Nakedness is in the eye of the beholder

The mask

“I hope you don’t think I’d ever do anything like that, I mean, just step out of the drier, if anyone were seeing me. It was just viewing.”

“Same thing, isn’t it?” asked Baley.

“Not at all the same thing. You’re viewing me right now. You can’t touch me, can you, or smell me, or anything like that. You could if you were seeing me. Right now, I’m two hundred miles away from you at least. So how can it be the same thing?”

Baley grew interested. “But I see you with my eyes.”

“No, you don’t see me. You see my image. You’re viewing me.”

“And that makes a difference?”

“All the difference there is.”

For many of you the above passage would be familiar, it is from the novel “The Naked Sun” by Issac Asimov where the hero has just initiated a Sci-Fi equivalent of a web-cam messaging with a beautiful murder suspect.

Are these ethics still science fiction?

Oops!

Repeat after me “Favor composition over inheritance.”

Click Here!

Click Here!

Aasim was given an exercise in creative writing at school. The topic was “My School”, he wrote the best he could but the coup de main was somewhere near the last – It read – “To see a map Click Here”

Eye of the Tiger!

Eye of the Tiger!

I had always wanted to take a picture which literally represented a favourite song from my early college days… Eye of the Tiger by Survivor. The photograph has not turned out 100% as I would have wanted it to be… I would have liked a wee bit more depth so that the details in the … Continue reading Eye of the Tiger!

Alcazar Cabaret at Pattaya, Thailand

Alcazar Cabaret at Pattaya, Thailand

At first glance you may not know that the picture is any different from what you think it to be… but do read on! The Alcazar Cabaret of Pattaya, Thailand is one of the major tourist attractions, whenever we returned from Pattaya we were questioned “Did you see the show?”. So this time we took … Continue reading Alcazar Cabaret at Pattaya, Thailand

Back from Oblivion!

Must put this in words before it gets lost in drudgery of daily routine. Returned yesterday from Pattaya – it was a business trip which we combined with a mini vacation but again thats not the point… We could not take Aasim along right from the beginning so he managed to fly across on his … Continue reading Back from Oblivion!

39 Today

39 Today

Reading what I wrote a year ago – I appears as if I was sounding almost pessimistic! Well lot has happened in the past year – mostly on the work front – SANIsoft. Despite everything (read that as people being head hunted / quitting ) I have managed to train a line of second in … Continue reading 39 Today

Define Enterprise

Define Enterprise

Enterprise is the starship in Star Trek.

A blind date with Vultures

A blind date with Vultures

Sunday, 28th August, 5:55am – The phone rings, I spring out of bed, for once I had wished that it would indeed ring at this unearthly Sunday hour, voice at the other end said “Good Morning, 6:30?” I confirmed “Yes!” and kept the phone back in the cradle. By now Swati is up as well … Continue reading A blind date with Vultures