A few recent pictures. Progress is going well, and still expecting to move in by April. Continue reading
Here is a hypothetical scenario: Suppose that an Iranian judge were proved to have sent hundreds of innocent children and teenagers to a privately run detention centre, deliberately denying them any legal council in court, and that he only took 1–2 minutes for the legal process for each child. Continue reading
A hilarious little snippet from the Ellen DeGeneres show. (Thanks to my friend Al for bringing it to my attention.) Continue reading
I settled down to watch Everton play Liverpool. Good game, but what disturbed me were the adverts for internet gambling sites popping up in the background. How can we convince our children that gambling is bad when these ads are the backdrops to our sports heroes? Or is it OK now to gamble?
It’s been a while since I posted here. I’ve been travelling and busy, but a few things have been in my mind which I hope to offload here soon.
A few weeks ago, Air India sacked 10 air hostesses for being over the weight limit for the height and age. They were given time to reduce their weight by some 3kg, but failed to do so. Continue reading
Last Sunday Shan and I picked a few ‘victims’ to surprise. Here are the photos: Continue reading
Here are the latest photos. Lots of work is being done in parallel. Latest estimate is to move in in April. Continue reading
We have uploaded pictures and audio from River Valley’s annual day celebrations on 24 December. This was a chance for colleagues from our three offices to meet informally. Most talks and songs are in Malayalam, but at least you can look at some pictures!!
Louis Braille, the inventor of the reading and writing system for the blind, was born exactly 200 years ago. I listened to an inspiring BBC podcast about him this morning. His genius was such that the system is used today unchanged, and allows the blind to read at some 120 words per minute. Braille invented his system at the age of 15, and died by the age of 43 of tuberculosis. Continue reading
Second time I have been amazed with technology today! This is a clever ad for a mini. The magazine has a bold black and white pattern of circles. You go to a web page (in German), switch on your webcam and hold the magazine (or a print of the pattern from the web site) in front of the webcam. Continue reading