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Get BrainF*cked

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What the hell is this? well, it's the "hello world" program in brainfuck!
Did I say "brainfuck?" yes, that's exactly what I said! but what on earth is that? oh well, it's a programming language! Tired of good old programming languages whose goal it is to make your life easier? Feel like stretching the 'ol grey matter a bit? Then this is the thing for you!
Created by Urban Mueller, Brainfuck is an eight instruction Turing-complete programming language. This means that it can be shown to be equivalent to a Turing machineand therefore capable of performing any computation. oh, that's just to sound a little techie! ;) All it means is that you can write any program in brainfuck that you can write…

Linux is not for everyone

Just thought of bringing down my posts in different other blogs to this one place. This one was published in the college magazine "SRIJNA" last year.

LINUX IS NOT FOR EVERYONE !
I'm not a technical writer. I'm not someone who's only used the most well known Operating Systems. And most importantly, I'm not someone who is going to try and convince you that you need to switch to Linux if you're currently using Windows. Let me go one step further... I'm going to tell you why Linux is NOT for you.

I love Linux. I use it on my laptop, it powers my MOTO ROCKR E6, the new SONY BRAVIA HDTV has it, and heck, I even run Linux on my D-Link LAN card, which hooks my network shebang together.
But, Linux isn't for everyone. Seriously. Here are my top five reasons why you shouldn't move to Linux . . .