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ServiceSquare – incredible service

We usually attend to our household activities on our own and for some reason, we had a do a deep level of cleaning at our house and approached Service Square (External Website). When we told them our requirements, we were told they will send their personnel by 1 pm. Usually, such service companies do not follow time lines (we still remember Agarwal Packers and movers:-() but to our surprise, at 12:45 pm we got a call asking for land marks. For some reason call got disconnected; we called back but call was rejected and we got a SMS saying “Sir…

YearInReview2012 – with mixed feelings…

2012 is almost to the end and we will enter into the year 2013! (Yes, surely, I don’t think, anything will take away the world on 21st December!!). With that, let me do a recap of my year 2012. Year started really well. I was glad to arrange surprise cake cutting with my family. I don’t believe in cutting cake etc but I always love to do things when most people enjoy something. Middle of January, we the entire family went to my in-laws place to celebrate Makara Sankrathi and since it was our first big festival after the wedding,…

Memories of life: How I began to use computers…

Suddenly, I got to see my old website that I created somewhere around 2000 or so! Wow, so much is changed from then and now!! Wanted to share a story, how I began to use computers. Credit to my old website… The day when I saw the Computer for the first time at my uncle’s office in the year 1995, I was so inspired and internd to learn to use this vast technology. However, I am told that since I have problem with my vision, it is impossible for me to operate the computer and hence, I am not suitable…

Effective use of LinkedIn and Twitter

Thanks to a colleague’s question on Twitter asking tips that would help him to make best use of LinkedIn, that has prompted me to come up with this quick post on Effective Use of LinkedIn and Twitter. We know, both LinkedIn and Twitter are two major portals on social media and helps us connect with the whole world. Its not just my colleague but would be several others, who may not exactly know, how these platforms can be used to the best possible extend. Here are some of the benefits that I could think of: Keep track of your profile.…

Folks, students are not fools!! Don’t play with them…

I was surprised, when I got a call saying they are calling from a reputed management collage and my wife got selected for an admission, where as she didn’t even apply for it. When I questioned the caller, he says “she filed an online an inquiry”… So what, how does that qualify for making a selection? He continued by saying the collage offer a free laptop, loan without any guarantee, placement at Facebook / Google and so on… I fail to understand why he feels an aspirant student would require all of the above!!! Oh! when I asked him to…