Mdaga

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Date registered: November 6, 2011

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  1. Florida Keys — January 26, 2013
  2. New Orleans and the Gulf Coast in Louisiana — January 26, 2013
  3. Grand Teton National Park — January 26, 2013
  4. Saving Space in a Latex Manuscript — October 16, 2012
  5. Embedding OpenCL Kernel Files in the Application on Windows — October 4, 2012

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Jan 26

Florida Keys

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As the saying goes, “journey is more important than the destination”, this trip of ours exemplefies it in the most literal sense. The memories would be cherished forever – Four friends, Nine days, 3760 miles, One helluva trip. Some of the show-stopper pictures are below. For the rest of the pictures please visit my gallery.

Jan 26

New Orleans and the Gulf Coast in Louisiana

Wild gulls chasing the food. We spent an hour playing to get the timing right !

Louisiana is a unique state in the US – with historical New Orleans, the Gulf coast and the Swamps. We had fun photographing the architecture in New Orleans and playing with the wild gulls along the coast, among everything else . Some of the show-stopper pictures are below. For the rest of the pictures please …

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Jan 26

Grand Teton National Park

Halo-like Sunset on Mt. Moran !

Uploaded some pictures from a recent trip to the Grand Teton National Park. I think Grand Teton National Park is a photographers’ mecca with its numerous lakes and mountains, which allow for some amazing images with reflections, as popularized by the legendary Ansel Adams. I personally feel it is the most beautiful in the US …

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Oct 16

Saving Space in a Latex Manuscript

Adhering to page-limits for conference submissions can sometimes be extremely painful. Cutting down on text is not always the best option. Illustrated below are some commands which can help save space via formatting in latex especially w.r.t. figures and tables. \floatsep: space left between floats in a single column. \textfloatsep: space between last top float …

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Oct 04

Embedding OpenCL Kernel Files in the Application on Windows

OpenCL kernel files are often a hindrance in writing generic code because they lead to the use of absolute paths in the application. One can overcome this issue on Linux by using relative paths. However on Windows, visual studio is not very friendly to the use of relative paths. One way to solve this problem …

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Sep 30

Yellowstone National Park

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I just got back from a trip of a lifetime to Yellowstone National Park, the first national park in the US. Yellowstone is a unique place with more than half of world’s geothermal activity (geysers, hot-springs, fumaroles, mud-pots) and is also a habitat to extensive wildlife. The aura of Yellowstone is truly unmatched. Some of …

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Aug 25

Texas State Capitol, ATX

I have been living in Austin for little more than an year now but never took out the time to visit the Texas State Capitol, until recently. To sum my experience shooting the Capitol, it was amazing. It looks exactly the same like the Capitol in Washington DC but only a little bigger because as …

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Jul 17

How to install Windows on a system having a Linux installation

Below are the steps enumerated on how to install Windows on a system with Linux installation (the steps apply to Ubuntu for sure and may/may not work for other flavors of Linux) – Create a live Linux installation on a USB from http://www.linuxliveusb.com/ Boot from the USB Linux-live installation and create a new partition for …

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Jul 03

Grep for Multiple Words

You can grep for two (or more) words at once. For example, create a file containing: One Two Three Four Five Then use the following grep command (the -E option enables extended regular expressions, which lets you use the | as an “or” operator): grep -E ‘One|Two|Three’ file.txt Output is: One Two Three

May 23

Changing CPU frequencies on Linux

CPU frequencies in Linux (Ubuntu specifically) can be temporarily modified by writing to the “scaling_governor”  in – /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu1/cpufreq/scaling_governor One needs to be root to be able to write to this file. The available governors can be found by – cat s/ys/devices/system/cpu/cpu1/cpufreq/scaling_available_governors The available governors are – conservative ondemand userspace powersave performance. By default, the governor …

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