Honor among thieves

“There is no honor among thieves”, is a recurring theme in this book. From the very opening chapter to the last few chapters, the book is a roller coaster ride of deception, turning heels, misplaced trust and a very thoughtful look at Saddam Hussain, depicted as cold, cunning and calculating (but then again, that is how he is depicted in almost every book I have read). Continue reading “Honor among thieves”


A look at Ubuntu 16.10

Having been a long time user of Ubuntu, before moving over to Arch Linux, I thought I’ll give Ubuntu 16.10 a whirl. I have my interests vested in the development, even though I have not followed on with the last couple of releases. Continue reading “A look at Ubuntu 16.10”

Last day of University

Last day of university is a moment that leaves an impeccable image in your life. It’s many things. It’s a milestone, a success story, a beginning¬†and an end. Lots of things going through my head, thoughts of various emotions. Happiness of achievement, fear of the unknown, enlightenment from the knowledge gained and sadness of lost connections. Continue reading “Last day of University”

Limbo projects

If you had been checking around the projects page of this blog, you might have noticed that I have a couple of “limbo” projects. It’s a term coined up, idea in part borrowed from the movie Inception, where dreams enter a level of no return. Limbo projects represents the a similar situation I encountered while managing some projects; projects that go into a level of never being completed or terminated. Continue reading “Limbo projects”


Politics. The malignant cancer of this age in this nation. Sit down for an interview and talk about politics. Write an essay and talk about politics. Have a coffee and talk about politics. Go on a date and talk about politics. Watch your team play and talk about politics. Go to work and talk about politics. Go shopping and talk about politics. Go to Friday prayers and hear about politics. Turn on the tv and hear about politics. Turn on the computer and read about politics. Visit your parents and get updated on politics. Continue reading “Politics”