The greatest personal benefit that Divya has gained from her engineering career has been to learn and embrace a growth mindset – a lesson she applies to her writing career as well. “Engineering has taught me to understand and accept lack of perfection as well as outright failure. For both writing and technology, I find myself using a similar development system: define a problem, break it into manageable tasks, brainstorm solutions, draft, debug, and finally, release to the world.” … [Read more...] about It’s never too late to educate yourself or start a new career: sci-fi writer SB Divya
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“Two of the best voices in Indian Parliament are from the Congress: Dr Shashi Tharoor and Manish Tewari. They represent Kerala ( 15 LS seats) and Punjab ( 8 LS seats ). They represent 44 % of INC in LS. West Bengal has 1, Assam 2. Fair representation? Just saying!” suspended Congress leader Sanjay Jha tweeted on August 28. … [Read more...] about Letter-writers are snubbed in Sonia Gandhi’s new House appointments
Every high-school movie in history has scenes in the same handful of settings: hallways for locker-side chats, classrooms for gazing at one’s crush, bathrooms for stealth smoking or puking, gymnasiums for taking a red rubber kickball to the dome, and auditoriums for the inevitable student body election or general assembly. Garelick realized that if he could control the location, he could reduce the costs of finding and building sets, let alone moving operations from one to another all the time. With an actual high school at its disposal, the American High team could shoot one teenage comedy after another at a wildly reduced cost. … [Read more...] about Hulu’s ‘The Binge’ revives the raucous, raunchy high-school comedy—and there’s more coming
Variety quoted Sam Register, President, Warner Brothers Animation, and Blue Ribbon Content, as saying: “Joe Ruby made Saturday mornings special for so many children, including myself. He was one of the most prolific creators in our industry who gifted us some of animation’s most treasured characters and it was a thrill to host him at our studio. Scooby-Doo has been a beloved companion on screens for more than 50 years.” … [Read more...] about Scooby-Doo co-creator Joe Ruby passes away at 87
When I first heard this above quote, I found it funny as well as insightful. Its effectiveness was underscored recently when a well-meaning customer reached out saying “lets book profits, markets seem to be at a high now.” At around the same time, another customer, who wanted no truck with the market a mere five months back when it was closer to its lows, called us to say, “Is it was a good time to invest? The economy seems to be recovering.” … [Read more...] about With a sharp fall and swift rise in the indices, how should investors position their portfolios?