Hari Shanker R

Hari Shanker R

A Happiness Engineer at Automattic.

A caveat for mobile phone users…

Critics have always denigrated mobile phones. Despite all their blitzkrieg, the Cell-phone industry survived, multiplying profits by the day. Today the industry is at the tipping point of its fame. India, a late entrant to catch the cell phone buzz, today clocks 250 million-odd subscribers with 8 million joining the bandwagon every month. At this… Continue reading

The all-singing all-dancing crap of the world!

We are the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world. We are all part of the same compost heap. Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt)inFight Club(1999) Perhaps the most philosophical question ever asked would be, “What is the meaning of life?”. No one has a ready-made answer to the question. It makes you think, think and think until… Continue reading

The Blogger’s block!

Courtesy: XKCD That’s precisely how blogging makes you a geek! Wannabe bloggers beware!! It’s big bad blogosphere out there!!:-) [The title of this post is ripped off Akhil‘s(senior-at-college cum fellow-blogger cum great-friend) erstwhile blog.’Blogger’s block’ doesn’t have anything to do with ‘Writer’s block’. It’s a different terminology altogether. Don’t ask me what it means!And yeah,… Continue reading

Survival of the ‘fittest’

Dramatis Personae: Dad: My dad Mom: My momMr R: A blood sucking monster of a man. Dad’s colleague at office.K: My cousin: a successful, globetrotting techie. Also one of my best friends in the family.Yours Truly: Duh! Scene I – SP Fort Hospital: Room 305 [The room is impeccably designed in light hues. There is… Continue reading

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