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Black Hole SUN

April 27, 2009 Leave a comment

“No one seems to get this, but “Black Hole Sun” is sad. But because the melody is really pretty, everyone thinks it’s almost chipper, which is ridiculous.”    – Chris Cornell , SoundGarden

Press reports say that Oracle has agreed to buy Sun for $9.50/share. This comes after the negotiations with IBM failed at an advanced stage. Now I usually do not write about corporate matters in my personal blog because clearly I wish to keep it free from mad people injecting it with unnecessary legal greenpaper with or without purpose,reason or practicality. But there are times when I feel that the thoughts are so overwhelming, its better to put it down so that something good might come out of it. That is the reason why I shared my views on the dismal state of yahoo to the readers sometime back. Now since I brought this up,just a small update,but yahoo seems to be limping back to its good days slowly. But that may or may not be a topic of a future rant. We are discussing the recent acquisition of SUN.Also I sincerely implore you to agree to THIS before you read it further. If you do not agree you must stop reading and go HERE.

SUN- According to google image search !

SUN- According to google image search !

We cannot imagine the world without the sun and I cannot imagine the IT world without SUN. Sun has been iconic with its unix and top notch server systems that power most of the major economies. Also my entire student life during my Bachelors was ridden more with SUN than it was with any other systems. SUN is so much ionic that even text books take it as a standard. And I have not even discussed its business potentials and technical specialities. Now UNIX and servers systems were not its only selling points. SUN is equally (probably more) famous to the newer generations for something called Java. The programming language in its entirety revolutionized dynamic web content and set up an industry precedence and cult following which soon exploded into mass adoptions and implementations across all devices large or small. A major mobile community thrives on Java and Java based games and applications and a modern mobile is not considered worth the money if it doesn’t support Java. So apparently they were doing well !

Not this Java you moron........

Not this Java you moron........

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Oba-ma-geddon – Episode Four: Conclusion

November 11, 2008 Leave a comment

*This is a multi part treatize on the US elections from the perspective of an Indian.This in no way is a professional view on the subject and I am not an expert or a cognizant individual on international politics,relations and intelligence.It is advised that this treatize is from the view of an amateur and should be read with the same perspective. Anything that offends you is unjust , untrue and baseless because of the reasons mentioned above and I am going to take this as an utter insult to my individuality as a citizen of a free nation and act accordingly *

People living under a rock,blind at birth,wanna-be Homer Simpsons and really really dumb people can read my previous posts on this topic here,here and here before trying to pass a judgement on my political,sexual and social inclinations.Coming right back to the topic,I think it is sufficiently safe to draw a conclusion here that apparently theres no reason whatsoever that we as Indians should be greatly affected if Obama wins or loses to that 72 year old limpdick.Additionally the the outlook towards Indians will also not change greatly-it will just hop on to another equally irritating cliché which will in the end become the subject of another blog just like this one. Racism is a touchy subject and I do not want to get into a lot of details but even being on the safe side it is enough to say that teh racial sarcasm isn’t quite the true picture here.A good amount of Indians are educated and earn for themselves honestly and most definitely not raise eight kids.Thanks to Matt Groening to pull up such a character for his american viewers which is nothing but a sureshot ticket to getting his ass boned.Apu-from the perspective of an Indian (who live in India) is nothing short of a recially colored version of Borat.I know I wont sound impartial when I write the next line but it is something that I really cannot resist from putting it up-blame my bongo roots, blame my upbringing-I don’t care.The real picture I get in my mind when I hear the name ‘Apu’ is the  one without color below.  

I am Apu,I dont have eight kids and I am not dishonest.In fact I am such a timeless character that I can kick Matt Groenings Nuts every fucking day of the years to come !

I am Apu,I don't have eight kids and I am not dishonest.In fact I am such a timeless character that I can kick Matt Groening's Nuts every fucking day of the years to come !

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Oba-ma-geddon – Episode three: Outsourcing

November 10, 2008 4 comments

*This is a multi part treatize on the US elections from the perspective of an Indian.This in no way is a professional view on the subject and I am not an expert or a cognizant individual on international politics,relations and intelligence.It is advised that this treatize is from the view of an amateur and should be read with the same perspective. Anything that offends you is unjust , untrue and baseless because of the reasons mentioned above and I am going to take this as an utter insult to my individuality as a citizen of a free nation and act accordingly *

My treatize so far has discussed matters a layer above the common man’s understanding.An individual from a country like india, doesn’t really care what he  should make out of international politics and strategies.So

The definition of an Indian to the West

Apu: The definition of an Indian to the West

this episode will focus on what matters to us Indians more-the jobs.Hollywood and the west as such had its own cliche of portraying indians time to time.A few years back an Indian meant some bearded guy with a turban.The bearded guy with a turban soon evolved into a colored skin guy runnign resturants and stores and now the Indian has overevolved into some night owl sitting in bangalore with an earpiece and a phone giving you instructions on how to fix your cheap broken chinese lamp.Sad but true,In my considerable inetraction with the americans,the better educated ones think to the contrary that we are hghly skilled techies/doctors,while the average Joe thinks that India is a hole for some english speaking half salaried Call center jocks who work at night and try to live the american life with plastic US accents. Over the last ten years we have seen huge investments in the name of cost cutting and in essence it was justified and decisive.But the sad aspect was a lot of high paid US counterparts were handed down a pink slip just because they were paid more.

Hello Jayram ? This is George here.... Can you tell me how to hold my presidential phone ?... What ??? you cant hear me.... (stupid mofo indians !!! Burn it !)....

Hello Jayram ? This is George here.... Can you tell me how to hold my presidential phone ?... What ??? you can't hear me.... (stupid mofo indians !!! Burn it !)....

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