Category Archives: Technology, Stats and other Geeky Stuff

Why I moved back from Mac Air to Windows Lenovo ?

I am writing this blog article at the risk of being called uncool by majority of the young crowd today, and potentially, not being considered “a fit” by many online tech companies. But I would like to give forth my … Continue reading

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Pre-Obit of the Tablet

Was somewhat excited with the WSJ-Mint article this week on sluggish worldwide sales of Tablets, across brands. “Excited” because I have been grappling with the intended uses of a tablet for the past 3-4 years, and wondering as to how … Continue reading

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Religious Diversity – India 70th among 200 countries !!!

Pew Research has come out with the concept of a Religious Diversity Index for all countries of the world. This Index for a country indicates the presence of multiple religions within that country. The higher the Index, the more is … Continue reading

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The World’s 25 smartest Indians – a quick analysis

I picked up the latest edition of Outlook magazine at Mumbai airport on my way to Ahmedabad, with the cover story reading “The world’s 25 smartest Indians” – too tempting to resist. Am writing this blog piece on my flight … Continue reading

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Iphone 5 review by an Indian (non-tech) corporate denizen

I have moved from BB Bold to Iphone 5, a month back. Trying here to help future buyers. Some negatives : Battery sucks – a disaster. Charged 100% at 8am and is over by 4pm. If you are in sales … Continue reading

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Diminishing marginal innovation

I was reading an article by Steven Strauss on the current era being one of Diminishing Marginal Innovation – the impact of new innovations are diminishing with time. He rightly pointed out that of late, most of the innovations / … Continue reading

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The Olympic S-curve…and a few other S-Curves

There’s an interesting article in a magazine I read that the human body has reached its maximum in all the sporting events, and world records will not be broken as much as they were in the past 50 years. Usain … Continue reading

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Average Building Height of cities

OK, so I did get an answer to one of my Statistical queries (see post under “Tech and other geeky stuff”). What is the average building height of different cities ?. I have retained only “key cities of the world” … Continue reading

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Some statistical queries…

I would love to get answers to some statistical queries which have plagued me from my childhood, but guess I have been too lazy to get answers to so far. Am making my list of favourite statistical queries here. Shall … Continue reading

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