Category Archive for 'general'

what has the Sri Lankan cricket team got to do with anything

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Wonder what is happening in this patch on the globe called Pakistan. With all due respect to the Pakistanis I’ve met in person during my foreign trips who have all been really nice friends, going by the news, there seem to be so many armed and dangerous segments of its society that generally seem to […]

Indian language support in WordPress

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Currently my site seems to have some Unicode problem so all kannada characters are messed up. Root cause seems to be a wrong database collation after an import into a new database. Btw thanks to the super support of, this site is powered by a lot more powerful and reliable server and database now! […]

Frequently Asked Question: How do you get time for all this? Are you jobless, unemployed…

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

Frequently Asked Question by some candid well wishers: How do you get time for all this? Are you jobless, unemployed, you have way too much free time to squander on your hands? Answer: several factors: I really enjoy my work – my professional work as well as housework (we’ve no maidservants and do everything like […]

notice anything new?

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

This site was really getting bogged down with spam (though maybe not all of it visible easily) and it was pretty slow. I even got a mail from google… unfortunately for the wrong reasons… For almost a couple of years this site was the first hit for many keywords like ‘sanjay m’ (When I couldn’t […]

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Friday, June 13th, 2008

Abhinav! saaku nilsu!! nimmamma karithairabeku nODogu… ABHINAAAAVVVV…. oooouch BIFF!! BANG!! PAATHAAAAAAAAR!!! DISHKUMMM DHAMAAAAAAR!!! Owowowowowow… beDa beDAAAA nooo nooooo CRASH!! —- After a fierce battle, Sanjay finally manages to regain control of his website from his son again.

blog quotes of the year

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Well I wanted to post this earlier but finally got around to it now -  better late than never! Any quotes, preferably from  your friends/bloggers that you really liked – that added to (re)discovery of your own nature… please post them here! Here are some of my favorites (there are so many and these are just […]

out of Bangalore

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Hi, I’m going to be out of Bangalore and will be back on the weekend of 25th Jan… have fun!  Cheers, Sanjay

the great takeover

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Now that this fellow is taking over, I can sit back and relax… 😉 Heh heh, but seriously – I hope I manage to not let any of my own ambitions or interests bother him! —— Dear reader, thanks for visiting, I’ve just been a bit “busy” 🙄 but will catch up with this site […]

my first tag: what does blogging mean to me?

Saturday, October 6th, 2007

Well this is the first one that I’m following up on… as in general I’m not all that enthusiastic about tags. But since I was here in Poona with net access, somehow managed to not procrastinate this one. Srikanth: back bencher’s forgettable corner tagged me with this… Q1. Are you happy/ satisfied with your blog, […]

general tips while forwarding emails

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Some simple suggestions about forwarding any mail you may feel is worth forwarding: Use BCC while copying unrelated people. Remove previous addresses of people previously in the forward chain so that somewhere down the line their ids dosen’t get collected as spam. Trim out redundant text like ads, etc and preferably also lines that say […]