Category Archive: Random thoughts

Sep 14

Book review: The Business of Software by Michael A. Cusumano

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A Sloan management review distinguished professor at MIT’s Sloan school of management, Michael A. Cusumano is a leading expert on software industry, director/adviser to more than a dozen software companies world wide, and a renowned author. He is author/co-author of seven books (besides The business of software) including the bestsellers Microsoft secrets and Japan’s software …

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Aug 15

A few things to celebrate…

Corruption, congestion, overpopulation, poverty, disorganization, pollution, double standards of politicians and an indifference towards the society,  we criticize the country for every flaw it has.  And as beneficiaries of this society, I believe everyone should not only harshly criticize these ills but should play his or her part in fixing these gigantic problems.  Self-criticism and honest introspection are two of …

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Jul 05

Does Indian education system teaches how to collaborate?

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Education, along with infrastructure development and democratization of media are the three key sectors on which progression of any society depends. In United states in particular, and the western world in general, the foundations of world leadership were laid when the country channeled massive investments into the educational sector. The result was a robust and …

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Jan 06

Book review: The Innovation secrets of Steve Jobs

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  Learning about people who have advanced the frontiers of knowledge and consequently made our world a better place to live is always inspiring. I feel in the contemporary world, any study about complex and serious subjects like innovation, entrepreneurship, growth and change is not possible without learning about Steve jobs. I purchased this book …

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Dec 26

On Singapore

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  Entrepreneurial, dynamic, progressive, ultra modern. These are few of the words that strike our mind when we think of this island nation. Singapore is undoubtedly one of those countries in the world that has transformed from a third world to a first world nation within a short span of time. Much of this miraculous …

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Nov 27

What a stint with an open source project can add to a persons life

There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer. Some of the most amazing projects in the world have seen the light of the day only because of the contributions of these selfless individuals. The same holds true for hundreds of open source projects from Fedora to Mozilla to the wonderful WordPress. What motivates …

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