Category Archives: pune

The Importance of my Earnest Vote in A Comedy of Errors

I vot­ed in the 2014 Indi­an Lok Sab­ha elec­tions today, after research­ing for many days about the dif­fer­ent can­di­dates up for elec­tion in Pune. I vot­ed today after dis­cov­er­ing yes­ter­day that I was not vot­ing in the Pune con­stituen­cy at … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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What Is Wrong With This Picture?

When I was a kid, I loved to play a game that came in some comics and mag­a­zines: What’s wrong with the pic­ture? You had to spot illog­i­cal, unre­al, mis­matched and oth­er such odd­i­ties hid­den in small details in the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Pune Blog Camp 2: Reflections

Many folks asked me for an update on Pune’s Blog Camp, after the pre­vi­ous pho­­to-post. How was the expe­ri­ence? Was it worth it? Who was there? Not being diplo­mat­ic, I can say that the expe­ri­ence was an inter­est­ing one for … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Blog Camp Pune 2: Photo Post

Here are some pho­tographs I man­aged to click at Blog Camp Pune 2 when I could dis­en­gage myself from the talks. Snaps are host­ed on Flickr, please click to get high­er res­o­lu­tions. My thanks to all the ‘un’-organizers of the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Runaway Train

Pro­logue I decid­ed to add this pro­logue after the first few com­ments to this post. This post uses an inci­dent in India, but is actu­al­ly uni­ver­sal in nature and focus­es on the moral, philo­soph­i­cal, and eth­i­cal deci­­sion-mak­ing involved in an … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Parenting the next generation

I con­tin­ue to be amazed by our pre­co­cious chil­dren. And I’m sure every gen­er­a­tion before us has gone through the same amaze­ment. What’s unique about our chil­dren? Noth­ing unique, in my opin­ion, just that as the rate of tech­no­log­i­cal advance … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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