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Engineering as a form of art (Part 2)

In continuation to my last post… If the story around the TeX world is to be believed, Prof. Dr Donald Knuth, a computer scientist and a mathematician, was publishing the third edition of his book. He had gotten a sample...

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Engineering as a form of art (Part 1)

In the field of computers, irrespective of how long you’ve been with them, some tools stop you on your tracks and take a closer look at the marvel that they are. Now I’m not talking about the usual IT engineers...

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The media filter

It’s been a while since I started thinking about the daily dose of negative that we receive as newspapers, or on news channels. And this is not the first time I’m expressing my aversion to it. So yes, this doesn’t...

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Those lovely, noisy machines…

Over 1000 words. Go, get yourself a cup of coffee first. As a typographer, I consider the typewriter as the killer of typography. :p Recently, my friend, Gazala, put up a picture on Instagram—a picture of her Kindle with the...

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The one thing that people don’t understand

This is to all the other mums and dads in India. If your children are thin, it’s a good thing. Really. Please understand that, and stop torturing yourselves emotionally, and stop taking us on guilt trips. It is nothing to...