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by ManSingh
12 Jun 2018 01:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2959
Views: 313851

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Maybe OT. Not indispensable but improbable. As I said the next generation ASML platform is being built in Connecticut. The kind of million dollar clean room, optical lasers etc they had is tough to imagine anywhere else. How I know that? Last year I had an interview with them for the next generatio...
by ManSingh
11 Jun 2018 23:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2959
Views: 313851

Re: Understanding the US- Again

ASML R&D is bay area and its next generation fabrication technology is Connecticut. Plus Intel has a shareholding stake there. So the loss is europe's. In my opinion it is companies like these that are critical to developing a semiconductor industrial base. ASML holds a 70% share in chip manufa...
by ManSingh
11 Jun 2018 16:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2959
Views: 313851

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Mediatek is taiwan and govt has approved its export to zte who can no longer use snapdragon Huawei has kirin but does not share with zte Samsung has exynos but for its own use only Apple has its Ax family for own use only Thats about the options in phone soc chips Replacing snapdragon with mediatek...
by ManSingh
05 Jan 2018 03:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 267349

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

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by ManSingh
28 Jun 2017 08:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1071423

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

https://www.facebook.com/Tamildefense/videos/1515689021816923/ video of the jostling going on at the border - why dont we just use tear gas? This is so hilarious. Reminds me of drunkards back home. It sets me thinking, what would have happened if 2 or 3 of the Chinese had managed to cross the India...
by ManSingh
27 Jun 2017 21:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

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 ManSingh
27 Jun 2017 21:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

Re: Indian IT Industry

Standard java, C programming. Nothing out of the ordinary. Companies that you despise will be included in the list.
by ManSingh
27 Jun 2017 20:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

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 progra...
by ManSingh
27 Jun 2017 20:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

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 ManSingh
27 Jun 2017 06:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

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 ju...
by ManSingh
20 Jun 2017 06:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

Re: Indian IT Industry

Question to all experienced IT bros. How to switch career streams mid-way? For ex: If I have an embedded systems background( 8+ years ) and want to move to a different field ( say deep-learning/computer vision ), how do I do it? I do get the learning curve, which I do find manageable. It is the pas...
by ManSingh
19 Jun 2017 05:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

Re: Indian IT Industry

Question to all experienced IT bros. How to switch career streams mid-way? For ex: If I have an embedded systems background( 8+ years ) and want to move to a different field ( say deep-learning/computer vision ), how do I do it? I do get the learning curve, which I do find manageable. It is the past...
by ManSingh
06 Jun 2017 16:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

Re: Indian IT Industry

To answer your question: 1) A lot many people update themselves constantly. 2) All tech sector conferences/events like "Embedded Systems Conference" held in Silicon Valley/Boston are also held in Bangalore. So there is a skill base in Bangalore, right? 3) All desi companies provide the la...
by ManSingh
06 Jun 2017 08:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

Re: Indian IT Industry

Good analysis IMO, even if it is backward looking. Much of this could be easily predicted, and I even did so over the years. He claims Indian IT companies did work "no one else wanted to do" which is wrong. People in the US had their jobs taken away from them and given to Indian IT compan...
by ManSingh
06 Jun 2017 03:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3211
Views: 475468

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

as per TOI ..... NaPaki DGMO calling Indian DGMO...bhai bhahut ho gaya..itni g...d mat maro !!!! Perhaps this is why... http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/a-proactive-response-to-kashmir-conflict/418105.html It seems like the paki DGMO call was a pre-emptive move. Just goes to show the laser ...
by ManSingh
01 Jun 2017 03:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3031
Views: 434149

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

If wreckage is scattered in that big area, can we rule out mid air disintegration of the plane. From the few air crash investigation episodes I saw, when the plane is shot down, the wreckage will be scattered across large area. Not suggesting that, need wait till black box is analyzed. Cannot be ru...
by ManSingh
23 May 2017 16:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 267588

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Hindustan Times: Canada denies entry to retired CRPF officer over 'rights

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/canada-denies-entry-to-retired-crpf-officer-over-rights-abuse-torture-murder-by-the-force/story-qpOUm7WX05TG1vN57EOrqL.html

Sorry, no specific Canada thread available.
by ManSingh
22 May 2017 06:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 992
Views: 143124

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

errr........What's a TATA truck doing at the end?

