Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder


08 Dec 2012, 12:28 p.m.


"What license is it under?" "The 'I put it on Tumblr' license?" "Ah yes, Misattribution-ShareAlike." (Today) I read "dear web people: forcing smartphone users to click on a tiny dot 9 times to see all …

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21 Sep 2012, 22:19 p.m.


I used to do a lot of stand-up comedy. I was at open mics at least once a week, I polished my material, I was always coming up with bits. The impetus: I went to …

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01 Sep 2012, 15:04 p.m.

Bertie Wooster, Tom Buchanan, and George Oscar Bluth II

In Arrested Development, G.O.B. makes use of a racist felon, "White Power Bill," as the unwilling demonstratee of a magic trick. Humiliated, Bill stabs G.O.B., crying, "White power!" As G.O.B. falls, he croaks, "I'm....white..." This, …

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12 Apr 2012, 8:48 a.m.

She Was a Buuuuuuuuug Filer, Defect Ticket Yeah

So this morning I discovered, while chatting with Leonard, that "(Now) I'm a Believer" by the Beatles has the line "Not a trace / Of doubt in my mind," where I had gone three decades …

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01 Apr 2012, 20:22 p.m.


Post a clever and funny joke in the comments?

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15 Mar 2012, 14:40 p.m.

Everybody Loves Raiment

As a certain variety of corporate-office woman knows, it's great to have a variety of black trousers. (Or, as time goes by and one does not replace them when they fade, a variety of fairly-dark-gray …

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31 Dec 2011, 10:17 a.m.

Drinkin' One-Forties

Oh, one more thing -- Leonard & I distilled my ten best microblog entries from 2011: #captions error on TV yesterday: "We hold these trouts to be self evident" You know that moment when you …

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26 Nov 2011, 9:41 a.m.

A Sample Of My Stand-Up

Geeky Stand-up Comedy from Heiko V. on Vimeo.Sumana's Stand Up Comedy on the second day of the Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit 2011. Unfortunately the recording died half way through the video... Thanks to …

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01 Sep 2011, 20:09 p.m.


Leonard and I are making dinner: pasta with mushrooms and kale. I was frying the mushrooms in the cast-iron skillet. Sumana: Do you ever make up stories about the mushrooms as you move them around? …

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10 Jun 2011, 16:30 p.m.

Nerdiest Joke Of The Day?

The GitHub Terms of Service restrict GitHub to humans who are at least thirteen years old. Which means Kes will just stick with Launchpad.

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