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The Meenakshi Temple of Madurai, India ... "The iconic Meenakshi Temple is located in the ancient city of Madurai in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located in the heart of the 2,500-years-old city, Meenakshi Temple is dedicated to goddess Meenakshi, an avatar of the Hindu goddess Parvati — the consort of Lord Shiva. It has long been the focus of both Indian and international tourist attraction as well as one of the most important places of Hindu pilgrimage. For the people of Madurai, the temple is the very center of their cultural and religious life.

Meenakshi Temple was originally built by Kulasekarer Pandya in the 6th century BC, but the credit for the present look of the temple goes to the Nayakas, who ruled Madurai from 16th to 18th century. The reign of the Nayaks marks the golden period of Madurai when art, architecture and learning flourished expansively. The riot of colors, however, is a more recent addition.

The temple complex covers around 45 acres and is surrounded by 12 gateway towers called gopurams, the tallest of which is the famous southern tower that rises to 52 meters. Each gopuram is a multi-storied structure in the shape of a steep pyramid, covered with thousands of stone figures of animals, gods, goddesses and demons painted in all colors of the rainbow.

There are several shrines inside the complex dedicated to goddess Meenakshi, her consort Lord Shiva (also called Sundareswarar) and their son, the elephant god Ganesha. Both the Meenakshi and Sundareswarar shrines have gold plated towers whose tops can be seen from a great distance. There is also a sacred water tank, several halls and innumerable Mandapas. Scattered throughout the complex are staggering number of sculptures and statues of gods, warriors on horses, battle scenes, and even characters from the mighty Indian epic Mahabharata. There are an estimated 33,000 sculptures all over the temple.

The temple wasn’t always so vividly painted. The original structure was probably unpainted granite. Then people started painting the sculptures because they wanted the temple to look colorful during big events and festivals. Although it’s pretty to look at, the mindless renovations over the years have deposited thick layers of enamel paint and cement over the ancient structures, hiding the beauty of the original stone sculptures which lay underneath.

Thankfully, for the last few decades there has been a growing awareness on the need to preserve the original beauty of the temple. Several restoration work had taken place in recent years with the intention of restoring the centuries-old Meenakshi Temple to its original state. ..."

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I know we've seen this awesome #JavaScript with slick physics demo many times before, but c'mon, it's still fun to shred. Better than a stress ball.
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Just watched it rise over the hill near my home here in Southern California.
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Promising development in the field of genetics: Researchers today unveiled their discovery of a new gene editing system, CRISPR-Cpf1. 

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CRISPR-Cpf1 offers simpler approach to editing DNA; technology could disrupt scientific and commercial landscape.
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Step outside Sunday night and see a #SuperBloodMoon! It's a rare celestial event - a supermoon and lunar eclipse combo!
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Here's the sequel!  My good friend and work colleague, +ritesh arora has published his second novel. Enjoy!
When the Heavens Smiled" a heart-stopping and most awaited mystic love story of 2015, is now available for global pre-order on, Arriving on all the leading book stores near you shortly in October. Do order you copies soon  
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How does #TheMartian movie compare to what we’re actually doing on our real #JourneyToMars? Our latest Tumblr post explains:
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"... traditional marketing will develop to have a new role - the reinforcement of digital marketing activities."
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At least once a week I get asked a question by a client like this one I recently received, from one of the world's largest CPG companies: How do we spend our Digital Marketing budget more rationally? Often the question is more focused on the transformation ...
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Hey everyone, i am happy to say my new Celtic Album " The Dream Weaver " is now out!! =) It is a 16 Track album filled with Celtic Mythology and Fantasy pieces. I put a lot of hard work into writing this so i really hope you enjoy it. It is currently available on Itunes, Amazon, Google play and more. I will be also making a Bandcamp account in the near future. I hope you all have an amazing week, Peter

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  • Claremont Graduate University
    M.S. Information Science, 1986
  • George Washington University
    B.S. Chemistry, A.A. Arts & Sciences, 1978 - 1982
  • Morris Knolls High School
    Senior year, 1977 - 1978
  • Wakefield High School
    Sophomore through Junior Years, 1974 - 1977
  • Thomas Jefferson Junior High School
    Freshman year, 1972 - 1974
  • Kaiserslautern American Junior High School
    Seventh grade, 1970 - 1971
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One person and one company at a time, I have helped transform culture and technology to build and improve the lives of the people who buy their services and products. 

I bootstrapped three companies. 
- I developed one of the first applications on Apple II for the Koala Pad. The Koala was the first iPad! The market just wasn't ready it, or for me.

- My second firm was named as Oracle Corporation's #1 Reseller and Consulting partner in North America. In exchange for for fair compensation, I handed the reins of this company over to a leading national system integrator and set out for my next venture.

- My team and I created a new drug discovery platform for leading firms including Eli Lilly, Novartis and Takeda. This technology replaced legacy PC applications when PCs were the cat's meow.

Beginning innovation at home, I have repeatedly reinvented the way I make an impact on this world. Here are a few examples: 

I did my part to keep America safe for democracy as a Captain in the US Air Force, young consultant on the Strategic Defense Initiative program and lifelong supporter of the freedom we hold dear and fight daily to keep alive. 

As digital become personal, I evangelized the value of an internet enabled customer experience, consulted leaders, conducted numerous process improvement programs as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, served on boards to help others in need, read more books than time permitted (thanks to a lot o long flights), and tasted strange foods all over the World.

When I wake early each day, I follow my quest to empower others to discover their passions and contribute to a better planet ... for all of us. I am writing a book to do just that:

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Big ideas, mindfulness, stock analysis, career advice and coaching, dancing on a hot tin roof, using technology effectively in organizations.
  • Cognizant
    Senior Director, 2013 - present
  • Managed Ventures LLC
    Managing Director, 1999 - 2013
  • Allergan
    Senior Director, 2007 - 2013
  • Rey Consulting Group, Inc.
    President, 1994 - 1999
  • United States Air Force
    Captain, 1982 - 1988
  • United States Naval Research Laboratory
    Research Assistant, 1980 - 1981
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Research Assistant, 1981 - 1982
  • Xdrive
    Chief Technology Officer, 1999 - 2000
  • Gilead Sciences
    Senior Manager, 2006 - 2008
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It started with the creation of a "Science Team."

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Content is King. It rules the strategies of many marketers and according to the "2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report"by Social Media

If You Do Not Have An Online Presence, You Don’t Exist© | LinkedIn

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As Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated moves its non core and mission critical systems onto the cloud in the next three to five years, the IT

Power of Instant Gratification | LinkedIn

Her instant response taught me a valuable lesson. I had sent out a call for guest blogs to about 30 individuals in the publishing and writin

The Science Behind What Makes Us Happy

What can we do to improve happiness at work? We're really digging deep into this subject to find out how we can improve the lives of stresse

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It’s a truism that a company’s brand is its “most important asset.” But brands have never been more fragile. The reason is simple: consumers

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