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Chicken Soup for the Armchair Revolutionary

Chicken Soup for the Armchair Revolutionary

By on April 10, 2014

Was watching a popular Marathi news channel y’day after long time. Medha Patkar was being interviewed. What a lady! 30 years of struggle against all kinds of injustice. As usual humble, down to earth, calm, composed and articulate. Her dedication

Rocket Science and the Rat Race

Rocket Science and the Rat Race

By on April 10, 2014

Was watching Satyamev Jayate’s episode on corruption. There wasn’t much in it that I didn’t know. But the theme of every Indian being a millionaire struck some chords. Pity that I didn’t know I was born rich as an Indian.

Principles not Persons

Principles not Persons

By on April 10, 2014

Was watching a TV debate on an important issue. In couple of minutes, the panelists started doing Tu-Tu Main-Main. One said “2002” other said “1984”, One said “Ashok Chavan” the other said “Yeddurappa” and it went on and on and

The problem with developing for tablets other than iPad

The problem with developing for tablets other than iPad

By on August 7, 2011

Since the launch of iPad one and half years ago, a lot of competing tablets have arrived in market. BB Playbook, Samsung Galaxy Tab, HP TouchPad, Motorola XOOM and several other Android tablets. While Android phones has surpassed iPhone’s growth

– Life explained, in short!!

– Life explained, in short!!

By on February 22, 2011

– Life explained, in short!!TWO WOLVES!1 eve an old Man told his grandson about a battle tht goes on inside people.He said,”My son, d battle is bet 2 wolves inside us all. One is Evil – anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow,

iPad will be a big thing.

iPad will be a big thing.

By on January 29, 2010

Forget about netbooks or your laptops…these are too heavy and cumbersome to use. Forget about smart phones….their screens are just too tiny and they arent powerful enough. iPad is the thing going forward. I havent used one yet, but I

Mirdad Speaks…

Mirdad Speaks…

By on December 11, 2009

The book of Mirdad is one of the most beautiful books I have ever read. I will be posting some excerpts from the book that I really liked. Here is the first one. IS IT LAWFUL TO KILL TO EAT?

WolframAplha does some amazing calculations

WolframAplha does some amazing calculations

By on October 19, 2009

Grammar Up gets featured again. This time in Canada store.

Grammar Up gets featured again. This time in Canada store.

By on September 12, 2009

iCreate Magazine dedicates one full page for reviewing UK Car Driving Theory Test app

iCreate Magazine dedicates one full page for reviewing UK Car Driving Theory Test app

By on June 12, 2009

The other day I was at Costco and was browsing through books and magazines section. And I saw a magazine by makers of iCreate, Imagine Publishing. This magazine issue is named as “iPhone App Directory” and contains reviews of 250