Monthly Archives: September 2006

Dashain vacation in Nepal

I’ll be in Nepal for next 2 weeks with my family for Dashain. I’m going home after 3 years and this will be my Dashain at home after 7 years. My son is very exited about the trip, he was

Posted in Life, Nepal

How LAN Switches Work

Most of the modern Ethernet networks use LAN switches and for the Network Admins it’s very essential to understand how this basic, yet very important component of the network operates. I came across an excellent document in cisco site about

Posted in Admin, Network, Technology

Some mysterious phenomena happening in Nepal

eKatnipur.com is reporting that a girl in far western Nepal emits ‘glass pieces’ from forhead. A team of doctors are researching on 12-year-old girl, who has been excreting glass pieces from the side of her forehead for the last three

Posted in Buddha Boy, Life, Links, Nepal

How people become experts?

Studies of the mental processes of chess grandmasters show that anyone can become expert in almost anything. It indicates that experts are made, not born. But how do the experts in these various subjects acquire their extraordinary skills? How much

Posted in Life, Links, Random

The TCP/IP Guide

The TCP/IP Guide is the most comprehensive and easy to understand TCP/IP reference material available online. The 1600+ pages long guide is also available as a print book at amazon. This is absolutely one of the most useful resources for

Posted in Admin, Links, Network, Technology

Hong Kong Disneyland

I went to HK Disneyland last weekend with my family. My son was very excited to meet and take photos with his favorite Goofy, Buzz, Tigger, Mickey, Mini and many more. It was a fun place to be, but also

Posted in Hong Kong, Life

BSD vs Linux

I always recommend to run Linux on Servers in our office and also for our customers. When asked why, among other things I say Linux is stable, popular, have more community support, and I’m familiar and comfortable with it. But

Posted in Admin, Linux/Unix, Technology

OS X Applications for System and Network Administrators

I’m very happy with my Mac and I think there’s no turning back now. The elegance, simplicity, stability and security of OS X can never be compared with Windows. I still have a Windows pc and a notebook with some

Posted in Admin, Apple, Network, Reviews, Technology

Buddha was not a prince

A newly published book, "The Great Sons of the Tharus: Sakyamuni Buddha and Emperor Asoka", written by Subodh Kumar Singh claims that Buddha did not come from a royal family but a "Tharu" community that today is at the bottom

Posted in Body, Mind & Spirit, Life, Nepal

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