What apps do I use most?

This is going to be my first ever ‘tech’ post on my blog, thanks to Avinash. Yesterday when we were chatting casually, he mentioned of creating an app that would track the apps that consume most of his time on the computer. It seemed a very interesting tool to have, I googled a bit and found that X on GNU/Linux platforms has a very nice querying interface through ‘xprop’ and the complete list of reference is over here: http://standards.freedesktop.org/wm-spec/wm-spec-1.3.html . So I hacked up a small script Continue reading “What apps do I use most?”

My experience and interview at IITK (Kanpur) – Part III – The final interview

This is the last post in this series, If you haven’t yet read the previous posts, head over to here ,

Well, as you might have already expected, I got shortlisted for interview, Out of 294 people who wrote the written test, 60 got shortlisted. The next round was personal interview, Continue reading “My experience and interview at IITK (Kanpur) – Part III – The final interview”

My experience and interview at IITK (Kanpur) – Part II – The written test

Continuing from my previous post,

I finally reached Kanpur at around 11am, I took a taxi (actually a 6 seater auto kind of vehicle, popularly known as chakdi) to rawatpur from station, the rates of these taxis are unbelievably cheap, I paid 8 bucks for nearly 15kms!  I took another taxi from rawatpur to IIT, again paid only 2 bucks for abt 3kms… Continue reading “My experience and interview at IITK (Kanpur) – Part II – The written test”