The null device : /dev/null

/dev/null is a special file in unix. It is also called the ‘Bit Bucket’. Data sent to the /dev/null is as good as sending data to a black hole. But why would you ever want to send data to a black hole ? Here’s an example of why you might use it : Lets say […]

An evening with Neil Degrasse Tyson

Today was a special evening. Had the amazing honor to listen to Neil Degrasse Tyson at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco. The talk was all about how we stopped innovating in the space arena and how the cold war was the most important reason we got to where we got to 50 years ago. Thats him reading the […]

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

“..it is a little sad, a little scary, a little surprising and a little informative, just like life itself” This was my first attempt at watching a Japanese animation movie. Though the first half tests your patience a little, it kinda ends with a feel good factor. Landed up actually liking the oddball characters shown. […]