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Programmers Who Hop

Yesterday, a programmer in my team came to my room (Mr. Y, to keep his life safe), and informed that he has secured a...

They Are Not Us, Yet They Are No Different

A lone mariner of Greece wonders when he sees a new boat at a distance from Lesbos port. He does not think...

What Is the Cloud? For General People.

We use our emails on the web. We manage files on the web. With uninterrupted network access, we are well-placed to access...

Buckyballs Wall Rubidium to Levitate into a New State

Buckyballs are all carbon. They are like caged spheroids, yet hollow. A small amount of impurity, pure people call it dope, alters...

Frisker – The Gentleman

At Airport, earlier this week. I was stowing back my photo identity card into my wallet. I had taken it out before the security check....

Choose: Sooner or Faster?

Life is tough in a software project environment. Everybody tries hard within the rigid triangular framework -- scope, time and cost. One deviation from...

In Conflict with Ourselves – in the Kingdom of Intolerance

The US president Barack Obama speaks of the growing incidents of religious intolerance in India. He has done it in India during...

A New Normal in Public Discourses

I was listening to an activist of the UK's far right party. I was surprised by her indifference to some gentle interventions during the debate,...

It’s My Alaka: A River That Is Dead Now

When I see the river Alaka these days, I get a testimony that each one has an end. The river, an integral...

Digital Age and Digital India

It’s always surprisingly refreshing to speak to a stranger. Pleasant or unpleasant – I cannot assure though. But when it’s pleasant while...

Selected Articles

Annual Reviews

2017 – A Year of Regressive Continuity

The year sneaked in when the world was confronted with many difficult questions about citizenship and national orthodoxy in the face of rapid globalization,...