Electronics, General, Social Media, Work

The Month as it Was – Tribute, Launch, Celebrations & Change


This one month could sum up an entire life. October 2011. Steve Jobs & Dennis Ritchie passed away. Apple iPhone 4S - the most advanced smartphone in the world was born. Durga Puja & Diwali was celebrated across India with all pomp and grandeur one can think of. And Sprinklr has a new home in… Continue reading The Month as it Was – Tribute, Launch, Celebrations & Change

General, Work

Can the British Economy Survive the Impending Collapse?


British economy is on the verge of economic collapse. Had been in the doldrums since 2008. Debt is at £900 billion. The Govt. never managed to control the massive corporate debt, which kept on rising, and with the current Eurozone crisis, there are grave chances - that UK as a economic powerhouse would soon cease to… Continue reading Can the British Economy Survive the Impending Collapse?

General, Movies

A Movie to Blow you Away. The Man from Nowhere.


UPDATE: This blog post has been added to http://wonbin.yuku.com in their list of 200 recommended reviews. Entry can be accessed here. Never mess with a guy who lives for today. Especially, if he's chosen to live a quiet, detached life; far from society. If you mess with him, all you get is pain. And death. One… Continue reading A Movie to Blow you Away. The Man from Nowhere.

General, Social Media

Unthink. The Facebook Killer is Here.


Google+ failed. Couldn't do it. Looks like Unthink can. What made me say that? Well, a couple of reasons really. Besides receiving 2.5 MIL initial seed-stage funding, Unthink has an awesome reason to be in business. To kill off Facebook. Or maybe, to put it mildly, to decrease the domination of Facebook in social networking. Ensuring user-end… Continue reading Unthink. The Facebook Killer is Here.

City, General

Festival of Lights. Diwali.


Diwali dates change every year with the position of the moon. This year the main Diwali falls on Wednesday, 26 Oct. 24 Oct 2011: Day 1: Dhanteras / Dhantheran / Dhantrayodashi / Dhanwantari Triodasi / Yamadeepdaan / Dhan Teyras 25 Oct 2011: Day 2: Choti Diwali / Kali Chaudas / Narak Chaturdashi 26 Oct 2011:… Continue reading Festival of Lights. Diwali.

City, Electronics, General, Work

Apple MagSafe Power Adapter Fried


Electricity. One of the perils of living in India. India is still in the medieval ages when it comes to providing the basic necessities of life. Food, Water, Electricity, Housing, Rights for Women - these are still the biggest problems in India. But yes, we 'on paper' are the strongest economy in the world, most preferred IT… Continue reading Apple MagSafe Power Adapter Fried

Social Media, Work

What’s Digital Publishing Gotta Do with Brands?


Editor's Note: The following is a Guest Post by Suraj Atreya. Suraj Atreya is a Management Grad specializing in Digital Marketing and E-commerce from London, UK. Suraj's passion lies in Brand Building and establishing Thought Leadership through innovative adoption of Digital Channels. Suraj has been previously associated with a Management Consulting Firm and with a Global Leader in IT Consulting. He holds… Continue reading What’s Digital Publishing Gotta Do with Brands?

General, Social Media, Work

Social Media Faux Pas & How to Avoid Them


There's a saying in Latin by Cicero, Cuiusvis hominis est errare. It means - Any man can make a mistake. From which we have the common English derivative, "To Err, Is Human". Unfortunately, no one gives a damn about Cicero anymore, and thus the saying is as dead as Michael Jackson. In the current digital marketing… Continue reading Social Media Faux Pas & How to Avoid Them

Clothing, General, Social Media, Work

New Office Inauguration


Change is good. Positive change is definitely better. Optimistic change is the best. My current organization has moved into their new office spaces in Bangalore. Situated in one of the most prime locations in Bangalore, the office spaces is on 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar itself. Finding a suitable office space in Bangalore can be a… Continue reading New Office Inauguration

Electronics, Social Media, Work

Apple Way – How to Manage Modern IT Companies


When you hold an iPod or iPhone or iPad in your hands, it speaks volumes of the Apple Inc. culture as well. Lean, Innovative, Striving for Simplicity in Perfection to the limits, where the balance between Simplicity and Perfection gradually becomes so thin, it kinda becomes difficult to differentiate the two. The general idea is:… Continue reading Apple Way – How to Manage Modern IT Companies

Electronics, General, Social Media, Work

Klout Score Celebrations!


