Daily Mallu Movies on Kiran TV

Kiran TV seems to be running Malayalam movies everyday at around 1930 IST. Whee! 🙂

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Mutt and TNEF Formats

Its that time of the year where self appraisals and peer reviews happen. All management mails with .doc forms are floating around as winmail.dat attachments.

[partvarious-lx] ~/Desktop/Doc> pkg_info -I -x tnef
tnef-1.4.3 Unpack data in MS Outlook TNEF format

[buffy] ~> grep tnef ~/.mailcap
application/ms-tnef;/usr/local/bin/tnef -w %s

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How to recognise a good programmer

I don't think am a successful interviewer. In all the time that I have spent on the phone interviewing people, I can't remember even a single one that fit my definition of “cool”. But companies need more than cool people to “chug” along.

Maybe the below article can help me identify people better. And just in time too since the hunting season begins in Feb.

http://www.inter-sections.net/2007/11/13/how-to-recognise-a-good-programmer/

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