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 Vikas Kamat is a programmer- entrepreneur living in Birmingham AL. This blog is a complex mix of Indian culture, life in southern USA, computer sciences, and sports. Opinions are his own.
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Mythological Characters in I.T. Durable Link to this BLOG
Characters from Hindu Mythology and their Counterparts in IT Dept
(Original author unknown, I've modified most annotations)
  • Brahma : Systems Builder (after the advent of Dell, he has become a receive-clerk)
  • Vishnu : Systems Support (call him when in trouble!)
  • Narada : The self-proclaimed .Net evangelist who sends useless .net links whole day long
  • Brihaspathi : Chief Information Officer.
  • Chitragupta : Personnel Grievances/ Human Resources Manager
  • Apsaras : Porn Newsgroups (so easy to download; so tempting; so dangerous)
  • Rakshasas : In house hackers
  • Vali : The Unix team  (their last days are numbered)
  • Sugriva : The .Net team  (the future is belongs to them)
  • Hastinapur : Silicon Valley
  • Arjuna : Lead programmer (all the companies are vying for him)
  • Abhimanyu : Trainee programmer (wannabe Arjuna)
  • Bhima : The Mainframe Computer
  • Duryodhana : In-house Microsoft product written in VB
  • Shakuni : Bill Gates
  • Krishna: Outside Consultant (he makes the difference between a success and a failure)
  • Karna : Brilliant C programmer -- too bad he never joined the .Net team
  • The One Hundred Kouravas : Microsoft Service Packs and patches

• Pictures and Tales from Indian Mythologies
• Search for other characters of Hindu mythology in our Glossary

(Comments Disabled for Now. Sorry!)First Written: Friday, November 14, 2003
Last Modified: 11/16/2003

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