Showing posts from January, 2016

My Dear Friend and Brother Purushothaman!!!

My dear friend and brother Purushothaman, In next few hours, you would have physically left all of us. But you will live in many of our hearts forever. We may not be able to retain the same pain and distress forever but all of us will keep thinking of you very often or some of us at least once in a while. Everyone will have their own reason to remember you. I have mine as well. Personally, for me, this is the closest untimely death I have seen in my life. Most of us would have had an experience of losing a close friend in school days. But I have never had one. You are not my childhood friend, you are not my school mate, you are not my college mate, or you are not even my bachelorhood friend. However, you had a better place in my heart than many of those friends. The only reason for that is, your innocence and credulity. That is the reason why I had an opportunity to stay with you during my last couple of weeks in Singapore after leaving my family in India. It’s those two weeks of clo…

A good business opportunity for Facebook and Google

I see a good business opportunity for Facebook and Google. All over the world, all the most important news are hidden by the useless noise created by the paid media. Today, individuals use Facebook and other social media to bring out some of those news that are consciously ignored or suppressed by the media. Going one step ahead, what Facebook and Google can do in future is that they can systematically bring out those news in a much more structured manner and publish them to their users so that the real important news would come out and those who make their living out of lying will lose their relevance slowly. It may not be possible overnight though. With sustained effort, they can make it possible!
Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai - Are you game???