Sometimes a shiny new toy is exactly what one needs. 15 years ago, I bought my first digital camera, a Fujifilm Finepix 2650 2.0 megapixel point and shoot. There was something about it, the shine, the ease of use, the quality of the photo and the instant gratification of seeing the images. I was hooked.… Read More Fujifilm X100F – A new romance
You tell me, I used to hold and tug your dress, You tell me, I slept with your hand in mine, It must be true, for you give me strength with a gentle press, I am thankful, for you helped me grow strong and fine. I remember, waiting for lunchtime, to open my tiffin, I… Read More Two mothers
There has been a lot of conversation on the rising cost of prescription drugs. Companies are slowly raising their prices, sometimes by many fold, in one year. Turing bought Daraprim, and raised the price overnight from $13.50 to $750 a pill. Valeant raised the prices of Cuprimine and Syprine from about $500 to about $24,000 for… Read More Analyzing the Medicare Prescription Drug Cost Increase 2010 – 2015
There has been a lot of talk about fake news. The number of articles that come across my social feeds has increased as everyone of my contacts and me included, share interesting articles that we read. When it comes from a contact, a friend or family, the propensity to follow the link increases. The infrastructure is… Read More The Fake News Explosion – Reader beware!
Bangalore, or it should be called now, Benguluru, is the Silicon Valley of India. In 1983, Infosys setup an office in Bengaluru and over the next 30 years, other IT behemoths and multi-national corporations made Benguluru their home. Taking the cue from earlier geniuses like Walt Disney, these companies built huge corporate campuses hoping to… Read More Bangalore – there’s much to see if you can dust it clean
In 2003-2004, as I was learning photography, I was publishing a photo a day and was part of one of the first online photography communities at Pbase.com. Photography I realized was a combination of skill, practice and passion for the subject. You can only capture what you want to see. In my case, I wanted… Read More Incredible India – A to Z, a month long discovery of India
It had always been a wish, a plan to visit Mysore on our yearly trips to Bangalore, India. In undergrad, years ago, I had made a day trip to Mysore, but that was before my interest in history, my development of my photographic skills or my passion to promote our beautiful world. This year, with… Read More Mysore and Mandya – in search of Hoysala architecture