Praveen's Blog

An Eternal Quest for Incremental Improvement

Finally, one of the most anticipated move in my career is here. I have been to Bay Area a couple of times before. They were real short trips ranging from one to two months. But this time, I was moving to Bay Area for an indefinite/unknown duration. As days ...


My darling,

I still remember the first night that I embraced you. It just started as an infactuation. Over time, I slowly developed a strong love towards you. In the past seven years, you have been throughout my life. You shared my success, sarrow, joy, tear, fear, celeberation, and what ...


I will be visiting Chennai shortly. I will be there during June 23 and 24. I am planning to make the most of that weekend. A lot of people to visit and a lot of stones to be turned around. Chennai guys, plan for a blast. An important update is ...


Joining the tagging game of the Debian crew, I am revealing the 5 things that I think most people don't know about me.

  1. I wanted to study Law
  2. I wrote my first C program at the age of 11
  3. I used to do advocacy against Smoking
  4. I can withstand ...

I am finally back to work after a long vacation (Aug 10 to Aug 20). Even though it was the longest vacation I have ever taken, I felt that I didn't have enough time to do what I wanted. Met a lot of friends and family, visited MIT, HCL ...


In the period of 8 months stay in Bangalore, it makes me to feel sick that we spend a lot of money to dine out still spoil the health. Most of the time, we don't like the taste of the food here. After much thought, we have finally decided ...


CNET News.com says habitual activity (e.g., smoking, eating fatty foods, gambling, etc.) changes neural activity patterns in a specific region of the brain when habits are formed. These neural patterns created by habit can be changed or altered. But when a stimulus from the old days returns, the ...


One of the forward that I got today! Sounds crazy; but interesting.

Trying Something New Everyday

Change is good. Change invites us to grow, encouraging us to experience new things, welcome new people into our lives, and ultimately change frees us from the mundane.

Many people are not comfortable with ...


For the past one week, I am hunting for a house at Bangalore. The areas that I am considering are BTM Layout, HSR Layout and Koramangala. I would have seen atleast 30 houses so far. I haven't liked even a single one. Either the place is too nasty or ...


Some months back, I have seen "Naadi Jothidam" for me at Tambaram. They told me that I should visit three temples; Shivan Kovil at Trisulam, Eswaran Kovil at Pozhichalur and Eswaran Kovil at Triplicane; all in and around Chennai for getting rid of effects of the sins that I did ...