These are my varied musings.
Stuff that's been printed and otherwise.

General Stuff

  • Loneliness of the Long distance Runner
    This is an essay on being a dot-commer in Bangalore.

  • IPD
    This was my first essay that I wrote for the Anna University's Magazine Verve.

  • Artificial Dreaming : Reality or Nightmare
    This was another essay that I wrote for the Anna University's College magazine, was also later printed in the UVCE college magazine 1999-2000.

  • Writing - Linux
    Here are some of the things I've written on events where I was involved for Linux. Some of my articles however, are below.

Fiction

  • Songs of the Desert
    This is a hopefully interesting short story.

  • Al
    Here is my first try at science fiction.

  • Tentative
    Another of the twisters.

  • Rejection
    Another stab - this time at fantasy.

Chip

For Chip, I wrote only for the Chip Specials

  • Chip Special: On the Internet :: Email Lists
    This is an article on how to use email lists. A bit dated.

  • Chip Special: On the Internet :: Virtual Living
    This was an article that I wrote on how life has many virtual possibilities. A bit dated.

  • Chip Special: On Linux :: Freedom
    This is the introductory article in the magazine on Linux.

  • Chip Special: On Linux :: Linux
    This is the article in the magazine on Linux.

  • Chip Special: On Linux :: Applications
    This is an article on applications on Linux.

  • Chip Special: On Doctors
    An article on what the Internet means to Doctors.

  • Chip Special: On the Internet :: Linux
    This is the article in the magazine on the Internet.

PC Quest

For PC Quest, I wrote only on Linux.

  • Linux Culture FAQ
    This is an FAQ that I wrote for Linux newbies. Can also be found at PCQ.

  • Installing Linux
    This is an article that is designed to help newbies install Linux (Redhat 6.2). Can also be found at PCQ.

  • Bonobo
    This is an article on the new component model that Linux supports. Can also be found at PCQ.

  • Linux and Viruses
    This article was written by me and Babu Kalakrishnan. It discusses the possibilities of Viruses on Linux. Can also be found at PCQ.

Digit

For Digit, I've just started to work with them.

  • Digit : Security
    This is an article (in the inaugural mag, to boot) that discusses how uniformity is dangerous.

CIOL

For CIOL, I wrote a single series on the open source software development process.

  • Selling in the Bazaar : The Software Development Process De-Mystified
    The first in the series, this article discusses what are the elements in the open source model. This officially appeared here.

  • Selling in the Bazaar : How Open Source Manages Code
    The second in the series, this article discusses the various models of open source software development and the reasons why open source projects succeed. This officially appeared here.

  • Selling in the Bazaar :
    The third and final article in the series.This officially appeared here.