to get a seat, I think some of the local Bhavans do a good job.

4:38 AM Sep 4th 2011 in reply to purisubzi

Woke up at 4 and the Up In The Air OST has acted as a lullaby till 8. Works better than medicine. #ragingfever

4:34 AM Sep 4th 2011

@purisubzi Been a long time since I went to MTR, but I think Airlines does a better job for the same breakfast.

4:20 AM Sep 4th 2011 in reply to purisubzi

@keeperofthekeys Welcome back. Beware of numbers. :)

3:32 PM Sep 3rd 2011

Lifebuoy Ad, the inspiration for tomorrow. youtube.com/…=huztSICuXjA[+]

2:27 PM Sep 3rd 2011

Going through the whole process of Unfollowing yet again, curbing the signal to noise ratio preference. #curation

12:22 PM Sep 3rd 2011

@souvikdg Ah, keeping his energy renewed for that then @lokallobaat

5:49 AM Sep 3rd 2011 in reply to souvikdg

@lokallobaat Not at a hospital or anything I hope. The timeline seems to be a bit down.

5:29 AM Sep 3rd 2011

@RohithNair Haha! No, no bugs now. Thank you for that promotion. :)

3:39 PM Sep 2nd 2011 in reply to RohithNair

@RohithNair Haha! And very true to oneself too. :P

1:35 PM Sep 2nd 2011 in reply to RohithNair

@pricelessjunk oh okay. Good luck with it. Sounds interesting.

12:35 PM Sep 2nd 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@pricelessjunk Hey, where would you be doing something like this? Outside college grounds?

9:08 AM Sep 2nd 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

Photosynthesis as a developer for photographs: mobile.desig…hp?id=350485[+]

7:09 AM Sep 2nd 2011

@menon87 Menon, you need to break open the egg.

6:51 AM Sep 2nd 2011

Constraints are food for thought. And thinking is always good.

6:45 PM Sep 1st 2011

A goodbye, to a life in Bangalore: blr101.tumbl…7494/goodbye[+] by @krtgrphr /via @purisubzi

12:26 PM Sep 1st 2011

That aroma of a festive dish you used to have as a kid, just never fails to be left unrecognised.

11:44 AM Sep 1st 2011

@Fine_Whining K. Another yay! for finally getting it up. Signs of a moving time perhaps…

5:13 PM Aug 31st 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining Do you have control over the homepage look?

5:07 PM Aug 31st 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining Saw. Much better template than the last. Like. Navigation especially. Slideshow speed also not bad.

5:06 PM Aug 31st 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining Ah yes. Feeds were showing something the other day. Broadband is being a bitch. Takes so long to load pages. Checking…

4:56 PM Aug 31st 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining I’d give you. But you’re not here.

Are you getting that house?

4:21 PM Aug 31st 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

Just finished making probably my best Vangi-bath yet. That with Payasam. My dinner making role is complete.

3:39 PM Aug 31st 2011

How the Apple logo was designed: blog.frankch…t/9587653603[+]

12:27 AM Aug 31st 2011

@xAbhishek Yup, he’s currently looking into it. The bugs seem to like to clone themselves. Drafted things.

8:02 PM Aug 28th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

Freaking electricity cut! Aaargh!

12:20 PM Aug 28th 2011

WTF! RT @rakeshrach:#f1: I can’t believe what I’m reading. Spa has been relegated to once in 2 years! Bernie, I HATE YOU:f1fanatic.co…1-race-2013/[+]

11:51 AM Aug 28th 2011

@RohithNair Thanks Rohith. Yes, just noticed that too. @rungta help?

1:41 PM Aug 27th 2011 in reply to RohithNair

Also, all design credit needs to be passed on to Mr. @rungta.

[I hope you accept I-Owe-You-Big notes.]

1:51 PM Aug 26th 2011

Yes, it’s finally happened! Without much ado, presenting my very own photoblog at www.rashmiswamy.com

Won’t you drop by?

1:51 PM Aug 26th 2011

The disconnect that occurs at most times between my thoughts and speech is quite baffling.

5:54 PM Aug 25th 2011

@rungtaakki And if you have a gas flame, even better.

4:08 PM Aug 23rd 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

@rungtaakki We used to always get the corn on the cob from Tesco, smother it with some butter, cook it in the microwave. Best substitute.

4:07 PM Aug 23rd 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

What’s with red ants and their love for my keyboard!? This time I attack with force, for I have the power of warranty!

2:19 PM Aug 22nd 2011

@rungta To start with, where did you get this picture from?

3:27 AM Aug 21st 2011 in reply to rungta

One of those mornings where I feel I’ve woken up on a hill station. The after rain gloom + quiet.

2:08 AM Aug 21st 2011

My colleagues co-sister just made her 5 month year old kid a…wait for it…a Facebook account! Add that to what is wrong with this world.

5:51 AM Aug 20th 2011

With rain falling so loudly, I can hardly hear my thoughts.

7:15 PM Aug 15th 2011

[xkcd] How research works: http://j.mp/o79mOX[+]

7:07 AM Aug 15th 2011

@lokallobaat Especially when they fall on a Sunday.

4:12 PM Aug 14th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@Shreyas_Chowhan So jealous. How can it still be called Bowring Kulfi though? :(

3:39 PM Aug 14th 2011 in reply to Shreyas_Chowhan

And did you know that the Bowring Kulfi Stall is no longer next to Bowring, but instead in Jayanagar 4th block! full disappointment

3:25 PM Aug 14th 2011

So @BeegaruMane on St.Marks: A good change with proper dosa + meat curry. Also offers muddae. Additional upsides, are easy on the wallet.

3:25 PM Aug 14th 2011

@Fine_Whining Guess what dad just put on TV. Spiderman. Some back to the teens day or something.

3:08 PM Aug 14th 2011

@lokallobaat Totally same thing happened to me today. 15 mins for a usual 40 mins. In Bangalore.

2:32 PM Aug 14th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@Fine_Whining Eediot! Should have guessed. I’ll come just to visit Anna. Don’t you worry.

2:30 PM Aug 14th 2011

Promised @Fine_Whining I’ll visit her in Mumbai in December. Lord knows I’m not actually going to do that.

12:42 PM Aug 14th 2011

@Fine_Whining Good questions.

You travel down here soon now. Leave approved?

6:51 PM Aug 9th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

Also, if you happen to leave your luggage on a BIAS bus & don’t know what bus you left it in, a good starting point is back at the airport.

6:47 PM Aug 9th 2011

Delhi, Chandni Chowk, Hauz Khaz, images of passing through UP, Haryana, Rajasthan, they’ve all rented an impermeable space in me now.

6:30 PM Aug 9th 2011

Though the food walk turned out to be a clean plate for me, the aam ka kulfi was just what the doctor ordered.

6:28 PM Aug 9th 2011

Yesterday: After a mini tour of Delhi by @rungta, got to experience a food walk with 2/3rds of @bellycentric in and around Chandni Chowk.

6:28 PM Aug 9th 2011

Recapitulating a digesting weekend: Fathepur Sikri was history exceptionally kept, to be treasured and a visit magically timed.

6:25 PM Aug 9th 2011

Passing out.

7:13 PM Aug 8th 2011

Goodbye Delhi and the North. You have opened more doors than it appears. http://instagr.am/p/JrzHO/

11:38 AM Aug 8th 2011

@xAbhishek @souvikdg @rungta @lokallobaat And so I’ve heard as well. Never tried it. Always a first time.

