She Is Just A House Wife, She Doesn’t Work

The artist of this painting is a 9th grader Ajunath sindhu Vinayala of Trissur, Kerala. He painted this because his father continually introduced his mother as “she is just a house wife, she doesn’t work”. Ajunath was surprised because he never saw his mother idle so he painted this to depict his mother’s daily routine... Continue Reading →

4 Zen Stories

I read an interesting post on Twitter which was about 4 Zen stories and thought of posting them here. I’m an introvert. I overthink. It’s what we do. My mind is always on, and even on good days, it can be hard to feel calm. Part of this is human nature — our brains are... Continue Reading →

Six Degrees Of Separation

Have you heard of the concept or theory of "Six Degrees of Separation" (SDS)? Those who know about the network effect might have heard about SDS or would grasp it quickly. The six degrees of separation theory states that any inhabitant of the Earth could meet anyone in the world with a maximum of six or... Continue Reading →

Short Story: The Egg by Andy Weir

Maybe you have read this before…but always worth a re-read: The Egg - By Andy Weir————— You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you,... Continue Reading →

The Bet By Anton Chekhov

I know it is late, but still not too late. I am planning to write the Lockdown diary. I don't know about others, but I am very comfortable with this lockdown. I can even say that I am enjoying this phase! I have some thoughts on why I am enjoying the lockdown or why it... Continue Reading →

Magic of Powerpoint

NY Times July 30, 1987: Microsoft buys Forethought, maker of PowerPoint, for $14M in cash Today: PowerPoint has 500M usersMicrosoft Office is $30B+ revenue per year$14M of Microsoft stock from July 1987 would be worth ~$10B today This is a good example of the "moat" Warren Buffett always talks about. In a way Bill Gates... Continue Reading →

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