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Now that we have two-thirds of the league matches (30 out of 45) of Cricket World Cup 2019 completed, interesting patterns emerge for the teams. Here are the standings of the teams as of today. New Zealand and Australia are relatively well placed and can enter semifinals with one win or with a no-result or… Continue reading Cricket World Cup 2019 Standings
Now that (apparently) the initial euphoria around the Swachh Bharat initiative has died down and people are settling back to their normal course of action, here are my thoughts on this great initiative. The Swachh Bharat initiative is my long term wish for India come true. The moment I set my foot on western hemisphere… Continue reading Swachh Bharat Campaign: My Thoughts
I am running a photo caption competition for a select group. Here is the photo: This photo is a selected entry for TCPC‘s Chayakriti-2013. I clicked this picture in 2012. Here are some suggestions: Give both a photo caption and a writeup/description about the picture. Limit the photo caption to less than 10 English words… Continue reading Photo Caption Competition
Dr. Barry Devlin ( @BarryDevlin ) presented a webinar this morning on ACM Learning Center ( @acmeducation ). This talk titled “The Marriage of BI and Big Data” is based on Barry’s book – Business unIntelligence: Insight and Innovation beyond Analytics and Big Data. Business unIntelligence discusses how the trends in Analytics and Big Data… Continue reading Business unIntelligence
I am a big ibuprofen fan for all sprains and related inflammations. The ibuprofen strips in our medical cabinet usually expire before they get consumed and we throw it away, just like we threw away that strip of 200mg dose of ibuprofen last month. Having a backup of a strip of 400mg dose, I didn’t… Continue reading Do you want to supersize that drug?
As elections are getting closer, political parties in India are announcing more and more populist schemes across India. None of the major national parties or prominent regional parties are exception to this. Even though these populist schemes work in the short term to please masses (and in return fetch votes), the impact of these schemes… Continue reading Free is costlier in reality
Today I said adieu to my long term primary phone – the one I use to make most calls – my BlackBerry. I still love the simplicity of the phone, but the phone became a white elephant for the feature set it delivers. I still have two more phones that I use – an Android… Continue reading Bye Bye BlackBerry
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I am not a big fan of watching TV series, except for random watching of shows like AFV or special interest shows like National Geographic. However, when Netflix announced House Of Cards (here), I got a little more curious than usual. Part of the reason is the presence of Kevin Spacey, the actor who left… Continue reading House Of Cards