2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 5,900 times in 2010. That’s about 14 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 10 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 128 posts. There were 3 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 400kb.

The busiest day of the year was January 7th with 68 views. The most popular post that day was I got medals in Pulse 2009.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were blogs.msdn.com, underdown.wordpress.com, akshara.persistent.co.in, google.co.in, and en.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for candle light, candle, lord shiva, anwar movie, and light.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


I got medals in Pulse 2009 January 2010


PhotoBlog 1 : Candle light November 2008
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PhotoBlog: Neelkantheshwar August 2009


Movie Review: Ice Age- Dawn of the Dinosaurs August 2009


Appraisal in Dilbert style September 2009


Top posts of year 2010

I must say its been a very hasty and satisfying year – both at personal as well as professional level. As the year comes to an end, its time to make new resolutions. I have not been able to post often here, hence continuing the task of blogging is surely one of them!

Top posts of year 2010:

  1. M.S.: Another feather in my cap
  2. I am happy but not contended
  3. Books of year 2009
  4. I got medals in Pulse 2009

Wishing you all a happy and prosperous year ahead!

Zemanta-New WordPress blogging assistant

I just happened to glance over the new post on WordPress blogs for jazz up your posts with zemanta-a blogging assistant to jazz up your posts with relevant links, photos, and tags. Right away I added it to my blog (as per steps given in the WordPress blog) and here is a screenshot for one of my posts-

Zamanta Recommendations

The feature looks good for the content writers to provide relevant links quickly.

10 places to visit

Here are the 10 places I want to visit (hopefully) in this lifetime-

1) London’s Times Square (the influence of Pu La Deshpande’s books)
2) Japan (i want to see how these people arose like Phoenix after Hiroshima, Nagasaki event)
3) Singapore (want to see the night life)
4) US (New York, Microsoft Redmond, Googleplex, etc)
5) Jammu and Kashmir (The heaven on Earth has been turned into hell by terrorists. The Kashmiri pandits are still away from their motherland)
6) Rameshwaram (Abdul Kalam’s birth place and the famous Rameshwar temple)
7) Kerala, Kanyakumari, Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial
8) Kolkata
9) New Delhi (I want to see the city life, and visit the Kurukshetra of Mahabharata)
10) China