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by KJo
22 Jul 2017 03:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1695
Views: 47400

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Have any of you guys looked into Srinivasa Ramanujan's work? I would like to read a technical book on his discoveries some day. There is lot of discussion about Ramanujan's work (and life) in this thread.. I have given some links for his notebooks and other works. In fact there are many problems fr...
by KJo
21 Jul 2017 19:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

What is happening in India is very normal and has happened in the US also. Back in the dotcom era, everyone and his mom was in IT. They needed people so badly, and there was a deluge of funds. RB was still a munna not yet in SillyValley. Then came the bust and it was a disaster. All the pretenders l...
by KJo
20 Jul 2017 22:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 2876
Views: 47000

Re: Positive News from the USA

Chicago earned its reputation the hard way: machine gun shootings in the (white) nbds. Gangs vs. Polis, gangs vs. gangs, polis vs. unarmed motorists, polis vs. polis... Yes, but that is more like 1920s stuff. Until 1940s. It's been different since then though the ghost of Al Capone and Bugs Moran s...
by KJo
20 Jul 2017 22:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1695
Views: 47400

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Have any of you guys looked into Srinivasa Ramanujan's work? I would like to read a technical book on his discoveries some day.
by KJo
20 Jul 2017 21:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 2876
Views: 47000

Re: Positive News from the USA

Looks like war zone in Chicago. And this is just one city in the country. More than 100 shot in Chicago over holiday weekend I thought Chicago has very strict gun control laws. Am I wrong? Guys guys. It's not as bad as it sounds. Chicago is divided into many regions. Almost ALL the shootings and ki...
by KJo
20 Jul 2017 20:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 5341
Views: 313812

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

ha ha the Chinese look so comical with their threats. Modi isn't even bothering, he is probably yawning loudly and going back to sleep. :rotfl:
by KJo
19 Jul 2017 02:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 858
Views: 67073

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

I never understood why Pakis used kafir currency like Rupees. Why not islamic currency - Dirhams? That adds to H&D just like calling oneself a Syed does that.
by KJo
09 Jul 2017 21:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

https://soundcloud.com/user-675510322/layoffs-conversations-of-an-indian-it-employee-with-hr-manager http://gadgets.ndtv.com/others/news/tech-mahindra-soundcloud-employee-fired-hr-manager-anand-mahindra-apology-1722269?pfrom=home-tech if you let go a employee atleast give some notice period and a p...
by KJo
09 Jul 2017 20:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

Nope. In Massa, there is a notice period as well. Not as long as here in desh perhaps but the usual 2 weeks and most of the people I knew who quit served the notice period. Well to be fair, the notice period in the US is "optional"? Legally they can fire you any moment and you can quit an...
by KJo
02 Jul 2017 19:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

I would solicit your comments on the harassment of women in SV about which I have made a few posts in the phone n gizmo thread instead. you may say you are not involved and didnt do anything....and you would be right. so then why are you asking for our comments on the piece you posted ? just becaus...
by KJo
02 Jul 2017 00:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

Comments? Bengaluru tech firm to female employee: Not responsible for your safety after you log out The murder of Prathibha, a BPO employee way back on December 13, 2005 shocked the entire industry. This tragic incident led to many changes especially with better safety measures being implemented by ...
by KJo
01 Jul 2017 23:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary
Replies: 91
Views: 11908

Re: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary

Happy Birthday. I believe I have been part of the sideline viewer community for most of the 20 year. Not a day go by when I check few times a day. Also attended two meets and remember meeting Anurag, Rahul and N Rao I think. To all the Admins and Mods, Thanks for helping this child grow to an adult...
by KJo
01 Jul 2017 00:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary
Replies: 91
Views: 11908

Re: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary

20 years - Fantastic!
I've been part of this for 18 years!
by KJo
29 Jun 2017 17:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

arshyam wrote:
KJo wrote:Google breaks the law and pays a hefty fine. Well deserved.

