Thoughts

New Year Reflections – Caesar, MBA and Seattle

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.” ― William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar A good book teaches… Continue reading New Year Reflections – Caesar, MBA and Seattle

Poems

Of what good is beauty?

a man is often enchanted by things of beauty and delight, bathes in wonderful emotions begotten of smell and sight, for the longevity of these things, he lives and fights, sometimes lives, often fights, sometimes builds, often destroys, then destroys what he builds, wars are never fought for an unseemly lady or even a beautiful purpose, pleasures of dreams lead… Continue reading Of what good is beauty?

Thoughts

The Greek Tragedy!

I’m taking a Risk Strategy class in my MBA course this semester and the concepts I have learned so far about country risk have persuaded me to delve deeper into the things happening around me. And thanks to the brilliant Professor Anurag Gupta, these things are now making sense. And what is happening in the… Continue reading The Greek Tragedy!

New Stuff that I do

The Age of Apps – My new upload on Slideshare

Being a technology freak and a software engineer, I know that I know so much about apps and smartphones and software like its the back of my hand. And ever since I started witnessing the explosion of information on the internet contributed by people just like me – engineers, artists, authors, professionals – I always… Continue reading The Age of Apps – My new upload on Slideshare

Thoughts

8,094 miles in 27 hours to home! Thank you Airplanes! (and Prof Solow!)

Prof Solow, our brilliant Statistics professor always says, “In the real world, if you’re not sure of something then AWAYS – ASK!”. He said this while explaining how to handle ambiguous demand constraints for decision modeling, but I think it is a very good life advice which can be applied to all real life situations. I’m done… Continue reading 8,094 miles in 27 hours to home! Thank you Airplanes! (and Prof Solow!)

Thoughts

Natalie MacMaster at the Cleveland Orchestra

I have always had a penchant for classical music (besides my crazy love for scream-o metal music). The symphonies of Beethoven and the violin concertos of Vivaldi have been my “soul” music for many years now. Whether to study or to just calm the mind, I listen to them time and again – a small proof… Continue reading Natalie MacMaster at the Cleveland Orchestra