Making technology training experiential

Since 2003, I have been conducting corporate training programs on various subjects like Qt, OpenGL, VTK, GCF. At one point I was even teaching Linux Kernel and Device Driver Programming, thanks to my employment at Linux Learning Centre. Over the past 13 years, I have been able to observe certain meta-data about the training that […]

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Progress with Vipassana

Since completing my Vipassana course in Jan this year, I have been trying to scrape time to practise atleast once a day, if not two (like they suggest). The idea is to find a place at home and practise Vipassana for a period of 1 hour, twice a day (morning & evening). I have been […]

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Community living of Ants

 I happened to look at this brilliant condo of Red Ants. They have painfully glued together three leaves and live in commnunity.   The above pic was taken from the rear end of their abode. Below is a pic taken from their front door.   One should dare not disturb the ants. If they discover […]

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OpenGL Course @ Havelsan, Ankara, Turkey

What an awesome and intellectually satisfying time I had in Ankara, Turkey giving a course on OpenGL to 16 wonderful people at Havelsan. I have been conducting OpenGL courses for close to ten years now, but this was the first time I gave a course on “OpenGL – Programmable Pipeline”. I had been to Havelsan […]

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Vipassana – almost begins

  Since my graduation – there has always been some sort of an interest in “figuring out life”. The vast abyss that life is – sometimes scares me, sometimes inspires me and sometimes makes me just plain lazy. I seek education in the hope that I might be able to make leaps in my journey […]

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School timetable – does it really work?

Almost every school I have seen in my life so far follows a “simple” timetable structure for its activities. Each day is divided into 8 “classes”, so 40 classes a week. Each “class” focusses on one subject and lasts for some 40 minutes. Almost immediately after one class, the next would begin. Unless there is a […]

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