Learning is a superpower

The importance of the ability to learn is understated. And the importance of the ability to learn continuously is grossly understated. Gone are the days when one could study for 10-15 years, and then spend the rest of one’s life milking the benefits. Now, what you learn today is obsolete tomorrow. I believe that textbooks …

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Moments…just for you…

As I lie back and watch the blue sky Clouds, shapes, a bit of sun peeping from around the corner… A beautiful sight, a moment in time, frozen, my own, just for me. I capture it on my phone, and instantly work on optimising it more color, less glare, in pursuit of the perfect picture… …

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Annaatthe

Rajinikanth has been coming out with a lot of movies since the past few years. Earlier, it used to be once in 2-3 years, now it’s a lot more frequent. These movies have now become a sort of template – one pretty much knows how things will play out through the three hours of runtime…yet …

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50 years and counting…

Its 2021, and by now, many countries have celebrated their golden jubilees, and more. The United Arab Emirates celebrates it’s 50th tomorrow, but there is a difference. This country, of which I have been a part from the past 16 years, was built from scratch. Literally from sand. How does a land with a very …

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Of brains and drains…

Welcome to the club Parag! …so say Satya Nadella of Microsoft Corp, Shantanu Narayen of Adobe Inc, Arvind Krishna of International Business Machines Corp., Sundar Pichai of Alphabet Inc. , Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo and Ajay Banga of Mastercard Inc. It’s heartening to see Indian talent being celebrated on the world stage. It’s also amusing …

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Red pill…anyone?

I had written this blogpost in 2015. About detoxing from the digital medium. Its nearing the end of 2021. The disease still has not gone. Many detoxes done, and possibly many to go. But this addition is such that we have now normalized it. Much like a pandemic becomes an endemic in due course. And …

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Of MuNuXi and PiRhoSigma…

I know the subject of today’s post sounded like Greek and Latin, because, well, it is Greek. Part of the Greek alphabet to be precise. Now, how is that relevant? Well, you may not be familiar with the terms, but you surely have heard of Omicron, the latest variant on the block, and the missing …

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Oh…how times change…

Oh how times change, The new has become old, and the old has become new tailors are now bespoke, and shaves done with single blades, not two food is now fast, but slow cooking has it’s fans, a lot of fuss made bout ceramic pots and pans time and tide wait for your phone updates …

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