Note to Self: Two Open Source data projects I have to play with

Data is wealth. And I don’t like the idea of having all my data making other people wealthy. In my continuing quest (FreedomBox, ThinkUP) to track alternates to popular, commercial, offerings, here’s my latest list of things in the order I hope to play with when I find…

Bill Watterson! Drew Three New Comic Strips!

Pearls Before Swine creator Stephan Pastis managed to get the reclusive Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson to collaborate with him on three strips. Read more here. And here are the strips: 1, 2, and 3.

WIP: The Perfect Web Dev Mac

– Will keep updating this article – Two things happened recently — I upgraded to Mac OSX on my Macbook Pro and got a new Mac Air at work. The second is important because I don’t actually get to code much in my day job. And I…

A Hiatus

Much has happened since I last wrote a post — a child, a new home, an election … i could go on. I let the blog die. After the anger and the activism, I needed a break. It’s good to be writing again. It’s good…

Why I Am Angry, Why I Am Protesting

I am angry because a woman got raped in a bus in the national capital. I am angry because I am not a member of the privileged classes. I am angry because I don’t matter. I have no security cover. I have no access to…

#DelhiGangRape — A List of Demands

The following demands were first tweeted by @saikatd — I have edited them for grammar and clarity and reworked the order in which the demands have been listed. The Delhi police must report to the state govt & not a bunch of unaccountable officials like…

Why We Need To Protest

Kavita Krishnan’s fiery speech that encapsulates the idiocy of the government’s response to the #DelhiGangRape As usual, the police are suggesting that the safety of people in Delhi is our responsibility. Women need to dress in particular way, only be out at certain times, rush…