I write this in times of lock down’s of varying degrees around the world including where I am (Singapore)… and thanks to social media, people are trying to motivate each other by sharing how this is the time which everyone dreams of – spouse’s getting to spend time with each other, kids getting more attention … Continue reading Its all about choice…
Is it selfish? Jainee asked candidly… We were discussing moving countries and the pains around them… And she remarked that the first thought that comes to her mind is what will she do in the new place… and that brought this question to her… obviously we won’t even consider if it’s a place that’s not … Continue reading Is it selfish?
You take me for granted… Jainee sighed… After 2 days of cold silent treatment, I felt I should try to figure out a way back to normal – even though I knew it must be something I would have done… so I asked and got this back… I was genuinely taken aback… I know (& … Continue reading The slap of being taken for granted…
“As per section 375 of Indian Penal Code, will and consent both are required… And will is put before consent”… Submits Richa Chadha in the Indian movie Section 375. It is an interesting movie – if not for a 30 second clip at the end that destroys the whole movies unbiased-ness (& to be honest … Continue reading Intent!
If someone were to tell you that Facebook, Watsapp, Google, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc… or any free app or site you are using that identifies you with your email id or some other identification is eavesdropping on you…. using it to manipulate you… that they look for more and more pervasive data to mine you… that … Continue reading The great hack!
Proper credit for inspiring the below visualization belongs to Mark J. Perry at the American Enterprise Institute. The underlying data come from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which keeps detailed records of consumer goods as well as average hourly earnings. Of course, these figures take into consideration inflation. Before you read any further, spend a minute … Continue reading The graph of human desires!
Why the heck you want to change? That is the title of the blog… Inspired from the movie Bala that I just saw… I should admit that Bollywood movies in the last few years have been quite intelligent, realistic with times and not very so called “filmy” or over the top… and yet super entertaining… … Continue reading Badalna kyu hea be?