Tech Companies Offering Legal help to Employees

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

Concern between the Nations regarding Global Warming

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

Is US clamping corporate rights ?

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 ?

CISA has been approved by Senate Intelligence Committee

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

Nuclear Weapons are keeping us together

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

Computers are too difficult and People are computer illiterate

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