Melting away of snow with the arrival of Spring, brought a palette full of colors during my month-long stay in Kinnaur. Spring – such a lovely time to be in the mountains! Spring ❤️
Meet Sameeksha, from Kalpa. She’s three yr old. We call her Simi, and she calls me Mamu. Simi is so dear to her parents that her Mom and Dad have told me so many stories about how she’s so important for them including the fact that they had planned her name which is a combination… Continue reading Say Hello to Sameeksha, from Kalpa
[This post, my reflection on why I’m doing what I’m doing, is in part inspired from Simon Sinek’s Start with Why.] “Why did you want to climb Mount Everest?” “Because it’s there”. That was the answer, a truthful retort, by the mountaineer George Mallory, which has since become a popular quote in mountaineering. I certainly… Continue reading Why I took a sabbatical from my great going job.
I’m feeling thirsty as I make my way on a narrow path, towards the destination I’m aiming to reach today. There is fresh snow as far as eyes go. It’s onset of Spring here in Annapurna region of the Nepal Himalayas. What an amazing time to be here. At one place a few feet away,… Continue reading 2016 – My 100 days in the Himalayas, Part-1
At the start of the year, I had set a target of reading 12 books for the year. Thanks to Kindle, which makes reading an even more convenient and enjoyable experience, I was able to progress faster than what I planned. Below are the top 5 books I read, that I’d strongly recommend to everyone.… Continue reading My favorite book reads of 2016
Digital assistants, Chatbots, and Artificial intelligence have sort of become buzzwords these days, haven’t they? Whether that’s a good thing or a bit of an overkill, that’s up for debate, but one thing none of us can ignore is the amount of impact AI is going to have in our lives in near future. Unlike… Continue reading Building a discovery assistant