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Sunday, January 16, 2005  

Weekend webtrail

'The job of the armed forces is to preserve democracy, not practice it!', starts an essay on the Indian Army.
"...India's post independence leadership built dams and factories but failed to build national character...In their conception, the army was like chowkidhars (gatekeepers) of the nation. Major General 'Baba' Bhide, the officer responsible for planning the logistics for the successful Bangladesh war of 1971, personally witnessed Nehru questioning the high salary for a 2nd Lieutenant, when, in his words 'we can get a police sub-inspector at half the price'..."

Indian Army's secret 'unmanned drone' fell from the sky on a kids playground in Imphal.

Piping data to create audio files (using Linux Command Line).
Uber. And a comment goes, "Now to make images that play certain music and you can distribute music as JPG"

A guide to 'taking class notes'. Aargh! A little too late.

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