Klout score celebrations time! My twitter account @nerdometer finally managed to break into the 60 mark figure for Klout Influence Reporting. As per Klout, I'm a Broadcaster... hopefully my followers aren't bored of my continuous tweets and retweets from Mashable, TechCrunch and other tech sites. Are you using Klout? I had earlier written a blog… Continue reading Klout Score Celebrations!

Social Media, Work

Social Recruiting – ROI [CaseStudy]


Social Recruiting is the future. In fact, for many organizations, social recruiting is becoming the norm - moving away from recruitment agencies, HR firms and Head hunting firms to search, interview and get on-board the best candidates for their specialist requirements. But why is Social Recruiting better than head hunters scouting for talent?  Rather recently,… Continue reading Social Recruiting – ROI [CaseStudy]

Electronics, General, Social Media, Work

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.


Definitely the best commencement speech ever. Definitely one of the most inspirational speeches ever as well. Steve J's Stanford University 2005 Commencement Speech will remain as the Greatest University Commencement Speech ever. A must watch if you're feeling down. And need a reason to get up and start running again. Having Imagination is not Enough.… Continue reading Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

General, Work

Paul Carr is back. With a new ‘Weekly Direct-to-the-Tab’ Magazine.


Paul Carr. You either hate him. You either love him. Immensely. He's smart. He's a geek. He's arrogant. He's rash. He's extremely talented. He's daring (technically, got some balls). Formerly a writer at TechCrunch, left TC, and now is back with his corporation, The New Gambit  - its a weekly 'direct-to-the-tab' news magazine. In Paul's words,… Continue reading Paul Carr is back. With a new ‘Weekly Direct-to-the-Tab’ Magazine.

General, Social Media, Work

PayPal is toast in India. Near Dead.


India is a strange country. It is probably the only country in the entire world where you can steal, rape, extort, murder someone in broad daylight, or worse and walk away completely Scott Free if you know a few people in New Delhi, or have a few bundles of 'In God We Trust'. The Government… Continue reading PayPal is toast in India. Near Dead.

General, Social Media, Work

Siri. Your Personal Assistant.


Siri is causing dents. Big ones. Everyone's asking everywhere - What the heck is Siri? Technically, its your Virtual Personal Assistant. Finding a table in your cafe of choice, sending a reminder to your girlfriend, checking out weekend activities in an area you're currently in, booking movie tickets and so on. Siri does all of… Continue reading Siri. Your Personal Assistant.

General, Social Media

My BlackBerry Is Not Working! [BBC Comedy]


This is awesome. Couldn't refrain myself from blogging this. Courtesy to Mashable.com.  The clip initially aired on the BBC on Christmas Day 2010 as part of the comedy sketch program The One Ronnie for comedian Ronnie Corbett’s 80th birthday (Corbett is best known as half of the former comedy duo The Two Ronnies). This is so hilarious, I… Continue reading My BlackBerry Is Not Working! [BBC Comedy]

Electronics, Work

iPhone 4S: Most Advanced Smartphone in the World


Stylish. Super sleek. Super fast. Voice recognition through Siri. Not surprised thousands queued outside iStores to get it ASAP. Steve Wozniak included. Apple iPhone 4S is now available in the United States. iOS 5 iCloud Siri Dual-core A5 chip 8 Megapixel camera Retina display Air Play Air Print Face time... and so on and on and… Continue reading iPhone 4S: Most Advanced Smartphone in the World

General, Work

IBM – Can you please stop SPAMMING me? :(


I hate e-mail spam. I especially hate emails from recruiters who say - "after careful consideration, we are pleased to invite you for an interview" when it turns out - I can't make head and tail of what the JD speaks about. Receive loads of them every single day! Am sure many of you do as… Continue reading IBM – Can you please stop SPAMMING me? 😦

Electronics, General, Social Media, Work

BlackBerry Outages – Time to Make the Switch to iPhone 4?


It has been 3 days. BB still has service outages for most parts of EU and in India as well (Middle-East, Africa added to the list now). Am sure its an extremely frustrating experience for BB users, but as the reports tell - it maybe quite a few days till all services are restored to… Continue reading BlackBerry Outages – Time to Make the Switch to iPhone 4?