Miscellany, Peeved Punjabi

Is that a sport?


Well, here¬† we are again! Figure skating controversy at the Sochi Winter Olympics. Surprise! Shock! Horror! I must confess this post was started during the London Olympics and consisted of the following two paragraphs (to make it easier for the not-so-bright-at-understanding-long-sentences-in-English I've put them (the two paragraphs) in italics.) The first week of the Olympics… Continue reading Is that a sport?

Miscellany, Slo-Man

Martha Stewart and project schedules


Once upon a time, the Slo-Man was a software programmer, a systems designer known for solving complex problems. His penchant for using innovative data models was a source of much admiration and satisfaction, mostly by and to himself. He ran software development teams with an iron hand, laying down detailed coding standards focused on reusable… Continue reading Martha Stewart and project schedules

Last Word, Memoirs

Chemical Bonding


In response to the story, The Chemistry of Love, the curly haired, resourceful friend of the Candy Floss Bangalan, provided her perspective of the story. I am reproducing it here as a commentary to the original story. Here it comes - I have edited it slightly to bring it up to my exacting non-text-speak standards.… Continue reading Chemical Bonding

Recipes & Food, Slo-Man

OKRA


We chatted long and hard amongst ourselves about this 100th post. As a landmark post of sorts, there was considerable debate about the following: 1. Who should write it? The Slo-Man is the eldest blogger so he should, said one school of thought. The LastWord is on a roll and has many stories he's been… Continue reading OKRA