My World A Blog On All The Things That Happen In My Life

Mangalorean Cashew Macaroons. So good.Huge thanks to @reetesh for gifting me Elder Scrolls Anthology.Peaceful place to getaway toAt Devarayana Durga high point. Beautiful place.Got New Year's chocolates from employer. Soo good these are.New pic for new year.. Picture and frame from ZoominYesterday while driving down to Mangalore, "Rosemary", the Celerio crossed 5000km. Every one of those  has been fun and awesome. We've yet to go on long, long trip - the longest we've done is Bangalore - Mangalore (which is about 365km/6-8 hours).   So faFinally got these 2 up and running. Thanks @xubzz for the NZXT fan controller
Status » Grid 2 gameplay video - Faceoff run with the Nissan Fairlady Z: http://t.co/IiAPdIA9sS via @YouTube

Posts tagged Life

Yes I'm alive!
on 14/06/2009 - like it?

It’s been  a while hasn’t it, since I last blogged ? *goes to next tab to check last manual blog post* April 19. God! Hadn’t realized its been so long since I last composed. Yes, I’m alive (hey you’re reading this aren’t ya?). I can hear the collective yells of “where the hell have you been”. Well – work. Been drowned, swamped, overloaded – basically been busy with shit loads of work.

Next question – Am I in Austin ?

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So what's been up with me ?
on 19/04/2009 - like it?

Its been a while since I posted eh… oh yea been busy with lots of stuff just work :|. Lot has happened, so let me get started.

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"I am in III Standard"
on 12/03/2009 - like it?

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A little something my Dad sent to me by mail. Brought a HUUUGE wide smile on my face :-)

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I travelled time!
on 10/03/2009 - like it?

hehe now that got your attention didn’t it? :P Well I didn’t _actually_ travel time, just that effective yesterday, Daylight savings is in effect. Which means the states/countries following Daylight Savings set their time ahead by 1 hour. On Sunday, March 8 there were only 23 hours a day (at 2 AM the clocks were set to 3AM) so effectively I travelled ahead in time by an hour :D

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3 Months… And More to Come!
on 24/02/2009 - like it?

Its been a while since I’ve posted (crap nearly a month) on my blog – so what have I been upto and what’s happening ?
For starters, work, work, work, more work – did I mention work ? There’s just 2 people here in Austin for the project I’m with and as we hit the project go live date, there’s tons of work to be doing – and the 2 of us are just about struggling. My colleague being the Business Analyst & Implementer -means that he’s got to report to his managers about what’s going on and and analysis of bug reports, calls resolved etc. That leaves him busy – and leaves me with a frikkin’ huge set of things to do – test the test conditions in advance and report any bugs found.

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The RubyHall Chronicles
on 08/02/2009 - like it?

This piece of work was written(and is continuing to be written, as of now) by my buddy, fellow rocker and 3i-ian Ankit. Its basically on our journey in 3i, from day 1. Note: This is NOT my article, all due credits to Ankit.

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"Hi I'm SJ"
on 13/12/2008 - like it?

You know very few people know my full name. Most people call me as “Sathya”, my twittter friends “SathyaBhat”. Mainly that’d would because I’ve never mentioned it – not because of “privacy reasons” or I have a name which would cause certain problems – its just that it’s sorta too long – I mean who wouldn’t prefer calling “Sathya” to “Sathyajith Bhat?”.

Now that I’m here in US – I’ve had to further shorten my name. I mean I didn’t expect people to pronounce “Sathyajith” (trust me they tried, tried and were like “Saaa– I give up??” ). Well people have had problems calling my shortened name “Sathya” – I mean here they ask your name for everything – whenever you other something at the restaurant etc,  and everytime I say “Sathya” people would be like “pardon me?”. So from Sathyajith Bhat to Sathyajith to SathyaBhat to Sathya – now its SJ.

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My Black Friday Purchases
on 04/12/2008 - like it?

“Black Friday” in US is the day after Thanksgiving day. On this single day you get the best deals – flat discounts, and unbelievable prices. There’s a catch though, the best deals are available real early – I mean as early 5 AM – people are known to camp the night out just to grab them. While my colleague and me went to the mall relatively late at 7:30 I still got some nice deals.

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Layoffs galore
on 17/10/2008 - like it?

SInce the past couple of days, I’ve been reading lot of email forwards regarding X or Y Company laying off Z people, and frankly it never really bothered me much – mainly because the forwards aren’t that reliable.

But then today, that whole thing of a layoff really hit me.

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The Chennai Twitter Meetup
on 22/09/2008 - like it?

Picture courtesy Karthik

Chennai Twitter Meetup

Well the third Chennai twitter meetup was held yesterday – and like the second tweetup, this one too was decided in a hurry. UNLIKE the last tweetup, we had more people – 7 people all in all including me, The ones that attended were

  • Ashish (@ashishmohta)
  • Balaji Sowmyanarayan(@labsji)
  • Gayathri (@gbot)
  • Karthik(@karthiksn)
  • Narayanan(@narayananh)
  • Palaniappam (@palam)

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