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Prasanth Nair
Bangalore, India
Interests: internet applications, technology transformations, web analytics & consumer intelligence
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Freaking! that's seems like a reasonable question all of us ask ourselves. The tough part is finding an answer! Choices are many but after lots of breaking head still I was never able to crack this one. Well, today, someone told me; "be in a business that can create civilization... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2011 at transforms
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Jul 14, 2011
It was interesting that in the last several weeks I'm noticing the 'tech crunch', 'mashable' part of the worlds are actively publishing (or rather gathering) rumours. Haven't you seen those titles like - 'rumours around iPhone 5 features, iPad 3 features, next android version features' and the whole world is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2011 at transforms
Mark Zuckerberg (as always) seems like after another self discipline action here. He will eat only the things he kills!!! read the complete stuff here Drinkers and smokers... wanna follow Mr Zuckerberg path? :) Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2011 at transforms
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I'm not sure whether the new flight schedule search on Google is an after effect of ITA integration or not. Recently Mashable told that Google is it getting serious about travel space. is it a big deal to have pricing? Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at transforms
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May 27, 2011
What is the right time to start something? well that seems one of the biggest question anyone will have who is trying to enter in to entrepreneurship. I've been trying to find the answer, scientifically or non scientifically, till I heard this from one of my good friend across the... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at transforms
No doubt the word 'managing up' is quite interestingly used across corporates. In my opinion, there is nothing wrong in managing up, provided your intention is to show off your 'good' than to suppress the 'ugly'. In any case take a read at below rules of engagement when you are... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2011 at transforms
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Recently I was going over a web analytics report and noticed there are significant amount of traffic getting into error pages, commonly known as the 4XX / 5XX category. Do you think we need a million $ budget and few months strategy discussion to make these pages meaningful and more... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2011 at transforms
Let me recall what Jeff Bezos once said "Be afraid of our customer, because those are the folks who has the money. Our competitors are never going to send us any money." Stay with me before you get into another WTF notion! What do you, as a customer, expect from... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at transforms
Don't think that I'm making an attempt here, rather trying to provoke some thoughts so bear with me :). I recently happen to read a column that says leadership can represent a pursuit, discipline, practice, passion, calling, skill, competency, obligation, duty, compulsion or even an obsession. I'm sure none of... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at transforms
We heard this word many time, chewed and went to trash. While doing a little bit reading on this topic, I happen to see some enormous possibilities and some inspiring personalities. Meet Luis von Ahn, an associate Professor from Carnegie Melon University, one of the pioneer behind the idea of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at transforms
When I was about to buy a bike I did some serious research (lot of googling and check with friends and stuffs like that), I thought it will be a good idea to summarize this whole process so that those who are in the same path could save sometime. First... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2010 at tour de
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It wasn't easy, for me to figure out whether I should try cycling. No doubt I finally ended up in making my mind to move forward with it. Some quick research, few phone calls... and I brought my first bike (not exactly, I remember having one when I was a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at tour de
"Since the creation of civilization through 2003 there was 5 exabytes of information created, now the same amount of information is created every 2 days!!" Honestly I'm not shocked by Eric Schmidt's statement here what would be shocking to me is - are we ready to use them or rather... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2010 at transforms
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No... that's not a typo. Have you ever thought where the heck, the thousands of spam coming your way, originated? I got some answers here (thanks to postini & google), check this out... Want to see this in action? check here Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at transforms
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Aug 3, 2010
Keeping up to date with programming language trends often seems to a difficult job (in my view at least). I often try to touch base with my professional circle to see what direction they / their organization moving towards when it comes to language choices. Here is a quick tip... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2010 at transforms
I promise I'm going to keep this one simple and let you do the thinking :-) Manish (name changed here) called me few days back with an interesting topic!! His boss thinks that he doesn't think... You guessed it right my friend, I too asked him the same question, 'What... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2010 at transforms
Let me take you to an incident happened (quite some years back). Friend and I were sitting in a local pub and I noticed my friend is trying to make some eye contact (you know what I mean? yea to a pretty lady sitting few seats away). By seeing all... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2010 at transforms
Happened to read a book Consumed by Andrew Bennett, to my surprise it was really thought provoking and close to my behavior. What I understood is a simple philosophy, people might slow consumption partly by economy and partly on a backlash overconsumption! I think you and I are getting tired... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2010 at transforms
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The answer seems very straight forward, IT IS NOT! It is very evident that past few years have been really challenging for Travel (and Tourism) Industry. We could see economic recession has left huge holes, well not just in many of the leading players balance sheets but also in consumer... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2010 at transforms