Entries Tagged as 'General'

A friend of mine who moved to the US recently to start a new business had asked about the work culture in the US in comparison to the work culture in India. I gave my thoughts and then realized it is worth posting it here.   Work culture in the US is slightly different from […]

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Nina Davuluri is a person of Indian origin, born and raised in the US. It is funny when I have to start an article with an important fact as there appears to be a huge discussion going on the internet on racism and related topics right after Nina was crowned Miss America 2014 recently. As […]

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Ashton Kutcher spoke about three things in his speech to a bunch of teenagers and it was quite impressive. In fact, this also reminded me of Steve Jobs’ speech at the Harvard convocation 🙂 . Not a mere coincidence that Ashton Kutcher acted as Steve Jobs in the recent movie – in spite of that […]

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Happened to come across a series of slides developed by Dharmesh Shah, co-founder of a company called HubSpot. These slides were quite impressive, so I thought I should share it here. It also reminded me of the Netflix presentation that was done a few years ago by the Netflix management team. The message here is […]

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Happened to go to the US Consulate in Chennai earlier this week and had a wonderful experience..thought should share it here. After the usual security check, the minute we stepped into the compound, we noticed the clean surroundings as well as the footpath, pavements, etc done very well. As we entered the building, we were […]

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Autos and Meters

December 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Finance, General, Travel

Every one in Chennai knows that people have given up on the Government to do anything about the issue with Auto-rickshaws (known as AUTO in India) and their refusal to ply with the meters to calculate the fares. Every single person involved in this system (the passenger, the auto driver, the owner of the auto, […]

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Junk Comments

December 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Fun, General

As I write more regularly, I am noticing that the spammers who specialize in posting junk comments are sending a lot of junk comments, with the hope that I would approve it and they would get some links back. If you are not an experienced blogger and just starting to blog, you might be tempted […]

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Sunita Williams, the departing commander at the International Space Station (ISS) has given a guided tour of the ISS in this 25 minute video. I liked the clarity with which she has presented this, attempting her best to explain it limiting the use of the technical jargons as much as possible, in simple terms.   […]

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Happened to go to a contemporary dance performance by The Scottish Dance Theatre which was presented by The Hindu, the most popular newspaper in Chennai. While waiting for the programme to start, we were shown a few video advertisements, repeated more than once, making mockery of The Times Of India readers. The ad starts with […]

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I thought of a sentence which I started liking a lot. It is very easy to make life difficult for others, but it is very difficult to make life easy for others. I am in the business of making life easier for others. What about you?

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