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On Laptabs, In Re: Microsoft v. Google

I bought Nook HD Tablet last year. It is a fabulous Tablet for reading books, watching videos and surfing internet — I have been writing my blogs as well from the same Tablet, but not that comfortably; keyboards are important. I have actually forgotten the last time I seriously surfed internet on the Desktop. At the most I surf Internet on the Desktop for taking printouts of case laws. I…

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My Choice, the Short Film

“My Choice” is the proposed anthem on women empowerment directed by Homi Adjania. The declarations are definitely very bold. Lots of counters have already been made, which have actually helped this video gain more publicity. But, let’s see how deeply thought of it is. The first choice is to WEAR CLOTHES while allowing the spirit to roam naked. I find it quite OK. However, if the message were to not…

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On News Anchors

Here is my review of the news anchors: Barkha Dutt: Clever, Fluent, Polished, Dominating, Physical. Rajdeep Sardesai: Defensive, Swift, Fluent, Intelligent, Artful. Karan Thapar: Bossy, Dogmatic, Disciplined, Articulate, Insulting. Arnab Goswami: Aggressive, Insulting, Clever, Abrupt,Opinionated. Nidhi Razdan: Smooth, Smiling, Sharp, Gesturing, Assertive. Sonia Singh: Soft Spoken, Assertive, Unobtrusive, Intelligent, Laid Back. Sagarika Ghosh: Lost, Defensive, Crude, Appeasing, Make Up. Vikram Chandra: Smiling, Polished, Intelligent, Fluent, Laid Back. Others, I have…

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Antilla, the Ambani Residence

The building you see above is the famous house of Mr. Mukesh Ambani build at the cost of US $ 1 to 2 bn. Well, to put things in perspective, that’s something like Rs 5,000 to 10,000 Crores — I wonder whether a Taj Mahal would cost so much today. And, see what it looks like: A flatted factory at best and a multi-storey garbage dump at worst. Who can…

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Flattr.com is more than a website. I agree to a great extent with the tagline of the website, “big change through small payments.” The concept is very simple: An interested person is expected to make a monthly commitment of an amount as small as 3 Euros on the Flattr Website, and then click on the “Flattr” button whenever he sees it on any website of which he likes the content;…