Events, Technology, Views

Hit by Credit Card Fraud

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I’ve been using cards (both debit & credit) for over 14 years. Doing almost a decade of online banking. I’ve heard people being hit by frauds on online banking and while using cards. I’ve been quite fortunate of not being targeted until recently.

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Music, Technology, Views

Music to the ears

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I’ve always preferred good sound. This is one of key reasons I can’t bear the sight (read sound) of those shaky camrips. And, when this is combined with taste is music, it becomes quite tricky. I’ve recently got Audio Technica ATH-M50x Matte Gray (Limited Edition) and the moment I put it on, I was like – Wow! These are epic. They are actually cheaper than my current existing set of earphones/headphones. In the past I’ve owned some decent earphones/headphones but there are some memorable ones.

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Technology, Views

₹2000 Welcome but no Thank You

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India and Indians went crazy as soon as Indian PM Narendra Modi announced ₹500 & ₹1000 notes are no more legal. Yeah! Take that. It’s a big f*ck you to the black money hoarders and people who love keeping notes at home. There’s one more category more upset, our homemakers who preserve that precious green. All in all considered, this is a welcome step and a master stroke. When self-declaration of black money did not happen, this is indeed going to pull out such people out of the hole or they lose all their worth. I feel, we are still missing the bigger picture.

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Political, Views

Kejriwal – Raising stakes

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Kejriwal aka The Muffler Man is back. He has been a anti-corruption crusader and a self-proclaimed incorruptible and only honesty certifying agency in the world. After 49 days of winter, he’s back for 5 seasons of winter. We don’t know if corruption will ever end but Arvind Kejriwal has raised the stakes.

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Political, Technology, Views

Basic Necessities

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Yesterday was deadline for posting about Net Neutrality in India. More details on savetheinternet.in and if I remember correctly, this is the third time TRAI is seeking if we should’ve Net Neutrality or not. The major force which wants India should not have Net Neutrality in India is Facebook. First starting with internet.org which it has now beautifully renamed as Free Basics. But what is Net Neutrality & what is our basics?

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Events, Views

Egg & Chicken problem: Address Change

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I finished up posting about issues in India with Are we there yet? and I’m stuck knee-deep in an Egg and Chicken problem. May be I’ve a solution but it is as twisted logic as the rule. Continue reading “Egg & Chicken problem: Address Change”