Category Archives: Science / Technology

ब्लॉग म्हणजे काय रे भाऊ?

Maharashtra Times, one of the leading daily newspaper in Marathi has asked me to write a column about the blogs. Blogs Up is the name of the column and it will appear every alternate week. I will be reviewing various … Continue reading

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तमसो मां ज्योतिर्गमय – गुरुत्वाकर्षणच्या मदतीने!

आजसुद्धा जगातले जवळ जवळ १५० कोटी लोक वीज पुरवठ्या पासून वंचित आहेत. आपल्या प्रकाशाच्या गरजेकरता ह्यांच्यापैकी बहुतेक सर्वजण केरोसीन च्या ढणढणत्या चिमण्यांचा वापर करतात. वर्ल्ड बँकेच्या अंदाजानुसार, ह्या धुरामुळे सुमारे ७८ कोटी बायकामुलांच्या आरोग्यावर, रोज दोन पाकिटे सिगारेट ओढण्या इतका … Continue reading

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Solving the Confusion of tongues

The story of Tower of Babel has always amazed me. I read it first in the Mythical Man-month, the classical collection of essays on software engineering. It emphasized the importance of having a common language. This is how the story … Continue reading

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एक घास चिऊचा

I don’t think there is any Marathi Manus who hasn’t heard this phrase. No Marathi kid ever grew up without offering morsels to the sparrows.  In fact, the sparrow, was a great accomplice for the parents in feeding their children. … 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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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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