Rock Climbing Session @ Aarohi

My friend, Kowshik Narayanaswamy is a rock climber. A passionate one at that. He came to Aarohi Life Education and conducted a session on Rock Climbing for all of us (including the kids). We learned something about it and also did some rock climbing ourselves. The video below is a documentary on what we learned and the […]

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Number and alphabet games

My wife (Nandini) keeps coming up with ideas for creating learning environments for Advay. She sources her material from direct observation of Advay, coupled with study of books and blogs about child education. She recently was playing this game with Advay and it was very interesting to watch. She would write a number on the left and a […]

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Aarohi-July2

My son’s new life at Aarohi Life Education

In the month of June this year, we embarked on a new journey of schooling for our son (Advay) & ourselves. We got him into Aarohi Life Education, an open-schooling campus near Hosur. Our friends Kowshik & Srilakshmi are partners with us in this journey. Their daughter Avani is also going to Aarohi this year. Every alternative […]

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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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