We learnt nothing from past follies

We learnt nothing from past follies

Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s China Visit had to be hyped keeping the ensuing Polls in mind. And India media, in its frenzy, fulfilled BJPs ambitions in all innocence. A respected journalist Inder Malhotra rightly pointed out: “As has happened all too often in the past and is most certain to be repeated in the […]

Infrastructure improvement should be top priority of MP government: Arun Maheshwari

Infrastructure improvement should be top priority of MP government: Arun Maheshwari

Not many Indorians may be aware that Indore is home to one of the largest software and services companies in the world 25% of whose sales go to the US Government. A CMM Level-5 company, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) India Pvt. Ltd., ably steered by its Managing Director, President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Arun […]

Microsoft: Hard Community Policy

Arjun Ram says Microsoft has been doing the community stuff better and much earlier than java.net. Many company employees have a blog now. Mary Jo Foley tells that “Microsoft has no official policy on corporate blogging”. She has carried these comments made by Microsoft employee Scoble in his blog: I think executives who weblog (particularly […]

Sleepy Tales!

Sleepy Tales!

Zulfikar has this interesting post on Sleep. We all know that different people need different amount of sleep. But managing its is certainly an art. During my college days when trying to have a siesta in my hostel room was next to impossible due to the noise and disturbances around, while my room partner would sleep like a […]

Delhi musings

Hey! I thought I should add a bit of Delhi musings. It was a trip to Delhi after a long time. Though I hardly got any time to roam about except for the last day of the session which ended a bit early. The plan was to go to PVR Anupam at Saket to watch […]

Persuasive Computers

Persuasive Computers

William Grosso has an interesting post on Captology . The basic notion here is that, similar to human persuaders, computers and other technological devices can be employed to persuade people to do things by subtly rewarding “correct behaviours”. In the picture alongside, Captology describes the area where computing technology and persuasion potentially overlap. This is fun. I […]