Update: Kindly read the follow up article Net-neutrality. This is why. I have genuine question. Why net neutrality? I know there are reams of pages of content answering the question, but I am asking from a completely lay man non-techie version of the question. Why? The only answer that I seem to get is –…… Continue reading Why Net-Neutrality? Or Why not tiered pricing?
I just now deleted my Facebook account. Why? Freedom – Day by day using it makes me feel as if someone is dictating me how and what I should be talking to people about. The rampant, out of the blue censors by law enforcement and judiciary are the reasons. Even though I have never been…… Continue reading Facebook Account Deletion
There are two kids in my class who have better reading, writing comprehension skills that half the class, which should make them “above-average” in conventional sense. Both have a problem – attitude. Their parents tell me they were the toppers of the yesteryear. I had given C-D grades to them during the 1st term exam…… Continue reading Pampering kids
Impact of Cinema – One can write reams on it. I will stop with the incident in the classroom in which I teach. The Incident First to the as-is version of the happenings of the day, without any personal bias, adjectives, adverbs or any modifier that challenge reporting fact. The occasion is Children’s day. The…… Continue reading Impact of Cinema
Before I begin, (can be skipped) I have a few things going inside my brain as if spun like the saw dust in convection experiment. Though mostly ignored, these things tend to jump in between a conversation or tend to pull conversations towards them so that they can show themselves. This has resulted in a…… Continue reading The Idea of Democracy
Trains journeys are quirky, just like India. I happened to meet a bank official of a nationalized bank in the last journey. He talked about a lot of things from UPSC exams to anger management, credits to my other co-passenger. If one wants to understand the status of economy, among the many people to meet…… Continue reading Indecision and Enterprising
A highly opinionated piece on the Student Hunger Strike Movement for Tamil Eelam. Why the movement doesn’t gain or will never gain importance due to the amateurish execution.