Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder


14 Nov 2010, 3:01 a.m.

The "Cordial" Part Of "You Are Cordially Invited"

Today my uncle, aunt, and cousin drove around Bangalore with me to hand-deliver invitations to my sister's upcoming wedding. The usual ritual: we arrive and take off our shoes and come inside and sit down, …

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16 Sep 2010, 23:56 p.m.

You Can Make A Constellation From Any Set Of Scattered Points Of Light

I should braindump a bit about Melbourne. However, I should also go to sleep soon enough that I continue winning my precarious fight against jet lag. So, five minutes' writing: The Melbourne Aquarium has penguins! …

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26 Apr 2010, 19:25 p.m.

Thoughtcrime Experiments, One Year Later

Today is the one-year anniversary of Thoughtcrime Experiments, the free scifi/fantasy anthology Leonard and I edited last year. Thoughtcrime Experiments got a bit of recognition in the form of award nominations. We made the British …

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03 Apr 2009, 21:58 p.m.


Leonard and I got to hang out with Jed Hartman, an editor of Strange Horizons, this afternoon! We talked about scifi and editing and his magazine and our anthology. Then he left, then Aaditya came …

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25 Feb 2009, 20:20 p.m.

Atlas Danced

Highlights of my recent round trip between NYC and Washington, D.C.: Sitting next to a fresh-from-college geekish Indian-American woman, chatting pleasantly for hours, reassuring her that she isn't alone in finding most Indian-American males unattractive, …

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19 Feb 2009, 8:51 a.m.

Skills And Lenses

A few models I've happened upon recently: No Big Deal: I visited Nandini. Her friend, a landscape architect, is helping her do up her apartment. We talked over breakfast. Susan's dad has always been a …

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12 Jan 2009, 16:59 p.m.

Call Me Sentimental

Just ordered a business card refill from the same San Francisco copy shop that did my cards when I lived there.

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02 Sep 2005, 11:55 a.m.


What we are now learning about the devastation in the Gulf combines with a growing desire, borne of my working life, to become a manager, a good one.

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03 Jun 2002, 0:40 a.m.

On Sunday I had my first bike accident. I…

On Sunday I had my first bike accident. I didn't brake in time and skidded to a fall. Just a little scrape, no blood, but still embarrassing. I still really like biking, but I should …

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31 May 2002, 13:09 p.m.

The main news is that I made a big mistake…

The main news is that I made a big mistake and I'm paying for it. I double-counted a class, thinking it could fulfill two requirements, but it didn't, so now I'm taking a summer school …

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