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Half a decade from homeland

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It is now officially half a decade since my last presence in People’s Republic of Bangladesh. I miss the people more than anything else and I miss the feeling of just being there. It’s almost scary to realize how time flies. The concept of a home┬áno longer ties to fixed physical location in the map. It ties to a intangible idea. That feeling you get of not really being sure of what home is anymore – I get that now.  

Google glitch or Political Party Dominance?

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So Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia are both head of two opposing parties in my country, Bangladesh. When translating the text (you can read the text, it’s in English :p) in Google Translator from English to Bengali (a feature recently added), it translates to “Sheikh hasina is Good, Khaleda zia is Bad” both the times.

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Alright calm down…

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Before you guys all go WHAT THE SNAPPLE… you should know that I’m renovating my site and that this is a brand new installation of wordpress. And no, I’m not sticking to the default TwentyTen wordpress theme any longer than the next few days (if not hours) and will install my own Sufi-made theme soon. Ok, so it’s about1:45am on a Friday morning now; I shall stop writing and begin my work on making this installation support multiple sites (I have plans :D) and then work on making it look…read more

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Destiny

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Life presents many unforeseen circumstances. Whether I want to be where I belong, or I want to belong where I am, is a question that I may not have an answer to readily. Not a clear one anyway. What matters is that I’m putting effort in living life at its best with what I have. I neither planned to fail nor did I fail to plan. But life brings many unforeseen circumstances that no one can have hands on – and thus crafting its way to ups and downs in…read more

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Computer Science is an art in logic!

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When faced with the question “Why did you choose to study computer science?”, I feel more like following up with another question than an answer – why not?? I love solving puzzles and it startles me to imagine who wouldn’t! I mean one doesn’t have to be able to solve the Rubik’s cube to love trying to solve it! And in computer science, I feel like every task we perform is a puzzle we get to play around with, whatever the scale and difficulty level it may reflect itself as….read more

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