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Understanding Religion (Hinduism)

November 3, 2009


Many educated people, including myself,  struggle with religion and God.  Their analytical brain says how could such “miracles” happen. We have been taught to question everything, how can we just accept HIS existence. I struggle with it myself. Are the stories in Indian mythology true or not? I had an epiphany which I wanted to […]

All we own is time

November 26, 2008


It is my belief that all we own in this world is time. And we can chose how to spend it and with whom to spend it. All of us to varyiing degree have control over some portion of our time. I am sure this is not an original thought. Different people have said the […]

Life without a smart phone

October 23, 2008


Like every other tech executive in the valley I got hooked to email on the phone about 4 years ago.  I used for varying periods a treo, samsung i600, blackberry and then the blackjack. About 3 months back I gave up my Blackjack. Went to Fry’s and bought a 10$ go phone which can only […]

American Holiday vs Indian Holiday

May 25, 2008


Its memorial day weekend here in the US.  I was on the phone with my sister and we were discussing what to do and it hit me. The Indian holiday (used to be atleast) khao-peo (eat & drink). While the american holiday is more about ghumo-phiro (travel around).

Are we part of a “Self-Pampering” culture?

October 15, 2007


My brother-in-law and I debate constantly. Last night we were debating why people go to starbucks? My argument was that it is mostly to feel good about spending 5$ on yourself, not much different than why people go shopping when they are feeling low. He argued people went there because they liked the taste. What […]

October 2, 2007


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Is tech a buyers market?

October 2, 2007


I heard recently “to go public these days you need the unbounded potential of the dot-com days and the solid fundamentals of large company”. That comment crystalized several disconnected snippets of conversations over the past several weeks. During lunch a CEO was said his company is doing 20M annual booking but where should it go […]