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Abhishek Sivaraman
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Attended Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani - Goa
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When is Galaxy nexus coming to India???? :'( +Samsung Galaxy Nexus
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It's on!!!! India reportedly one of the 18 countries for the Phase 1 launch..Register now...

http://www.google.co.in/nexus/#register
Galaxy Nexus. First phone with Android 4.0, Face Unlock, Android Beam, an amazing HD screen and 4G LTE fast.
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There comes a time in every company’s life when it must fight for its life. If you find yourself running when you should be fighting, you need to ask yourself: “If our company isn’t good enough to win, then do we need to exist at all?”-- Awesome article..A must read...
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A very black day in the IT industry.... :'(..Steve Jobs..RIP..Yes Steve...u were rite...1984 was never like 1984...
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Sometimes it's what you don't' see that makes an effect special...

Roundabout 20 years ago, when I was an MIT grad student, I went to one of my first SIGGRAPH conferences. (SIGGRAPH is the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics.)

In that early era of computer graphics, photo-realistic rendering was at the cusp of possible... The culmination of the event was the video showcase... where each of the institutions - whether commercial (like Pixar or ILM) or academic (like Cornell, Ohio State or MIT) showed off their own contribution to the state of the art. I remember 15 second clips of computer generated drapes waving in the wind that received standing ovations... or corn fields blowing in the wind. It was a thrilling time.

I remember one video clip (and I think it was from ILM, hoping someone can validate for me) that was entirely out of place. This video clip was entirely mundane. It was a video of a guy walking down a city street. Not computer generated mind you - literally just a guy walking down the street. And then there was a car driving down the road... this went on for a few minutes. Utterly mundane scenes. After all of the amazing animation we'd seen, this was quite a let down... The audience was baffled.

Then an interstitial slide appeared for about 15 seconds (long enough for us to ponder): "Sometimes it's what you don't see that makes an effect special."

They then re-ran the exact same reel... but this time you saw the back story behind every scene we'd viewed... The guy walking down the street was actually on a green screen. The entire city-scape around him was composited... flawlessly... including his shadows, reflections, etc. And on and on. Everything that looked mundane actually required immense effort to appear as such. The joke was on us, and we'd bought it hook line and sinker.

That moment had a profound effect on me.

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This post is how Google schooled the entire social network competitors...Now I understand the thought behind Google+ ...
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I sincerely wish that this venture of our government sees the light of the day and education becomes pervasive throughout India....
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I give television at max 6-7 years... It's relevance is slowly being eroded..
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Isnt it time India had a Silicon Valley equivalent?? #ThinkingOutLoud
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Building great products.
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  • Headstrong
    Lead Consultant, 2014 - present
  • InsideView
    Software Engineer, present
  • Reflexis
    Product Engineer, 2008 - 2011
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Hyderabad - Pune - Goa - Tiruchirapalli - Bangalore - Kolkata - Bangalore - Chennai
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  • Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani - Goa
    2004 - 2008
  • IIM lucknow
    PGDM, 2012 - 2014
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