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GSOC 2017 Results

After GSOC results were out I had the following questions in my mind :

  • How many people cleared it this time?
  • Which organisation had maximum number of students?
  • Which technologies were students most interested in?
  • Which country had maximum number of selections?
  • Which college had maximum number of selections?

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Understanding Linux: Week 1: Linux vs Unix

For the starters, before getting into the intricacies of Linux I decided to clarify properly a confusion between Unix and Linux which I always had (I am being honest). Linux literature everywhere is full of references from Unix and so it is important to understand the difference which is indeed very small. I am pretty sure there are many Linux users out there who never cared to find it out (same as me), this could help them. Continue reading

1 week after LASIK

This is continuation of my post : 1 week before LASIK.

So I had my lasik done on 24th Feb 2017. My LASIK story is not a very happy one, sadly :D. I knew there are a lot of complications related to LASIK before undergoing the surgery but I was stressing myself a lot with all those complications and then decided to have it done anyway irrespective of the complications involved because my surgeon mentioned that I’m a good candidate for LASIK. Continue reading

Can google find my stolen phone?

I hope you are all aware of Google’s Device Manager Feature. You can access your device manager using this link. Device manager allows you to ring your phone, remotely wipe it, etc, etc. But what if someone steals your phone? The first thing that they will do with your phone is to wipe it and do a hard reset (unless they are interested in getting your data). Once a phone is reset google account in the phone also gets deleted and there’s no way that your Device Manager account can communicate with it. Continue reading