from 2014

The Science in Science Fiction

Since the release of Interstellar, I have been asked repeatedly what I think of the science in the movie (I study black holes you see). So I decided to write a short-ish rant about the science in sci-fi.

Lights of NYC

Some photos of the lights, shadows and reflections in New York City, from my weekend trip to attend Indiewebcamp - East, taken with the camera on the HTC-One.


I write margin notes while reading books. They help me keep my thoughts on record and within context. But how do I do that on a website or an ebook?

Inline SVG Icons

I’ve been using SVG for illustrations in my post for quite some time and wanted to convert all the little icons littered across the site from icon fonts to SVGs. I’ve managed to do this to my satisfaction and thought I should share my methods.

Concurrence as in Cooperation

Few days ago Joschi Khupal wrote “Indie” as in “individuality” criticising the indiewebcamp for fostering concurrent opinions/approaches, among other things. I really do not understand this objection, and here’s why…

The Indieweb

It’s been about a year since I ditched Blogger and made a move to my own site. Somewhere between all the python programming and CSS designing (and the physics on the side!), I was introduced to the IndieWeb. And I was hooked…

First Note

This is the first note on this site.