Valuing beyond the hype

Started with I am writing this to share a train of thought that started when I read on the Economic Times about an Ozy Media executive impersonating a Google executive during a meeting with Goldman Sachs which had the potential to raise the media company US$40m. The article also talked about the figures shared byContinue reading “Valuing beyond the hype”

My Time with Linux Distros

I love using certain Linux distros as my primary OS. But I’m solely using Windows as of now. The main reason being the availability of certain drivers (specifically audio drivers). Now, this is not meant to imply that one should not consider using Linux because such problems may arise. These problems may arise on anyContinue reading “My Time with Linux Distros”

Chromium Based Microsoft Edge

Microsoft has launched its new Edge browser and has rolled it out to most Windows 10 users through the May 2020 update. Some might have noticed the slightly different icon, and it is not just the icon that has changed. You might have read about Chromium Edge. Or Edgium?  Edge is now based on Chromium, just like Google Chrome. This, itself, makesContinue reading “Chromium Based Microsoft Edge”

The Imitation Game | Movie | 2014

“During World War II, a mathematician leads a team of cryptanalysts as they work feverishly to break the Germans’ notorious Enigma code.” The Imitation Game is a movie about Alan Turing, a British mathematician and logician, who made major contributions to mathematics, cryptanalysis, logic, philosophy, and mathematical biology and also to the new areas laterContinue reading “The Imitation Game | Movie | 2014”

Malang | Movie | 2020

“Years after a police encounter separates him from his lover, an angry young man goes on a killing spree, with an equally vengeful cop on his heels.” This intro, the trailer, the subtitle and even the title make it seem like the movie is more than it is. In this case, the movie does notContinue reading “Malang | Movie | 2020”

Extraction | Movie | 2020

“A hardened mercenary’s mission becomes a soul-searching race to survive when he’s sent into Bangladesh to rescue a drug lord’s kidnapped son.” No need to assume anything about the movie here. As the name suggests, it is about the extraction. That is all the movie is. Extraction is a remarkable execution of a mediocre idea.Continue reading “Extraction | Movie | 2020”

Mute | Movie | 2018

“When his girlfriend vanishes, a mute man ventures into a near future Berlin’s seamy underworld, where his actions speak louder than words.” The movie is not as exciting as it may seem at first though. His actions did convey the messages more often than not, partly because of the performance and partly because he writesContinue reading “Mute | Movie | 2018”