The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

This weekend's read was Charlie Mackesy's masterpiece - "The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse". And that, was a stupendo fantabulously phantasmagorically magical read. ✨✨ As the author puts it, this is a book on friendship. That of a boy, a mole, a fox and a horse. The book captures their conversations during... Continue Reading →

Unfinished: A memoir

Author: Priyanka Chopra JonasPages: 239Genre: Memoir One Line Review A personal testimony of how Confidence (and courage) eats strategy for breakfast. One big learning If you have to be an anomaly, be an ambitious one. "From now on if I was going to be an anomaly, I was going to be the shiniest damn anomaly... Continue Reading →

Atomic Habits

One Line Review One of the best books I've read on Habits, with guidance that's scientifically based, pragmatic, and hands-on. The One key take-away. What is the most important point the author makes in the book?There's a science to habit formation and sustenance. Techniques rooted in psychology and neuroscience can help break bad ones and... Continue Reading →

The case for equity and how tech can help.

Defining equality is a no brainer. It is about giving equal opportunities. About equally allocating resources with all. No one gets more or less. Everyone gets what every one else would. Sounds good? So, what's the problem? Every diverse group would contain individual differences. Everyone has struggles. But everyone's struggles are different. We are unique... Continue Reading →

Talk @ AZ Conf 2020

Had an amazing AzConf2020 with the who's who - RDs, MVPs and Community Leaders- on Nov 24-26, 2020. Here's a recording of my session on Building Conversational Agents using Azure AI. The session covered how to build real-world conversational experiences using the Azure Conversational AI stack. How to create one from scratch and within minutes!... Continue Reading →

The Japanese art of Resilience

My daughter's Roly-poly is one of her oldest toys, for obvious reasons. Weighted on the bottom, it bounces back up every time its knocked down. In her play world of battery drained and broken toys, it has stood the test of time. Like the Japanese proverb- "nana korobi ya oki" - seven times down, eight... Continue Reading →

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