Monthly Archives: November 2011

Unleashing Genius

I am a confessed self help junkie. I feel that I can do a lot more, by learning some more tools and techniques from experts who write the books. So when Unleashing Genius by Dilip Mukerjea came up for review … Continue reading

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They used all their marbles :-)

A strange news story caught my eye last week. It was titled Gambians Vote with Marbles. A sliver of land wedged into Senegal, Gambia has 1.7 million citizens but only 800,000 are eligible to vote. More than half of the … Continue reading

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Dance floor that produces electricity

Do you believe that a dance floor can generate all the electricity it needs from the people who dance on the floor? Sounds unbelievable? Then read on. Piezoelectricity is the charge which accumulates in certain solid materials (notably crystals, certain … Continue reading

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Birthday treasure hunt

It’s already an year since Mayura, my daughter, celebrated her 18th birthday by donating blood. Even her 19th Birthday was celebrated in a unique manner, courtesy her imaginative friends. Since about a week before her birthday, one by one, all … Continue reading

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Knowledge sets us free…

Have you ever used Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia? For a curious being, it’s like asking a fish if he has ever been in water. . As far as I am concerned, it is one of the five tabs that makes … Continue reading

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Destined or shaped?

Is the shape of things predestined? As I had written in this article in the past, we currently have a series of management training session in our office. Yesterday’s session was on “Customer Orientation”. The trainer was explaining the difference … Continue reading

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Musical Housie

Our Company, Skyscape, started it’s operations on 19th November 2000. Since last few years, we celebrate the Friday around 19th November as our Annual Day. There are lot of “”extra-curricular” activates around the annual day. These include sports like carrom, … Continue reading

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