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Fierce Competition

A lot of companies face problems from time to time. Let’s focus on problems that are controllable, i.e., outside of those to do with a declining economy, financial meltdowns, etc. In such situations, many business leaders have had to address shareholder concerns. And many of them justify the situation as ‘witnessing fierce competition’, or something to that effect. Truth is, […]



Amazon Go, This is How You Could Go

Earlier this year, Amazon announced its Amazon Go concept. The cashier-free, and hopefully hassle-free grocery store. The news did seem to receive a disproportionate amount of public interest.    Sources: 1 – link, 2 – link Of course we’ve all had our share of standing in queues. Queues where cashiers billed and packed at a pace, a sight that looked […]



Do Laptops Need to be a Pain in the Neck?

  Image: source Irrespective of where we place a laptop when we use them, they’re usually well aligned with our arms and hands. This helps make typing relatively effortless. However, have you noticed how the screen is almost never aligned with our head and neck? Depending on the time you spend on the laptop, this causes a sustained strain on the […]



Google’s Next Step in Wearables!

Google’s next logical step in ‘wearables’. It’s tie-up with Levi Strauss to make smarter clothes. How cool is that!! http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-30/google-working-with-levi-strauss-to-make-smart-clothes/6509098



The Elusive Future

Here’s a neat quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby, that captures brilliantly, human dreams and hopes against the backdrop of fleeting time. “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter – tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther….And […]



Where Men became Gods

People who were hapless witnesses to nature’s frenzy in Uttarakhand… Stood helplessly, and believed this was the end of the road for them… Where hope seemed to crumble with the relentless gushing rage… Even the God of Destruction himself stood helplessly surrounded… And then, from the skies… A marginalized and often forgotten God emerged, and rushed selflessly in… And stood […]



Feedback from a friend about a post

I just received probably the best feedback yet, regarding a post on my blog,  ‘Death and The Maiden‘, from Jimmy, a good friend of mine. Now Jimmy’s the youngest friend I have. At over 65 years of age, he’s actually more fun to hang out with than some people my age. His sense of humour would make the rest of us […]



Zensible Motoring – An Effort Towards Better Road Safety

Hi. Here’s my new blog, Zensible Motoring, focused on identifying and finding solutions to improve road safety. Do have a look, and do feel free to contribute to it. It’s a small effort towards a safer experience, for motorists as well as for pedestrians. “Zensible Motoring – An Effort Towards Better Road Safety”