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Vikrant Rai
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The way some of the companies protect our personal information feels like you don't need enemies when you have them around.

Remember Target, Home Depot, Chase, and now Anthem (2nd largest health insurance provider). The worst is that they leaked SSN of their customers, and after realizing their mistake, are ready to provide free credit monitoring. What a joke!
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Tarun Tejpal was invited to TOI Literary carnival and accepted the offer. Eventually organizer has to withdraw his invitation and everyone knows the reason for that. Shobhaa wrote an article on it in NDTV where she seems to have suggested that it is OK for the organizers to have invited Tarun. I seem to agree with her and then I read a few comments on the post which tries to paint a completely opposite picture.
I agree with the fact that if Tarun did what has been alleged then it is the worst crime a person can commit. Although I can't even imagine what the victim must have felt, I agree that Tarun must face consequences for what he did. But what I don't agree is that criminals must be outcast from the society. Afterall, everyone should get a second chance no matter how ghastly the crime may be.

Here is what I do believe in. A criminal is also good at something. Tarun may be good at what he does, writing or reporting or investigative journalism. And no one can take that from him. We may choose to not listen to him or read his article but he does have every right to do what he does best.

If the consequences of what he did include ruining his professional life then so be it. But he also have every right to pursue it.
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What a customer service from Best Buy. On phone for almost 1 hour now and the person who put me on hold has now forgotten about me. Guess what, now I got connected to some other representative who realized this blunder and hung up on me quickly. 
Way to go @WorstBuy.... 
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Haha, not something I want to hear when I'm trying to decide which computer to buy (and from where to buy it)
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I still don't understand why all Indian festivals stuck big time. PM wants to teach discipline 1 billion people. Here 1000 people have gone out of control. Manners are something that just went out of our blood.

We Indians at US are flag bearers of our country. But here we have forgotten that we are in US.

I saw Rajdeep making a comment that "paisa aa jata hai per class nahi" and it will never come if you ask me.

Falguni event at San Mateo was biggest let down of all time. Gujaraties badly need to learn how to behave. In fact I think all Indians need to learn how to behave. 😡
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No matter how much I hate apple products, I end up owning one. And for those of you who think apple does not innovate, please see all the new smartphone coming out these days. They tend to brag about metal casing something apple figured out way back.

The thing about apple is that they would never release a half baked product. For them a good user experience matters a lot and that it is precisely the reason that I end up with an apple product. At least it guarantees that whatever it is suppose to do, it will do that without any problem. It may not do everything like other Android gadgets do but user experience is always superior.

Being a google enthusiast, this whole poor android user experience saddens me the most. Google please work on the user experience. In fact, Google should have a strict app guidelines while maintaining the ability to install whatever we like through unknown sources.
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No matter how much I hate samsung phones, note series is something that I do like. #Readytonote

http://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-note-4-video-teaser-campaign-begins-handwriting
12 days ahead of Samsung's Unpacked IFA 2014 press event in Berlin,Germany on September 3, along with a similar event in New York City, the company has released its first video teaser for the upcoming Galaxy Note 4, with an emphasis on how the Note family has handled handwriting in the past. The clip begins with a montage of people handwriting in various forms (with an ink pen, with...
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BP seeks a stake of 30% in KG basin from Reliance for a price of 4.2$ per unit and Reliance wants to increase the price to 8.4$ per unit. This is not corruption, this is brazen loot. Natural resources belong to people of India and we are being ripped off so badly that it just boils me every time I see it.
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For years MSFT has been dumping their POS software on us. Windows froze for update. Had to restart and lost all the data. I guess they should be ashamed to call themselves software engineers.
Please fire your windows and office teams and just hire some people from Apple and Google.

Each year MS office bloats in the name of adding features without having to worry about RAM usage. Windows team is confused whether they are catering to touchscreen or legacy form factors.

They destroyed Nokia brand. I guess its time for them to pack up. I would party if this company goes bankrupt.

Man I hate this company so much. 
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We Indians are so creative. Look at the newly invented shoe rack. 
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Did anyone notice that Arnab was yawning when RG was answering? Camera carefully showed only RG. Start at 22.54 and put a headset on. You will hear Arnab yawning. I do not want to demean RG but the way he answered questions, I find him dumb. On a national TV he made a fool of himself. I was reminded of the oral exams that students go through where sometimes students dont understand the questions and say something completely senseless. It felt like that. Considering RG agreed to speak to Arnab, I would assume that he was given a list of questions beforehand and had ample time to prepare an answer for them. But he got mixed up and screwed everything. I remember that scene from Munnabhai where even Sanjay Dutt could remember an answer for a very difficult medical question. 

It is OK to quit then do your job poorly.
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  • Colorado School of Mines
    Chemical Engineering, 2006 - 2011
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
    Chemical Engineering, 2002 - 2006
  • Sathaye College
    Science, 2000 - 2002
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