8:06 PM Aug 6th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@souvikdg @rungta @xAbhishek @lokallobaat Haleem sounds good. Missed having that in Hyderabad. If we can fit it all in, why not.

11:00 AM Aug 6th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

The light! The composition! Oh do go stop this way: penelopesloom.com/[+]

12:40 AM Aug 6th 2011

@xAbhishek @souvikdg @lokallobaat @rungta Also, want to really try some good Mughlai food. Could we club that with the coffee?

8:12 PM Aug 5th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

So Delhi twepple, I would be around on Monday. Anyone free to meet up for lunch/coffee before 3pm? @souvikdg @lokallobaat @xAbhishek @rungta

3:05 PM Aug 5th 2011

In a moment of carpe diem last weekend, spontaneity got the better of me yet again.

So after almost two decades, venturing up North again.

3:04 PM Aug 5th 2011

6 to go. 3 to GoAir.

12:51 PM Aug 5th 2011

Standing by the window, raindrops spraying by the swaying winds, overlooking the fields.

9:49 AM Aug 5th 2011

Remembering grandad after visiting his village yesterday.

Just found this now- Us on the steps of Varanasi, 1991: yfrog.com/h7qosulj[+]

6:33 PM Aug 3rd 2011

@rungta Couldn’t agree with you more.

Also, how apt that we get to celebrate that this weekend.

6:05 PM Aug 3rd 2011 in reply to rungta

Always nice know that you’re supposed to get paid more at work than you currently are and that it’s due in time. That just paid for my trip.

2:56 PM Aug 3rd 2011

Back to roots, after five years.

The village signboard: yfrog.com/h6yicfzj[+]

9:02 AM Aug 2nd 2011

4-5 hours straight, averaging 1 every week- managing laziness, denial, manipulation, tea-biscuits, whining, organisation= a meeting at work.

1:23 PM Aug 1st 2011

@xAbhishek Hey, just a tad late, but Happy Birthday!

6:33 PM Jul 31st 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@rungta Ditto bad decision. The play I ended up going for wasn’t any match to what the race seemed to be. :(

6:18 PM Jul 31st 2011 in reply to rungta

@rungta Tickets are in the inbox. Green signal.

5:51 PM Jul 31st 2011 in reply to rungta

Idea to execution: The effort lies within. So does the fear. Therein lies the choices.

10:58 AM Jul 31st 2011

Important signs: Of all the projects I’ve imported, those in Lightroom are the ones I’ve procrastinated the most with.

6:33 PM Jul 28th 2011

The more I discover Aperture (two years in), the more my want to retract from Lightroom strengthens- which kills instinctive discovery.

6:31 PM Jul 28th 2011

@pricelessjunk Those will always be the sweetest ‘welcome back’ sounds of home.

4:31 AM Jul 28th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

Just saw a man fly off his bike trying to speed over a deep pot-hole. His helmet just saved his life. My heart’s just coming back to place.

11:28 AM Jul 27th 2011

@souvikdg Same situation. Just that I’ve been picking sleep first. I can tell you… not the right choice.

4:14 PM Jul 26th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

Good movies ruin a working day.

6:56 AM Jul 26th 2011

I foresee that the the next couple of days are going to be Paint(ed) Red.

Wish I could wear these headphones at work. Need a cooler job. :(

7:45 PM Jul 25th 2011

Sweet Disposition.

7:04 PM Jul 25th 2011

Re-watching Garden State, reminded by the previous drenched state this evening. #quarryscene

4:45 PM Jul 24th 2011

Then the heavens decided to shed all that it had left. Walked back drenched and now created puddles at home.

The accidental joys of rain.

2:58 PM Jul 24th 2011

Constant power cuts led me to the park for that jog I’d been putting off. There rubbed shoulders with U.R. Ananthamurthy and his wife.

2:58 PM Jul 24th 2011

Call of the daydreamer: that deafening sound of rain.

11:55 AM Jul 24th 2011

@oddysee Have seen that game as a kid, but never played it though. Seems like a fun one. Shall keep an eye out for that.

3:16 AM Jul 22nd 2011 in reply to oddysee

This night also involved a game of scrabble with real pieces & real people. Feels good to be away from the tapping and clicking for a while.

6:00 PM Jul 21st 2011

Want to see minimalistic drawings of objects? The connections between your brain and hand? Play Pictonary.
No points for aesthetics though.

5:53 PM Jul 21st 2011

@Fine_Whining Even call centre people sleep during the day. You might as well work under a dictator. Wait…

3:07 AM Jul 21st 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

Mass Spectrometery Basics hauntingly beckons; room gets so much more cleaner suddenly. Maybe the living room needs some cleaning…

1:06 PM Jul 19th 2011

@Shreyas_Chowhan Yes it does, but instead it could just melt in your mouth without a beverage you see. :)

6:58 PM Jul 18th 2011 in reply to Shreyas_Chowhan

Benne biscuit. melts

1:46 PM Jul 18th 2011

Lighting up a tree. For a subject as hard as trees, this one is Magnificent! kalyanvarma….ssia-borneo/[+]

6:16 AM Jul 18th 2011

@rungta And you always have impeccable timing in answering them.

You just made me feel hungry again. :(

6:40 PM Jul 17th 2011 in reply to rungta

♬ Alaipayuthey Theme = Perfection

10:55 AM Jul 17th 2011

@rungta That is amazing. What a documentation. What led you there?

10:52 AM Jul 17th 2011 in reply to rungta

A relatively uneventful (viz. quite an event by itself) day with the kids at Earthworms. And one of those days that makes it all worthwhile.

10:48 AM Jul 17th 2011

Aged so many months going to Mantri Mall today. Also, it probably has the worst mall parking I’ve seen.

Note to self: Don’t go back.

12:34 PM Jul 16th 2011

Currently made to listen to a speech from the minister of forestry at the department. The tailor-made, sweet talk, fake substance… barf.

4:56 AM Jul 13th 2011

@arunitc That’s probably the best argument I’ve heard so far. Thanks. :)

1:53 PM Jul 11th 2011 in reply to arunitc

Revisiting, music from Rock On!! (+The Extended Cut). Perfect night music.

8:36 PM Jul 10th 2011

Existential complex: To change the course of nature, or not, is the question.

#Genetics

7:31 PM Jul 10th 2011

And with that notifying mail, the Google+ spam begins.

3:44 PM Jul 9th 2011

Maize sold at Rs.2 at the Agricultural university. Love these subsidised rates. Especially the mangoes.

8:31 AM Jul 9th 2011

@rungta Now that’s a good morning.

Hope you remembered to get ready after that. ;)

8:25 AM Jul 9th 2011 in reply to rungta

@Fine_Whining Or attend a seminar/viva/presentation. Kills time and puts you to sleep. “#work

11:57 AM Jul 8th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

Air India posters: Raja Remixed http://j.mp/q2dQEW[+]

6:06 AM Jul 8th 2011

When jet lag is no longer an excuse, you know it’s become a habit.

8:03 PM Jul 7th 2011

Babbling is self-sabotage.

7:16 PM Jul 7th 2011

@arunitc Thanks. It was taken at Chester Zoo in the UK.

4:59 AM Jul 6th 2011 in reply to arunitc

Timecapsule, containing a kind of childhood. http://flic.kr/s/aHsjv1gUZT[+]

3:07 PM Jul 5th 2011

A full circle.

