A decade or so ago, multi-tasking was a much revered skill. People would flash it in their resumes, coffee corners would resound with whispers of the star who could do many things at the same time and supervisors would put that up as a skill to acquire proficiency in as you made your way up […]Read More Multi-tasking to multi-focus
Its that time of the year again – when we realise we have been away from our blog too long – and also that the new year is upon us and we can get away with putting together a quick “happy new year” message. I thought I’d do one better – I’d also talk about […]Read More Finding design in Unlikely places….
Its one of those days – where nature, tradition and modernity come pleasantly together; and we involuntary let out a sign of contentment. These moments are few and should be cherished – not because they happen infrequently -, but because we have so little time to notice such wonder these days. For starters, its the […]Read More Tradition, Nature and Technology – a delightful potpouri
It was “apple week” last week. Some loved the event, some hated it – no matter which way you swung though – it was one of the most talked about event in technology news ever since of course – last month’s iPhone 5S and 5C launch! The events (and the products!) got me thinking – […]Read More Apple explores newer horizons
And that my friends is a quote from Nassim Taleb’s thought provoking book “Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder”. Good technology he maintains allows the job to be done without drawing attention to itself. Take the Nike hyperfeel shoe for instance – it prides on making the runner feel the ground he is running on […]Read More Technology is at its best when it is invisible
As I settle myself into a cozy living room sofa and switch on the entertainment system, a curious thought strikes me – what I am experiencing today is 3 generations of technology – consider: – the furniture has more or less remained the same (yes I know different materials and styles are in vogue today […]Read More Generational?
Ten years and counting. Happy birthday WordPress. Quite an achievement this in today’s technology-fuelled world where a calendar year is in itself a very long time. The occasion merits a little investigation into the roots of WordPress. Here’s a gem of a blog which brings home the nostalgia in shovels – it’s an early blog […]Read More Ten years of WordPress and interesting trivia from blogging history
Defining moments – you’ve got to think about them with a bit of nostalgia. Picture our ancestral man walking in the woods completely at the mercy of nature. He worships her and hopes she will be kind to him. He prays, pleads and cherishes nature – for he knows this is her eternal playground and […]Read More Defining moments
So much for that experiment! I tried to put together a small note on what I thought was priceless information and in a pocket-sized format, and there were no takers (ha, ha!)! Not the regulars, not the folks coaxed by WordPress, nor those diverted by the search engines. Maybe the time wasn’t right, it wasn’t […]Read More Information? Reputation?
Business meets Business – and how ancient scriptures do have some lessons for us today..in the business and our personal lives…Read More Decoding Success