All articles with 'game' Tag

Economics of commission

Published on Dec 31, 2007 in wonder why

Here is a question for all you game theory enthusiasts Imagine you are planning to rent an apartment from PACiM (Popular Apartment Complex in Madras). Since the PACiM lease office is nice they give reference commission to any tenant who brings a new person for renting a house there. The good thing is you have […]

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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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PHD’s Regular Blah #8

Published on Apr 4, 2007 in personal

Stop doing what you are and go read Unleashing the Ideavirus by Seth Godin. Even if you have already read it, do it again. It helps keeping your mind alive. My plans to start Calvin Fund are slightly delayed, thanks to my forgetful finger, I lost my login password at the trading site and would […]

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The problem with B-schools

Published on Mar 26, 2007 in b-school, wonder why

The problem with (B) Schools is that, they grade you. You are A-pos or A or A Neg or B Pos or so on. The grading starts right from the first day first presentation, quiz, assigment, case study, cp and goes on till you leave the campus with all your bags. So much that RG […]

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Is Monopoly Fair?

Published on Feb 25, 2007 in Learn Excel, simulation, wonder why

Ever since we have purchased the Monopoly board game, it has become a weekend ritual for us. Almost every Friday/Saturday night Jo would pull out the board, currency, wooden dice, small houses and deed cards and spread them. We are in for a surprise after playing the game for few weeks. As kids we thought […]

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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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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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Cameras: Most Popular vs. Most Clicked

Published on Sep 26, 2006 in Random

A couple of days I guess S.Anand has given this link to Flickr’s Top Digital cameras. The funda is simple. The site tells you what are Top camera models in Flickr based on the EXIF data available using some Flickr API. I was wondering if the same cameras are also most sought after by people. […]

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A Day without Internet :)

Published on May 12, 2006 in Random

Internet connection at home has given enough opportunities to me to stay idle and wonder about the dust in my mouse. But today proved to be different. Since there is some problem with the net connection I had to actually think of ways to kill the time other than stumbling. The output aint that bad. […]

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My date with a mall

Published on Jan 10, 2006 in Random

My date with a mall Indorians suddenly found a new hobby, “mall hopping”, thanks largely to the new mall ‘Treasure Island’. After hearing rave reviews from several of my classmates I went there a couple of days back, my experiences… Park here, not there:Since the mall has very limited capacity of 2/4 wheelers parking, we […]

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Where will the multiplex go now?

Published on Dec 24, 2005 in advertising, business, ideas, wonder why

You pay almost Rs. 200 for a service X. You drive almost 10 km to get the service. But to your utter dismay, you have little or no say in where you want your service to be delivered, to decide how long your want the break in between to be, you couldn’t sit with your […]

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Some things and Some links…

Published on Dec 17, 2005 in Random

I am feeling beautiful and happy. And let me warn you, I am not yet placed 😀The world is full of new ventures, new ideas and new things. Everyday I see something new happening somewhere, something so simple and beautiful being done by somebody out there, thanks largely to my net connection. I couldn’t wait […]

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Salmagundi of sense and nonsense

Published on Nov 2, 2005 in Random

I opened word to type a new blog at 2AM. Its 3 now and I still don’t know what I am going to write. I guess the break from blogging has been too lengthy. I could think of several things including ‘rhymes management would sing’ :p, but nevertheless torture to the frequent readers of this […]

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Recipe of my L!fe

Published on Aug 29, 2005 in Random

Type: Non-vegServings: Many Ingredients: 1 myself 😀1 Alarm clock1 Very good mattress1 Well equipped gymnasium1 Badminton court1 Computer with net connection1 Camera1 Blog account300 + friends online2-3 Library books40 GB of movies20 GB of musicA working version of FreeCellDaily The Hindu crosswordLatest copies of India Today, Business World & Outlook Traveler Preparation: Make the mattress […]

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FINdigestible!

Published on Feb 20, 2005 in Random

When i was a kid, i was fascinated by numbers. So much so that I used to top all the maths courses. Later during the engineering first year when I failed to add 2 matrices in the final exam I felt like suiciding. It was such a shame for me. All the penchant for numbers […]

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