Archive for December, 2008

Does this happen to you? As Often??

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Sometimes, I get a little too paranoid.
Some other times, a little more excited than I normally should.
This unwarranted burst of extreme paranoia/mania subsides quickly though.
Perhaps this happens because I am a little (read: lot) self-centered.
Or maybe the whole issue is a bugbear of sorts that happens when my sub-conscience decides to take a little nap which, I figure happens quite a lot these days.
Maybe I am getting into a spiritual trance without my knowledge. 😀

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What’s in a story – Part II

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And so the other day at office, I was bored to half-death.
I so surmised I’ll complete the ordeal and Shilly being the most communicative in our group (yes, that’s my euphemism for chatter-box :P) offered to narrate me a story.
I nod-nod-nodded.

Such grave a mistake!
In about a short while after that, all of my seven horcruxes were screeching in pain realizing, albeit a little too late, that they walked right into an Abilene paradox.

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Care for a little geek talk, Just you and me? ;)

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On this not-so-uneventful day at work, I was suddenly thrust upon a formidable looking C++ code and I was asked to see if I can make it thread-safe.
Aah yes. How hard it can be?!
I am a CS graduate after all.
You’d think just remove those global variables and the static ones too so there aren’t any side-effects.
YOU would think.

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