Rhythmic Dissonance

Shuffled

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I realised today that sometimes it’s a good idea to just put the Ipod into thrshuffle mode especially since I have a huge music library. I discovered a lot of songs that you used to like once but hadn’t heard in a long time. Some of these songs also brought back memories of the times when I first heard the song and all the things that I assoicate with the song. Felt nice!

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Help people help themselves

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Living in India makes most people indifferent towards poverty and I must confess that I too am guilty of doing it. But I still believe its important to do whatever one could to help the needy. I always have and still think the best way to help is by ensuring that you empower the person in need of help to lead a good life and the best way to do that is by sponsoring a child. Just a small contribution every month can change someone’s life. I plan to do…read more

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Life’s to-do list

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I’ve known about 43 things since its launch and lots of my friends made a list for themselves but I somehow didn’t feel the need. That’s until now! Today, I finally decided to make the list just to have all (okay, most!) of my short and long term goals at one place. The final list can be viewed here. It consists of 14 items for now. I’m already working on some of the goals (learn a foreign language, learn to play the guitar). Few are to be followed throughout my…read more

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End of My Phony Troubles

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After six long months, my HTC Touch is back to being a Pocket PC. Since end of December last year, my phone had suddenly started behaving badly. All files stored on it became read-only, it couldn’t be synced with a PC anymore and no new programs could be installed on it. In short, it had turned into a low-end phone. I even came close to losing all my contacts because of it. After looking for a solution online for months, searching for an exact error message lead me to a…read more

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The Wonders Of LeechBlock

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I learnt about this extremely useful Firefox extension in a post about being industrious. It allows you to block all the websites that you think you waste a lot of time on. As the description says: “All you need to do is specify which sites to block and when to block them.” Really! You can create different sets of sites and block them during different hours of the day. What’s really great is that it does not allow you to edit the options for a set during the time of…read more

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