A Goal Is

by prabodh on November 28, 2011

A goal is a dream with a deadline.
- Napoleon Hill


Facets of our Music

by prabodh on August 13, 2011

This Youtube video guide to the musical tradition of our country by the Ministry of External Affairs is surprisingly well put together: http://goo.gl/3q9Sj


Prof. C.K.Prahalad Passes Away

April 18, 2010

Professor C.K.Prahalad’s passing away is sad news. Distinguished Professor in the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, he was a worldwide authority on management and the originator of at least three important concepts in management: – Core Competence – Fortune at the bottom of the pyramid, and – Co-creation He grew up [...]

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Here Come The Robo Spiders

April 14, 2010

What is it about robots of any kind that simultaneously inspires fear and awe? While there is an understandable fear of the unknown, in the case of robots there’s the science-fiction-inspired fear of whether these mechanical monsters (marvels, anyone?) will take over the world. Modern robots represent man’s highest achievements in invention, imagination, enterprise, and [...]

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Go Beyond Yourself

November 23, 2009

Stephen Wiltshire has been called the “Human Camera.” In this short excerpt from the film Beautiful Minds: A Voyage into the Brain, Wiltshire takes a helicopter journey over Rome and then draws a panoramic view of what he saw, entirely from memory. I came to know about this from my friend Kamlesh Dave. When we [...]

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Begin At The Beginning

November 21, 2009

I’m taking the King’s advice in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland wherein it is advised to “Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop”. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who is better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, wrote many books amongst which Alice in Wonderland is my favourite. I [...]

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