So I’m sure you’ve all heard of the case regarding the elephant dying in Kerala. Everyone has been quick to come and show their outrage. Why? Because it’s easy. A lot of bad faith actors easily use this opportunity to malign Kerela, a state that has been in the limelight recently. It’s a brutal crime that no one is on the other side of. Who is going to say the elephant deserved it?
On the issue of Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has delivered a televised ‘address to the nation’ on five occasions. On 19 March, he ‘addressed the nation’ to announce a day-long ‘Janta Curfew’ as a drill for the upcoming lockdown. On 24 March, he appeared again on TV to announce Lockdown 1 with four hours’ notice. On 3 April, … Continue reading As Covid cases rise, Modi moving on to other things to Protect his Image
I have been meditating to binaural beats, pure tones for last two years.I don't have a specific intent going into it really, other than to free myself of fears and blockages. I actively want to see my fears and what is holding me back in life, and I'm having some great success in doing this. … Continue reading My Meditation Success Story
Nisarga will make landfall as 'severe cyclonic storm' close to Alibag, 94 kms south of Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon with a wind speed of 100-110 kmh gusting to 120 kmh. IMD says it will affect the coastal districts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, Gujarat and other neighboring states.
"Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich and colleagues at other institutions report in the new paper that the extinction rate is likely much higher than previously thought and is eroding nature’s ability to provide vital services to people. They state the wildlife trade combined with other human impacts have now wiped out hundreds of species forever, and … Continue reading Earth is heading towards 6th Mass Extinction
India is grappling with an incident straight out of a movie after several monkeys escaped from a laboratory with COVID-19-tainted blood samples in hand.
Software is easily mutable, and can be rapidly fixed during a development cycle. However, hardware cannot be easily changed. It is more rigid and it takes longer to deploy and test than software. This results in bugs taking longer to discover. Google is competing with Apple, Samsung, and a lot of other companies who are … Continue reading Google CEO Sundar Pichai defends Pixel team, says “hardware is hard”
For my birthday this year, I'm asking for donations to Aarti for Girls. I've chosen this nonprofit because their mission means a lot to me, and I hope you'll consider contributing as a way to celebrate with me. Every little bit will help me reach my goal. I've included information about Aarti for Girls below. … Continue reading My Birthday Fundraiser for Aarti for Girls
The creator of the Linux kernel blames fragmentation for the relatively low adoption of Linux on the desktop. Torvalds thinks that Chromebooks and/or Android is going to define Linux in this aspect. https://youtu.be/mysM-V5h9z8 There's certainly something to be said for the freedom of choice that comes with Linux, but all too often that freedom is … Continue reading Linus Torvalds on future of Desktop