An Awkward yesterday

As I  was stuck in my (affectionately called) “meditation morning traffic”, the yesterday’s event rung a bell in my head. Yesterday was MLK’s day and while it was supposed to be a National public holiday, we were requested to come to work due to the critical time-frame for delivery of our project. We were told that… Continue reading An Awkward yesterday

80’s baby – Dad and mum, different rooms

While watching the final season of the Tudors, King Henry VIII was ill and his (6th) wife insisted that pending the resolution of his illness, her (Catherine Barr’s) bed be moved to the King’s room so that she could take care of him. This idea of husband and wife sleeping in different rooms raised fond memories of… Continue reading 80’s baby – Dad and mum, different rooms

Two things – The Sugar Tax and a Cashless society

I have always wondered why junk/processed food is cheap while healthy natural foods are expensive. Anyways, amongst the chaos that was last night’s elections, one important issue was on the ballots for the uppity folks of Berkeley, California. The sugar tax (which was passed in a landslide), otherwise known as Measure D will levy a… Continue reading Two things – The Sugar Tax and a Cashless society

The White House Gives Up on Making Coders Dress Like Adults

Its Friday!! (insert beer)…and in my usual good mood, I had to share this with you. I came across this article on wired.com and the heading made me laugh. This fellow single-handedly saved healthcare.gov and was recently recruited by the white house as their chief Digital Officer. Interestingly, the comments at the end of the article generated into a… Continue reading The White House Gives Up on Making Coders Dress Like Adults

Internet Arguments-Mr Right

Everyone wants to win….or better still, we all want to be right. In an age where everyone has an opinion and coupled with the anonymity that the internet as a medium to express these opinions provides us, we are at the mercy of Mr Right. For those who frequent forums or comment at the end of… Continue reading Internet Arguments-Mr Right

Those last minute Friday Code Merge

Its Friday,  and as usual, our bodies are in the office but our minds are already sipping that cold beer in the sports bar. One internal culture we have at work is the circulation of mails that reminds you its the weekend. This particular mail took it for me this Friday (and i suspect, most of the… Continue reading Those last minute Friday Code Merge