School_Friends meetup

Am back from an awesome trek to Peb fort via Matheran. It was much needed and was at just the right time. Not sure if I would be able to organize/attend any treks anytime soon. Though, it was my second time to Peb, the terrain was much different than last time.

Some highlights of the trek (straight from our mailing list):

– A Dropout Log of friends who dropped out at the last moment could have also been written. Wat say GuysNGals? though I refrain from it as I believe all of them wanted to come but just couldn’t because of unavoidable circumstances. Hope you guys make it a point to come next time surpassing these circumstances.

– Trek was amazing. We made our move from green cover sometimes as tall as 5 feet, rocky patch and the final dip in the river 3 feet deep (shallow) was just the icing on the cake.

– Since we were fewer in number, we could be adventurous which at times meant we could be fearless and be lost (momentarily) and walk the road less travelled. Need I say that has made all the difference. ;)

– Hats off to Akshat to take that extra step and accompanying us for this trek. He had an implant in his left elbow.Wish you speedy recovery from all of us.

– All along the trek belonged to Bala. I am sure he would remember it for loooOooong and because of him we would too ;) No wonder he has posted the Trek Log too.

– Hip Hip HUrray !!

– Pics from Karthik: http://picasaweb.google.com/7.kartik/TrekToPEBFortNeral?authkey=u99R3-O-8_s

– Pics from ME:
DSCN0955.jpg DSCN0958.jpg DSCN0967.jpg DSCN0972.jpg DSCN0979.jpg DSCN0984.jpg DSCN0991.jpg DSCN1009.jpg DSCN1013.jpg DSCN1022.jpg DSCN1027.jpg DSCN1028.jpg DSCN1042.jpg

– Browse the complete album by clicking on the image below:

Leaving you guys to read some post of the previous school friend’s meetups:
Mahuli
Juhu
Karnala

End of Season

I guess this season has come to an end. Ya u right I mean the techfests have come to an end.

ISAAC
Was under a little preseure while going for ISAAC because this was probably the last festival and that I wanted to continue my winning streak.
Whatever doubts I had about the competition were cleared when the organisers announced the names of the runners up as Vinod and Shiva… bcoz I was almost sure that one of us would win. Even though I liked their design very much . They were not destined to win.
The competition was tough though and also judges were professionals in their fields. We had Bhooshan again as the judge and two others. Bhooshan recognised me while giving the prize and I reminded him that I was one of the 384 strong Surfunion community that he had referred to in the introductory speech.
I also met Amrita again. She recognised me and was as always very friendly and cool.
Also, Akshat met me at ISAAC.
In all it was a nice experience to end the season on a winning note. Also got a Wireless KBD and optical mouse set. Overall was gr8.

Will study a little of DCOM today.

Performance this sem:

6 colleges

6 wins in Web Ds
1 win in Tech Debate
1 win in S/W Presentation
1 win in Robotics
Many times in Finals especially in C Programing

Plans for next Season:
Paper Presentation
S/W Presentation
Programming
Web Ds
Autonomus

Bye