Friday, August 25, 2006

One more Cool Java Swing Component...

Started working on one more complex component... Named it OutlookStyleTabbedPane, after the Pane that you can see on left in the MicroSoft Outlook 2k3. Here is an initial glimpse of it... two images, the first one shows how it looked one day ago, and the second shows the latest look.





The beauty of Java Swing is that it's developers kept open a lot of room for Creativity instead of doing everything themselves, This is not true with most other technologies.

Sunday, August 20, 2006

Trip to Kodaikanal... Feels like Heaven...

I had been to kodaikanal, a hill station in Tamilnadu, India, with my friends over the past weekend. The place is awesome and is Nature's creation at it's best! Actually it feels like you are in Heaven with all the clouds floating around on roads!

Check the snaps here.

Saturday, August 19, 2006

Carnatic Vocal 1nd year results announced!

The results of my Carnatic Vocal exam for 1st year i took at Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore were announced today and i secured A Grade :) This was my very first exam in Music i have ever taken making this a very memorable day for me.

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

One more Trophy...

I took these snaps also along with the ones showing my other Trophy.

The silver background in the snap below is actually my Philips DVD Player!



The snap below again shows the same trophy with a new stage ;) The red background is a Hardbound notebook in which i write the notes for my Carnatic Vocal classes ;)



I like the shadow casted by the Trophy on the red background :), looks cool!

PS : Sorry but i have smudged the name of the company for obvious reasons ;)

Finally managed to take a snap of my Trophy...


A couple of days back, i finally somehow made myself free for some time and took a snap of my Trophy, which i recieved for "Excellence in Execution of Work" from my company.

By the way, this is the very first snap for which i did some stage setup for the subject of the photograph ;)


If you could not read what's written on the base of the trophy, check this...


PS : Sorry but i have smudged the name of the company for obvious reasons ;)

This very blog you are reading was featured in Mid-Day bangalore edition...

Will update this once i get the scanned image of the featuring article from one of my friends...

Sunday, August 13, 2006

How True...

Monday, August 07, 2006

Awesome!

Saturday, August 05, 2006

Happy Birthday Kishore Da...

I am very depressed that i could not post this yesterday due to a technical problem at my internet service provider's place which kept me offline for about almost 36 hours.

I just wanted to say Happy Birthday Kishore Da!


Duniya Kehthaa Hain Mujhko Paagal, Main Kehtha Hoon Duniya Ko Paagal. - Kishore Da

(Rough Translation : The world calls me mad and crazy, I call the world mad and crazy)


Yesterday, 4th August, 2006, was the 77th Birthday of the immortal singer Kishore Kumar better known as Kishore Da amongst the millions of fanatics around the world including me ;). Kishore Da a name synonymous with powerhouse left a great landmark in history of Indian film music.

He was versatile genius. An excellent singer, a great comedian, director, producer, composer. He excelled in whatever he took on and was an enigma.

Believe me when i say Kishre Da is my GURU, my inspiration and my idol, and even today, most songs i can sing fully are the songs sung by Kishore Da, Frankly speaking, i cannot sing anything well other than Kishore Da's songs.

He was a charmer, a legend. He had a very very charismatic personality, and i believe when people say he could make anyone burst into laughter in a moment with his actions. See the various moods of him below, and i bet you too will believe it!

The Various Moods of the Charmer...





An Indian Stamp Issued in 2003 in Commemoration of the Legend.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Hollowed by the Name...

Ever dreamt of being invisible? It could be possible in the near future as stated by Dr Ulf Leonhardt, a theoretical physicist at St Andrews University in Scotland. He believes the most plausible example is the Invisible Woman, one of the Marvel Comics superheroes in the "Fantastic Four".




Reuters recently published an article on this, which could be found here.