It Doesnt Have To Be Crazy At Work – Book Review

I got a chance to read ‘It Doesnt have to be crazy at work’ by Jason Fried and David Hansson of Basecamp. They launched Basecamp in 2004 and in 15 years time have reached 3 million accounts. Based on their experience, they have come up with some amazing observations, many of which I could relate …

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Dr.Atul Gawande and his remarkable healthcare article

A friend of mine who practices medicine in New York had shared an article about Dr.Atul Gawande chosen as the CEO of the new medical initiative jointly started by Dimon – Buffett – Bezos trio. As luck would have it, I stumbled upon the link to The Cost Conundrum, an amazing article written in 2009 …

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High Standards – Definition by Jeff Bezos from Amazon

Got a chance to read the SEC filing made by Amazon, with Jeff Bezos’ annual letter to the shareholders attached in it. It is a very well thought out letter. The humble representation of hard facts, especially the four points for high standards is remarkable . Helped me learn something new today. The statement on …

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Self Parking Slippers and Chairs – Remarkable

I came across this interesting article about self parking slippers in the newspaper today. My curiosity level went up when I realized it was from Nissan as a good friend of mine, Tony, is deeply involved in the thick of actions in technology there. When I pinged him on this, he directed me to a …

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Data Mining Under 19 and Senior Indian Cricket Teams

As I am a big cricket fan, I watched the finals of the Under 19 Boys world championship between Australia and India. Congratulations to the Indian cricket team for winning it four times in the past 20 years or so. Given my interests in data mining and also cricket, I dug up more facts about …

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Computer Science Graduate Course – Recommended Curriculum for 2018

During my professional career in India in the past five years, I have spent numerous hours looking for the ideal, well-rounded candidate with a Computer Science background, knowing very well that expecting perfection is meaningless and close to perfection is good enough. As this led to numerous hours of disappointment, I tried going to the …

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