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Eka Chakra
Svaaha!
Interests: Opensource technologies, Cloud Computing, Art/Creativity,Culture etc.
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(Nov 26, 2014) The place that travel writer Pico Iyer would most like to go? Nowhere. In a counterintuitive and lyrical meditation, Iyer takes a look at the incredible insight that comes with taking time for stillness. In our world of constant movement and distraction, he teases out strategies we... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at EKA CHAKRA
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http://katherineskaggs.com/art/painted-drums/ Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at EKA CHAKRA
Two pioneers from different fields- investment banking(Warren Buffet) & music(Jay Z), good intrview. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2014 at EKA CHAKRA
Download Video as MP4 "The Indigo Evolution" is a documentary that attempts to answer the question - Are these 'Indigos' only the fanciful notions of a few individuals embracing new-age, metaphysical beliefs, or is there real evidence that they truly do exist? Most importantly, why are they here and how... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2013 at EKA CHAKRA
Download Video as MP4 OpenStack is on a mission to provide scalable, elastic cloud computing for both public and private clouds, large and small. At the heart of openstack's mission is a pair of basic requirements - clouds must be simple to implement and massively scalable. OpenStack is a collaborative... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2013 at EKA CHAKRA
A documentary (~ 30 min.) on personal transformation of Sonu Nigam who is a well known Bollywood Singer. This Documentary is made by Dutch firm OHM - http://www.ohmnet.nl/ In this documentary, we personally acquainted with Sonu Nigam. Who is this artist, where does his inspiration come from? And what does... Continue reading
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"Why are you called the alchemist?" "Because that's what I am." "And what went wrong when other alchemists tried to make gold and were unable to do so?" "They were looking only for gold," his companion answered. "They were seeking the treasure of their destiny, without wanting actually to live... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2013 at EKA CHAKRA
Acumen Fund is creating a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises, emerging leaders and breakthrough ideas. Get involved with Acumen Funds - http://www.acumenfund.org/get-involved.html Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2013 at EKA CHAKRA
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“ A warrior chooses a path with heart, any path with heart, and follows it; and then he rejoices and laughs. He knows because he sees that his life will be over altogether too soon. He sees that nothing is more important than anything else ” ~ Carlos Castaneda Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at EKA CHAKRA
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"Talk is cheap, show me the code" ~ Linus Torvalds Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2012 at EKA CHAKRA
(~57min.) Python's ecosystem is held up to a high standard, but it falls short in a few key areas. A handful of crucial APIs are an absolute pain to work with. We'll go over where these APIs went wrong and learn about strong and elegant API design. Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2012 at EKA CHAKRA
Download Video as MP4 (~31min.) Jay Adelson was part of the team that created Digg. This is Jay's speech at the Commencement Ceremony (2012) of his alma mater Boston University where he studied Broadcasting & Film (with a concentration in Computer Science). Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2012 at EKA CHAKRA
In this scene from the movie - Atlas Shrugged Part I, Dagny Taggart confronts her brother James about the need to upgrade a rail line with an innovative metal alloy- Rearden, available in the market for the very first time. It illustrates the difference between objectivity and second-hand thinking. Atlas... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2012 at EKA CHAKRA
Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left? “One.” - wrong answer ,Correct answer - “Five." Why? Because there’s a difference between deciding and doing!” Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2012 at EKA CHAKRA
At Silicon Valley Bank's CEO Summit on October 6, 2011, Guy shared lessons learned from Steve Jobs. (Duration ~47min.) Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2012 at EKA CHAKRA