Souvik Das Gupta (@souvikdg)

New Delhi, India

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @souvikdg ever

October 2013

nilenso .@chr1sa It’s tempting these days, but never forget that @github is a subset of the open source community. There were hackers before 2008.

via web (retweeted on 12:46 PM, Oct 31st, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@abhijeetmk Personally even I like it noise / smoke free. @rungta @ap00rv

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@isnav Just compare the hollow speech bubble and the solid one. The other two have intricate hollow cuts. @rungta

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@rungta A place where you can’t drink openly is not posh. Clearly orthodox-dominated, which perhaps also explains lack of crackers. @ap00rv

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@gonsalves_r Quite a few local shops in Delhi. I am sure you’ll find it in Bangalore as well@BlueTokaiCoffeee@houndbeeee

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Sigh! Here comes @telegram — another good-looking + promising IM projecttelegram.orgbx /via@gonsalves_r_r

via Twitter for Mac in reply to gonsalves_r

@DilliBelle No no I think you misunderstood. पीली गड्डी = Orange coloured bus. Although techniy they are not #DTC buses.

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nigelbabu /dev/null as a service devnull-as-a-service.com

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:34 AM, Oct 30th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@beanbuffs “@jmooallem: The Japanese are drinking coffee with owls now. http://t.co/3M7hH7cFrlâ…

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RT @_karan: RT @larrychen: History of Apple Mouse made with CSS. Pretty cool! http://t.co/TdD1ppdVX3

I’ve only used the last 4 & owned the…

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@DilliBelle “Cherry coloured” sounds overly sophisticated. Use local lingo for the three colours — लाल गड्डी, à°à¥€ गड्डी, पीली गड्डी । #DTC

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geohacker All you travellers out there - been to Andaman and Nicobar? What’s the best way to book ship tickets? How? Suggestions?

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Hold on. WTF! “City of Kolkata bans bikes to reduce traffic” http://t.co/bin15jSTaV #facepalm

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atti_cus Can someone recommend a good private investigation agency in Delhi?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:47 PM, Oct 29th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

harisibrahimkv And the fanboy award of 2013 goes to…

@souvikdg !

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 2:06 PM, Oct 29th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Last week of October — finally comes a time of the year when air-conditioners iTC buses function effectivelylm

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@abhijeetmk As a Note 2 user you should be pretty used to things getting out of hands.

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@DrupalCampDelhi Found out late about the event. What’s the agenda for the UI/UX event/track? Are proposals still being accepted?

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@DilliBelle Depends on how the day goes. Will let you know. Thanks! :) @bhavyakhanna

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RT @rungta: Here’s how @BookMyShow very helpfully ruins my show going experience every single time: http://t.co/kJNa2hs7uB

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The best weather in Delhi is just around the corner. I can already smell the chill in the afternoon air.

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@abhijeetmk Do they really call it a steering *wheel*?

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Visual style is how the system looks. Interaction is how it feels. Content strategy is how it *sounds*. Ha!

/via: nngroup.com/articles/ios-7/

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@lokallobaat Yes yes, I expected that. When are we catching up?

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@Abhishek_Rai Maybe Bombay is better, but I think it is India-thing rather than a city-thing.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to Abhishek_Rai

TIL â@anjakovacscs: Participatory democracy & multistakeholderism aren’t the same. Former is about consultaton, latter shared decision-making”

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â@navchatterjiji: We are looking for Delhi men with epic moustaches for our November (Movember themed) collectio@Seat14A4a” /@sidkhullarllar

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@_karan Pretty inconsistent, no? https://t.co/XWntaagjZ0

Inconsistency is the worst, but ‘me’ or ‘my’ also sucks: http://t.co/yDxL0mzNOy

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satyaakam Hope folks are joining us today open-steps.org/workshop/ starts @4pm by @OpenSteps @OKFN

via web (retweeted on 12:21 PM, Oct 23rd, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Started out with new Basecamp & walked straight into the age old ‘You’ vs ‘Me’ crisis. Sigh!
https://t.co/UQJCs37ECj http://t.co/5MvvTkNipJ

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@satyaakam Where in Gurgaon? Can’t seem to find an address on that page@4pmp@OpenStepsp@OKFNFN

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Attempting to drive hardware sales by making consumer softwares free on new hardware—well played Apple. Will surely effect market dynamics.

