on startup ideas : finding the niche

Somehow I find lot of people interested in product ideas end up meeting me and the ideas often surprise me either with the uniqueness or lack of it. The lack of skills and the reluctance of pick it up seems to be common trait in most of the cases. But then some people understand it […]

me fishing!

Its been sometime since I wanted to try my luck with fishing again – that means, during my lower primary school days I used tail along Kurichya friends in Wayanad and they used to let me cast the “choonda” with earth worm bait and once or twice gave me their knife with which I hit […]

Exported oriented businesses and EEFC accounts

For an export oriented business its always good to have EEFC accounts because two reasons. 1. Better forex rates 2. if interested, one can monitor the market & earn some extra revenue. Lets take case I ———————- When a client makes a payment in USD, if we have a INR account with an Indian bank, […]

measuring Indian patriotism

OVer the years I was observing the patriotism fever that happens to Indians around August 15th, January 26th and during conflicts with any of the nearby countries. I was lucky enough to have a mechanism to plot the graph over the years. This is done with few photos uploaded to flickr with Google search terms […]

Aadhar aka UID project – questions and concerns.

There is confusion and ambiguity about the Unique Identity aka Aadhar project implemented in India by UIDAI. This post is an attempt to compile the questions and concerns from various sources. I will update the post with clarifications when available & try to keep updated with recent developments. My personal opinions or ideas will not […]

Photo editing with Freedom – the GIMP way

  Until recently, the issues with FOSS and photo post processing was loss of data while RAW conversion, poor colour management, lack of 16  bit support etc. Finally it seems Gimp 2.9 is addressing the 16 – bit issue which was until recently addressed only by CinePaint. Yes there are multitude of options like Photivo, […]

the pivotal moment

This post could be an evolving one and may keep updated for sometime until I find it well refined. The post is the result of a chain of events happened over last 3 – 4 years where my focus was on people, people & people. I think I can say that I have transformed at […]

Rating of Engineering Colleges in Kerala 2009

Posting a link to the rating of engineering colleges which Regional Engineering College Calicut Alumni Association Cochin Chapter (NITC) did in 2009. This was a 6+ month project undertaken by some of the most eminent engineers in the country or perhaps in the whole world. Sharing for public access. Further details can be found in the […]

SPAM. I hate it. So do you

Just found an old article I wrote on Spam. I had won first prize for an article competition for this one. I am quite proud about it and I ended up writing this since someone had spoofed my email. I have no clue as to what happend to the prize / prize money I received […]

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