2:24 PM Jul 5th 2011

And with that, probably the best two weeks in a long time comes to an end. Now in a state of limbo. Need to do these vacation things often.

11:44 AM Jul 5th 2011

@eclairsk3 Yeah, over. :( You have a nice holiday here!

11:35 AM Jul 5th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

11 hours of continuous sleep, that’s how much I needed to catch up from the past few days.

11:33 AM Jul 5th 2011

@eclairsk3 I’m back in Bangalore now. Holidays are over. :( Came via Dubai, and was on the 9:30pm flight. Where did you land?

12:27 AM Jul 5th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@eclairsk3 Hey! When did you leave Dubai?

6:18 PM Jul 4th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

Hi Dubai, Bye Dubai.

5:59 PM Jul 4th 2011

@rungta I took the Indian sun with me the past two weeks. It’s back to the stormy British weather from tomorrow it appears.

5:58 PM Jul 4th 2011 in reply to rungta

Day 1-What campsite looked like: yfrog.com/h4pz7lbj[+]

9:03 AM Jul 4th 2011

Lake District: Walking, camping, freezing + awesome weather, siesta by the river on a mountain, biking, drinking. Unknown bliss discovered.

9:00 AM Jul 4th 2011

@Fine_Whining Cool. I love shopping for stationary. If you think of something else, tweet. Get holiday till 21st. What you can do in 3 days.

9:34 AM Jul 2nd 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining No travelling. Will be there. Also, what stuff do you want from here?

7:41 AM Jul 2nd 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@arunitc In the Uk, iPhone 4s were sold unlocked. If you had one of the very first ones and then broke the screen, they’d probly replace it.

3:15 PM Jul 1st 2011 in reply to arunitc

@Fine_Whining Well that is what happened. They said they can’t repair it, but instead would replace it since it was in working condition.

3:14 PM Jul 1st 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@xAbhishek I suspect they replaced it cause of the antenna issues and other hidden stuff (?), since that was one of the first few ones.

3:14 PM Jul 1st 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@xAbhishek …since the software is contained in the screen, they’d replace it with a brand new one.

3:11 PM Jul 1st 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@xAbhishek Since the phone was in perfectly good working condition, and was just over a year & they wouldn’t be able to repair the screen…

3:11 PM Jul 1st 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@lokallobaat I wasn’t sure what to call this trip. Now I do. :)

3:07 PM Jul 1st 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

It’s like I walked in and out of a dream.

Also, I can bet that this would NEVER have happened in India

12:18 PM Jul 1st 2011

So I wake up, get ready and walk into an Apple store with a 8 month old broken iPhone screen.

Then walked out with a brand new free iPhone.

12:17 PM Jul 1st 2011

Sloppy is the new fashion, it appears.

4:15 PM Jun 30th 2011

@rungta Where did you watch Senna?

2:29 PM Jun 30th 2011

5 days into my holiday and I’ve forgotten the world.

I can’t go through all what’s below, what comes above this tweet, I might not get to.

10:20 PM Jun 27th 2011

Dinner with friends and family. Been a good few days. London I heart you.

11:05 PM Jun 25th 2011

@rungtaakki Yup, that maggi and bhujia was commanded by Mr. @erm_wat

11:34 AM Jun 21st 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

Room is getting messy. This kind of mess only means a travel session is imminent. yfrog.com/kgxxqij[+]

11:07 AM Jun 21st 2011

@souvikdg I agree. Wonder might not be appropriate. Its innocence and the slight element of surprise shown prompted me to use that word.

6:58 PM Jun 19th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

@rungta Oh I did? I love how I do that. You’re welcome. 0:) Shall wait patiently as possible now.

6:51 PM Jun 19th 2011 in reply to rungta

Everyone needs a coach.

5:31 PM Jun 19th 2011

@rungta Sense an interesting Volume II, when it does, already.

4:35 PM Jun 19th 2011 in reply to rungta

An afternoon with Ramin Bahrani’s Goodbye Solo.

An afternoon well spent. yfrog.com/h3j2rjrj[+]

11:28 AM Jun 19th 2011

@souvikdg Added love. It has such a lovely tempo.

12:48 PM Jun 18th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

Today from @KalyanVarma’s talk: Photos used for ethical storytelling can be a powerful medium for change. Seen it?Felt it?Show it,to say it.

11:53 AM Jun 18th 2011

@souvikdg It’s done about now and should be able to see it for apparently the next 100 mins, if unlike Blore you have a clear sky.

7:30 PM Jun 15th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

@souvikdg Na it had just started around then. But there was a distinctive black ray in the sky.

7:28 PM Jun 15th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

Just saw a ray of darkness pass over the moon. Pure awesomeness.

5:34 PM Jun 15th 2011

@arunitc Ah, but when you have other chores that have piled up because you’ve spent too much time on the internet, then you would need to.

4:01 AM Jun 13th 2011 in reply to arunitc

The colours and perspective of a Thela Gaadi by @rungta http://flic.kr/p/9SD84M[+]

3:35 PM Jun 12th 2011

@arunitc One way of ticking them off would be to visit a theatre while it’s playing. :)

3:10 PM Jun 12th 2011 in reply to arunitc

The only way to get ticks on that endless to-do list: Switch the router OFF.

12:13 PM Jun 12th 2011

Now to go hunt down Shankar Ehsaan Loy’s perfectly notched soundtrack for the movie.

5:17 PM Jun 11th 2011

Outdid itself as a sequel. The acting, emotions, humour, story. I might even give it 5/5 in this mood. Just avoid the giveaway trailer.

5:16 PM Jun 11th 2011

West is West is probably going to be an underrated movie, but by far for me, surprisingly, seemed like the best I’ve seen so far this year.

5:15 PM Jun 11th 2011

@rakeshrach That’s the song that played on shuffle and triggered this madness. Such nostalgia.

3:15 AM Jun 11th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

Album of the week, for no reason: Humse Hai Muqabala.

Next up, the movie, for those ridiculously hot pink socks, cowboys and insane moves.

5:03 PM Jun 10th 2011

@lokallobaat Oh we have the same godfather.

Also, the no life bit.

1:58 PM Jun 9th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

Twitter is for doers and there’s a paradox in there.

3:02 AM Jun 6th 2011

Feels nice to make time and be immersed in watching a good tennis match. #Nadvs.Sod

4:32 PM Jun 1st 2011

@rungta Okay, so now, when did you get an iPad!?

2:48 PM May 31st 2011

New single to look forward to on 3rd- Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall by Coldplay: coldplay.com…l.php?id=722[+]

2:44 PM May 31st 2011

@erm_wat My turn to be proud of you! Which one?

6:21 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to erm_wat

@lokallobaat Saw posters (those long ones) at the theatre the other day though. Although I’d second the torrent.

6:14 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@arunitc Sorry for this terribly late reply. Thanks for the link!

5:25 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to arunitc

@pricelessjunk Ah! From what I remember he points to Christianity being more upheld in US than Europe, in that book. Memory might fail me.

5:19 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@pricelessjunk Religion vs. science? In Europe over America?

5:08 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@lokallobaat Oh hilarious stuff that. Looking forward to West is West playing in Indian theatres sometime this year. Or need to download it.

4:26 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@rakeshrach Yes, @rungta had shared this one before. So hypnotising.

