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2021

My thought on New Year Resolutions

Every year we all make New Year's resolutions. We vow to eat right, make more money, do the things we should be doing already but aren't. Us …

Instagram Stories are bad for Mental Health

Credit: Search Engine Journal All too often I find myself habitually scrolling to see who'd watched my Instagram Stories.  Not that checking it w…

Eternals First Reaction - No Spoiler

Eternals is definitely not your atypical MCU movie… so if you are going into the cinema hoping to see a superhero’s journey about how an everyday per…

Time for Gun Ban on Movie Sets - Alec Baldwin

I am for some of the common sense gun-control measures as they are called. This was an accident, that happened because of a lot of very glaring probl…

Chloe Zhao's Eternals releasing Nov 5, 2021

Chloé Zhao is fresh off winning Best Director and Best Picture for her incredible film Nomadland . Zhao is one of the most talented and now decorate…

Ray Tracing on Samsung phones to become reality next year

Earlier this month, at Computex 2021, AMD CEO Lisa Su dropped the bombshell news ( via The Verge ) that it’s partnering with Samsung to develop a new…

India administered nearly 25 Million vaccine doses in a single day to mark PM Modi's birthday

India's far-reaching effort to vaccinate its vast population against Covid-19 hit another milestone on Friday: Its health ministry said that a re…

Differentiating Bias from MisInformation

I would like to spread some of my thoughts on being an informed citizen, here, as I think it's relevant. As much as we take issue with media, w…

Toxic Work Culture & Throughput

I can't speak for other countries but in India, the lack of discussion about value and people taking the time to actively define what they value …

The 2000's Nostalgia

I spent most of my late childhood/early formative years in the 2000s so this really makes me feel old writing this but if you took yourself right now…

My thoughts on Dune & its Adaptation

Credit - Google Images Dune is set in a feudal interstellar society, in which prestigious families maintain control of different planets. It focuses …

The pain of Animal Slaughter

Slaughter methods prevailing throughout the world are governed either by tradition, ritual or legislation depending upon the people and the country. …

Youtube ads have become Annonying

I just tried to watch a trailer for a game on tv - itself an advert. Upon opening the video, I got an unskippable ad... And ten seconds into the vi…

WhatsApp has grown increasingly Noisy during Work From Home

Most of us are familiar with the insistent ping of our cellphones alerting us to a message on our work WhatsApp group[s] at ungodly hours . Indeed, t…

Pfizer donates $70 mn worth COVID-19 treatment drugs to India

Global pharma major Pfizer is sending its medicines worth $70 million, from its distribution centres in the U.S., Europe and Asia, that have been ide…

India’s Covid-19 disaster is a politically engineered tragedy

On 29 April 2021, India reported 379,257 new cases of Covid-19 infections and 3,645 new deaths, up from 360,960 new infections and 3,293 fatalities t…

India's COVID-19 death toll sets new daily record, another state goes into lockdown

India's COVID-19 death toll jumped by a record 3,689 deaths of Sunday, the highest single-day rise since the start of the pandemic, taking the co…

Movie Review - Tom Clancy's Without Remorse [No SPOILER]

My biggest disappointment is not that this wasn’t the same story as the book. It’s not. It is a completely new story that has absolutely no bearing o…

"We were not prepared" - COVID Seconds Wave

I am totally surprised to see the level of mismanagement- calling it worse would be an understatement.  Seeing my countrymen struggling, I am wonderi…

COVID-19 Rant

Coronavirus has taken a lot of time from a lot of us. In my case I skipped from 26 to 28. I was never a 27 year old. Not only that, but I was quite b…

Amazon Pay to soon start facilitating small loans and insurance for kirana shops

Amazon via its Amazon Pay service will soon start facilitating small loans and insurance for kirana shops according to a report by Live Mint. Apart …

Conscious about my receding hairline

I'm letting my hair grow out these days, trying to avoid haircuts. My parents are behind me to get a short haircut, but I know why I don't wa…

New Transformers Movie in Works

Attention! The Hollywood Reporter have just updated an article confirming a totally new brand Transformers Movie in the works which is a completely …

Impact of Social Media on Democracy

Seeing government's around the world take a more authoritative stance when it comes to governing has been scary to watch. Governments of certain …

Zack Snyder's Justice League Movie Review [SPOILERS]

First, this movie is LONG. Its 4 hours and it uses all of its time. It is broken up into chapters which are neat little places to stop, grab and drin…

I like the Old Youtube Service

Remember the times back in the 2000s when you searched for something specific and got exactly what you wanted and twelve other reposts the same lengt…

Scientists are finding new COVID strains across world, distinct from UK and Africa types

Here's my understanding of this matter: The virus has a very basic RNA sequence that it ‘stamps’ each time it multiplies. Since it’s a pretty bas…