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diwali festival of lights india satellite imagery night sky India at night, satellite view. This image is a composite showing the change in illumination over India from 1992-2003. Nighttime lights on the map that are white are lights that were present throughout the entire period. Areas that are marked by red have only appeared in 2003. Areas coloured green and blue were only present in 1998 and 1992 respectively but are no longer visible. This image was created by the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration,

India at night, composite image showing changes in illumination from 1992-2003 / by NOAA/Science Photo Library

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parezco y digo

I’ve come to enjoy writing posts, transcriptions, reading notes, and even formal papers using markdown and its variants. I really want to do so with this blog as well, but it’s cumbersome. For sites, there is a plugin to use markdown. But of course, plugins aren’t available on the side. I started this blog as one of my first-ever entries into the world of the web, and went with because it was comfortable and easy. I certainly could migrate it to a self-hosted site, but if I’m doing that, then I’m going to move it off of wordpress altogether. I could also write the posts in markdown, transform them to html, and then cut-and-paste the html into a new post in the web browser. That sounds like a pain in the ass, and duplicates files where duplication isn’t necessary.

In the meantime, I still want to write…

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Online free version of ‘The Elements of Style’

Online free version of ‘The Element of Style’ is available in the following URI:  A pdf version of the books is available here. Those who don’t know about this book:  it is a seminal work on writing english by Strunk  et al.