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I am considering I should come back to blogging. Its been a while. Lot of things happened in my life. I lost my beloved father to cancer. I wish he were longer with me. But atleast he got to see my marriage. Yes. I got married. To the love of my life. Well I dropped everything for these two people, I care the most about.

Ok. Not completely. In this period, I started learning grails and groovy. Started loving App Engine for java. I upgraded my lenovo to Jaunty. I lost track of blogosphere. I bought a Dell 1545 for my wife. Forcibly turned her to a Ubuntu fan :). Started working on iBatis again :( Moved to Rockville MD. Totally ignored Hollywood (have to catch up on a lot of movies). And much more..

Coming back, let me start with a @#$@#$ on What is going on with all these news aggregation sites. Of the past, Sites have stopped creating content themselves, making a living just out of aggregation. But this is getting worse. They are linking among themselves before going onto the orginal. Look at this http://www.tuxwire.com/2009/08/06/mind-mapping-with-xmind-on-ubuntu-2/. The original story could only be reached with 2 steps of following crazy link chain. Is this getting into another "Forward this mail" tradition? Only with an immediate incentive of Ad revenue?

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