High time countries crack down on crooked companies screwing around with laws to get unfair advantage. :evil:

It's okay saar, we believe you're neutral onlee :rotfl:


Thank God, I can now sleep in peace. :P :twisted:
by KJo
28 Jun 2017 17:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 858
Views: 67073

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

Gagan wrote:Poor girl
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Ironic thing is subjugated women are among the first ones to defend Islam. Among my WA High school group, the hijabi types living in ME are the most jihadi.
by KJo
27 Jun 2017 21:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 157
Views: 14199

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Who cares about heartburn? I want their country to burn. :evil: You think the US, or anyone else, is going to achieve that for us? No. Which is why I asked my earlier question. What are the tangible benefits of getting that fellow called a terrorist? Is the US going to make Pakistan cough him up? M...
by KJo
27 Jun 2017 21:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

Standard java, C programming. Nothing out of the ordinary. Companies that you despise will be included in the list. I despise only crooks and thieves. If these companies stop doing that as their business model then no one will despise them. I find your numbers hard to believe. Why would anyone pay ...
by KJo
27 Jun 2017 20:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

Hmmm, possible that they are fake. I couldn't tell. The foreign national won't get $150. His/her company would. General rule is 50% margin for companies based in India. Rest 50% for the employee. Also $150 per hour billing rate would be a niche skill like full stack architect etc. Most common progr...
by KJo
27 Jun 2017 20:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

Open glassdoor.com. Type analytics. Choose country as United States. Choose the category as jobs( instead of company, interviews option). Click search. Do let us know the number of vacancies you see. You may do the same for other kinds of jobs. I can say that there are enough vacancies to justify o...
by KJo
27 Jun 2017 20:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

^^^ I disagree ( we can disagree, I hope ). I believe Java would have been just beginning to get popular in the year 2000. So what were the Indian and american CEO's supposed to do. What would be the source of Java experts, if you may wish to answer? Sometimes it is convenient to turn a blind eye j...
by KJo
27 Jun 2017 20:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

Google breaks the law and pays a hefty fine. Well deserved. High time countries crack down on crooked companies screwing around with laws to get unfair advantage. :evil: EU slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fine European Union regulators slapped Google with a record €2.4 billion ($2.7 billion) a...
by KJo
27 Jun 2017 19:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 157
Views: 14199

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

saip wrote:
KJo wrote:
Why is it a big win for us? What happens now just because US has woken up? Will they force Pak to do something?


Because it causes serious heartburn to Pakis.


Who cares about heartburn?
I want their country to burn. :evil:
by KJo
27 Jun 2017 17:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 157
Views: 14199

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

US designates Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin as global terrorist ahead of Modi-Trump meeting: Big Win For India: India welcomes move http://www.india-aware.com/us-designates-hizbul-chief-syed-salahuddin-as-global-terrorist-ahead-of-modi-trump-meeting-big-win-for-india-india-welcomes-move/ Why is it a...
by KJo
27 Jun 2017 17:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 157
Views: 14199

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

ShauryaT wrote:I have just one question. Why did Modi have to hug him :?:


I agree, he needs to cut the hugs. For some like Trump, it is uncomfortable.
by KJo
26 Jun 2017 23:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

by Singha my first trip to usa was on b1 visa for a month of training after i joined nortel - and landed in boston. me and my colleague were sent off to their level2 processing of 'troubling' cases and after some unknown checking they did online and a few queries were let in with a warning that &qu...
by KJo
26 Jun 2017 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 157
Views: 14199

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

"true friend" :rotfl:

Modiji should watch his back. When an Amreeki calls you a true friend, brace yourself.
by KJo
24 Jun 2017 23:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

so why dont you go ahead and name that american co , as you readily do with TCS ? I will leave that to others to 'expose' based on what they have seen. My experience of visa fraud has been with that one US ex-employer of mine which I don't want to name here for privacy reasons as it is associated t...
by KJo
24 Jun 2017 22:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

