Monthly archives: October, 2008

Algorithms in a Nutshell

Authors George Heineman, Gary Pollice and Stanley Selkow have written a very promising book – Algorithms in a Nutshell – published by O’Reilly. The authors are professors at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The hardcopy will be available on October 21, 2008, but the book is already available on Safari. The table of contents : Part …

Apress books in Safari

Apress books used to be published online through Books 24×7, but now they are available in Safari as well. Apress has some nice books and I already have a Safari account, so this is great news for me.

Diet update – Oct 10 2008

176.2 pounds as of today morning. I have found that the days on which I play or do exercise I lose approx. 2 pounds. On other days, the weight remains approximately the same. Total loss till today is something between 12 and 14 pounds. I am so happy 🙂

Diet update – Oct 06 2008

Today morning my weight was 182.4 pounds which comes to approximately 82.7 Kgs. This means that I lost something between 6 to 8 pounds in the first two days (i didnt measure my weight before starting the diet but I think it was something between 188 – 190 pounds which was the case when I …

Lean & Mean

It has been a while since I wrote anything here, I guess I am having a blogger’s block. Today I made a significant decision and I thought I should write about it, partly to keep my resolution and partly to break the writing block. I have been gaining weight steadily in the past two years …