Microsoft announced earlier this week that from 15th June 2022 they would be withdrawing the support for their old internet browser Internet Explorer (IE) and the users would be directed to download their new browser Edge. This marks end of an era for IE since it existed from the beginning of Windows '95 (the first... Continue Reading →
The Amazing Nadal And Overhype Of AI/ML
Yesterday was a very fulfilling Sunday after a long long time! I spent good 3-4 hours in the morning at the chess club. There a friend also shared a photo from early 90's which reminded us of our chess times. You can barely see me because I was too engrossed! In the afternoon I watched... Continue Reading →
Good Read: Founder of Crypto Exchange Dies, Taking Only Password (and $190M) With Him
Having attended last week, a rigorous 3-day workshop on various new technologies, including Blockchain and Bitcoin, this article comes as a perfect reminder of some of the dangers of technology we discussed during the sessions. Blockchain is the new buzzword in the world of technology and people are still trying to figure out the best... Continue Reading →
Data Analytics in Sports
Amazing how data analytics is transforming sports performance. Fascinating video!
Technology without emotions!!!
Technology without emotions!!! ☺️
Mujhko Bhi To Lift Kara De… (Lift Me Too) and The Raising of Chicago
If you are a fan of Hindi Pop music (which I am not. Hindi Pop is similar to Indian Chinese food...it's Indian. Chinese is for namesake. Similarly, Hindi Pop is just Hindi song, Pop part is misleading!), you might remember a song composed and sung by Pakistani singer Adnan Sami - Mujhko Bhi To Lift... Continue Reading →
Good Read: How Long Is A Quarter? 6 Months If You Are This Indian “Startup”
I came across a couple of interesting articles on Reliance Jio (Mukesh Ambani's $38 billion "start-up") suggesting that the accounting practices (just like a lot of other things at the Ambani Group) could be dubious. I want to write something on valuation and Indian equity markets since a long time...meanwhile do read this article. Ambani’s... Continue Reading →
Quick Thoughts: Infosys and the Art of Business Transformation
Read this news about Infosys and thought of sharing Quick Thoughts (Mini-Read). Here is the Infosys news in today's Times of India. So Vishal Sikka wanted to position Infy as a Product company and the rest of the management/owners didn’t. Interesting...this is a huge strategic shift and will define in couple of decades who was... Continue Reading →
Something significant has happened around us last week!
Few weeks ago I wrote about Misha Osipov - the new chess prodigy. That was an amazing feat by a human in chess! This week something equally or more significant has happened in chess. Google’s AI, AlphaZero, developed a “superhuman performance” in chess in just four hours. After being programmed with only the rules of chess (no... Continue Reading →
D8: Steve Jobs Onstage: Full-length Video
Steve Jobs interview at D8 - All Things Digital conference...he mentioned about iPhone 4G leak and within a few days, i.e. Yesterday Apple announced iPhone 4G!!! Look forward to watching Steve Jobs product launch presentation soon...http://s.wsj.net/media/swf/main.swf~ Kaustubh