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@abhijeetmk Or rather, “when people buy a hardware”.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to souvikdg

@abhijeetmk Rehne do. They always said, with new hardware.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to abhijeetmk

@_karan Both comments are for different models. iPod Classic “कौन ख़रीद रहा है” and other models “अपडेट क्यों नहीं हो रहे हैं?”

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@_karan बात तो सही है, मगर it’s surprising की लोग आज भी खरीद रहे है।

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@_karan :)

Also, Apple still sells the classic iPod. Wonder how many people today are even aware of that, let alone considering getting one

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@_karan I think iPods too deserve a regular update. It never happened and no ones seems to care.

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Guess no one remembers iPods anymore.

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@abhijeetmk No. Only if you’ve purchased your Mac on or after October 1, 2013.

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service in a total wreck on Karwa Chauth evening. At this point of time I feel like dragging their ineffective management to court.

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DataPortalIndia Challenge: Deadline approaching! Submit your app by Oct 30. data.gov.in/appschallenge

via web (retweeted on 12:33 PM, Oct 22nd, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Dear smokers, I really feel as if you’re pointing the barrel at me when you smoke next to me. “@Brilliant_Ads: http://t.co/6Wfh2kVq0Yâ…

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@abhijeetmk I thought he wanted me to smell his hair oil.

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One of the many typical experiences in a bus. Feel like asking him “Bhaisaab, time kya ho gaya?ipic.twitter.com/CtaErGzM12zM12

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@_karan Arrey, that exactly was intended! LOL!

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JibbyD Chuttyaa is a misleading word. Urdu needs to come up with a better word for holidays.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:06 AM, Oct 21st, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@lokallobaat Many kiosks across the town. This one’s outside Hauz Khas metro.

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@Abhishek_Rai Got back home. Thankfully I stay close to the bus terminal.

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The bus I’m on struggled to get back on course for >10 kms. Who cares about the passengers on the bus/waiting at the stops@dtptrafficic

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Hate VIP movements and associated @dtptraffic diversions. This time they’re letting LMVs pass butc buses are being thrown off course.

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Uber_Delhi Chak de Dilli! @Uber_Delhi is here! Second city in India, and secret Ubers all over New Delhi! biturls.com/ZJqSM

via web (retweeted on 5:42 AM, Oct 20th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Just had my second meal at जन आहार. Rate has increa.pic.twitter.com/Yd371AtGeQo/Yd371AtGeQ

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_kritibajaj Anyone know bookshops/libraries with a good collection of books in ?

via web (retweeted on 9:56 AM, Oct 19th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@surdattack Congrats to you, and best wishes to Nihaal! :)

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SirLoondry Furniture and Appliances for sale in Delhi. Please help spread the word! bit.ly/16iyvT7

via web (retweeted on 11:50 PM, Oct 17th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

atti_cus Any TShirt maker in delhi? Asking for a friend, need a small quantity of 100 tshirts. Please RT!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:17 AM, Oct 17th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Gravity felt like swimming in popcorn.

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@satyaakam Wow, hadn’t come across them! Any reliable Indian companies that are good for personal hosting/projects (say, under 500 a month)?

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.@rungta @atti_cus Please don’t abuse my hashtag. It’s not funny. #fatmansays

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satyaakam Open Hardware meet piratepad.net/dtbLxitWOj stirringminds.com is hosting @pranavbhatia123

via web (retweeted on 12:24 AM, Oct 15th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Bappida performed at our Durga Puja yesterday night. He didn’t move an inch and yet proved that we are rockstarsys

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RT @beanbuffs: 7th COFFEE SATSANG: Coffee For A Cause - Date: 19th October. Registration and Details: Facebook Fees: Rs 500… http://t.co/…

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@xAbhishek However I’m not complaining much against the bugs. I’m sure they’ll go away soon. The usability concerns are much more worrying.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to xAbhishek

@xAbhishek Also, the most annoying bug is that switching apps frequently resets them. Photos app resets every time I switch and come back.

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@xAbhishek I am not sure if this is a bug or by design. Also, I am living with so many bug right now e.g. tethering using USB is not working

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@xAbhishek Any app. Try to swipe up between space and return.

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@xAbhishek I’m not saying that, but it does open right now and in a very ugly way.

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@xAbhishek Ever tried opening the Control Center when the keyboard is open?

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@xAbhishek Forcing acceptance has sure been a norm, but it didn’t feel so heavy up until iOS6.

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@xAbhishek The row of icons at the bottom of Mail app when an email is open — I spend a moment each time thinking about which one to tap.

