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Am I a fool or she is making me a fool ?

November 30, 2012 by

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I saw a poor old homeless woman at the platform begging.  She requested me to buy a Samosa in the nearby tea shop.  I gave her 10 bucks, hoping that she would buy the Samosa with that money.  She took the money, but she again requested me to buy a Samosa.  Then I realized that […]

Irritable me!

November 30, 2012 by

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I am a fully grown-up adult and I have been taking responsibility for myself for quite a few years now. I am nice and courteous to people around me. I have all along been wearing a helmet while riding a two-wheeler without being told to do so; I have all along been wearing a seat […]

I for Idea

November 29, 2012 by

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Yesterday, I had an opportunity to listen to a guest lecture that was focused on innovation. During the session, the speaker played a video of google’s driverless car, its latest brush with innovation. According to me, the fascinating aspect was that google’s latest product was something unrelated to its usual domain of work. If at […]

No entry, No U turn – remove them

November 29, 2012 by

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I was telling stories to my son last night. He kept asking for more and I was quickly running out of stories. Hence I decided to give him something to think about. I told him that there are a lot of places inside the city where there are boards displayed that say ‘No Entry’,  ‘No […]

Unfair coins!

November 29, 2012 by

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Most problems on tossing coins begin with a prefix “A fair coin”  ! A fair coin is  one which has equal probabilities for head and tail. And now lets verify whether the coin with you is  fair. Toss them twice. If you don’t see a head and a tail, then its not fair! Either the […]

Workplace fun – feel fuller!

November 28, 2012 by

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I consult a company that has a number of engagement initiatives for its employees. They almost celebrate all the festivals of India in some form or the other. The last time when they celebrated Onam, they had a number of volunteers who did their Pookalam designs (these are designs of floral patterns done on the […]

The eve that meant

November 26, 2012 by

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He saw the innocent smile of his kids bidding goodbye to him. Rajan was leaving for his night shift. Although not well to do, Rajan’s kids seemed happy and their eyes glittered with that incomparable joy that any kid would have. That evening Rajan was a worried man. He was only able to manage new […]