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Seeing the sun shining now in Chennai makes me happy. The last few days with the cyclone Nivar making landfall on the 25th, the night temperatures were becoming too cold for us, Chennai’ites to tolerate. For records, the night temperature was only 21-degree celsius, but that will be peak winter for us in Chennai! At this rate of cold, I was expecting Saravana Stores (the Walmart of Tamil Nadu, India) to have a மார்கழி (December) sale of Sweaters!

Earlier this year, TiECON Silicon Valley 2020 happened online, giving me a chance to attend it virtually. There were talks by Mr Deepak Chopra, Ms Indra Nooyi, Ms Shellye Archambeau and many others. Coming to my city, Chennai, every year, TiE…

I always had an interest in electrical appliances and played (!) with our household wirings & experimented with electronic gadgets/kits from my school days and that led me to take up Electrical & Electronics Engineering for my graduation. In my school days, I was about to touch/contact live wires a couple of times, giving the scare of their lives to my parents! But those were decades ago. Over the years, as household electrical appliances and switchboards became complicated and finicky, I stopped doing DIY and leave it to experts (electricians) as it was cheaper, faster and safer for them to…

Unbelievable that our beloved doctor is no more and he passed away today morning due to Heart Attack – he took good care of all his patient’s heart! I went to consult him last Wednesday (10th June 2020) and he…