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Prohibition and Aristocrat


Once upon a time, I worked. My boss decided to send me up to the North East state of Assam, famous for tea and rain. The tea is the best in the world. The rain is the most in the world. There is also the unexplained mystery of birds gathering at one particular spot to… Continue reading Prohibition and Aristocrat

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Mr Deka’s Nightmare – Part 3


Click for Part 1 of the Story Click for Part 2 of the Story That night the three of us did not get to bed as Anirban took apart every card, every peripheral and reassembled the machine and the cycle of testing continued. I learnt to use a multi-meter that day as I helped Deb… Continue reading Mr Deka’s Nightmare – Part 3

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Mr Deka’s Nightmare – Part 2


Part 1 Elsewhere in the city, I was busy doing the rounds of my 5 installations, each in different stages of readiness, some where the air conditioning was not installed to some where the printers supplied were the wrong sort. Of the 5 only one of the computers, or as they were called to circumvent… Continue reading Mr Deka’s Nightmare – Part 2

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Mr Deka’s Nightmare – Part 1


Anirban was still putting the panels back on as Deb rebooted the computer and Deb it was who saw it first. And with Mr Deka standing at Deb’s shoulder the game was afoot. I was elsewhere in the same city, dealing with problems with my own set of installations. But let me start at the… Continue reading Mr Deka’s Nightmare – Part 1