2:46 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

@rakeshrach You bet. I was honestly in my own world during the song. Everyone around were silhouettes and white noise.

2:43 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

@RaulPra How was your experience? How were the 3D screens?

2:42 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to RaulPra

@RaulPra I liked the balance b/w the songs & also didn’t mind that he didnt play all popular ones. Had wished for some instrumentals though.

2:42 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to RaulPra

@RaulPra There were some sound issues, but overall it sounded alright. Songs,that’s difficult to say since everyone will have their choices.

2:42 PM May 30th 2011 in reply to RaulPra

Correction: “@xAbhishek: @rashmiswamy Non-Instagram users cannot access Inkstagram.”

Sorry, you’ll need an account.

7:28 PM May 29th 2011

@xAbhishek I was just realising that. Since I was already signed in, overlooked that. My bad. :(

7:26 PM May 29th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

Non-Instagram users, want to see what I see every other day? inkstagram.c…47987/photos[+]

7:16 PM May 29th 2011

@lokallobaat Exactly! But I was overjoyed that he sang it. That’s the only song I had wished he’d sing before it started.

6:43 PM May 29th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@lokallobaat Outrage indeed. I was looking around as if everyone was insane!? This is why sitting in VIP seats suck.

6:41 PM May 29th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@lokallobaat Ah, yeah remember your tweets. I was actually looking forward to more Tamil numbers. But I think this was well balanced enough.

6:40 PM May 29th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@lokallobaat Maybe a blog post soon. Sadly no autographs/videos, and wasn’t that close enough for good shots. yfrog.com/h8eitrdjj[+]

6:37 PM May 29th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

Couldn’t help think of you’ll when he played Jaa Re Ud Jaa Re. Can you believe I heard no one around me applaud after that number?

6:27 PM May 29th 2011

Also, thanks for the added influence @rungta and @rakeshrach. It’s been good recognising the right things.

6:27 PM May 29th 2011

He was his usual shy calm self, while the other singers and Remo Fernandez involved the crowds well.

6:26 PM May 29th 2011

Rahman said that this concert was tailored more for an Indian audience and not like the Jai Ho one. Thankful for that.

6:26 PM May 29th 2011

I’ve been the one of the luckiest people today. The concert was surreal. And am glad I didn’t get to watch it on 3D screens at the back.

6:26 PM May 29th 2011

Any Banglorean who wants three last end tickets for the Rahman concert, we have it to hand over.

12:01 PM May 29th 2011

@erm_wat Yay! I still have my memory mojo. :-P

10:58 AM May 29th 2011 in reply to erm_wat

@erm_wat Yeah, have heard her name. Wasn’t she in Bavani’s school or from Bangalore right?

10:47 AM May 29th 2011 in reply to erm_wat

@wateva Who’s visiting you that you’re doing these touristy sightseeing in London?

9:16 AM May 29th 2011 in reply to erm_wat

Now popping pills and applying ointments to cure the leg, while we deal with third friend situation.
Situations when three is a crowd.

9:11 AM May 29th 2011

Then friend, whom I’m going to the concert with, calls saying she got passes for both of us. Now third friend is left out. What do you do?

9:11 AM May 29th 2011

So, had tickets for three, right at the end for today’s Rahman’s concert. Then of all days, the ankle has gotten sprained.

9:10 AM May 29th 2011

I Read Where I Am: ireadwhereiam.com/[+]

Essays about our daily consumption and reproduction of text.

2:19 AM May 29th 2011

Absolutely lovely colourful images of India: yindia.tumbl….com/archive[+]

(Via @start_mag)

4:36 PM May 28th 2011

@eclairsk3 Fellow sufferers. :P Though planning on visiting UK sometime next month hopefully.

1:30 PM May 28th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@rakeshrach What a crash that was. Hope he’s fine. The details of the debris seen said it all.

1:16 PM May 28th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

@eclairsk3 No where yet. That’s why I’m restless. :(

12:08 PM May 28th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@xAbhishek Curious, but you must have noticed the @vignelli twitter steam?

11:22 AM May 28th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@xAbhishek If I had a rupee every time I thought that myself…

And, being a reader of your sentences, it can’t be that bad.

11:08 AM May 28th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@xAbhishek That’s what takes time. True, those editing options help achieve that form, but shouldn’t stop one from holding back their voice.

10:55 AM May 28th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

My wings feel restless.

10:40 AM May 28th 2011

@xAbhishek Ah, but how do you know what you’re thinking till you write/type/speak. These give thinking a form that’s needed.

10:39 AM May 28th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

‘Radioactive’: Marie Curie’s Life Story Told in Cyanotype: theatlantic….type/239569/[+]

#wishlist

4:37 AM May 28th 2011

@cameronmoll Gone back to Twitter. Twitter just seems more workable with the flow of things than cramming options in one button.

12:50 PM May 27th 2011 in reply to cameronmoll

@souvikdg I can accept such judgement. :)

12:30 PM May 26th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

@souvikdg Ah, forgot about that. Good thinking for giving us more points.

12:26 PM May 26th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

@souvikdg @pricelessjunk As the originator of this conversation, you need to have a Nirulas vs. Cornerhouse thing on Delhi vs. B’lore./cc +2

12:24 PM May 26th 2011

@souvikdg @lokallobaat @rungta If I come to Delhi, you guys can treat me. :) Also any Cornerhouse outlet has the same quality.So scores 1-0.

12:20 PM May 26th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

With every passing day at work, I realise how little people grow up as adults. #thesystem

8:21 AM May 26th 2011

@lokallobaat I’m already inclined to agree. Also craving it now. @rungta @souvikdg

8:18 AM May 26th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

I feel like Jeremy Clarkson today. I started the day saying what could possibly go wrong.

NEVER start a day like that.

8:16 AM May 26th 2011

@rungta @souvikdg @lokallobaat I’ll have to be the judge of that someday to confirm all these sayings.

8:11 AM May 26th 2011 in reply to rungta

@lokallobaat Oh you need to try Cornerhouse’s cake fudge then. That by far is the best simple dessert I’ve had.

1:57 PM May 25th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

Winter darkness, raining thunder, summer chirps of morning birds.

12:36 AM May 25th 2011

@lokallobaat Gosh! That must have been quite painful to have witnessed that. I’ve seen the after effects of two accidents today myself.

3:13 PM May 24th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

Ways are awesome, always: roadways, waterways, railways, subways, runways, walkways, stairways. Any way is a pathway someway.

6:55 PM May 23rd 2011

@rungtaakki Cool! Yeah, weekend. Shall let you my dates soon.

4:51 PM May 23rd 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

@rungtaakki Mostly not. You could come down to London?

4:42 PM May 23rd 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

@rungtaakki Not back. Getting stuff back + holiday. Coming with my dad, tentatively end of June. /cc @wateva

4:27 PM May 23rd 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

@rungtaakki I can get you some when I come there next month. :)

4:14 PM May 23rd 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

@wateva @rungtaakki Haww! You’re the one who had denied it existing along with me. Akki was the one who’d seen it in school.And I was drunk.

9:04 AM May 23rd 2011 in reply to wateva

@rungtaakki @wateva so these do exist “@lokallobaat: Two yolks in one egg!? How is that even possible? instagr.am/p/EXGDN/[+]#oldconversation

2:21 AM May 23rd 2011

@pricelessjunk Currently seeing if I can reap & find some practical application to what has been learnt which intersects with some interest.

