Received this via WhatsApp. Do not the year. It was published in a magazine in 1937! So true even today...and that says a lot about Capitalism. Or about Human Behaviour?
I came across following interesting information about Chess Grandmasters. Don't know if it's true; probably it is. THIS DAY IN CHESS HISTORY: On April 21, 1914 at the start of the St. Petersburg International chess tournament. It was in this tournament the term "grandmasters" were first used. When the preliminaries were concluded the top five... Continue Reading →
Today I got to know a fascinating thing about Chess. There is a 115 year old patent awarded in the US to an Indian for coming up with a system called Chess Recorder! An electronic chess board is now well established and common for all Grand Master level events. It is still not common for... Continue Reading →
Google search home page is good at using Doodles for celebrating events, festivals, people etc. and nudging people into exploring further details by clicking on the Doddle. If you want to check the repository of all the doodles click here. I regularly check such doodles and explore further. Last week I came across a hyperlink... Continue Reading →
My Pakistani friend shared this Harvard Business Review article which I really liked and thought of posting here. Some may not be able to access the link in certain regions, so posting the article here with due acknowledgement and the link. Persuading the Unpersuadable From the Magazine (March–April 2021) The legend of Steve Jobs is... Continue Reading →
It's been ~25 years since I formally studied English language (as part of academic curriculum) and read through Wren and Martin grammar book. Since then I have read lots and lots of books in English, but mainly related to the area or topic of interest. For example, Murder mystery, Humour, Management books, Novels etc. And... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →