Category Archive for 'news'

Sixth Sense Technology

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Just unbelievably impressive – “I want to tell you that you’re one of the 2 or 3 best inventors of the world right now” coming from a TED conference of global thinkers! Not only is this man intelligent, his wisdom is inspirational, he just wants to open source the whole thing, and wants it to […]

elephant and a dog

Friday, November 6th, 2009

This is an interesting wildlife sanctuary story, where an elephant and a dog befriend each other. Its just amazing how much concern the elephant shows when the dog gets injured once. Also about how gently it acknowledges the dog’s presence. “Just two living creatures who somehow managed to look past their immense differences. … If […]

millions homeless in south India

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Seeing news of so many people homeless due to floods is really touching, almost unimaginable like a nightmare. Yet in a way almost like some movie for me, one more program on TV… Donating to a relief party is atleast a small first step to being truly connected. There is a clothes-collection drive in our […]

whom to vote for

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

With all this campaigning about having to vote to excercise one’s right in a democracy, one of the factors of someone educated not wanting to vote for, was that one has no clue about who’s who, and this ends up in a murky generalisation that everybody is useless, and there’s no point in voting either […]

what has the Sri Lankan cricket team got to do with anything

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Wonder what is happening in this patch on the globe called Pakistan. With all due respect to the Pakistanis I’ve met in person during my foreign trips who have all been really nice friends, going by the news, there seem to be so many armed and dangerous segments of its society that generally seem to […]