Mountains in Pakistan

I promised some time ago to write about interesting non-political stuff in Pakistan. This is the first post in that series. I hope that I can continue this series for some time. We’ll start with the mountains. The northern part of Pakistan is mountainous and there are three main mountain ranges there: Himalayas, Karakoram and… Continue reading Mountains in Pakistan

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Book Review: Neuromancer

I finished reading Neuromancer by William Gibson this weekend. I am a big fan of science fiction, but don’t particularly like cyberpunk. Hence, this book was a surprise for me. I liked it a lot. It definitely grabs your attention. I read it in two sessions, on the way to Jersey and back. And guess… Continue reading Book Review: Neuromancer

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If you are wondering why the posting recently has been sparse. Wonder no more. Spring semester winds up May 2. My teaching assistantship is more demanding work during the last month of the semester as the project is assigned and then graded in multiple steps. We usually break up the project into multiple steps so… Continue reading Miscellaneous

A Small Accident

I had a somewhat weird accident in my car a couple of days ago. A pedestrian hit my car. My losses: the driver’s side mirror. His losses: none. I was turning left on an intersection with a traffic signal at night. When I had almost completed my turn, something crashed into the front pillar of… Continue reading A Small Accident

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Andrew Northrup for President in 2004.

Haloscan and Donations

Haloscan is down again: I’m working on the server scripts so for around 1 hour comments will be unavailable. That was definitely more than an hour ago. I don’t understand why they go down for maintainence so often. I’ll probably regret this later, but because of these frequent outages of the comments, I was thinking… Continue reading Haloscan and Donations

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