After finishing graduate studies, I was so tired of formal education that I stopped looking at the latest research in business, new developments in technology and other academically geeky topics that interest me a lot. Recently, while upgrading my websites to the current internet standards, I was faced with the challenge of learning a whole bunch of new things in a limited amount of time and, in the process, discovering that I wasn’t prepared for the transition. Here’s how I managed to reconcile a solution and manage the change.Read this post →
It’s been ages since I posted something on this blog, so I thought today would be a nice day to post some updates. It seems to be an auspicious day given that we have a string of 11′s in the day’s meta description. So here are few updates and teasers:Read this post →
I was happy that morning because it was Gudhi-Padwa. I knew mother would make gajar-halva; I’d seen her buy carrots yesterday. It was my favorite dessert and I was really looking forward to it.
Unfortunately, mother fell ill that day.Read this post →
Four years since I moved to Canada, I discus what it means to me.
…If success is measured by inter-personal factors such as love, relationships, friendships, or societal factors such as respect, inclusiveness, equality, etc., then I do think I’m successful; and this success is attributed not to me, but more to Canada and Canadians…
How my training for half-marathon paid off!
Today is the day I ran my first half-marathon. Let me take you through the experience!
I am away camping for the next four days. It is a long weekend here and I took another day off to go for a 4 day remote hike in the woods. It is a 35-km loop in Algonquin Provincial Park and we will be pitching our tents somewhere along the way. It should be fun… my backpack is quite…Read this post →
I spent most of my time in January playing computer games, specifically Simcity, spending anywhere between 10 to 12 hours on the computer each day. One might wonder what I was doing and what was the real cause of this escapism, but lets keep the philosophical issues aside and look at what I managed to build. Simcity is a computer…Read this post →