Thursday, 30 October 2014

Maritime terms for the future

Makes sense to remember them.

Territorial waters, contiguous zone, continental shelf, slope etc. Matters since the ocean is a critical theatre in the next 30+ years


Friday, 24 October 2014

Tibetan Incantations, dear lord

Out on a limb, at a very random moment in the night, I was reminded of a phrase from the Mantra of Avalokiteshwara, that I have listened to [and still do]... and since I was lazy, I tried to find stuff on youtube / internet... and oh my dear lord... how many in there?!

Tibetan Bowls - 11 hour video

Mantra of Avalokiteshwara

And much much more. Brilliant. Whats life without music? 

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Hyderabad - random thoughts

Need to perhaps go to the city in a few weeks again. First time to the place after it became part of TS though. From AP to TS. How will it feel? Feels a bit strange that the city I know well is a part of a different state currently.

Life trundles on gently. And oh, I wonder why... Telangana surely could have chose TL / TG as their symbol. Why TS?

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Not a great time to be an IBMer, huh?

Not just disappointing... but piss poor. What ever are the execs thinking?

Nice article from this person which actually raises more qns than answers.

WOW, just WOW

Friday, 17 October 2014

Ricky Ponting

Brilliant from Iain O'Brien

"Like him or not, he is a man whose determination and abilities I admired. I tried to replicate them. I wanted the courage and resilience he showed as a batsman, and when on the field while I was bowling, his bloody-mindedness; his ability to stick to a plan and, when the chance arose, to dominate; his capacity to change gears. "

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