July 20, 2014 · This post currently has 0 comments
My twitter account was hacked a few weeks ago, thanks to a rogue app that ended up blocking all my followers, my follows and everyone on my lists. It was annoying to say the least, seeing over 2500 awesome tweeps blocked. Since all my network was blocked, I was no longer able to follow them without unblocking and Twitter does not have a “bulk unblock users” yet.
Turns out, third party apps that do this are not popular either. Here are two apps that help you manage your blocked users individually and in bulk.
July 24, 2013 · This post currently has 6 comments
Just came across the revamped website of KochiMetro rail and noticed the below image -
Those who currently travel to work by private bus?
You expect a salaried workforce currently spending around Rs. 5 per 2.5 Kms to move to Rs. 15 /km?
Those who take the car to work daily?
This falls into two broad categories, those who stay near the station and those who are a bit away from the station
March 13, 2013 · This post currently has 2 comments
Financial Planning is something that most youngsters in our country have no clue about. Found this little video called One Idiot made by the IDFC Foundation’s to educate the youth of India to be financially independent. Loved it and raises some serious questions on how we live our life, hope it helps you too.
And a question out to my readers out there, would you be interested in knowing more about financial planning? Is it something you would want to read on TheAnand? Shout out in the comments section below.
Click here if you cannot view the video on email/reader.
March 2, 2013 · This post currently has 3 comments
As the technology world prepares to begin its transition into the era of wearable technology, with smart watches and smart eye wear, it might change the way we live in ways we might not have expected it to.
Google Glass is probably going to be one of the hottest must-have gadgets when it launches this year. A hands-free gadget that ensures that you see what you need to see when you need to see it. But what are the possible reasons that the gadget will be remain in a geeks’ wish list and never a commercial success?
December 5, 2012 · This post currently has 0 comments
The iPad Mini is the latest entrant into the tablet segment from the Apple stable. The product is said to be a miniature version of iPad and is premium priced. The design clearly lives up to its price tag with a built that is pleasingly light to handle. However, despite all glowing reviews this device received for its hardware finish, the iPad Mini is a delicate device and needs to be protected. It is always wise to protect this device with several of the stylish cases that are available in the market. Here is an example of a few of them.
April 17, 2012 · This post currently has 0 comments
Hearing the word ‘barcamp’ for the first time?
BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from participants who are the main actors of the event
BarCamp Kerala 12 will be at Techopark, Trivandrum. For more details, go here
April 16, 2012 · This post currently has 4 comments
When going through resumes and calling up candidates gets tiring, this is how you can have some fun
Me: Hello, am I speaking to Mr NAME?
NAME: Yes, NAME speaking.
Me: Hi, I had received your resume for the position of XYZ at ayruz web holdings. Are you currently working?
NAME: No, I was working until January. I am currently looking for a job.
Me: So, your profile says you are interested in movies
NAME: Yes, I love movies and it will definitely me while working as a XYZ at your firm.
Me: Good, Good…also your resume says you have excellent communication skills, is that correct?
NAME: Yes sir.
Me: Hmm, ok…so…have you seen the movie “Inception” by Christopher Nolan?
NAME: Yes sir, amazing movie, mindblowing stuff!
Me: Ok, Can you explain the story to me?
NAME: Sir. . . . . .