Posts filed under “Personal”

TataSky: How to rip off your customers

12-May-2011 Update: The new HD DVR has now been ordered and paid for, and will be delivered in a few days. My existing account will be transferred to this box, and my existing TataSky+ SD DVR will be installed at my mother-in-law’s place, transferring her account to it. If all goes well, this story should [...]

Time is limited…

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice, heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else [...]

The Khan Academy

This is simply too awesome not to blog about! Prepare to be stunned. If you are a student, or have kids who are students, or (like me) are a student for life, you will find this site to be an unbelievably rich resource for anyone who wants to learn about topics like Math, Physics, Chemistry, [...]

Why I came back…

This is a long overdue post, but life has been kind of busy for me since December last year… Saying goodbye to your baby… At the end of FOSS.IN/2009, I announced that I was stepping down as the project lead of Team FOSS.IN. It was really hard for me to do – FOSS.IN is one [...]

Thoughts on Criticism (Repost)

Back in 2003, I went through a particularly bad time, and was on the point of giving up on something. Then someone sent me a quote on Criticism, and I proceeded to gather a few more. Today, I feel equally down when, after working so hard, I face a similar situation. So here’s is that [...]

The Wind of Change – Part IV

Long time readers of my diary will know that the title of this post is usually associated with my professional activities. And this one is no different. I left  my 4 year old position as Chief Products Officer and Senior VP at Geodesic Limited several months ago – April 30th 2010 was my last working [...]

And the blog is back…

And the blog is back – duly WordPress‘ed. There are still a bunch of things I need to port across, but that’s what I am working on right now. Things should stabilise over the weekend. For now, I am using the default TwentyTen theme that comes with WordPress, but that should change soon. Also, until [...]

Too Old to Rock and Roll, Too Young to Die

Too Old to Rock and Roll, Too Young to Die The old Rocker wore his hair too long, wore his trouser cuffs too tight. Unfashionable to the end — drank his ale too light. Death’s head belt buckle — yesterday’s dreams — the transport caf’ prophet of doom. Ringing no change in his double-sewn seams [...]