Monthly Archives: October 2011

FOCUS

In science, mathematics or computing: Focus (cognitive process), selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things Focus (computing), a term used to describe which of a number of GUI elements currently accepts keyboard input Focus (optics), … Continue reading

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New Dresses for Deepavali/Diwali

It is Deepavali or Diwali depending on where you come from in India! It is a time for family and friends to call, email and visit and it is a time for good food, sweets and savouries, pattasu or crackers … Continue reading

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CROTCHETY

I have had my crotchety moments. Especially this past weekend when I , having introduced the topic, have fallen behind Friday schedule. You see I was on a marathon—writing over 7000 words—10 articles about my state Tamil Nadu for a … Continue reading

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ZEN STORY–The Last Poem of Hoshin

My Facebook friend lost his friend to Cancer and none of his 6 children were near him. So he has been thinking about families, who will be with us when we die and who our pall bearers will be. I … Continue reading

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SELF-OBSESSION or “See how amazing I am”

I wonder why ANU chose this topic!! Blogging and Facebook have been identified as expressions of self-obsession! Having said that at some stage all of us do exhibit notions of self-obsession. It has been defined as “the act of being constantly preoccupied … Continue reading

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We Are In A Grand Illusion: How Easily Can We See The Truth?

We Are In A Grand Illusion: How Easily Can We See The Truth? October 12, 2011 We see the world from our limited perceptual framework. Despite an overwhelming evolution of the human mind, it is severely restricted by what it … Continue reading

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CAP IT

Hats and caps have western origins. The hat has always been part of official dressing and more associated with the upper class. Removing the hat was a sign of respect or even deference to a higher authority. The cap has … Continue reading

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