Wednesday, September 17, 2008

"Mr Darwin, we're sorry", The Church !

"People, and institutions, make mistakes and Christian people and Churches are no exception. When a big new idea emerges that changes the way people look at the world, it's easy to feel that every old idea, every certainty, is under attack and then to do battle against the new insights.

The Church made that mistake with Galileo's astronomy and has since realised its error. Some Church people did it again in the 1860s with Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection."

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Sunday, September 14, 2008

fix-ml downloads cross 100.

fix-ml is a firefox extension which I wrote to convert atomic encoding of 'chillu' letters of malayalam unicode font in web pages, making it readable.

Few days before the downloads crosses 100.

Little things like this can make your day :)

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Run a movie as your desktop background

Here's a cool trick for you.

Replace the boring wallpaper on your desktop with a movie.

$gconftool-2 --type bool --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop false
$mplayer -rootwin -fs movie_file.avi


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