Hari Shanker R

Hari Shanker R

A Happiness Engineer at Automattic.

Accident 2.0 a.k.a. One great trip!

5th March 2008, 4 AM My biological clock woke me up, surprising me with its promptness. Earnest efforts to forgo the ‘bio-alarm’ and drift-back to sleep thwarted, I had no other option but to get back to the laptop. It was the big day. Sindhya Chechi (Senior at college, almost-real-life sis, confidante, best-friend) and I… Continue reading β†’


This time I’m tagged by 3 people, namely Abhi chettan, Thomman, & Sriram. πŸ™‚ I profusely thank them for choosing me, for tags always come as respite for the topic and time-starved blogger!! And FYI, this tag was done ages ago. This time, it’s all about the past, present, and future. All compressed into two… Continue reading β†’

Bootstrap: The Genesis

Date: 12th February, 2008Location: S5 IT Classroom, Govt. Engineering College, Barton Hill ‘Microrprocessors and Interfacing’ was being taught at class. It was the final hour of the semester. Most students were droopy-eyed and half-asleep, even as the teacher went on to teach the nuances of 8255 Controller. However, two students were dejected for a different… Continue reading β†’

Optimistic Pessimism

It’s official. The bad times are here to stay. First, it was just the dismal numbers and rising prices. Now, entire jobs are being pruned to the tune of hundreds of thousands! In the beginning, one could adopt a leftist stance, exhorting those anti-liberalization outcries during the heydays of the pre-no-confidence motion UPA government which,… Continue reading β†’

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