.: deviatio.NZ

I am back after a 5 year hiatus. A lot has changed in that time and I am not going to write a long post about it. I let my…

.: My Indian Grand Prix Diary

My first experience witnessing a Formula One race was pretty exhilarating. It was a lifelong dream to be able to do it, ever since I started following Formula One since…

.: Ductile Frame R = 8

This past Friday, I had my friend and fellow structural engineer over for dinner. The conversations somehow veered to how destructive toddlers can be. I was telling the story of…

.: Picking your battles

One of the important traits to being a successful manager (/negotiator) is to know which battles to pick and which to concede. Once you are able to make that judgment,…

.: A.R.R. and The Hindu

One of the good things that came out of being back in India is the habit of reading a newspaper every morning, a habit that was lost when I was…

.: Priceless – Part 2

With my mom and dad visiting me, we went out to do some shopping in Delhi. Time/Money spent getting there by metro : 1.5 hours/ ₹ 100 Cost of taking…

.: Bobblehead

The weekend was spent doing some sightseeing with my parents, Anu and Arya. I don’t need to tell anyone how bad traffic is in India, but I just realized how…

.: “Did you GOOGLE it?” syndrome

With great power there must also come…..great responsibility The advent of Google and its search algorithms have simplified life beyond imagination. The search result are so precise that you almost…

.: The Year that was…. 2011 [Part II]

Okay mame…..notes eduthuko, appadiye snacks eduthuko. So here is what happens in the second half of 2011. Just like a movie usually takes an unexpected turn after the intermission, our…