Open Source

Good Bye Unity!

It seems like Canonical is wrapping up its smart phone dreams. I hope that you know, Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu operating system. First introduced in the distro 11.04, Unity user interface (UI) is a Canonical’s dream child and it can be considered as a semi-success, recieved both hate Read more…

By Praveen, ago
LaTeX

LaTeX for Administrative Works

Over the years I use LaTeX for almost all my typesetting needs. But I find its bit tedious to use the same for administrative works. If it is a letter or a conference flyer or even a chart, you have to spend much time to design a template, which may Read more…

By Praveen, ago
General

Best of 2016

At the end of year every magazines, websites, blogs and newspapers publishes a list of best things of that year. So, here are my bests of 2016. The choices not based on expertise but on my personal preference. Best photo of the year: Anyone, who visited Thiruvanaikaval, surely knows her. Read more…

By Praveen, ago
Open Source

Free and Open Source Grammar Checker

Many typesetting packages offer spell check as a default option and this is true even in the case of open source packages like Libreoffice. But anyone looking for a style and grammar checker, always redirected to numerous paid options. So, one Daniel Naber of Bielefeld University, took this problem for Read more…

By Praveen, ago
Politics

INO — Myths and Truths

Once again India based Neutrino Observatory (INO) begins to appear in the headlines of newspapers. As a physicist I hope, I may have a slight better understanding than the fellow layman’s. This is what the result of that confidence. So, long long ago, in the 60’s India pioneered in the Read more…

By Praveen, ago
LaTeX

Customize Your LaTeX Bibiliography

Eventhough LaTeX offers wide range of bibliography options — Supervisiors/Editors/Publishers never satisfied with the defaults and here’s the way to meet their expectations. If you’re an LaTeX user and whenever you’re ready to submit a paper, you should probably come across a request on slight modification of your bibliography style. Something like: Read more…

By Praveen, ago
Technology

Windows Makeup Story

This is how to makeup your hate to perform like your love! It’s not a hate story but a make up story! First let me to swear that I’m a diehard Debian and I never or will ever have an affair with this windows. But sometimes or most of the Read more…

By Praveen, ago