Rameet Chawla took a detour from the banking world to launch Fueled, a mobile development company that’s since grown to 70 employees, two locations and a shared working space. He shares the three lessons that made it possible. Improve sales, hire one senior person rather than two junior people, and exercise patience when hiring. Five years ago, I made the jump from banking to tech. While I kept my tailored (…) Read more
Clouds are formed in the Earth’s atmosphere when water evaporates into vapor from oceans, lakes, ponds, and even streams and rivers; and by evaporation or transpiration over moist areas of Earth’s land surface. The vapor rises up into colder areas of the atmosphere due to convective, orographic, or frontal lifting. Check out this link 20 Amazing Cloud Formations.
I recently stumbled upon this article by Matt Walsh. I think everyone should read this. Even I’m at times guilty of this. Underestimating the role mothers play in the upbringing of children and more importantly take for granted the sacrifices they make taking care of our children 24/7 whilst we make pale comparisons to our daily work in the office. One think I would like to tell my wife Zeenee (…) Read more
I stumbled across this amazing invention by Theo Jansen called the Strandbeest. (Dutch: strand=beach; beest=beast). In 1990, he began what he is known for today: building large mechanisms out of PVC that are able to move on their own, known as Strandbeest. His animated works are a fusion of art and engineering. Constructed as intricate assemblages of piping, wood, and wing-like sails, Jansen’s creations are constantly being improved and have become excellently (…) Read more
How does a student from a country in which a third of the population is nomadic, living in round white felt tents…ace an M.I.T. course even though nothing like this is typically taught in Mongolian schools?” That’s the question posed by Laura Pappano, an education journalist and the writer in residence at Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College in her New York Times article. Thanks to The Next Draft for (…) Read more
Anita Moorjani: I believe that we are actually born aware of who we are; I mean, we are born knowing how magnificent we are. I feel we are not meant to lose it. We come into this world with the intention of holding onto it, and many of us come with dreams of changing the world and make it a better place for everyone. But somehow things fall by the wayside, (…) Read more
The past few years, there’s been a strong buzz on “Cloud Computing”. You find many local businesses now offering “Cloud” services and applications. In America, virtually every technological product out there has the “cloud” element in it. Even Adobe Creative Suite is now available on the cloud. Imagine, Photoshop and Illustrator now on the cloud! In Malaysia, there seems to be a strong belief that cloud computing is still at (…) Read more