Prashanth Krishnamurthy

Books that are in the Cloud

book digitize

I have been a technology person all my life. Well, that does not say a lot more than.. I love to experiment with technology and choose what “just works” at any time. and.. I adapt to technology as it happens. At the same time, I accept the fact that this planet is comprised of beings who like to stay behind …

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When will you live the present?

past present future

  After a long time,  I read something that I wanted to read again.. .. and again. .. and so the story goes. The words did hit me that hard. The paragraph is simple enough – You believe that creating your best possible life is a matter of deciding what you want and then going after it, but in reality, …

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Learn productivity from productive people

save time by becoming jumper

Are you one of those who look at Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Jerry Seinfeld, Homer Simpson and scores of others and wonder – how the heck can they manage to cram so many things in so little time? Do you ever contemplate if – They time travel. While you and I have a slow trip to …

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Are you being sad while pursuing happiness?

problem of pursuing happiness

Are you happy? Immediately upon reading this question, you will be thrown into a turmoil. You start pondering about recent happenings, and whether there is any cause for happiness You think about all the past events – either it may be your success in education or job, marriage, birth or something that delighted you You even think about your current goals …

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3 ways to browse responsibly

improve productivity on computer

Internet is one of the greatest inventions ever. You can get access to invaluable information at the click of a button, connect with smart people around the world, and be the harbinger of change. You can also choose to while away your time, get entertained, have a laugh or two, and check the status of your 121 friends for the …

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Inspire others by offering a helping hand

rangde enables microfinance

Imagine this. You are a 20-year-old kid. Your parents could not afford school. You had pre-decided you did not have it in you anyway. You grew up without anyone noticing how. You went on to get trained on something as humble as bicycle repair. You gradually learnt the art and the science behind bicycles – 10 years of that to …

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Accept Yourself to Find Peace

dont regret past

I came across this recent post on Reddit, where a 46 year old person called John confesses where he went wrong in life. In summary, he feels that he threw away the beautiful life clinging to the safety of a 9-5 job. The merits and mistakes of a job are safely dealt with later, but what matters here is the …

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3 Apps to Make Free International Calls

icoco voice chat call

Gone are the days of haggling with unknown numbers, calling cards, and fidgeting with complex methods to reach out to a friend. Internet has revolutionized the international and domestic calling space, and all you have to do now is to do a couple of taps to get to the dear one. Of course, not all apps are born equal. Here …

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Robochop: future of our industry?

robochop the future of industry

People talked a lot when 3D printing came into the fore. We could easily establish whole industries using one machine – that too local to the consumer. 3D printing certainly has its uses, but is constrained by the material it can use. The size of the finished product is limited to what the printer can do. You could produce parts …

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10 video websites that you didn’t know

amazing video collection websites

You can never go wrong if you think videos are entertaining. You can replace one idiot box (the “TV”) with the other (the “computer”), and have the same idiot (“you”) – it is still the same lethal combination. But, the internet is vast and there lies the problem. So as an one time favour to you, I have collated all …

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