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I'm Gaurav Pareek. This is the place where I blog. To know more about me, go to my website. I have a photoblog as well 😀

Dot Blog

Welcome to my new blog. Okay, this is not a new blog, but an old blog with a new .blog. Interesting, right 😀 I finally got my hands on a domain worth using(thank you Automattic :D), so this blog is now available on gaurav.blog. Cool, right. .blog is a new tld, and you can get

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My experience at GUADEC 2016

GUADEC, which stands for GNOME Users and Developers European Conference, is an annual conference for and by the members of GNOME community, and is held somewhere in Europe every year. This year’s GUADEC was held at Karlsruhe, Germany. A big part of my trip to GUADEC was sponsored by the Ubuntu Community Fund. I sincerely

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When in Rome…

…do like Romans do. Time and again, someone is going to give you this advice, and most people don’t think of it as a big deal. In fact, this might be one of the most common advices flying around, and one of the most common advice to be completely ignored by people who have achieved

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Attending GNOME Asia 2016

I’m just back from the GNOME.Asia Summit 2016, and I must say that I’m equally exhilarated and humbled by the whole conference. The summit was a 3 day event, organized by the GNOME Asia team, and supported by the GNOME Foundation. There were a lot of GNOME Foundation members and directors at the event apart

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An old poem

This poem has been moved from my old blog. I wrote it maybe 6-7 years ago, when I used to be in the existentialistic teen-age. 🙂 Enjoy, maybe.. Take my life Or give me a reason to live For all these years I’ve lived are like stones in a lake Sinking as they touch Take

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Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea.
Douglas Adams, in A Hitchhiker’s guide to the Galaxy

Video: My talk at WordCamp Mumbai 2015

Better late than never, here’s a video of me talking about Vagrant at WordCamp Mumbai 2015. You can check out the slides on an earlier post here. You can see the video, or download different quality versions at WordPress.tv.