I don’t think there is anyone out there who thinks otherwise.

There is immense personal loss,isolation,pain,angst,suffering due to covid.What bothers is the isolation, inability of humans to show tributes,respect mourn … cry and hug the ones that need you most when life is lost.

Two people in my family, to whom I am immensely and dearly grateful for, lost their lives during pandemic lockdown due to non- Covid reasons.

My Grand mother, who fed all our brothers together in one plate, made special dishes whenever we used to meet. Spoke to me 2 days before she passed away. …

# check every 600 seconds
# log update msgs to syslog
mail-failure=##YourEMAIL## # Mail failed updates to user
# record PID in file.
# use HTTPS
## Detect IP with our CheckIP server
#use=web, web=v4.ident.me
use=cmd, cmd=’dig +short myip.opendns.com’
## DynDNS username and password here
## Default options
## Dynamic DNS hosts

Reason why $dig myip.opendns.com works is because, if you are using https://www.opendns.com as your DNS, it always returns your WAN IP.

More details
https://sourceforge.net/p/ddclient/wiki/protocols/#dyndns2 https://support.google.com/domains/answer/6147083

Mango Tree

I wanted to tell a happy story, a story that unites, a story I wanted to remember before I sleep for the day, when I feel down about the fight between Communities, a story I just wanted to have in the back of my mind about human contentment and generosity.

As the life unfolds after 2 days, My neighbour whispers in my ear, the vegetable shop is closed, aghast I ask why ? he says someone diagnosed positive for #covid19 and visited that store. My thoughts started revolving around the people in the store, Kind old man, his wife and…

A Mango man

Like most of the lockdown Sundays, even this Sunday I went out to buy the groceries and fruits we decided to procure as much as possible from local vendors so that my wife can decide if we need to get anything online if at all.
I went to the nearby fruit stall, at 3:30 PM, After making all other purchases. This man is known and I saw a new person sitting inside his otherwise very narrow vegetable store and having food.

Because the passage is narrow and mangoes (Malgova) were above him, were good to pick, I…

If you think Apple is in leadership crisis because of Steve’s passing, you are grossly mistaken!

I am not denying the fact that he is Charismatic, Intelligent,Forward looking but his team is not going to let you down in the years to come.

While reading the stock market analysis from various sources and reports of paranoidal analysts on how to sell before its too late and crap like, I still suggest you to hold the stock/ buy as much stock as you can when the market is still foolishly or should I say sheepishly follows the herd.

Its going to…


Arvind Krishna, The new and socially active CEO of Big blue in long long time, posted a well articulated and well thought pledge that re-emphasises the need to be human, more so in the troubled times.

@IBM #WFH #Covid19 Pledge

This pledge is very important for me and anyone who has to take decisions beyond his/her own self.

What I could have loved more is a creative commons license on this. not sure which license it goes out with, not because it is not good as is right now, but cc would have made the transition look more bolder and clearer.

I saw…

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, previously known by the provisional name 2019 novel coronavirus, is a positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus. It is contagious in humans and is the cause of the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 that has been designated a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization — Wikipedia

World as we saw before Dec 2019, or Now is no longer going to be the same, SARS-CoV-2 / Novel Corona Virus / COVID19 is going to change how we operate in more than one way.

  • First and foremost — OCD is no longer…

WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens
JUSTICE, social, economic and political;
LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship;
EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among them all
FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of the Nation;


Dear Department of Education, Govt., of Karnataka …

Today I receieved an SMS from one of your services with my child’s name, some grades against each subject such as English, Social Studies, Mathematics, English, Sanskrit and so on

Apparently there was some kind of S1 I have no clue what it is , and how it is useful for the govt., or parent to know the benefit of this ? Are we tracking the kids from their kindergarten ? If so how long ? what is your retention period and where all it is going to be used ? How…

Today I was transferring the used clothes we collected from various donors through https://porter.in because I couldn’t fit Donor’s generosity we colloct over a period in one go and was also bit lazy to make two or more trips to our make shift warehouse (Sameer Home) and then to http://ivolunteer.org we are collaborating the relief efforts with.

As the truck came, me and our security person loaded the truck with old and new clothes from home, answering the truck driver and my kids.

While we were putting the boxes collected, my son came with his own stuff, helping us carry…


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