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This blog discusses the experiences of a consulting professional currently working at EmPower Research, a firm that provides decision support services to clients through offices in NYC, San Francisco and Bangalore, India.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Yippppeeeeee. India earns THIRD WC Final Appearance by sending Pakistan home. Go India Go!! Bleed Blue......#wc11 wc2011
Oye Zak, dont be a Nehra today man. wc11 wc2011
RT@lavz1337 There is NOTHING better than watching PAKISTAN LOSE! Absolutely agree. They cannot come to Mumbai EVER AGAIN. wc11 wc2011
The scavenging has begun. India two wickets away from a chance to create history in aamchi Mumbai. What a twister!! wc11 wc2011
RT@PapaCJ: Credit where credit is due. Mr Nehra has performed reasonably well. Shabash young man. Very true and fair point. wc11 wc2011
This partnership looks dangerous. Has to be broken. Go India Go!! Bleed them blue and get them back to their pavilion seats. wc11 wc2011
Nehra - you have won my respect through your sportsmanship - take a bow! wc11 wc2011
And now Munaf adds the icing on the cake. Go India Go...Mumbai, aamhi aalo re baba!! wc11 wc2011
Hats off 2 Dhoni for picking Nehra though India felt otherwise. Signs of a true leader - banish fear and trust your team agnst odds. wc11
Yippeee... Bhajji gets Umar out - we are back in the saddle. Go India Go....Bleed Blue and prepare for Mumbai. wc11 wc2011
Yes!!!! Punjab Lions, Yuvi & Bhajji, getting India back into the game. Go, India, Go! Bleed Blue and get ready for Mumbai. wc11 wc2011
There we go.....First Blue Blood!!! Go India Go!! wc11 wc2011
Clutching at evything to keep D faith. RT @warne888: Prediction - India will win by 8 runs.. Sorry my friends in Pakistan wc11 cwc2011
RT@daddy_san: Given the number of times he's frozen and left hanging, I think MS in MS Dhoni stands for Microsoft. WC11. lmao.
The world stopped twice for 1 B Indians in the last 5 mins. Control, Tendlya. You have a bigger role today. Go India Go!! wc11, wc2011
Afridi considering a name change after seeing Sehwag in action. He now wants to be called AFRAID! wc11 wc2011
Thanks to EmPower Research for providing employees a chance to catch India's WC match LIVE. Cool way of mixing work & play! empowerresearch
Now escaped Egyptian cobras also tweet. How worrisome is that? Real scary, to be honest.
India with 10 players while Pak will play with 12, viz. Nehra. Cannot imagine why he was taken for such a crucial match. Damn. wc11 wc2011
Mohali gets set to become a piece of cricket folklore today. Mumbai is THE next stop for India. Go, India, Go! wc11

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Cannot believe how one-sided this QF has become. The Poms are going through a Sri Lankan drubbing wc11
Hazard by Richard all time favorite.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Cricket analytics getting more sophisticated by the day! Very interesting to note that. This chart shows how India bowled to Ponting. Cool!
Cricket analytics getting more sophisticated by the day! Very interesting to note that. This chart shows how India bowled to Ponting. Cool!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Glad to be proven wrong by the Indian team today! Go, India, Go! And Australia - pls GO home to your kangaroos!
iPads to replace paper charts/manuals in airplane cockpits. Cool example of how disruptive technology brings change.
Religion becoming extinct, proved in 9 countries. Does this imply more peace? Atleast not in racist Oz, I think. Agree?

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

DYK 6-7% ($1.1B) of GDP growth in developed EU comes from GPS - quite remarkable. Over-reliance can be risky!
Have you checked daily depreciation of your mobile? My BB has lost Rs.10/day in value on a 3 year base. Interesting!

Monday, March 21, 2011

Ever heard of exosomes? These particles could help treat Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease one day. Awesome!

Friday, March 18, 2011

Very clear pattern seen among CTOs of what is needed in tech - seamless convergence and mobility.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Awesome ads by SBI that showcase success of the service segment (postman, bus driver) via their loans. Love it! Kudos!

Saturday, March 12, 2011

What an exhilarating experience to sing the National Anthem before every Indian match. Proud to be an Indian. Always and forever! Jai Hind! wc11 wc2011

Friday, March 11, 2011

Ironic 2c reigning 20-20 Champs, Eng struggling in ODIs. Reason - no stamina to last 50 overs. Indian team has no stamina too. wc2011 wc11
What a surprise - the Poms are drubbed by Bangladesh now! What's going on? wc2011 wc11
Interesting take on short sellers. Definitely food for thought.
Very informative view on the future of digital living. I like the term "information snacking" in this article.
DYK Kinect is the world's fastest selling device on record. Wow.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

AT&T to send mobile ads to subs by tracking them via mobile tower handling their signal. Interesting or scary?
Mitsubishi Chem announces best efficiency for Organic PV cell -> great promise for future solar energy programs.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Seems like Coca Cola is trying to keep up with Pepsi's successful WC ads in funny and brrrrr aka weird ways. Run out of ideas? wc2011 silly
Strauss on his way back in first over. Smith's spin plan starts with success for SA. wc2011

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Some good news on Etios front as Toyota plans second shift to meet backlog. Will be interested to see how they execute. toyota

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Celebration time as Irish take Poms to cleaners with a thorough drubbing! Watch out world, Ireland is here! wc2011