Modern day requirements

Whether it is related to work or pleasure or everything personal, today’s modern tech-savvy world speaks of portable and light-weight devices, connection to the external world and comfort along with ease of use. Therefore, as an individual who needs to move around frequently, I was thinking through the my basic needs that will make my life easy and yet meet the demands of office work. The thought actually triggered off when one of my friends posted in Facebook on the unfortunate closure of a very popular entertainment retail chain in Kolkata viz. Music World. That particular store in Park Street … Continue reading Modern day requirements

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Not knowledge, but Information is Power !

When we were in our teens and starting to bunk college, we were often told about a phrase which supposedly defined professional life and the growth of an individual in the never-ending rat race of success – the phrase was “knowledge is power”. I still remember that our community had two distinct school of thought on this – one supporting the cause and the other clearly opposing that. Of course, the noble opinion was that which opposed the motion – simply because you could feel the greatness within yourself when you could claim that you helped someone grow up the … Continue reading Not knowledge, but Information is Power !

The scene of “obscene” pricing

Very recently some of my friends, including myself, were debating on the topic of the prices of the expensive smart phones available in the market and one of the common conclusions being drawn was that the prices can be labelled as “obscene” to a common man. That led me to think what defines this definition of obscene pricing and whether the corporations have the right to go for this kind of obscene prices of products. The basic philosophy of corporations is not only to make profits but to maximize the same at a minimum cost. This is because this will … Continue reading The scene of “obscene” pricing

Exploiting the technology addiction

There has been a huge advancement in mobile technology in the last few years which will definitely change our lives – both our personal and professional worlds. People have realised the tremendous positive impact of the mobile and across the world, we have seen a lot of enthusiasm and excitement in embracing new technology and new devices. Needless to mention, this adoption is also taxing the common man’s wallet as most of the latest gadgets are quite costly if you have to keep in touch with the latest functionalities and the latest designs. But the enticement of the adoption of … Continue reading Exploiting the technology addiction

The world will be all mobile !

Mobile with virtual key board on any flat surface If you see the above picture, this actually shows a fantastic innovation where from a device, you are getting a virtual key board appearing on any flat surface, which can communicate with a mobile and hence help in faster, easier usage just like a full-fledged QWERTY keyboard. I personally believe that the definition of a “conventional” office is under threat – office can now mean any place in the world, whether you are at your home, or in a multiplex, or in a restaurant or even your toilet :-) All that … Continue reading The world will be all mobile !

Connecting socially, but virtually

Most of us (by us, I am referring to you who is reading this article) have an account in a social networking site – in all probability, we all are in Facebook. It has been reported that more than 30 million Indians are in Facebook and they interact socially with their ‘friends’. These ‘friends’ are a part of our lives – whether we like it or not. For a teenager or an individual just in their 20’s, if you ask ‘how will be life without Facebook ?”, they will respond “are you mad ?” The growth of Facebook has increased … Continue reading Connecting socially, but virtually