Month: August 2011

  • Jhansi Ki Rani by Subhadra Kumari Chauhan

    खूब लड़ी मर्दानी वह तो झाँसी वाली रानी थी।। I grew up in Gwalior and every morning on the way to school we passed by the statue of Rani Lakshmibai, popularly known as Jhansi Ki Rani. Rani Lakshmibai is one of the most remembered leaders of the rebellion of 1957. On May 10, 1857 the…

  • Small steps, large impact: the Linux story

    25th august 1991, a nobody named Linus Trovaldis did something bold, without any clue about what he was setting in motion. Hello everybody out there using minix – I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. This has been brewing since april, and…

  • The Eight Pillars of Innovation

    Google’s pillars of innovation are, as expected, great, but do they apply to the little man? A Mission that matters – Check Thinking big, starting small – Check Continual innovation, not instant perfection -check Look for ideas everywhere – check Share everything umm, everything? Spark with imagination, fuel with_data – Both important, depending on type…