This week's book giveaways are in the Refactoring and Agile forums. We're giving away four copies each of Re-engineering Legacy Software and Docker in Action and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
I'm from India, and working as a programmer since late 2007. Most of my programming experience goes with Core Java and Java Enterprise Edition.
I hold an engineering degree in computer engineering, and (needless to say) love to learn new things - be it programming, or other stuff. Also, I've a (little) soft corner about Linux distros, and quite a respect for those who work to make things available for free (as in free speech).
I am (though not voracious, but) quite a descent reader. There are very very rare days when I don't read anything at all. Apart from computers and programming (especially Core Java), my reading interest includes psychology, economy, photography, literature, non-fictional stuff and other general things (e.g. science, history etc.).
I also love photography - if interested, my photos can be seen on flickr.
I also occasionally indulge myself with few games of chess.
I spend almost all of my time in very few things - maintaining a healthy body (by exercising) and keeping a healthy mind (by learning and continuously improving - be it my work at office, way of living life, or even a hobby).