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I dropped my wife & kid in front of the venue, told them I will park the car and call when I am inside the venue. They walked away, I had driven few metres, when I turned to pick my mobile phone, I couldn’t spot it. It was not in my pocket, not in the dashboard, not in the seat next to me. I looked around to see them, no sight of them, road was…

Today the news is about Customers who paid by credit card at 51 UPS Store locations across 24 states in the USA are at risk of their credit card being syphoned by cybercriminals.  Last year end it was the turn of Target’s (large retailer) 98 million customers to have their card data stolen. These are not happening only in the faraway USA. In Chennai (India) too, city police gets hundreds of complaints every month on…

We are living in one of the best times in human history, enjoying unparalleled access to wealth of written knowledge dating back 2500+ years. And all this through what Sir Tim Berners Lee invented called “World Wide Web”. The power of Web is its nested nature and links (Hyperlinks) to other resources. At the same time, this nested nature of web introduces randomness to our work and behaviour. As humans, we will need more time…

Wanting to have a different evening snack I went to “The Soup and Salad Cafe” at T.T.K.Salai, Chennai. I ordered an El Bandido Veg soup (Mexican spicy) & The Kaamatein High salad (Rajma, Corn, Channa, Peanuts & Potato Chips). The Soup was quite good and the salad was very nice (the potato chips added a nice bit of crispiness). You may ask why am I talking about a restaurant under a title of “How is…

I am half-way through reading the book Googled when it struck me the thought that has become this post. Reading the book you are awe-stuck on Google’s initial years, the story of how the founders acted, their extraordinary vision & brilliance, their boldness touching arrogance are all unbelievable. Though many of us who were over 20s when Google was founded has lived through their growth, still when you read it chronicled we realize that this…