Hari Shanker R

Hari Shanker R

A Happiness Engineer at Automattic.

A New Lease of Life

I took a short break sometime back, promising that there wouldn’t be any more breaks. Well, promises are made to be broken. πŸ™‚ Breaking promises isn’t new to me. I’ve broken quite a lot of them. On an average, I’ve broken at least half of all promises I’ve made. And that’s not something I’m proud… Continue reading β†’

Power up!

β€œWith great power, comes great responsibility.” –Β Β Β Β Β  Uncle Ben, Spiderman 27th July, 2007 was an idle Saturday – just another random weekend. That night, I was peacefully having dinner, watching T.V. The two β€˜events’ are quite synonymous in my lingo. That is, if I’m having food, I’d also be watching TV; a routine that has… Continue reading β†’

The Pigeon

My blissful sleep was rudely disturbed by the ear-piercing “chirp” of the calling bell. My bedroom’s upstairs, and located right adjacent to the calling bells. Yep, you heard (or rather read) it right – ‘B-E-L-L-S’. There are a total of three calling bells at my place, two of which are ‘strategically’ placed above my bedroom-door…. Continue reading β†’

A day in the life of a jobless engineer

07:00: Routine, early-morning-nightmare-wake-up-call. Mixed emotions. (Extractors? Daniel Cobb ‘stealing’ from me? I wish!) 07:02: Ctrl+Shift+Del “Nightmare”. Rational thinking + Obnoxious Optimism. Back to sound sleep. 08:30: Ear-splitting abuses from dad finally shake blissful sleep away. Oh btw, Dad’s my personal abuse trainer. πŸ˜› 09:00: Breakfast. Mostly Dosa/Puttu/Appam/Chappathi + Chammanthi/Sambhar/Potato Curries. (Google ’em if they don’t… Continue reading β†’

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