Swiftness of Invasion

“It was the swiftness,” the cab driver remarked when we were engaged in a discussion on the Vikings and their dominance starting from late...

An Intangible, Yet Hardened, Pact

“How could a bunch of tribal people decide what was good for them?” A co-passenger remarked during our discussion in a flight. The context...

Sorrow and Triumph of Pegnitz at Nuremberg

It's a short personal account of the river Pegnitz in Franconia of the state of Bavaria, Germany, flowing through the city of Nuremberg. "I have witnessed a...

Orø – The Pearl of the Isefjord

Tiny rainbows were being sketched and erased repeatedly on the undulating scarf of the Isefjord, a large inlet of the sea in Danish waters. The...

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 news, personal...

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,...

A Managerial Insight

After a marathon workout lent for a consulting project, I found it difficult to convince myself about the outcome. The project was in the area of Information...

Life and Work – New Ways

I was reading a travelogue of Bhutan - how people now prefer to stay back home to watch their favourite TV programme instead of...

Liberate the Centres of Learning

When I took admission in the University of Hyderabad way back in the nineties, it was considered to be a privilege to study there....

Startup Juggernaut – Bridging Gaps between Hype and Reality

Startup buzz generates much hype today – not only in India, but also around the world. Whether it is a colour-coated room of a...