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A Patchwork Elephant And Life Lessons

A Patchwork Elephant And Life Lessons

I’m always looking for creative ways to sensitize my children to issues of diversity and tolerance. As a transplant, who made the brave move from India to America over a decade ago, bringing up a culturally sensitive brood is important to me. As I floundered trying to...
CA Ballot Propositions On Healthcare Explained

CA Ballot Propositions On Healthcare Explained

  Midterm elections are almost upon us and many of us are struggling with the choices we have to make, especially with the ballot propositions. Californians will vote on 11 ballot measures come November 6th. Reading the official State voting guide can still leave us...
Voting Quietly: Do You Know How To Do That? I do.

Voting Quietly: Do You Know How To Do That? I do.

News of the migrant caravan is everywhere. The facts are simple: around 7000 migrants from Central America are making their way on foot through Mexico and hope to seek asylum at the US border in the next few weeks. As of today, PBS NewsHour reports that they are about...
A Village that Exemplifies Gandhiji’s Legacy

A Village that Exemplifies Gandhiji’s Legacy

Honor Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy today – his 150th birth anniversary by watching this movie – Swaraj Mumkin Hai – a documentary that won top honors at the World International Film Festival in San Francisco on September 21st, 2018. The documentary...
Your Digital Future Is Being Built In The Lab

Your Digital Future Is Being Built In The Lab

Twenty five years from now, the Autonomous Intelligence and deep learning created world, which is being shaped in the labs as we speak, will be one that is no longer limited by our imagination. If you can dream it, you can achieve it, we were told. Now the machines...
When Love is Theratti Paal Sweet!

When Love is Theratti Paal Sweet!

“Do you remember?” started an aunt, “how he stuck his hand in the theratti paal * container when the lights went out during Krishna Jayanthi?” *Theratti paal refers to a heady Indian sweet made of condensed milk, ghee and cardamom *Krishna Jayanthi– Lord Krishna’s...