NEWS/MUSINGS

A Debate on GDP, Wealth and Economy

By Senthil Ratnasabapathy The discussion is on, again. It is all about whether or not the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) correctly reflects the status of the economy and wealth of a country. The … [Read More...]

Canada’s Challenge with India

During his six-day trip to India, Canadian Prime minister Stephen Harper might find the Indian leaders, particularly Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, somewhat distracted and even meeting-wary. That … [Read More...]

Smuggling vs. Trafficking of Refugees

In a recent comment on Canada's National Post newspaper, James C. Hathaway writes about the common confusion between the terms of smuggling and trafficking -- two terms which have been very commonly … [Read More...]

TECHNOLOGY

Ofcom Calls for Public Input Into Internet of Things Era

The British communications regulator Ofcom is seeking public’s input in its efforts to devise a strategy to handle the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) era. The 14-page document, titled Promoting … [Read More...]

Thread Group Formed to Create Internet of Things Network

Some of world’s biggest technology companies have come together to form a new alliance to create new tools to facilitate home-centered Internet of Things (IoT) device interoperability. The alliance, … [Read More...]

TRAVEL/PHOTOGRAPHY

Super (Perigee) Moon, A Preamble

  Photo taken two days before the super full moon in August, 2014. … [Read More...]

A Dip in a Mud Volcano in Colombia

This is an article I wrote in 2006, after my visit to the mud volcano. Senthil Ratnasabapathy “Don’t wait outside, friend, come join us,” the masseur stretched his arms inviting me. From my … [Read More...]

Misty Morning

We travel outside of our homes, cities and countries to experience something 'different', new or even something that we wished we had in our own cities, towns or villages. This can be the landscape, … [Read More...]