June 2020 archive

Cancel Culture: The Pusillanimous Generation

I’ve lived my life by the rule that I don’t care what anyone says or thinks about me, either online or offline. I rejected society and it’s norms when I was still a teenager. As I grew older, my opinions of society and people in general only solidified to become facts. I don’t like people; …

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Linux: Your Distro Sucks!

I just posted an article about my Lenovo netbook. To be quite fair, it is the slowest and worst netbook in the history of computers. And it just had to be my luck to be gifted one when my HP laptop died. My netbook is so bad, that even a beggar on the streets would …

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The World's Slowest Netbook

I got my netbook sometime in 2016. It’s an 11 inch Lenovo netbook, released in late 2014. I/O: 1 USB 2.0 port and 1 USB 3.0 port, 1 Ethernet port, 1 headphone jack Display: 16:9 touchscreen with 1366 x 768 pixels at 60hz RAM: Soldered; 2 GB CPU: Intel Celeron N2830 at 2.4 GHz GPU: …

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Covid-19: 3 Months In Isolation

I think I just completed 3 months of self-isolation. The world just crossed 8M infected cases. India is now leading the world in the daily number of new cases. There was a strange feeling when the government initially announced the lockdown. The entire world was uncertain of the future. I’d been binge-watching clips of the …

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Poisoned Fruits

I live in a country where fruits are seasonal. And those that aren’t, are either imported, or altered with chemicals. I ate a lot of strawberries and grapes during the winter. Soon after the summer started, I switched to sweet melons, watermelons, and mangoes. Bananas – those are available all year round. But I’ve always …

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