I almost lost money to a scam early this week! This post is going to be an extremely long one but I felt it is important for me to write about this. I have added anchor-links to help you jump to the section that you like. Contents 1. The Story 2. Points that triggered suspicion … Continue reading Almost scammed
Category: Misc Serious
Serious posts that don’t fall under Reviews or Tech. May be some thoughts about something
Today, the World Hindu Congress (WHC) commemorated 125th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s famous speech at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893. Here 's the Wikipedia link about Swami Vivekanda and here's the link about the speech. I admire Swami Vivekananda for he was the embodiment of spirituality and boldness. He often stressed about … Continue reading 125th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s speech
Everyone has his/her share of ups and downs. One time you are pumped up with enthusiasm and another time, you are worn out like a deflated tube. If you may have noticed carefully, when you are down on your motivation there is always something that could give you an instant boost. It could be a … Continue reading Instant Motivation – Falcon 9
Dear People, We are nearing the end of 2016. Another year passed by just like that. Good things and bad things happened around the world. Take what is good and leave what is bad. Because what is bad for you may be good for somebody else. Whether something is good or bad is subjective. I … Continue reading Consequences of Laziness
A much detailed needull on demonetization. If payments systems users were that eager to adopt non-physical cash, they would have done so by now. Attempts to provide alternatives date back 25 years … Source: The Global War on Cash – Lessons from History
Social media has great benefits. It has greater disadvantages. It has become a battleground. People take sides and strive hard to one-up the others to show that their belief, their idea, their religion, their favorite actor, even their dog is the best one. The Internet is a great equalizer in that it gives … Continue reading Find, then Forward
12 years ago on the same day, the coastal areas of Indonesia, India and Srilanka were worst hit by Tsunami where thousands of precious lives were lost. We had not heard the word Tsunami before. I was right there at the Marina Beach, Chennai playing a game of Cricket with friends when we witnessed Tsunami. Reblogging the post where I had written about the experience here. Thanks to Almighty, me and my friends are all safe and still spoiling the world. Cheers!
The incident happened almost a decade back while we were still in college and didn’t sign up yet for the corporate rat race. It’s probably too late to post now but nevertheless it will be a record. Remember, the word tsunami was introduced to Indians only after this calamity.
26 Dec 2004 – Sunday
Unlike the present time Sundays in anyway, we used to get up early and play cricket in the Marina Beach – the second longest beach in the world. People were allowed to play cricket in those times in the beach. It was just like any other Sunday and our team Triplicane Tigers Criket Team (TTCT) was playing against one of the three usual rival teams. Our team batted first and had scored low. Its time for fielding.
As I am a good fielder and I could throw well, I was standing in the sweeper cover area…
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The exercise 3 in "Writing: Finding Everyday Inspiration" series is a one-word prompt. I must choose one from – Hope, Regret, Home, Choice, Secret, Abundance. The very act of choosing is required for this and thus I decided to write about Choice. Choice – the only omnipresent thing other than God. You may not have … Continue reading Choice
This post is written for the Day 2 exercise of the blogging course Writing: Finding Everyday Inspiration. The topic is List. The exercise was to write a list on any of these four topics - Things I like, Things I've learned, Things I wish and Things You're good at. Since the main idea is about … Continue reading List: Books read in 2016
The other day I was on my way to work. The traffic was jammed. It was drizzling. During peak hours in monsoon, one can easily get stuck in traffic for hours. Even when walking. Yeah, a bit of an exaggeration but you get the point. I was casually looking around all the directions while the … Continue reading Dilemma