7 Gadgets – Lavish, Amazing, and Ridiculous


A speaker for $80,000, a motorcycle for $500,000, a mobile for $13,800, a watch for $260,000, a PC workstation for $45,000 or a knife with 1TB thumb drive for $3,000. Which of these do you find most Lavish, Amazing, and Ridiculous? Anyway if you want to check these products out then here are the links. … Continue reading

Network over Knowledge


Is Knowledge = Power? At first glance the answer seems to be obvious – yes knowledge is power. After all we live in the knowledge economy. Most of us are knowledge workers. We have graduated from the industrial age to the information age. Knowledge is considered as the key asset of any organization. So on … Continue reading

Succeed or Fail – Windows 8 will be a Game Changer


You may be thinking how a failure can be a game changer. Yes, it is easy to understand that if Windows 8 succeeds then the tablet and smart phone computing would be changed forever, but how can it change the game by failing? Well – if Windows 8 fails then it would be an official … Continue reading

How Fast Does Technology Change?


How fast does technology change? What is its impact? It is something like the hour hand of a clock. If you keep staring at it you would feel that it always remains stationary. If you go away and come back after sometime, you will see that it has moved a lot. The same thing is … Continue reading

Do People Lie More on Email?


Yes, if you are to believe the study done by Mattitiyahu Zimbler and Robert S. Feldman of the University of Massachusetts. (See this) “…some degree of deception present in all three forms (face-to-face, instant messenger, email) of communication, it was increased in both instant messaging and e-mail, with e-mail messages the most likely to contain … Continue reading

Agile Practice and Work-Life Balance


Do you really believe that adopting agile practices will help you achieve work life balance? One of the principles behind agile manifesto hints that it is possible: “…Agile processes promote sustainable development. The sponsors, developers, and users should be able to maintain a constant pace indefinitely…” However, the real world is different. We live in … Continue reading

Apple, Google, Amazon – Three tech horsemen – who is the Fourth?


If you consider CNN Money survey it is IBM which has beaten Microsoft by a whisker. They did not consider Facebook as it is not publically traded. If you listen to Eric Schmidt, it is off course Facebook. Off course anybody from Google will consider Facebook in the list because Larry Page is turning Google … Continue reading

How to Leverage Google’s “Search Plus Your World”?


Have you ever had the frustrating experience of trying to locate a post or a page in the web which you vaguely recollect having read sometimes in the past? It happens to me quite frequently. For example, recently, I read an article on “10 Ways to Sell an Idea” by Dennis McCafferty which I found … Continue reading

11 Reasons Why Windows Phone will Overtake Android in next 3 Years


Please hold your skepticism, keep an open mind, go through the following point and only then pass a judgment on my prediction that “3 years down Windows Phone would have overtaken Android” [Update August-2012: The 12th reason (Apple awarded 1 billion US$ but Microsoft wins)!] (1) “Mango” has received very positive response Just go through the … Continue reading

Has Apple Done Samsung a Favor?


Has Apple, by filing so many patent / IPR violation suits against Samsung in so many countries, have marked Samsung as its equal? Update: 02-Jan-2013: Galen Gruman, in his post on “2012: The year Android truly challenged iOS” says… “…also reinforced to the public that Samsung was an innovator — why else would Apple be … Continue reading