Bad boss

Mismanagement 101: How to be a Bad Boss in 33 Steps

Bosses are like sushi – or opera; they either win your heart and mind from the very beginning, or or they can scar you for life. You may eventually learn to tolerate them, but they will never be a part of the fond fables you tell your colleagues, friends, family and grandchildren. Good bosses, on… Read More

creative logical thinking

Problem Solving Deja Vu

I’ve spent a lifetime programming in Java, C, C++ and a plethora of languages, for programs ranging from small, in-house tools to giant, multinational enterprise systems, and  although I’m marketing my current product, I miss the days when I’d  see a programming challenge and simply couldn’t resist the urge to solve it. (That itch still… Read More

Unsafe children in India

India: World’s Worst Record of Child Safety?

I first wrote this blog on the NorthStar Blogs at I’m reposting it here because of the shameful and widespread lack of awareness amongst Indians, about school bus and child safety. Is India amongst the world’s worst countries for child safety? The statistics certainly seem to point in that direction.