More free online classes – for anyone across the World!

There existed OpenCourseWares from MIT, CMU, Stanford and a host of other Universities. Though the students could take these videos any time they liked, there did not exist a goodonline common platform for the students to discuss and get things cleared. To alleviate this problem, there has recently been a surge in the number of […]

Solution : “Error: Problem during compilation – ifort not found in PATH.” on Abaqus and Intel Visual Fortran on UBUNTU Linux

I got this error Error: Problem during compilation – ifort not found in PATH on Ubuntu (using Intel Visual Fortran compiler and Abaqus 6.11). I was trying to use it with the SIGINI subroutine I was trying to get the solutions online. I found that this simple hack works. Instead of calling abaqus job=inpFileName use […]


This post is about a nice program I stumbled upon TiddlyWiki –  a reusable non-linear personal web notebook This is comparison of  a few tools that I used (NOTE  USED not REVIEWED), which I think could help someone out there who is looking for one I believe that human-memory/thinking is highly nonlinear. And I was […]

Tool for Organizing Notes – FreeMind

Was searching for a tool to “ORGANIZE” my cluttered notes.  I was using a “tabbed” hierarchy on simple txt files to organize my notes. But it so happened that the files multiplied and kept on multiplying. Now I have a lot of files scratch_* where * is misc, research, desktop_lab, desktop_room, online , links, lecture […]