Tax Deduction In US For Home Loan In India

I bought a rental apartment in my home country of India in 2016. I financed the purchase with a home-loan from an Indian bank and am now in the process of paying off the loan. As I live and work in the US and pay my taxes to the US government, I was interested in […]

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How To Install Tomcat and Opengrok on Windows

You become a writer simply by reading and writing. “You learn best by reading a lot and writing a lot, and the most valuable lessons of all are the ones you teach yourself.” – Stephen King King’s quote on writing can just as well be applied to Software Development. You become a good software developer simply […]

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ಅಮ್ಮನ ನೆನಪು

ಅಮ್ಮ ನಮ್ಮನ್ನಗಲಿ ಸರಿಸುಮಾರು 6 ವರ್ಷಗಳಾಗುತ್ತ ಬಂತು. ಇಷ್ಟು ಕಾಲ ಸರಿದ ಮೇಲೂ ಅಮ್ಮನ ಮಧುರ ನೆನಪುಗಳು ಆಗ್ಗಿಂದಾಗ್ಗೆ ಕಣ್ಮುಂದೆ ಸರಿದು ಹೋಗುತ್ತಲೇ ಇರುತ್ತವೆ. ನಮ್ಮೊಡನೆ ಅಮ್ಮ ಈಗ ಇಲ್ಲದಿದ್ದರೇನಂತೆ, ಅಮ್ಮನೊಡನೆ ಹಂಚಿಕೊಂಡ ಸಂತಸದ ದಿನಗಳ ನೆನಪುಗಳ ಮರುಕಳಿಕೆ ಕಡಿಮೆಯಾಗುವ ಲಕ್ಷಣವಂತೂ ಕಾಣುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ. ಅಮ್ಮನ ಕೆಲ ವಿಶೇಷ ಗುಣಲಕ್ಷಣಗಳ ಮತ್ತು ಅಮ್ಮ ಭಾಗಿಯಾದ ಕೆಲ ಸ್ಮರಣೀಯ ಘಟನಾವಳಿಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಬರೆಯಬೇಕೆಂದು ನನಗೆ ಬಹಳ ಸಮಯದಿಂದ ತುಡಿತವಿತ್ತು. ಅಂತೂ ಈಗ ಗಳಿಗೆ ಒದಗಿದೆ. ಮುಗ್ಧತೆಯ ಅವತಾರವೆಂದರೆ ಅದು ನನ್ನಮ್ಮ. […]

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The Power of Cheatsheets

Cheatsheets are incredibly helpful lookup/guiding documents that you fall back to time and again. For that elusive bit of information that you just can’t retain in your head after repeated Googling over time, cheatsheets can save you the pain of rework. I have built up a reasonably large assortment of cheatsheets over the last couple […]

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Welcome, 2017!

As yet another year rolls around, I’m full of anticipation about making the most of it to further my priorities, goals and interests. Looking back, 2016 was a good year. I did quite a bit a traveling, that included fulfilling my long time wish to scale Half Dome in Yosemite, and taking my first trip […]

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