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I know I am not their target customer. I am already an ecommerce addict. Even then, I find the “Big Billion Days Sale” or the “Great Indian Festival” to have gotten uninteresting to say it kindly. Having window-shopped on Amazon India & Flipkart I hardly found anything worth saving (by buying). If I am going to spend Rs.50,000 on a laptop, why am I going to be attracted by a Rs.500 discount? Or an Amazon Echo Show at Rs.5000 (MRP 8999), when no one will want one even for free. The market analysts might point this to be a healthy…

A picture of my room (den) at my house in 1999. I had two PCs and a whole load of accessories then. A group of friends used to hang out here and it was like a “free” community computer centre…

My improvisation of a standing desk during #lockdown in Chennai, India. I have been wanting to try a standing desk for a long time, today I tried for a few hours with two small wooden tables I had to spare. It feels like a good break for an hour or so in a day, not beyond that. This fixed arrangement is not practical, to really use this, you need the mechanical desk that can be height adjusted dynamically – so that you can operate as a sitting desk and once in a while stand-up. Have you been using a standing…

Recycle of Plastic bottles

You have to get rid of them, so you may as well do it intelligently Reading the news that “Norway is recycling 97% of Plastic bottles.”, gives hope that we (humans) can survive and thrive, despite having “stupids” who deny climate…