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Since when did iTunes become ¼th of a GB? :opic.twitter.com/dRyGWw4WDnn

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@xAbhishek It’s different, but I haven’t yet concluded if it’s better. And yes, icons — https://t.co/FK5BlucpFC

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@xAbhishek Spent about 3 weeks and the annoyance is growing. So many things are hard to discover. Feels like iOS7 is forcing itself on me.

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@xAbhishek The small click area for add to contacts in the phone dialer screen. Not sure if these are iPhone 4S problems. @rashmiswamy

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@xAbhishek Bucketful of little things. e.g. Scrolling song name in Music player, switching to music rating interface and back. @rashmiswamy

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Never seen a man so stationary make so many others tap their feet. @ Sector 6, Dwarka, New Delhi instagram.com/p/fa52WZHEZt/

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iOS7 hasn’t made me as much happy by killing skeuomorphism, as the amount it has annoyed me by its inferior usability.

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@atti_cus Repeating this ever so often. Is that a lawyer thing?

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@ap00rv Grow up kid and stop behaving like a teenage girl.

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@SirLoondry I like him, but everyone was behaving as if he was MJ. Guess his recent participation in a dance show has shot up his popularity

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And now my view has reduced to this. Yes bongs are so mad about Shaan. pic.twitter.com/NB4UHqu555

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Stuck and getting roasted in a Durga puja pandal. Didn’t know bongs could be so crazy about Shaanpic.twitter.com/4izrY0UZ5v5v

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Jasbirtweets Every time I fly, one thought keeps crossing my mind - every part of the plane is supplied by the lowest bidder.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:25 AM, Oct 10th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@abhijeetmk Ananda Mela in C R Park without a solid turnout is unheard of. @navchatterji

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abhijeetmk So now, a 7 year old searching for gravity on Google would end up knowing about Clooney first, Newton maybe later. pic.twitter.com/4Eqqm3VQ0z

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:13 PM, Oct 9th, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

gonsalves_r Any JS developers on my timeline who would be willing to act as a mentor to a non-profit project?

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 3:22 PM, Oct 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

RT @rungta: Who’s up for a weekend hiking trip from Delhi on 19—20th this month? Place yet to be decided / open to suggestions. #openvite

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gonsalves_r .@bookmyshow Why is it that I can do almost anything on your website, except, you know, BOOK A SHOW?!

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 1:55 PM, Oct 8th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

gonsalves_r .@bookmyshow Also, this is possibly the least helpful error message I have encountered in a while. pic.twitter.com/tBq9o9IbUY

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 1:55 PM, Oct 8th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

1 hour to collect 1 cheque from Post Office. My vote in 2014 goes for the party that promises Post Office revolution (among other things).

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@sankarshan Ha! Also, the body language of Indian actors is a total misfit when you put them in a fast paced American TV series.

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@abhijeetmk Ore Obhijeetda! Happy Birthday and Shubho Mahalaya!

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RT @ap00rv: The photo does no no justice at all without @souvikdg telling you the story face to face. @rungta http://t.co/h9YrpJg0AA

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.@oddysee Marathon is just a way to pacify mom when she starts restricting your diet at home. Trust me, haven’t shrunk an inchys

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@ap00rv Most elite runners come from Africa. The second photo shows our native runners. :)

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runadhm Registration for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is NOW OPEN! Register today to secure your place on the start… fb.me/1SzZyrZlj

via Facebook (retweeted on 6:35 PM, Oct 3rd, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Bitter-sweet-earthy-floral-woody-gobar afternoon, anyone? â@beanbuffsfs: Cuppings for the 7tng . What do you say coffee lovers?”

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So suddenly today the world is going gaga over my alma mater. Well private rankings and mass media!

Meh.

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Abhishek_Rai Shout out to UX/UI designers for our projects- knowqout.com Beanbuffs.com and a web-app . It’s a full time position.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 10:03 PM, Oct 2nd, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@rajathkedi Too ambitious I’d say. Also, bar codes are perhaps not the solution — can be easily faked and will become unreadable over time.

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RT @imdshadab: Recognised Acting studio looking for 2 female actors (22 to 35 yrs) for film in #Delhi For full details contact me at 099990…

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@rajathkedi I’m confused. How will that help?

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People, please make this viral! :D â@gonsalves_r_r: Clearly@vamseeee has too much time on his hands. Jus’ sayingshitrahulgsays.tumblr.comiFpY8i”

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@bhavyakhanna @lokallobaat Reminds me of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag — Bhavya muttering “Shaadi, Shaadi, Shaadi…” while running.

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