Anyways,


and of course Himachal:
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by ManSingh
21 May 2017 08:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 992
Views: 143124

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

The sloping roof tunnel is called a snowshed. It is not that uncommon in snowy climes. What is required is knowledge of avalanche paths and real time avalanche monitoring. https://cwmm.com/en/great-bear-snow-shed/ If the road adjacent to a snowshed itself collapses, then it is poor engineering. The ...
by ManSingh
19 May 2017 05:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 334869

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/diplomats-upbeat-over-icj-order/409389.html A badly written article. Could not make sense whether the convicts were executed after the stay on death penalty or after the verdict. Mexico vs US In 2003, Mexico took the US to the ICJ over a dispute concerning al...
by ManSingh
11 May 2017 00:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

Re: Indian IT Industry

Hmm interesting. The stated purpose of GA TECH going online is to increase STEM candidates within usa. Although anyone can take their course from anywhere in the world after credentials have been validated by them. No land required. Funding might be needed for deserving candidates though. I agree wi...
by ManSingh
10 May 2017 23:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 550252

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The data above quoted from page 62 shows that the IT base is 29 million people who collectively report Rs.10.79 lakh crore in income. Companies and firms collectively report ~8.5 lakh crore in income. That's it. The vast majority of Indians are not salaried, and yet the salaried class reports more ...
by ManSingh
10 May 2017 22:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

Re: Indian IT Industry

Is this Hai-toba about layoffs is because IT is in high visible area. After all laying of few thousand folks should be normal if your work force is around 2 Lakhs. Not everyone can be a great performer. IT as in recruiting thousands of fresh college graduates and putting them in a billable role in ...
by ManSingh
10 May 2017 22:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135662

Re: Indian IT Industry

Last time it took us a month to clear customs for the electronic components shipped. Reason was excise officer responsible for stpi which is an electronics park too could not be found at his desk. Items were cleared with verbal go ahead from divisional head. And this is bangalore, hub of itvity. Abs...
by ManSingh
10 May 2017 20:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 365282

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

No, we shouldn't. An army officer should be free from any worries when he returns home. Besides how many can one person fight. Imagine had a usa army service man returned from deployment in iraq and had been hurt as such on us soil. A line has definitely been crossed today. When one of their own die...
by ManSingh
09 May 2017 05:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Canada Relations
Replies: 4
Views: 1424

Re: India Canada Relations

Thanks, it really must have changed a lot in the last few years then. By ghetto, I do not mean slums but dominated by a particular community.

In 2012, almost the entire region surrounding the northern bank of fraser river, was sikh. Sajjan Singh is an MP from Vancouver south.
by ManSingh
09 May 2017 03:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Canada Relations
Replies: 4
Views: 1424

Re: India Canada Relations

^^^ Your choice of topic seems a bit-off with respect to your first post. You are defaulting India-Canada relations with India-Khalistani sikh relations. Not a fair association. Not all Sikhs should be considered Indian. (It is even unfair to consider all sikhs as punjabi/of punjabi origin). Neither...
by ManSingh
08 May 2017 04:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2569
Views: 480682

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/jammu-and-kashmir-most-pampered-state-in-india/1/218463.html A Kashmiri gets eight times more money from the Centre than citizens from other states. While per capita Central assistance to other states moved from Rs 576.24 in 1992-93 to Rs 1,137 in 2000-1, that of ...
by ManSingh
08 May 2017 04:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2569
Views: 480682

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

My guess is capability vs intent. 1) We do not have 3:1 force ratio(plains) to dominate PA. In mountains, it would be (12:1). 2) We have to pay for defense capital expenditure. PA gets CSF, assistance from cheen, no R&D cost etc. 3) Indian army has to deploy in hinterland also. PA has no such re...
by ManSingh
21 Apr 2017 16:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: guest test title
Replies: 8
Views: 4451

Re: guest test title

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by ManSingh
03 Apr 2017 06:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1451
Views: 188006

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

Liu, Was chinese administration there in Aksai Chin before 60s? before 1950s, neither china/tibet nor Britain/india had any administration in Aksai Chin. at that time,Aksai chin was a uninhibinated area as a natural buffer between china/tibet and Britain/india. According to a boundary line(Johnson ...
by ManSingh
31 Mar 2017 05:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 267588

Re: Understanding US thread-III

I know gentlemen. But from an individual's stand point both insurance and co-pay are costs incurred towards medical treatment. My point was what you see on the bill as your treatment cost is not what goes to the doctor/anaesthesia/hospital etc. Your bill may show 500 dollars for x-ray( not talking o...
by ManSingh
31 Mar 2017 04:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 267588

Re: Understanding US thread-III

^^^That's how I am charged in my plan.
A fixed amount as monthly premium( or bi-weekly ) and a co-pay between 10 and 35 dollars per doctor's visit depending on primary or specialized care clinic.
by ManSingh
31 Mar 2017 04:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 267588

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Also, the insurance companies have completely different rates for the same treatment, charged to hospitals vs. individuals. E.g., the hospital would have to pay only $100, but I would be charged $400. On what basis other than gouging? The medical care system is worse than it would be if it were run...
by ManSingh
04 Mar 2017 08:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 452648

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

But lottery h1-bs (new batch) don't have premium processing anyways. And while it is going on, other h1-b amendments would suffer the long wait along with certain uncertainty. Lottery H1B's can be upgraded to premium. No one does it because anyways you are allowed to work from October only for that...

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