2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 720 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 12 trips to carry that many people.

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A journey to Canada

//Warning. Very big post.

Chapter 1

I started from home, not sure if I was ready to begin a new life. I sat in the car, and couldn’t still believe people were coming to drop me in two cars because one was not enough. On the way, everything that I saw suddenly seemed close to my heart. The noodles shop near the gate of my building, whose noodles I praised a lot every time I ate it. The road, the people, Continue reading “A journey to Canada”

Laziness, level 100

I have two articles underway, but for some reason I don’t feel like writing them. One isn’t even started yet, and the other is progressing at a snail’s pace. Basically, I am getting really lazy about it. Hope this goes away soon so I can produce some articles.

Reforms required by the Indian education system

I feel that the Indian education system is highly flawed. That is the reason India is not able to make a place for itself in the global space. Children are not taught to be creative, not to steal ideas or to pursue what they are interested in. Instead, they are told to get better marks, which generally come when they successfully memorize huge parts of a textbook. This should not be the case. Instead, children should be told about the different career options they have. This reduces load of studies and creates interest, which in turn produces more efficient individuals. More educated individuals are more likely to innovate and create industries – something India needs desperately right now, in nearly complete absence of the manufacturing sector. Continue reading “Reforms required by the Indian education system”

Problem solving

I have so many problems in life. Everybody does. I really don’t understand how people tackle it, I mean come on! Every person has a different take on life and each has a unique way to solve problems. But to ignore the problem completely and just let it pass, I doubt many people do that. This is referring to those who are aware they have a problem in the first place.  Continue reading “Problem solving”

Apple App store vs. Google Play store: An in-detail review

A very huge article. Please bear with me. I’m not sure if I should even call this a review,  but you can read on. It’s very informative!

The roots of the battle

The whole thing started when Apple launched its App store back in 2008, which took the mobile app world by storm. It was the first time third-party applications were given such a large platform on the mobile, and something which turned the consumer’s focus from hardware and in-built software to third-party apps availability, since that was the future. Continue reading “Apple App store vs. Google Play store: An in-detail review”