People keep saying the big tech companies are getting cheap labor from h1b visas. It's just not true. There's too much mobility in the tech industry and talented people are too valuable. People on an h1b visa at Microsoft can get the same visa support at Google or Amazon or dozens of other companies. They're … Continue reading Tech Companies Offering Legal help to Employees
If you want to think of India, don't think of it as a monolithic country (as people tend to of Africa, too...) where everyone looks the same, eats spicy food and loves cricket (only the last of those might be true!).India is like Europe or the US, a conglomeration of various states but with the … Continue reading Incredible India !
Greenhouse gas emissions per capita in 2000 without land-use change Data from the World Resources Institute's CAIT 4.0 database (registration required). Includes CO2, CH4, N20, PFCs, HFCs and SF6. Neither land-use change nor bunker-fuel emissions is included. China's cumulative greenhouse gas emissions since 1990, when governments were becoming aware of climate change, will outstrip those of … Continue reading Concern between the Nations regarding Global Warming
Earlier today ArsTechnica published an article 'Obama administration says the world’s servers are ours'. Basically the article states that governments interpretation is that a company doing business in the United States, should make available their records upon receiving a valid order to do so. Sadly their argument does have merit.Data in the cloud exists regardless … Continue reading Is US clamping corporate rights ?
Previously #SOPA, #PIPA, #CISPA, CISPA v2, now #CISA...? This is absurd ! Do we have another #privacy killing law ? http://t.co/B0PickUCAe— Kanthala Raghu (@kanthalaraghu) July 10, 2014We all remember the outrage that swept the Internet and ultimately played a role in defeating CISPA, a proposed law that would have allowed government agencies and tech companies to exchange private information … Continue reading CISA has been approved by Senate Intelligence Committee
This image was selected as a picture of the week on the Malay Wikipedia for the 44th week, 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)World wouldn't have agreed on anything, everyone has different opinions, likes and such. I believe if it wasn't for Nuclear Weapons the world (meaning the other countries) wouldn't have come together in collaboration. Since … Continue reading Nuclear Weapons are keeping us together
As corny as it sounds, it's never okay to do a mean thing. I've been an adult for some time now and I'm still surprised at how many of my contemporaries find it okay to pass the buck or find cold dishes delicious. I've done bad things in my life. I've done very wrong things. … Continue reading I wish more people realized this kind of thing
There are quite a few things that prevent people from learning and acquiring new skills. This isn’t a bad thing since what many of these ‘blockers’ have in common is that they tend to help us in unfamiliar environments and new problems. Some of these ingrained heuristics are biological (i.e. infants begin to exhibit them … Continue reading Computers are too difficult and People are computer illiterate
Nope, NASA hasn't shot the photo of an Alien City. This is an aerial shot of Burning Man 2013 arts and music festival in the Nevada desert.What is Burning Man ? Burning man is about Art, all sorts of it - huge art, mobile art, interactive art, and only a little about drugs. I have … Continue reading Aerial View of Burning Man 2013
My life is kinda odd. I spend a lot of time online for work and of course using social media to promote my work and get interesting tidbits to write about and of course talk to people which of course translates into talking to girls. Which of course means I talk to a lot of … Continue reading My Life v1.0