'Fake' news- a term recently made popular by a political figure, who represents our perplexing times! While I remain in denial of Trump as well as his impact on the world, there is no denying the fact that the global industry of fakes continues to bloom. China is at the forefront of this world of... Continue Reading →
When things fall apart some other things fall in together! I realised this the other day when I had to get my wife's car tyres replaced. I was upset since the tyres had been replaced not too long back and due to some imbalance in the car's weight, had to be written off. The... Continue Reading →
Our garden is blooming again! After an unusually hot summer our garden has sprung back to life. As the season improves we hope to welcome the migratory birds and wake up every morning to enjoy the weather. It's such a pleasure to savour the simple joys in life!
'Machines are going to take over the world', screamed a recent newspaper headline. The point of reference was robots powered by artificial intelligence. The article hysterically claimed that machines will take over our jobs as a start and then eventually gain control over every aspect of our existence. Many Hollywood movies and books have created elaborate... Continue Reading →
Mr Tripathi was one of the most dignified drivers that we have had the pleasure of employing. He was an integral part of the household, playing a significant role in making our lives comfortable. From the daily running around to just having a nice presence, he was a positive influence in my life while growing... Continue Reading →
"We learn from history that we learn nothing from history", remarked George Bernard Shaw. I was struck by this thought as I was glancing through the papers full of ISIS, Trump, Oil Crash, Syria, Brexit and more. I was wondering if there's something that we can learn from our past that can help us navigate through... Continue Reading →
It was a busy Dubai evening. The traffic was unusually heavy and I found myself stuck at a red light. The lines were long. In frustration I looked ahead and it dawned on me that I needed to brace myself for a long wait. The traffic in the city is getting worse by the day... Continue Reading →
All over the world public anger finds expression in arson, rioting for causes that range from the profound to the profane: " I can't get a job but I can burn a bus. Or, I am pissed with my boss so let me scratch the seat of the taxi. Even better, I am bored, let... Continue Reading →