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Steal This Product Idea #4 –

August 26, 2010   -   7 comments   -  

I’ve been playing Fantasy Football for the last 8 years and absolutely love it.   For those who don’t know how it works: you join a league with your friends, draft real players, and accumulate points based on how the players do in real life.  Each week you match up against one of your friends,

Why I'm Leaving India

August 19, 2010   -   59 comments   -  

It’s been almost two years since I decided to pack up and move to India. Living here has been amazing and life-changing.  I’ve experienced tremendous growth both personally (by meeting a ton of awesome people and traveling around the region) and professionally (by surrounding myself with the incredibly talented folks at Directi). Sadly though all good

Journey to the Himalayas (Agra, Manali, Lahul Valley, Dharamsala)

August 18, 2010   -   6 comments   -  

Each summer my buddies from college all get together and spend a few days being debaucherous. We unanimously agree on a host and it’s up to them to ensure a good time. Previous trips included such exotic locations as, the Jersey shore, Cape Cod, Vegas, a trailer park in Mexico and Lake of the Ozarks.

bahut hi jaldi / too soon

September 29, 2009   -   11 comments   -  

ive been meaning to write another one of these for a while, due to the raging success of my last poem. special thank you to my editors/roomates manoj and general briggs. bahut hi jaldi woh baag mein beti thi jawab ki inthezar mein “mere bina mat jao” woh thokar khaya dheere se hasaa “mujhe dosh

Cost of living comparison: Mumbai vs NYC

July 9, 2009   -   56 comments   -  

Here are some rough cost of living numbers comparing Mumbai and NYC -  some research was done but this is mostly anecdotal based on my experiences.  The below monthly expenses assume you are living very well.  I am erring on the high side. Item INR/USD Cost in India INR/USD Cost of Item in NYC Apartment

Finding a Job Abroad

June 4, 2009   -   10 comments   -  

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain (RT will lerner) A few people have asked

I'm Purple

March 11, 2009   -   0 comments   -  

Today is Holi and a buddy of mine from work was nice enough to invite us over to celebrate.  The city looked like some bizarro war, there were gangs of kids running around pelting people with water balloons and colors.  There’s not much to say other then it was a great time,and I’m still purple.