If they broke the rule, then it is their fault. Does not matter who it is. There is no law to debar a company so that won't happen. And should not. Then why ask for this? Just because they are desi? This visa fraudsters need to be dealt with severely in any case. And that goes for Microsoft and oth...
by KJo
24 Jun 2017 21:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

As always, it's desi companies' fault all the time. So why does the US not just go ahead and debar these companies from the US as KJo wants? Problem solved right, all amriki desis can live life happily ever after with heads held high? Something to ponder about. If they broke the rule, then it is th...
by KJo
24 Jun 2017 21:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

KJo probably got outsmarted by some "onsite" variety from Infy/Oil Co. Hence his deep distrust of Indian IT giants :rotfl: Lol. You wish. saip, If FrootCo is following the rule then there is nothing to be done. Change the rule. I think the rule is unfair and they've lobbied with the Govt ...
by KJo
24 Jun 2017 01:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

Our so called flagship IT companies are so shameless they go to other countries and commit violations of law. $1M is nothing. They should be barred from business in the US. Where is that joker NaMu who talks about ethics when all he did was violate laws and bend them when he was CEO? New York fines ...
by KJo
18 Jun 2017 16:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 3655
Views: 187778

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Kidambi wins Indonesian Open.
by KJo
16 Jun 2017 23:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

I think Harpreet Singh is overreacting. Indian IT's business model is to pick whatever is "hot" in the market, train the vast armies of graduates in that technology and send them to the US and market them with a "buy 1 get 10 free" model. This has worked very well for years. I do...
by KJo
12 Jun 2017 23:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 387
Views: 27658

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The whole body odour thing was a marketing campaign created to make money. Every country/people have roughly the same percentage of people who stink. By perpetuating such myths based on stereotypes doesn't help the credibility of discussions in BR. http://www.cracked.com/article_20324_5-basic-facts...
by KJo
12 Jun 2017 23:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

I was asleep on Saturday morning and at 7:30am I thought I heard my cell phone ring. It stopped so I went back to sleep and in a minute it rang again. It was a call from India! No name associated with it, and I heard it could be my parents wanting to talk to me urgently, so I picked up. It was a rec...
by KJo
10 Jun 2017 21:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

Can infy and wipro merge together ? That would be such a blood bath , remember when HP acquired EDS ? In the end there were no winners but only those who facilitated the M&A. On netz and hpe merger...folks were saying layoffs would go from bad to "nuclear" Even a foot soldier from tre...
by KJo
10 Jun 2017 09:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 930
Views: 63529

Re: Indian IT Industry

Only IT scion who has proven any kind of mettle is Shiv's (Nadar, not our Dr) daughter. And even that is probably because of the running start? The big 4 will make a larger comeback in India by gobbling up one of the majors or the other. She was my batchmate here in the US. But then she is lucky th...
by KJo
10 Jun 2017 08:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 387
Views: 27658

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Total 650 Need 326. May got 318 DUP got 10 So total is 328 So margin of 2 Irony is she had 331 before going to elections. Hubris. Well put ramana Saar. So my initial question was she had 331 and so a majority. What was she looking to get from this election? At most a "bigger" majority? Ri...
by KJo
10 Jun 2017 02:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 387
Views: 27658

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Help me understand.

May had absolute majority and was PM. Why the hell did she choose to have mid term elections? I read somewhere it would help her in Brexit, but how? She had a majority and could do anything she wanted. Now she has to beg the coalition members.
by KJo
08 Jun 2017 21:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 158440

Re: Understanding US thread-III

my prediction is US deep state will launch a vitriolic attack on Namo during his visit, on various fronts . namo will not forget this. this will be the opening bell of a very poor period of indo-US relations. we will emerge from the tunnel around 2025 , wearing our usual langoti, but in our hands w...

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