I might not be as learned and scholarly as Archimedes, but I felt the same excitement of discovery. On my part, I discovered equation for interpreting Indian Standard Time. I will try to explain. Suppose you are waiting for your friend and call him up to ask when he/she will be coming. “I will be… Continue reading Eureka!
In a canteen, there are two categories of people: People having their food in groups and people having their food alone. The latter category, I call lone-eaters. Lone-eaters are always by choice and not by circumstances or force. That is, if you have to have food alone because you could not join your friends due… Continue reading Lone-eaters
There are certain quotes in IT industry used in daily course. I have just tried delayering the quote and looked to the underlying meaning… What they say v/s What they mean “…but it was a good learning experience.” “All our hard efforts have gone waste… that proposal did not materialize.” “Our PM is a… Continue reading What they say v/s What they mean
I don’t know whether this is an official dictionary term, but the class of people it denotes is certainly a sizable percentage of the population we live among. Visualize a group of people standing in a lunch queue at their workplace. People coming later join the queue; and everyone gets the food in the order… Continue reading Q-Crashers
After a quick lunch, I rushed to the ATM in our office premises. To my surprise, there was no queue outside the ATM. Instead of labeling it a ‘pleasant’ surprise and getting into the ATM, I checked out its glass door for an ‘Out of Order’ placard. There was none – and to end the… Continue reading A view on qqqqqqqqq