5:14 AM May 22nd 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@pricelessjunk As of now done studying. Did my undergrad in Biological Sciences hons. in genetics. MSc. in molecular genetics.

5:12 AM May 22nd 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

And guess what’s playing now? No points for guessing, it’s Jai Ho. Apt or what? Wonder if they’re doing the steps as well.

6:11 PM May 21st 2011

French neighbours and their friends have loud Punjabi songs playing,for which they’re singing the chorus for. Must be east meets west night.

6:07 PM May 21st 2011

@pricelessjunk Also, it’s DNA is only passed on maternally.

5:58 PM May 21st 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@VidushiS13 I came back to Bangalore end of last year. Where you? What you been upto?

5:38 PM May 21st 2011 in reply to VidushiS13

@VidushiS13 Hey, long time! How you been? I’ve been good thanks!

12:10 PM May 21st 2011 in reply to VidushiS13

Experienced my first true Vidaai tonight. Lump in the throat didn’t remain as a lump. What a night it’s been.

9:14 PM May 20th 2011

I still make a wish while passing under a bridge when a train is running overhead. #thechildwithin

4:50 AM May 20th 2011

@pricelessjunk Origin of Species, is not easily readable/understandable. I’d been suggested to read this instead: en.wikipedia…Like_a_Whale[+]

5:04 PM May 18th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

Also travel money savings, strongly depleting. :’(

4:01 PM May 18th 2011

If and when I wed, I’d want all my guests to wear their most comfortable shoes and simplest dress in their wardrobe. #weddingshoppingwoes

4:00 PM May 18th 2011

@pricelessjunk Tough one that. Have often wondered that myself. I think I’d vote for Speed of Sound with a soft corner for Fix You.

3:06 PM May 18th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

Lazy web: Anyone know or can point out to some good DIY pinhole camera resources, it would be much appreciated.

12:48 PM May 17th 2011

@bellycentric Knew this was to come. Twitter was getting noisy with you guys bantering about food and places. Now you’ll made it official.

12:35 PM May 17th 2011

@Airtel_Presence, your customer service appals me. But I doubt you can understand that.

4:49 AM May 17th 2011

See what happens when you lose auto focussing (or the lack of hand-eye coordination) at a wedding.

Cool, but not cool. yfrog.com/h7tjqewj[+]

5:54 PM May 16th 2011

Dear telephoto lens, when will you be be mine? :( #simplequestions #toughanswers

5:40 PM May 16th 2011

Mary and Max: Unusually compelling.

2:52 PM May 16th 2011

@Fine_Whining You’re the girl with the grey cloud following wherever you go.

Comfort food not delivered then?

5:00 PM May 15th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@rungta @rungtaakki Ah yes, still alive at the new place. So far so good?

3:31 PM May 15th 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

@lokallobaat Ah yes it does. Buying it solves that, or kind donations from a Mr.@rungta could help. :)

3:23 PM May 15th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@lokallobaat Not sure if you an stitch photos using Lightroom. I use DoubleTake: echoone.com/doubletake/[+]

3:10 PM May 15th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

Out for Jolad rotti + basundi. Perfect North Karnataka recipe for the Saturday afternoon siesta.

9:06 AM May 14th 2011

@lokallobaat Yeah, was introduced to it when @rungta had posted it on his webmarks. His latest one is also a good read: rashmiswamy….dinayakannur[+]

8:02 AM May 14th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

Now going through @purisubzi’s travelling pages: purisubzi.in/travels[+]

7:55 AM May 14th 2011

@rungta The vocals of the band are quite nice. Other likes so far have been Njan Aara and Ettam Pattu. Rest need a proper listening to.

9:14 PM May 13th 2011 in reply to rungta

Made my day! Loving this band. “@ohnoir: Song of the day: ‘Karukara’ by Avial, the fusion rock band from Kerela. avial.in/[+]

6:55 PM May 13th 2011

Caged at work. Soaring winds. Thunder follows lightning. Sounds like a hurricane, out here in the fields. yfrog.com/gznc7trj[+]

9:20 AM May 13th 2011

What shall I create today?

3:27 AM May 13th 2011

@lokallobaat I knew I shouldn’t have mentioned it on Twitter. :S Ouch! Yes, I’m insanely alive. :)

5:48 PM May 12th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@rungta @rungtaakki Aila, what I’ve missed!

Perfect ending for the day. :)

5:39 PM May 12th 2011 in reply to rungta

Made it home in time. Now time for some coffee and finish a ~two decade long backlog of… Andaz Apna Apna.

12:17 PM May 12th 2011

It’s a downpour out there.

12:11 PM May 12th 2011

@pricelessjunk Yeah, her pet rabbits had given birth to 4 little ones. They’re hardly a finger long.

5:56 PM May 11th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@pricelessjunk And after you draw the map, you could cover up the top and use it as a (fishy) bank for travelling.

5:22 PM May 11th 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

The bliss of weighing the right amount of chemical on a weighing balance at the right drop from the spatula.
Today is not one of those days.

5:13 AM May 11th 2011

Instagram is shipping made easy.

2:15 PM May 10th 2011

@Fine_Whining Okay call maadi. Shall dispense hearing aids.

7:23 PM May 9th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining And oh they have imagination too. Look at the variety of type! On one slide!

5:25 PM May 9th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

So work was sent home today, after work. Now reformatting presentations of people who designed such slides: yfrog.com/hsvd5mjj[+]

5:15 PM May 9th 2011

Glad no one’s in the kitchen right now seeing me talk to myself.

Yes, you’re normal too.

2:50 PM May 9th 2011

And @rungta launches his 200th photo with a clever intuitive re-design of his photoblog. Go notice it: prateekrungt…raha_farmers[+]

1:56 PM May 9th 2011

@lokallobaat Yes, it’s currently here. But we hope (eventually) it can spread out and if we can help with some resources we’d love to help.

6:23 PM May 8th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@rungtaakki Thanks. Feels good (read: high). It had felt scary letting him know/offering him drinks at home when he visited me in the UK.

5:27 PM May 8th 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

@xAbhishek Well this was his acceptance to have a drink at home. I did have my first drink with him (with his approval) after I turned 18.

5:27 PM May 8th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

Today, dad brought me my first drink home, even though it was just a Breezer. Nonetheless, a significant day.

4:46 PM May 8th 2011

@xAbhishek Likewise. It’s usually reserved even if it is.

4:14 PM May 8th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

A Sunday setback-
Of Mangoes and Munchkins: earthwormsre…d-munchkins/[+]

4:11 PM May 8th 2011

Revisiting powers made to move: youtube.com/…ture=related[+]

5:21 PM May 7th 2011

@lokallobaat No way! That just sounds ridiculous. At a wedding!? Insane.

6:05 PM May 6th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@Fine_Whining Fine! Have it your way. I was only trying to help.turns back

2:18 PM May 6th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining Hey, I can do that too! If there’s a demand, I’m in for implementing your hush hush big idea.

11:55 AM May 6th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@miranjdesign Fools! :) Looks brilliant. Quite a neat looking behind, if I can say so. ;) Will you’ll send me one?

11:52 AM May 6th 2011 in reply to miranjdesign

My long awaited Sabbath day arriveth on a state holiday. Oh sweet slumber.

11:02 AM May 6th 2011

@miranjdesign@rakeshrach Steve said that about your creation?”

