2014-07-07

Featured Comments: Week of 2014 June 29

This post is a day late because I was out of town and didn't return until yesterday. The previous week had one post with one comment that I will repost.

Trying out Julia

An anonymous reader had this funny trollish comment: "The matrix has you, unplug now or you will be forever lost in its grip. An mature mind cannot be freed from the matrix, it has trouble letting go."

Thanks to that reader for that comment. This coming week, I don't have anything planned, and I'll be out of town for a few weeks after that. Following that, I should have a review or two out; I've been procrastinating on reviewing the latest release of Linux Mint so that I can continue wrapping up my UROP work, so that'll have to wait until August. Anyway, if you like what I write, please keep subscribing and commenting!

6 comments:

  1. Hi prashanth.. This is Abin Varghese from India. Sorry to post this irrelevant comment on your blog, but I wanted your directions. I am still in class 12 n in wanna study at MIT. BBeing honest to you my past history in academics is not so bright that MIT requires. But I do believe in me n assure you a good result in boards n iit-jee. I personally ask your help and guidance. I simply love the way they teach n really wanna explore n know the nature. That's it.
    Love

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    1. @Abin Varghese: I was born and grew up in the US, so while I have a very cursory understanding of the college admission process in India, almost nothing I say would be of any real help to you. That said, I will say that even if you really want to pass the IIT-JEE, while I have no doubt that you can do it, always have a backup plan in mind; don't pull all of your eggs in the same proverbial basket. Good luck, and thanks for the comment!

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    2. can u get anybody from India at MIT whom i could i actually contact?! it would be great help from you!! btw thanQ for the reply!!

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    3. @Abin Varghese: There are plenty of people from India at MIT, but I don't particularly know of any with specific experience with the IIT-JEE. Sorry about that, and good luck! Anyway, thanks for the comment!

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  2. hey prashant it's d2. thanks for the pointer on julia. be great to catch up with you at some point to see what you are up to. i'm still in pasadena.

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    1. @Anonymous: It's great to hear from you! It certainly would be great to get together, so I'll let you know if and when I'm in the area. Thanks for the comment!

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