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Twinkle twinkle little star is a short musical piece I composed and recorded last evening.

This piece consists of 56 measures. It is 1 minute 52 seconds long. The music is composed of four tracks. This is my second attempt at recording music with multiple tracks. The last such attempt was more than two years ago when I composed and recorded 'A few notes'.

The links to the audio files, sheet music, etc. are provided below. The files reside in my website. In case, my website is down, the YouTube link provided below should still work.

The four tracks in this piece are:

  1. Grand piano
  2. Slow strings
  3. Xenon pad
  4. Music box

This arrangement is based on the popular melody of the nursery rhyme called Twinkle, twinkle, little star. The melody is played with the treble notes of the piano. I wrote the bass notes for the piano and the strings, and the high notes for the pad and the music box to fill the music with emotions of love and happiness. I recorded this after about two hours of practice.

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Here's a puzzle I came up with when a false fire alarm went off in our office. In the following dialogue, R is my colleague and S is me.

S: Hey! There's a fire alarm. Run!
R: You run.
S: No, I am a true programmer. My job is to keep programming even at the
face of death.
R: Really?
S: Yes, just like … Oh, wait! Let me ask this as a puzzle. There
is at least one profession in which you can not quit your job even if
there is fire. The job requires you to keep working even though there is
fire and you as well as your entire team is going to die.
R: Firefighting?
S: No, firefighters may have the option to exit a building on fire if
the fire poses danger to their lives. I'm talking of a profession where
there is no such option.
R: Hmm.