So I guess I am now no longer the new kid on the blog, eh? Considering the fact that I have been writing consistently for half-a-year, I maybe considered to have wet my feet more than adequately! But, to be honest, the journey did not start here. My now archived blog RXtar, which I started in 2009 was where I really got into the groove … Continue reading 6 Months of Blogging: Looking Back, and Forward
My favorite blogging platform turns 8 today. Happy birthday WordPress. Although I have been blogging here for less than even 8 months, wordpress has me irreversibly in love. The beautiful blogging system, the easy user interface, the friendly developer community, and over and above all, a community of bloggers who are as vibrant and active as the platform: I have considered moving to a self … Continue reading Happy Birthday WordPress!
This is a scary position I am going to take. Contradicting someone of Dr. Brian Vartabedian’s stature is bound to have some repercussions: I hope they are not too profound! Also, hat tip to the awesom @scanman for coming up with the “storm in a tweetcup” comment. I am using it! Anyways. So here goes nothing! I am an ardent fan of 33 Charts, which is, … Continue reading @Doctor_V vs @mommy_doctor: Storm in a #Tweetcup or #HCSM Debate
I am usually above posting such juvenile, tumblr-ey stuff (ahem, I use Tumblr for that, its much easier to steal content in the name of reblogging out there!), but this was just too good to pass up! I have expressed my impatience with the Twilight trilogy before, and this just adds more firepower to my arsenal. Thank you, internetz! Continue reading Vampire #FAIL
A couple of days ago I was out on a social do with my parents and it was getting late when we started out from the event. It was a weekend midnight, and Kolkata also happened to be hosting a major cricket tie. Thus, on the way back, the roads were understandable deserted – a pleasant deviation from the usual din and bustle of traffic … Continue reading The Upside Down Pram: A Sudden Encounter in Kolkata
Google Blogger has been around for quite some time and is supposedly the largest weblogging system around. The hype around wordpress is however much larger. As a WP.com blogger myself, I have found this service to be pretty reliable and comfortable. There are literally tons of people blogging about wordpress vs blogger out there, but in my opinion, the game is not even on. Honestly … Continue reading New Look for Google’s Blogger
“I’m a Pediatrician and an Anesthesiologist, so I put children to sleep for a living. And I’m an academic, so I put audiences to sleep for free…” You know you are in for the best 8-minute talk when it begins thus. Elliot Krane is a pain management specialist who makes a crucial statement: “Pain is a disease”. In my few years in the medical field, … Continue reading Elliot Krane: Pain is A Disease