Same question.

10:55 AM May 6th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

Our understanding of the Universe: phdcomics.co…s.php?f=1430[+]

7:18 PM May 5th 2011

The unexpected colours of today’s experiment. http://instagram.com/p/D2bg8/

11:22 AM May 4th 2011

Behind the screens: backofawebpage.com

5:51 AM May 4th 2011

@lokallobaat All this figuring-out-what-to-do with your life also doesn’t seem to provide enough time for movies. Sucks.

3:30 PM May 1st 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@lokallobaat What is your entrepreneurship calling? :)

3:29 PM May 1st 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@Fine_Whining It does and it’s pretty much the same way it was.

10:19 AM May 1st 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

A day with the earthlings from Earthworms. 7 kids, 5 adults, one Sunday at the park. Memories revisited and made. http://instagr.am/p/DvFQj/

10:11 AM May 1st 2011

Friday. Gloomy morning. Bose headphones on. Rhythm setting. An ideal start.

2:16 AM Apr 29th 2011

For those who noticed, the mysterious case of the missing Instapaper free app:
marco.org/20…tapaper-free[+]

Solved, with discerning insight.

1:56 AM Apr 29th 2011

Am I the only one that finds the emerging public love for GIFs slightly annoying?

5:48 PM Apr 27th 2011

Making of a magazine: vimeo.com/[+]

5:32 PM Apr 27th 2011

As much as I’ve tried keeping a To-Do list electronically, nothing seems satisfactory enough as ticking off a done item via a pen and paper.

1:24 PM Apr 27th 2011

Summary of a lovely 3 days: A wedding done beautifully, traditional food, for lively company kids are the best and photography is hard work.

1:48 PM Apr 24th 2011

Problem construction is a critical step for its solution.

3:35 AM Apr 24th 2011

It’s raining. Now everyone in Bangalore say RAIN!

Now waiting for my timeline to get flooded.

12:16 PM Apr 23rd 2011

Every Mallu man carries his pride in his moustache.

6:25 AM Apr 21st 2011

On an Instagraming spree.

7:03 PM Apr 20th 2011

If travelling from Goa to Karnataka through the Ghats was dreamy, going through them in Kerala was other worldly. http://twitpic.com/4na94k

6:39 PM Apr 20th 2011

@souvikdg Affirmative nods Once we were in the thick of it, I kept jumping seats from 1 side to the other just so that I could see it all.

6:35 PM Apr 20th 2011 in reply to souvikdg

@rungta Sadly can’t see the full page on EDGE to do it justice, but from what I can see, I can’t wait to see more of it. Great idea!

6:31 PM Apr 20th 2011 in reply to rungta

Riding through the forests of the Western Ghats while watching Fanaa on the bus. The south meets the north.

10:56 AM Apr 20th 2011

@rungta @wateva Thanks you guys. Have fun in Delhi and beyond.

5:53 AM Apr 20th 2011 in reply to rungta

@rungta All that was prepared for and in the bag.

5:11 AM Apr 20th 2011 in reply to rungta

Okay, problem solved. Now united with ticket & the late and gregarious travel companion. So after 3 months of drought, off to Kerala again!

5:10 AM Apr 20th 2011

Anyway, I’ve made it on the bus. Ticketless as of now, but ready for the mosquitos, heat, food and my (first) friends wedding among it all.

4:49 AM Apr 20th 2011

I was clearly surprised when @wateva said he wasn’t worried about his trip. Clearly the universe wants to balance his lack of tension.

4:40 AM Apr 20th 2011

The more you travel, the more you want to travel with people who know how to.

2:35 PM Apr 19th 2011

@Prakhya Try East is East. Slightly an old one though.

11:51 AM Apr 19th 2011 in reply to Prakhya

All those idiots with high beam lights on in this rain-Stop it! Also open those side mirrors!

Now, if only those idiots read this tweet.

11:48 AM Apr 19th 2011

+1 RT @souvikdg: Still recovering from an awful Monday.

Tuesday not looking great either.

7:47 AM Apr 19th 2011

50 (appreciated) drafts, but its loading time gets affected apparently. Thanks for calling me a wuss Birdhouse.

2:51 PM Apr 18th 2011

@wateva Am yet to watch the press conference. Seen just one races, so far. It’s probably his age that shows.

5:53 AM Apr 18th 2011 in reply to wateva

@wateva I think it’s a bit of change in our perception of him as well at play. He is sensible, but seems to be taking Hamilton’s place.

6:35 PM Apr 17th 2011 in reply to wateva

Explaining driver histories to dad. Impressed with how much he already knows about Schumacher. Never underestimate an aged man.

5:34 PM Apr 17th 2011

@5anket Haha! That was a crazy incident!

4:44 PM Apr 17th 2011 in reply to 5anket

@5anket Watching it now.gonna start soon. Miss the BBC commentary though.

4:19 PM Apr 17th 2011 in reply to 5anket

Of all the people/twitter/RSS I avoided, never imagined my dad would have to be on the list.

4:18 PM Apr 17th 2011

Dad ruined the F1 race telling me the results since I missed it (live). He’s now making up for it by playing the rerun during his news time.

4:16 PM Apr 17th 2011

In pursuit of the productive intersection between the left and right brain traits.

3:14 PM Apr 17th 2011

Ooo, so many favourites! Gem of a find by @rungta: prateekrungt…/413.webmark[+]
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Okay, more mind-blowing posters loading now.
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12:10 AM Apr 17th 2011

@lokallobaat It’s tempting, but don’t think it’s possible with another trip in line at my end before the weekend.

3:04 PM Apr 16th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

Now catching PechaKucha Bangalore night on Ustream: global-day.p…a-kucha.org/[+]

Quality quite bad, but watchable.

2:55 PM Apr 16th 2011

@lokallobaat Haha. It means 1 and 2 in Kannada.

2:52 PM Apr 16th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@Fine_Whining ONCE! Once is not the same as constant!

2:52 PM Apr 16th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

For lunch today: Stories from the city of boiling dreams. Probably followed by ‘Time for that lemon tart’. Interspersed by ‘You’re washte’.

6:31 AM Apr 16th 2011

Now that was a perplexing Q1. Also, heart goes out to Webber.

6:23 AM Apr 16th 2011

@Fine_Whining How well you read my mind. This is why you’re my friend. Also, you said it, not me. :)

1:19 PM Apr 15th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

Storm’s a coming.

12:17 PM Apr 15th 2011

That drive home just served an injustice to this perfect weather. Why all the green lights when you don’t need them!

11:17 AM Apr 15th 2011

Heavy inking.

7:25 PM Apr 14th 2011

Called in on an old school English teacher. The memories, digressions in conversation, what fun.

1:26 PM Apr 14th 2011

@rungta That’s my movie for tonight!

8:22 AM Apr 13th 2011 in reply to rungta

@rungta I hate you right now. Been out since the last tweet, just got home, still without dinner. And dinner doesn’t look appetising. Humph.

4:17 PM Apr 12th 2011 in reply to rungta

@rungta @lokallobaat @souvikdg Will you guys stop taking about chocolates and pizza! Dying of hunger here at work. :(

10:02 AM Apr 12th 2011 in reply to rungta

Tonights lullaby: Alone in Kyoto-Air
youtube.com/…gdata_player[+]

7:35 PM Apr 11th 2011

Who knew, after all these years, I’d enjoy reading encyclopaedias again. http://instagr.am/p/DDefP/

1:42 PM Apr 11th 2011

The blurred sight of tabs flowing, videos playing, skyping, photos uploading, files downloading! You eluded me too long fair broadband. :’)

1:42 PM Apr 8th 2011

From the aggravation of dealing with customer services to the optic joy after months!

