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Rama Govindaraju
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This is an exclusive, abridged excerpt from my book, Work Rules!A Googler named Todd Carlisle once said the ultimate recruiting slogan would be “work at Google and live longer.” He wasn’t joking.For years we’d been testing ways to improve the quantity and quality of Googlers’ lives. And because we provide free meals and snacks to Googlers, we found ourselves in a unique position to test whether insights from academic research would apply in the r...
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Scary assessment here. Hillary was right about ISI and Pakistan army encouraging snakes in their backyard. First posted by my friend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ah7oj5CmPo&sns=fb
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Kumar Vishwas missing from this pic? Why?
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I really, really like this idea: a new political action committee (PAC) that is trying to get the money out of politics. This article from the NY Times is a good write-up: http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/17/the-super-pac-that-aims-to-end-super-pacs/ 

Read more about their goals (or donate) on their web site.
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Why should we trust wall street?
I guess slack regulation of the financial sector where all the laws have been written by wall street honchos themselves is the reason for the series of fiascos we have been seeing the last several years. I am losing count.

- First Lehman's collapse
- Sub prime mortgages and convoluted derivatives 
- Credit default swaps - (euphemism for - sell your client poison in the guise of medicine and then take out life insurance on them aka Goldman Sachs)
- HSBC in money laundering for drug cartels
- JP Morgan in crazy trading incurring billions in losses. Jamie Dimon makes excuses.
- Liborg rate fixing (gouging I mean. Barclays and others involved)
- Credit agencies making a mockery of credit ratings
- MFGlobal doesn't know where billions of client's money is?
- Sanford convicted of ponzi scheme
- Maddof convicted of ponzi scheme
- Bank of America in mortgage fraud
- Wells Fargo settles fraud charges
- Large scale fraud and cheating across the board
......

And still the lawmakers see no need for any regulations? Height of incompetence all around.

A friend of mine explained wall street to me as follows:
- If things are in steady state and there is no turmoil - wall street has no role to play. However if there is extreme euphoria or extreme panic, then Wall street knows how to make a killing at your expense. So it is in Wall street's interest to push the markets into one of the 2 extremes.

Sick and tired of hearing this go on endlessly while law makers continue to be asleep at the watch.
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I figured this succinctly expresses the sad reality: http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=2676#comic
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Fascinating. Always suspected this and of course the Citizens United ruling has made matters significantly worse.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Robert-Reich/2015/0127/Wall-Street-is-a-threat-to-the-American-middle-class?cmpid=TW
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+Animesh Pathak Thanks for pointing out that I missed the link. Added. now.
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It’s a good time to be a pessimist. ISIS, Crimea, Donetsk, Gaza, Burma, Ebola, school shootings, campus rapes, wife-beating athletes, lethal cops—who can avoid the feeling that things fall apart, the center cannot hold? Last year Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testified before a Senate committee...
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Very nice. Very fond memories meeting all my batch mates after 25 years. 
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INITIATIVE TAKEN BY YOU FOR PROVIDING SCHOLARSHIP TO NEEDY STUDENT OF ST.XAVIER COLLEGE 


बहुत ही अच्छे विचार और सोच के साथ इन दोनो भाइयो ने  कुछ करने का सोचा हैं. जो की बहुत ही नेक कदम है . ऐसे इंसान आजकल बहुत कम ही मिलते हैं. इनके नेक इरादे को सलाम . ऐसे तो झारख्ण्ड सरकार भी छात्रव्रृति दे रही है लेकिन बहुत से छात्र इससे वंचित रह जाते है क्योंकी उसे सही जानकारी नही रहती . इस तरह के सोच को लेकर और भी लोग आगे आये तो बहुत बद्लाव इस देश मे आ सकता है और हो सकता है कि बहुत गरीब छात्र कल को रामा गोविन्द और शंकर गोविन्द  जी की तरह विदेश मे देश का नाम रोशन करे . 
कुछ दिन पहले +2 का Result निकला . बहुत सारी लडकियां  Top  5 मे आयी. लेकिन वो मजदूरी करके अपना एक्जाम दी.  उसके आगे की पडाई के लिये पैसे नही है, ऐसे ना जाने कितने Student  होंगे, जिसे सच मे scholarship  की जरुरत है . 
इस नेक काम मे अगर मेरी कोई भी मदद की जरुरत होगी तो मैं आपके साथ हूँ . Thanks 
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The 19 annual IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2012) will be held in Pune, India during December 18 - December 21, 2012. It will serve as a forum to present the curren...
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Scientists have been keeping an eye on a specific region of the northern Petermann Glacier in Greenland for quite some time, and now a piece has broken off. A
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"None of you is special. You are not special. You are not exceptional. You've been pampered, cosseted, doted upon, helmeted, bubble-wrapped..." these were the words spoken by English teacher David McCullough Jr. to the graduating class of Wellesley High School in Wellesley, Mass. in what has to be one of the greatest commencement speeches of all time.
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Since July 2007, Dr. Rama K Govindaraju is a Senior Staff Engineer at Google's Platforms Engineering Advanced Development team  that is responsible for helping shape the platforms infrastructure for Google's data centers.

Till June 2007 Dr. Govindaraju was a Distinguished Engineer at IBM's High Performance Computing Systems Lab and was responsible for the architecture of all HPC software components. Dr. Govindaraju was also the lead software person for the IBM PERCS project which was IBM's initiative in response to the DARPA,  HPCS project.  Prior to his current assignments, Dr. Govindaraju  led the development of four generations of communications architecture for IBM's high performance computing systems since 1995. Dr. Govindaraju was the software lead for 2 of the 3 ASCI supercomputers developed by IBM for the Lawrence Livermore National Labs and each was the fastest supercomputer of its time. Dr. Govindaraju has also held positions as the lead for IBM's UNIX architecture and design council.

Dr. Govindaraju is a master inventor at IBM and is the author (co-author) of over 35 patents that have been awarded in the area of High Performance Compuitng. Dr. Govindaraju is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM. 


Dr. Govindaraju received his BE in Computer Science from BIT, Ranchi, in 1988. Subsequently he received his MS and PhD in Computer Science from RPI, New York, in 1990 and 1994 respectively.
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