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Infographics of the week – Food, Maps, Privacy & Politics [Oct 31]

Published on Nov 1, 2008 in Cool Infographics & Data Visualizations
Infographics of the week – Food, Maps, Privacy & Politics [Oct 31]

Every week, PHD celebrates the art of chart making by showcasing 5 beautiful infographics for your fun, inspiration and information. Browse 100s more wonderful infographics and have fun. Flickr Privacy Settings across the World This world map shows privacy settings used by a million sample users from 2005. The spots show photosharing options – red […]

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Subliminal Soup Ad from Potbelly

Published on Jan 23, 2008 in advertising, america, business, food and drink, ideas, travels

We have been to Potbelly sandwich works in Washington for lunch and the restaurant instantly became my favorite. Its the kind of place with a soul of its own, you can feel the passion the shop people have shown in every aspect. Of course the food was excellent, I had a chicken salad sandwich, veg […]

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Hong Kong – Made for tourists

Published on Jul 27, 2007 in Hong Kong, personal, travels

I couldnt really get enough time to sit and write a lengthy post on HK till now. The visit has been completely hectic whether its the meetings with the client or roaming the bustling Hong Kong streets. Finally I am coming back to India today. Fortunately I came a little early to the airport (well […]

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2 hours in Mediterranean

Published on Jun 18, 2007 in chennai, food and drink, personal

I stared with disbelief at the message on my mobile, it read, “Game for some Lebanese food on Sunday?” Lebanese food and Chennai?!? The combination sounded like Indian president and real power. Never the less, knowing the sender of that message very well, I responded “yes” with doubts in my mind. For whenever I tried […]

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An Irish Evening

Published on May 18, 2007 in dublin, personal

After a hectic day at office and client site, we had a wonderful evening on Wednesday. It all started when one of my collegues suggested that we have a pint to cheer up the hard day at work. So off we went to a near by pub. There I got introduced to Guinness, Ireland’s own […]

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10 good things about Seoul

Published on Jan 5, 2007 in Seoul

My stay here is coming to an end in the weekend. I would be back in Chennai to read Metroplus with a sip of strong decoction coffee on Monday morning. Aah, the joys of coffee and news. Even though I am not here as a tourist I could see quite a few places and interact […]

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Purnography in Seoul

Published on Dec 2, 2006 in Seoul

As planned earlier, Saturday was busy to the end. After a good and loooooong sleep, we (few other TCSers and myself) went to Yangson area in Seoul where one of the biggest electronic malls is located. It was extremely cold today. I think it was -2 degrees or something when we came out of the […]

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Weekend Plans

Published on Dec 1, 2006 in Seoul

First in Seoul is coming to an end and there is a host of activities planned for the 2 days. Visit atleast one toursit spot in the city. Try the much famed underground metro of Seoul. Go to the foriegn food mall in ethewan (or something that sounds similar) and pick up some vegetables, Taiwanese […]

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Seoul First Impressions

Published on Nov 27, 2006 in Seoul

Its been a couple of days since I have arrived here. Some of the first impressions about the city. The trees here are amazing. They change colours every season. Now most of them are yellow and leaves are falling. The kind of leaves you would have seen in Mohabbatein and wondered where on the earth […]

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Supply Creates Demand

Published on Nov 23, 2006 in Random

The things I love about Chennai are many, filter coffee, trees, relaxed pace of life, amazing food, culture to name a few. But one of the important reasons is Landmark Bookstores. During my second week in Chennai, Ashwin, one of my b-school classmates introduced me to Landmark. We went to the store located in the […]

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Lessons in Pricing from Murugan Idli Shop

Published on Nov 7, 2006 in Random

Agreed I am great fan of food. And more so when the place is real value for money. So I have become a regular at Murugan Idli Shop during the weekends. That brings us to the topic of this post. What can marketers learn from a place like Murugan Idli Shop?Pricing. [Useful Wikipedia links for […]

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How too many dishes spoiled the cook…

Published on Aug 18, 2006 in Random

Or, How Chandoo got hungry, cooked dishes and had a huge meal Well, that was a poor attempt at copying an already copied book title 😉 nevertheless, the news in the town is that “Chandoo is cooking” or wait a second there; I think it should be “it has rained for a week in Chennai”. […]

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A date with my plate!

Published on Jul 31, 2006 in Random

I would call it the Chennai’s food backbone, Saravana Bhavan as it is popularly known in this coastal city. As we enter this high-class vegetarian restaurant’s head office branch in Vadapalani, my friend was skeptical about the quality of the food and worried looking at the bustling crowd. We opted for the AC room and […]

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A bachelors guide to renting a house in Chennai

Published on Jul 27, 2006 in Random

All you hopeless and wifeless bachelors, get up and start looking. With PHD releasing “the unofficial bachelors guide to renting a house in Chennai” today, you will never again get a “no, we dont rent to criminals, politicians, drummers, dogs, carpenters and bachelors” reply from your prospective landlords. Where to look: Never call a housing […]

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Learnings of the week that was

Published on Jul 21, 2006 in Random

Not that you would be interested to know them, but anyways, >>> It does rain in Chennai for more than 12.3 seconds at a time. It happened once yesterday. >>> Using combo-boxes in excel is not that difficult, it is so much more fun and intuitive. Try learning them here if you are a excel […]

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