1:41 PM Apr 8th 2011

So, if you want the auto brightness to work on the iPhone, point it at a bright light!

Yeah, I’ve been holding it wrong all this while.

1:12 PM Apr 7th 2011

Dealing with the more is less phenomenon in Cricket: sports.espn….0329/Cricket[+]

Scrolling required. Might want to give it some Instapaper lovin.

8:23 PM Apr 6th 2011

@lokallobaat Congrats! Which one did you decide to get?

3:51 PM Apr 6th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@lavanyam There are a lot in Blore. Recently heard of ‘Youth for Seva’ and another is Asha.

12:42 PM Apr 5th 2011 in reply to lavanyam

@lokallobaat Brilliant post! You’ve left the twitterverse more envious. You should keep a blog rolling!

2:41 AM Apr 5th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@Shreyas_Chowhan One of my all time favourites that one. So simple a story, yet made to move.

Hi. :)

6:09 AM Apr 4th 2011 in reply to Shreyas_Chowhan

@lokallobaat You’re on some lucky strike aren’t you!? :)

4:48 PM Apr 3rd 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

Heart’s in the throat turning blue.

4:56 PM Apr 2nd 2011

Love that Bangalore is now becoming a ‘No plastic bags allowed’ city.

1:34 PM Apr 1st 2011

Parkinson’s Law: Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

5:07 PM Mar 31st 2011

Earthworms, a project in its nascent stages, won’t you have a look? earthwormsre…rdpress.com/[+]

10:15 AM Mar 31st 2011

@lokallobaat Hahaha! I think it’s more to do with being starved of work. Nice to know you like them. Really, thanks for the support. :)

10:06 AM Mar 31st 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@rakeshrach :) You can imagine my utter disbelief when I woke up to see that this morning .

12:03 PM Mar 29th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

Any service that requires you to call customer services more than thrice, in less than a week, is simply a bad service.

11:39 AM Mar 29th 2011

@rungta Brilliant designs those are!

11:35 AM Mar 29th 2011 in reply to rungta

@lokallobaat Hope you’ll be live tweeting during the match tomorrow. :)

11:32 AM Mar 29th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

My one night of Instagram fame: http://instagram.com/p/CnlYK/ Weird things happen on the internet while you sleep.

2:14 AM Mar 29th 2011

Idea: When I’m in your head, you’re responsible for my image.

6:47 PM Mar 28th 2011

“Self-control is inherently aggravating”- m.wired.com/…s-come-from/[+]

6:31 PM Mar 28th 2011

@Fine_Whining Seriously, March has been way too long. Everyday, since I don’t know how long, I’ve been thinking it’s going to be April soon.

4:37 PM Mar 28th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@Fine_Whining What kind of reaction is that? Why the sudden hatred towards menu cards?

4:36 PM Mar 28th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@wateva Next time going to either get you on Skype or do what I did last year, find a link for the commentary online and mute the TV.

5:47 AM Mar 28th 2011

@wateva @rungta Since I haven’t seen it, I wouldn’t know. But doubt it.

6:41 PM Mar 27th 2011 in reply to wateva

@rungtaakki @rungta Missed the first race too. Still managed not to know the results. Hoping for a re-run in the next two days.

6:28 PM Mar 27th 2011 in reply to rungta

@Fine_Whining What they put in coffee there? This is what happens when you go to other cities. While you’re at it, miss the weather again.

5:14 PM Mar 26th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

And to think I was absentmindedly considering going to work today. #F1

6:12 AM Mar 26th 2011

Doing the Bangalore thing at Koshy’s. http://instagram.com/p/ChUKT/

5:44 PM Mar 25th 2011

@choconista Thanks for the compliment. Didn’t expect that. Sure, you can get me at rashmiswamy@gmail.com.

11:25 AM Mar 25th 2011 in reply to choconista

@Fine_Whining There’s always the News channels. That reality show enough.

6:07 AM Mar 24th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@eclairsk3 Oh! Nice. It would have been more fun if you had been here too this weekend. Bav is coming down this weekend.

4:21 PM Mar 23rd 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@rahuling Yes, we should. No, haven’t met Karan in a long time actually.

4:18 PM Mar 23rd 2011 in reply to rahuling

@pricelessjunk Sometimes, HighWire can also be a good source for free articles: highwire.stanford.edu/[+]

4:09 PM Mar 23rd 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@eclairsk3 Been good. How you? You in India now?

4:04 PM Mar 23rd 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@eclairsk3 No way! That’s sad to hear. May she rest in peace.

3:55 PM Mar 23rd 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@rakeshrach That too! Instagram has become a constant source of occupation. They’ve become indispensable.

9:05 AM Mar 23rd 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

It appears I’ve been getting paid to read stowed away articles everyday. I heart Instapaper.

6:54 AM Mar 23rd 2011

Missed you, 2am productivity.

8:36 PM Mar 22nd 2011

Advocating for Indian painted-type artists. Should be interesting: handpaintedt…m/index.html[+]

8:35 PM Mar 22nd 2011

@rungta Nice to know it’s found a new homely name.

5:18 PM Mar 21st 2011 in reply to rungta

Being a bridesmaid is a 12 hour shift. (and this wasn’t even the wedding.) Now happily exhausted.

4:50 PM Mar 21st 2011

@pricelessjunk @keeperofthekeys A lovely inspired initiative. Look forward to your posts. Maybe you’ll could even make a poster out of it.

4:09 PM Mar 21st 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@rahuling I’m doing good, thanks. Yes, still in Bangalore. How are you and Prakya doing? What you upto these days?

1:11 PM Mar 21st 2011 in reply to rahuling

Seeing ‘3G’ on the menu bar all day has been playing with my mind making me believe that the Internet speeds have been faster. :-S

6:10 PM Mar 19th 2011

Anyone else’s Airtel (EDGE) services turn to 3G overnight, in-spite of not changing their Internet plans? Or are they just playing around?

6:08 PM Mar 19th 2011

@rahuling Hey! Nice to find you here. :)

5:09 PM Mar 19th 2011

Among the lights, on super moon day: http://instagram.com/p/CXDiQ/

5:00 PM Mar 19th 2011

Everything needs a break.

#evolution

1:27 PM Mar 18th 2011

A simple article on the basics of content presentation using typographic hierarchy: blog.typekit…c-hierarchy/[+]

5:02 AM Mar 18th 2011

@Fine_Whining I like to keep it real. My enthusiasm hits a limiter after three. You come here and I’ll give you two more.

3:04 PM Mar 16th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@eclairsk3 That judgement sucked big time. Why then!?

5:26 PM Mar 12th 2011 in reply to eclairsk3

@wateva I know! Stayed at home for this! Can’t digest that last over!

5:21 PM Mar 12th 2011 in reply to wateva

.@instagram’s new News update feature showing what my following list is doing on the app feels like Facebook, and I wish it didn’t.

