June, 2010

article thumbnail

Why I Love San Francisco

Sachin Rekhi

I had lunch with an old college buddy last week and he has been considering moving to San Francisco to start his next venture. We got into a discussion of the potential advantages and disadvantages of doing so. I thought I'd throw up my thoughts on the subject for those interested. I've been in San Francisco now for the past three years. My immediate prior residence was up in Seattle, but I originally grew up in upstate New York.

article thumbnail

Whats your Statement

SidsAvenue

I still remember my school principal used to fire students who were not in proper uniform. Infact, at times he used to lose his cool and beat them. He often would use the sentence " sab kabutaro me ek kauva " meaning "one crow in a flock of pigeons" for students who were not in uniform. I always made sure I dont get to hear this sentence. Then I moved to Engineering and here also there was a Dress Code ( Blue Jeans, White Shirt, Black shoes).

Naming 40
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Tactics in Increasing Signal to Noise Ratio

Sachin Rekhi

One of the most disruptive trends in the Internet era has been turning a culture of scarcity on its head and transforming it to one of ubiquitous access. No longer is the news, music, videos, and games we consume controlled by powerful oligopolies who artificially constrain supply in order to increase the value of their offerings. Instead, the new found democratization of media and information has been a win for all consumers, giving them the ability to consume their content wherever, whenever,

article thumbnail

Now I believe him.

SidsAvenue

I was once travelling by city bus in Mumbai. There was a lot of traffic jam and the bus was moving at a very slow place. The reason for the traffic was the work related to metro train being done on one side of the road. I had a aisle seat. I was watching a young man of around my age working on the drilling machine. He was wearing a torn, muddy trousers and a similar vest.

article thumbnail

7 Pitfalls for Apache Cassandra in Production

Apache Cassandra is an open-source distributed database that boasts an architecture that delivers high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. However, many developers and administrators who are new to this NoSQL database often encounter several challenges that can impact its performance.

article thumbnail

Theory of Relativity

SidsAvenue

I have recently moved from Mumbai to Pune. Compared to Mumbai, Pune is a very small city. View Larger Map Earlier, while I was in Mumbai, I used to travel around 10km from my home to reach office and it used to take around 45 minutes. Still I felt I was staying very near to office because there were people who used to travel for like 1.5 hours to reach office.

Travel 40

More Trending

article thumbnail

Scientific Meaning of Gayatri Mantra

SidsAvenue

Gayatri mantra has been bestowed the greatest importance in Vedic dharma. This mantra has also been termed as Savitri and Ved-Mata, the mother of the Vedas. The mantra is given below Ombhur bhuvah swah Tat savitur varenyam Bhargo devasya dheemahi Dhiyo yo nah prachodayat The literal meaning of the mantra is: O God! You are Omnipresent, Omnipotent and Almighty.

article thumbnail

Go Green@GreenPeace

SidsAvenue

Who better than Greenpeace can help us make our lives a little more greener. Heres the guide published on Greenpeace site. GreenLivingGuide.

40
article thumbnail

Dont be Limited by Limited

SidsAvenue

Dont let your limits be limited by the limited thinking of limited such people.

40