Friday, September 30, 2005


Rainy. Cold. Sunset. Muggy. Bored. Regret. Lost. Alone. Where. Dream. Surreal. Motive. Far. Unclear. Confused. Why. Dust. Love. Lust. Fear. Loss. Her. Hope. Courage. You. Sing. Today. Always. Phoenix. Dream. Motivation. Fearless. Here. Now. Believe. God. Heaven. Cosmos. I.

Friday, September 23, 2005

A Day in the life of a Software Engineer..

I am employed in a company that pays me ..... well.. quite a bit per day to do the following:
Office hours : 9AM to 6PM (flexi timings apparently!)

The below mentioned account of time must be considered as cumilative.

Time Spent opening relevant windows on desktop : 30 Mins

Time spent chatting(Yahoo/MSN/Google/Others) : 120 Mins

Time spent staring blankly at the screen trying to concentrate the song playing on the headphones: 45 Mins

Time spent peeping down the corridor watching out for Manager to arrive on his rounds : 20 Mins

Time spent smiling at your Manager and using Telepathy skills for a Promotion :10Mins

Time spent thinking about other prospective jobs: 20 Mins

Time Spent Applying for those jobs: 30 Mins

Time spent checking Mail : 20 Mins

Time spent replying Mail: 10 Mins

Time Spent anticipating Mail: 5 Mins

Time spent watching out for your Cubemate who wants to read your Mail: 10 Mins

Time spent in Loo : 10 - 20 Mins (depends)

Time in Pantry : 45 Min

Lunch Time (extended version - includes a smoke or other forms of "recreation") : 90 Mins

Time spent in Elevator/ Staircase : 15 Mins

Telephone/Mobile : 30 Mins

Rest of the 60 to 90 Mins : Programming

Carpe Diem??