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New blog theme : Emphaino

It took me a long time to realize that my previous blog theme (Arras) was not mobile friendly by a long shot. It looks all right on a desktop, and passable on a tablet, but on a cellphone it is practically unreadable. (No wonder I don’t get as many questions these days from people looking…

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The hibernation is over

You know it’s time to blog more often (or shut down the blog) when the frequency of wordpress updates far exceeds that of your posts. Not that there haven’t been topics I’ve wanted to blog about.  But typing on your phone (as I am doing now) or on a tablet can be really frustrating. Maybe…

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Sleepless in this metropolis

You know you are in trouble when WordPress has software upgrades more frequently than you have published posts.  In fact, every time  have opened my blog this year, there has been a new upgrade, which is not a reassuring thought at all. I may be an extreme case, but apparently, I am not alone.  It…

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Blank excuses

The other day, I sat down with a lot of enthusiasm to blog.  I typed a few words in the WordPress editor, and they promptly disappeared.  I typed a few more, and they too, joined their companions into invisibility.  I could still see my words in preview mode, so they were clearly there somewhere, but…

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2nd top spam generating country – India?

These days,  my blog gets a lots of comments everyday, and by lots, I mean hundreds of comments a day, mostly from users in India.  Unfortunately, I end up deleting practically all of them. They are all spam comments (of course, what else can I expect?).  Akismet correctly recognizes them nearly all the time, but…

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Dear Mr. Vir Sanghvi

Dear Mr. Vir Sanghvi, I read your blog post on “bloggers and tweeters” with great interest, for I am also one of those people who blog and tweet.   You do both too, I notice, and some may think it is ironic that your own views were in the form of a blog post.  But perhaps…