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Bride-Groom Selection Spreadsheet

Soon after entering in your mid 20's you will hear a word 'proposal' more often from your parents. In most part of the India the timing for bride/groom searching is decided by the parents for two reasons
Arranged marriages are still very popular hereAs you young boy or girl you will always feel that you too young to get married 
Many a times a final selection will be done based on a gut feeling of your parents and relatives. To base your decision on facts and figures I have created following spreadsheet. I personally think the selection that is going to impact your whole life should be made logically. 
In criteria or attribute column you can add up to 10 things and you can assign weighing factor to it in the adjacent column. Then you should go on replacing Name 1 to 4 with name of girls or boys your are considering as your would be. Now simply give marks to each girl and boy against each factor. The one you have with highest score should be the winner.

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You will not learn until

While I was drying my hands I overheard two developers talking to each other. One was telling other developer an interesting story of learning better coding.
The first developer was quite famous for his coding ability in his earlier company. But sometimes even skilled people stuck. Similarly, this developer was stuck up with a problem. He spent two days on it but could not come out with solution. He scratched his head, books and at last internet but could not get any help.
Frustrated developer went to his project manager and explained what he was going through for last few days. The manager promptly came to his desk and asked for control of his development machine. He questioned developer to understand more about the problem. He took not more than 5 minutes to look for solution on Google. He copied the code, pasted it in IDE and did some quick tweaking. The problem was solved. All this was happening in front of the developer. The problem that took more than two days for him to puzzle hi…