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Resurrecting a 2008 Macbook.. with Ubuntu

There couldn’t be a better way of celebrating Easter, than bringing back to life an ageing 2008 Macbook whose WiFi chip blew the second time since I took it second hand from my brother in law. The device would also not get further OS updates since Apple would want to push you to meaner and […]

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Uday – Ahmedabad’s Jailhouse Brand

The enterprising Gujarat state and Ahmedabad sets a great example of how Jail inmates could be involved and rehabilitated by manufacturing high-quality products and by bringing it under a good brand name. The name Uday translates as – To rise. My friend and I, during our recent visit to Ahmedabad city, discovered a nondescript shop at […]

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‘Fan’ boy lessons

I was inspired by my father and uncle who are aces at DIY – quite a bit of electrical, plumbing and home improvement work all these years. I was eager and at the same time nervous, about replacing the old ceiling fan with this new one, all by myself. I finally got the eagerness to overcome fear this morning.

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Musica Yet Another Post

Open Mic Song at Company Meetup – Teri Deewani

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Happy! Google Photos Integration on WordPress.com

  Totally excited with the integration of Google Photos with WordPress.com . Couldn’t find a better photo to celebrate this. I clicked this at my school where i am trying to get an admission for my #dotter . I have a lifetime of photos on Google Photos. A big thing on my wishlist remains embedding of albums […]

My first WordCamp talk at Kochi

I am excited to see my first WordCamp talk at WordCamp Kochi  which got published on WordPress.tv today ! The slides of the talk are right here:

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10th Marriage anniversary – And a Replug of a Home recording :)

The occasion couldn’t be better. It is my 10th wedding anniversary of bliss with Varsha. Around 10 years back (perhaps more), i recorded a song  – Stand by Me by Ben E. King,  at home using Audacity sound recorder, dedicated it to Varsha. I succeeded in placing its widget on my personal blogger.com site then. […]

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Musica Yet Another Post

Easter Favorite – I am born again – BoneyM

BoneyM was notably the first western music band I heard as a child, in a family where it was almost forbidden. The fear of kids turning into ‘Hippies’ –  if you can understand the orthodox fears in that era? The soothing and melodious sounds of BoneyM continue to remain my favorite. Their songs tell story […]

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Pearls of Wisdm – Gem of a friend

I had the pleasure of visiting my friend Rohan Thakare at the new sprawling office of WisdmLabs .  After a illustrious stint with Convonix, and IBM, Rohan pursued the career path of his passion with WisdmLabs towards beginning 2012. This was around the same time I moved on from my corporate career to pursue a freelance path […]

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“Hi, I am Nagesh’s Topi” #WCMumbai

Summary – Before the Topi speaks for herself,  the story here is about how i got my Crown (topi cap) for the WordCamp Mumbai 2017 thanks to a hero at my home – my loyal home staff – Jyoti Chawla :). Hear the story from “topi herself”. Nagesh was all excited about his second speaking […]