9:51 PM Mar 11th 2011

There’s definitely something you didn’t know about Ping-Pong or its influence in here: m.theatlanti…lture/72146/[+] (via @bobulate)

8:56 AM Mar 9th 2011

A 5 year time capsule unearthed. http://instagr.am/p/CGGHB/

6:04 PM Mar 8th 2011

When was the last time you took a week off Twitter in the past few years and stopped feeding your head with other peoples thoughts? Hmmm..

11:25 AM Mar 7th 2011

It’s not the time I’m looking for, it’s the state of mind.

4:51 PM Mar 1st 2011

Ahem ahem…Have you not noticed the @wellwrittenweb yet?

5:42 PM Feb 28th 2011

@Fine_Whining I didn’t get a chance. Did I mention there’s been pleasant weather where I live. But I’d rather trade places with you for now.

3:30 PM Feb 25th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@lokallobaat Or…you could send the tickets here and I’m sure I know a couple of people who’d make use of it. :) #PoochneMeinKyaJataHai

5:41 PM Feb 21st 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

@pricelessjunk Sadly not true. Slightly cloudy maybe.

1:22 PM Feb 21st 2011 in reply to pricelessjunk

@lokallobaat :) That was really sweet. Also, @rungta you can owe your other old friends a treat. Good move Sumit. ;)

1:43 PM Feb 18th 2011 in reply to lokallobaat

Two and a half hours, non-stop. That was impressive. Hood the crowd like a true pro.

7:09 PM Feb 13th 2011

A teenage dream came true tonight. Judge what may, but that Bryan Adams concert tonight was a night to remember. He still charms at 51.

6:59 PM Feb 13th 2011

@rungta Wow! How’d you find this?

8:10 PM Feb 12th 2011 in reply to rungta

Your sense of humour is all that you’ve got to keep you happy.

4:31 AM Feb 12th 2011

@Fine_Whining That tweet was at 11. Don’t tell me you’re still at work now?!

6:23 PM Feb 11th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@tanushri_shukla Glad to be of assistance. Hope to get to read your paper. :) Good luck with the research.

4:51 PM Feb 11th 2011 in reply to tanushri_shukla

You know you’ve been using an iPhone a lot more when you keep hitting the space bar twice on a normal keyboard and see no full-stop. :/.

5:17 PM Feb 10th 2011

@Fine_Whining Ah, we’ll see how much of that happens. I’m sort of jinxed when it comes to sending parcels, clearly.

5:10 PM Feb 10th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

With 2 friends getting engaged in one weekend, time to learn some wedding photography, what with my first assignment in a couple of months!

3:29 PM Feb 7th 2011

@rungtaakki That sounds painful. Try and cover the finger with a cloth bandage if you have one.

1:39 PM Feb 7th 2011 in reply to rungtaakki

The absurdity of this state and it’s political system is just on fire. #Karnataka

5:48 AM Feb 5th 2011

@rakeshrach Ya, hope it gets back to normal soon, all over. Quite a bad state the country’s been in. Keep safe.

6:12 PM Feb 4th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

@rakeshrach Gosh, thats bad. Hope you got home alright. Have the floods affected your residential area?

12:46 PM Feb 4th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

By golly! It’s serendipity come knocking.

2:12 AM Feb 3rd 2011

“Calmness is the basis of satisfaction.”-Dalai Lama, in the flesh (minus his gall bladder).

9:26 AM Jan 30th 2011

@Fine_Whining I can follow that up with another saga.

6:15 AM Jan 30th 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

@rakeshrach Been hearing stories on how unsafe Bangalore’s become. Really disheartening. I’m alright now, thanks. It was more of a shock.

11:35 AM Jan 29th 2011 in reply to rakeshrach

@xAbhishek Bangalore doesn’t seem too far off from Delhi, or for that matter most places in this country.

5:07 PM Jan 28th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

@xAbhishek Lets just say that I understood again why girls feel the need to protect themselves, esp. on the streets to avoid getting abused.

4:54 PM Jan 28th 2011 in reply to xAbhishek

Today, I wish I was a boy. A boy who has the balls to kick lunatics asses. #sucksbeingagirl

2:51 PM Jan 28th 2011

Saw a huge snake just outside our lab window, wandering off to the fields, at work today. How many of those sights do you’ll get to see?

11:23 AM Jan 28th 2011

Anger is the result of our own expectations of others not being met.

6:32 PM Jan 27th 2011

It’s fun overtaking a train on the ring road… till the red signal stops you.

12:12 PM Jan 25th 2011

@5anket Oh! You too?! This must be the side effects of getting their 3G to work.

5:04 PM Jan 24th 2011 in reply to 5anket

#Airtel pissing me off today since 4 a.m., reminding me my balance every few minutes, every other hour! Grrr..

4:45 PM Jan 24th 2011

It also made me remember this shot (from a still pending documentary): http://prateekrungta.com/photoblog/2007/01/at_work

2:13 PM Jan 23rd 2011

Made in true National Geographic style, covering the lives of railway men of the North-East. Simply fantastic. http://instagr.am/p/BKrYU/

1:32 PM Jan 23rd 2011

Happy Birthday @Fine_Whining! No one entertains and whines as fine as you do my friend. Let it reap with age.

7:18 PM Jan 17th 2011

@5anket Ah okay. Enjoy maadi till then. :)

4:45 PM Jan 17th 2011 in reply to 5anket

@5anket Are you heading back to the UK?

4:38 PM Jan 17th 2011 in reply to 5anket

@5anket Still here in namma Bengaluru. Back from your wedding season?

4:35 PM Jan 17th 2011 in reply to 5anket

@5anket Good watch if you like political type drama/thriller. Just pay attention to dialogues & people.It’s easy to lose the plot otherwise.

4:24 PM Jan 17th 2011 in reply to 5anket

Patang: vimeo.com/3240664[+]
Hope we get to see it here too, in India, soon.
(via betweenthebr…got-my-desk/[+] by @meanestindian)

4:51 PM Jan 15th 2011

@rungta Finally eh? How’d you manage that?

1:09 PM Jan 15th 2011 in reply to rungta

Love the days when music turns into white noise. blissfully lost in the zone

1:54 PM Jan 14th 2011

That was a lovely episode of The Big Web Show, with @craigmod talking about travelling, moving bases and the future of digital publishing.

6:00 PM Jan 13th 2011

The world has been a better place… since I stopped reading the news.

4:52 PM Jan 13th 2011

The weirdest border ‘art’ I’ve seen offered for a Word document.

Explanation: M$ Office after all. twitpic.com/3pcj6l[+]

12:47 PM Jan 12th 2011

“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”-Thomas Mann

5:59 PM Jan 10th 2011

Asked a professor why no one applauds after a presentation by a student,
Prof:”We actually don’t encourage it. It’ll show partiality”
Huh?

8:12 AM Jan 8th 2011

@rungta Unmissable. I am now, while looking out at the night sky, scattered stars and dark silhouettes.

6:50 PM Jan 2nd 2011 in reply to rungta

Day 2,’11: On board Yeshwanthpur-Cannanore express.
Hopping off at: Thalassery
Final destination: Mahé
For all other purposes, it’s Kerala.

2:32 PM Jan 2nd 2011

@Fine_Whining I wouldn’t say that if I were you. You know what Day 2 holds for me. Also you know what happens tomorrow: twitter.com/…494300004352[+]

5:58 AM Jan 1st 2011 in reply to Fine_Whining

At work on day 1 of the year. That’s more work than I had on day 1 of the last year.

Happy 2011 to you all.

3:44 AM Jan 1st 2011