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How-to store several terabytes of data cheaply

How-to store several terabytes of data cheaply

I love travel photography, it is my passion and part of my profession. In last couple of years, I have undertaken 22 trips and generated around 1.3TB of RAW and edited images and videos. Then there are photos and videos I shoot when I am not traveling and also tons […]

February 20, 2017
Killing the golden goose, Uber/Ola strike

Killing the golden goose, Uber/Ola strike

For the past few days, drivers err… driving partners of Uber and Ola have gone on a strike, complaining about reducing incentives and low fare charged by these app based taxi aggregators. This has led to severe shortage of cabs in Delhi, resulting in an almost persistent surge pricing and […]

February 14, 2017
Moved to Reliable Servers

Moved to Reliable Servers

Past couple of months has been fairly hectic for me. From lots of website related developments to overhauling of home network, entertainment and storage systems. All this has kept me on the edge and working. Last thing I wished to do was change my server and move to another webhost. […]

February 13, 2017
Why you should fly to Ladakh!

Why you should fly to Ladakh!

Traveling to Ladakh is a wonderful experience, be it the first time you’re visiting this heaven on earth or the 10th! However, first visit to Ladakh is all the more special. Because for the first time, you actually get to feel the cold Himalayan wind, scarcity of oxygen, breathtaking scenery […]

February 6, 2017
When disappointment is sweet…

When disappointment is sweet…

I don’t think there is anyone who likes to be disappointed, I surely don’t. Yet, there are times when disappointments turn into a sweet surprise, sort of like for the man who got lemons and made lemonade out of them (presumably he had rest of the ingredients.) When we started […]

February 3, 2017
Night at KMVN Mukteshwar

Night at KMVN Mukteshwar

Sometimes the best thing about a place is not the temple or the supposed natural wonder you had read about online. Rather a place you initially went to, with the intention of spending a night. However, the place itself becomes not only a place to spend your night, rather a […]

February 2, 2017
MuscleBlaze Whey Energy Review

MuscleBlaze Whey Energy Review

Irrespective of how we look at it, whey protein supplements are expensive. And for anyone not into serious bodybuilding, spending Rs. 85 each day for 24gms of protein, just doesn’t seems to make sense. So in my quest for affordable protein supplements, which still have decent percentage of protein, I […]

February 1, 2017
How to save money by watching TV online

How to save money by watching TV online

Today I received an SMS from Tata Sky, that my services had been deactivated due to low balance. Just as well, since I haven’t used Tata Sky since 13th of this month. Yet, my family is watching all the TV shows they had been watching earlier and a lot more […]

January 31, 2017
A drive to Chushul

A drive to Chushul

“I want to visit India – China border,” Neha’s words were echoing in my mind, as I applied for inner line permit at the DC Office in Leh. Reality of it is, there is no India-China border in Ladakh. Closest thing to that is the LAC, Line of Actual Control. […]

January 30, 2017
Has SMS lost all relevance?

Has SMS lost all relevance?

There was once a time, when SMS used to be relevant and widely used, when it used to be second form of contact after calls. Now, it isn’t! As I scroll through my SMS list, I barely see handful of messages sent by my contacts, among hundreds of offers, OTPs […]

January 29, 2017