Discovering Altamash Gaziyani

There’s something strange about the world we live in. On the face of it, individuals today are connected to more of the global population than at any other time in the last 500 years. But delving beyond the surface, we are less likely to discover new things in the world because while the world is […]

The Little Drummer Boy

The Little Drummer Boy

Friday, 14 April, 2017, Pune: The Dragonette Project gig in Pune was a good place to be yesterday night, for many reasons. Here’s one of those reasons: a segment where young drummer Saket Rao held centre-stage in stellar fashion in the company of his very illustrious band mates – his solo at the end of The […]

“I’ll See Your Troll and Raise You One Notable Woman Scientist”

Brilliant insight into the challenging life of a dedicated woman admin of Wikipedia, and how she channelised the resultant negative energy into productivity; (Explicit language). At Backchannel, Andrew McMillen writes on how one young Wikipedia admin fights back at trolls by raising the profile of notable women in science, one new Wikipedia page at a time. via […]

Waiter, Waiter!

In 1993, I woke up one fine afternoon and found myself wearing a Navy Blue suit, standing in a 200-seater restaurant in Mumbai … apparently I had taken a job as the Restaurant Manager and so there I was supervising 17 people segregated as follows: one accountant cum cashier, seven waiters, two captains, one… via Waiter! […]

Appocalyptica … Inky Pinky Ponky

Appocalyptica … Inky Pinky Ponky

The other day I was walking about aimlessly, looking here, looking there, generally in a lethargic mood, undecided about what I would do next, what I wanted to do, and very aware that in the meanwhile, work and errands and chores were piling up. It felt good to just take a walk without purpose – […]

success

When I move on, my opportunity to make a difference would have moved on with me. In death there is no glory nor in any legacy after death because the living will usurp it to suit their ambitions. My life then is my only opportunity to make a difference, the time is here and now […]

Twitter Dear Twitter: Where is thy India Time zone, INR payment option?

Twitter Dear Twitter: Where is thy India Time zone, INR payment option?

So, the other day I decided to add Twitter Ads to my recommended media strategy for small businesses. I like Twitter, always have since I started using it. It’s simple, effective, and can be a very efficient advertising platform. But then, during the set-up process, I discovered that Twitter does not list Indian Standard Time […]

Notes on Aviation Training Trends from APATS 2016

Notes on Aviation Training Trends from APATS 2016

Last week (August 30-31, 2016) saw a flurry of discussions and conferences at the two-day Asia Pacific Aviation Training Symposium (APATS) in Singapore. Attended by 559 delegates from 45 countries, representing 51 airlines, 234 companies, APATS 2016 saw 32 presentations on various operational and training matters, addressing some major training issues confronting the Asian aviation industry.  […]

The Train

I know this little boy who loves cars and trains. And why not? He’s at that age. So he plays with his assortment of little toy cars and a few toy trains. Curiously enough, he has never really seen a real train, nor for that matter does he really have a ‘train’ – he has a […]

e(vo)lution.nu.learning

The world’s changing and it’s all happening right here in the living room, study or kitchen … basically, wherever you carry your internet-enabled phone (#everywhere). There was a time, a long time ago (I think it was last year), when the world was changing wherever the iPad was; and an even longer time before that […]