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Sreedhar Pillai
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After graduating in Mechanical Engineering and spinning a rewarding career spanning from mining to metal cans in the steel Industry, Shred Pillai loves to look at softer aspects of life around us. He likes to look at the world through the swinging needle of a balance rather than the cross hairs of a rifle. GOD's own country, the idyllic southern part of India from where he hails, marvellous France and wonderful British Isles where he worked, the US and Canada which he admires are all on his sight of vision. Shred is a regular writer for Technorati and has his own Blog Lasting Rose in which he covers subjects closer to his heart.

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The Perils of Inappropriate IT Today's Business Can't Afford

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2014 | 8:42 AM

If you're not glued in to the crucial IT processes that underlie your business, you're leaving decisions that could mean the future of your company in the hands of someone else. Additionally that someone else is likely someone with little business knowledge and even less incentive to act in your...

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Some Lessons American Business Needs to Learn About Outsourcing Content Creation

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2014 | 11:29 AM

Content marketing and content creation are very important marketing tools for any business hoping to connect with potential clients. Content marketing is about producing and publishing helpful, quality information that allows you to build meaningful relationships and trust among your customers. This type of marketing is also an effective way...

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Has Any of Your Home Appliances Ever Conked Off On Christmas Eve?

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 11:35 PM

If you have an old washer dryer or fridge which you suspect will ditch you on Christmas eve or if you're planning on making saving money part of your 2014 New Years' resolution, then you'll need to make a real effort to recognize where you're spending unnecessary cash. One surprising...

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Can the United States Afford to Let Engineering Degrees Cost More for Its Students?

(2) Comments | Posted December 1, 2013 | 9:51 AM

The rapidly growing debate about the "higher-education bubble" came to a boil earlier this year when new data revealed that student loan debt in the U.S. topped the $1 trillion mark in 2012. In the months following (and with debt already at $1.2 trillion for 2013)...

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Is Mobile Gaming Ringing the Death Bells for the Console Industry?

(2) Comments | Posted November 14, 2013 | 8:58 AM

It wasn't long ago that arcades were the single most important force in the gaming industry. As arcades were where the money was at, they were also where gamers would find the latest titles with largest budgets, coolest design, and best looking graphics. But when the era of consoles had...

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How Rahul Gandhi, Amul Baby of India Has Become the David Of Indian Politics

(3) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 1:29 PM

All of a sudden, the story of David and Goliath has once again been enacted in Delhi, which 1.3 billion Indians proudly call the seat of their democracy.

It is believed that the original purpose of the story was to show the identity of David, the champion of the...

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Do We Really Need Home Automation, Energy and Security to Enjoy Life and Peace on Earth?

(0) Comments | Posted August 16, 2013 | 12:25 PM

Going by the rate at which the customer base of Utah-based home security upstart Vivint home security is growing, which has reportedly reached more 700,000, a new trend and segment of real estate business is opening up in the US. But what is it which makes...

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How Cloud Formation in India Brings Business to Web Hosting Companies in the West

(3) Comments | Posted August 12, 2013 | 6:00 AM

Though President Obama had often tried to nudge his countrymen back in to the habits of work and education, citing the progress of India and China in information technology, this did not do much to improve the employment situation for Americans.

However, with the steady fall in unemployment and a...

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How Director's Chairs and the Movie Industry Have Given Way to Theater Seats, Screening Rooms and Plenty of New Business

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2013 | 10:42 AM

The film industry may not be dead yet, but new businesses are already opening up to take over from the movie moguls.

From digital capture to digital projection, the onslaught of modern technology has brought a sea of change in the hundred years old movie Industry, leading to...

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Is the Presidential Mania of India's Narendra Modi Driving a Square Peg in Its Round Democratic System?

(3) Comments | Posted July 1, 2013 | 12:20 PM

"It would not be impossible to prove with sufficient repetition and a psychological understanding of the people concerned that a square is in fact a circle. They are mere words, and words can be molded until they clothe ideas and disguise." -- Joseph Goebbels

There is at least one Indian...

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How to Write a Blog Post From a Single Post and Its Comments Stream?

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2013 | 4:30 AM

Have you noticed how often an article grows much bigger in importance than itself by hundreds and even thousands of comments on HuffPost? It is like a piece of sculpture taking immense and complex shape, often acquiring new meaning and character, by the handwork of several people.

Of...

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Is India Heading Towards the Best Decade For Investors?

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2013 | 9:54 AM

Despite the relative success of the first UPA government of Sonia Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan Singh, heralding reforms and forward looking policies encouraging foreign investors, the second term which will end this year has shaken investor confidence in India.

The bottom line is, unlike their first term in...

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How America's Universities Reinvent Business By Helping Students Adapt iPods for Underwater Audio Entertainment

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 5:33 PM

When the going gets tough the tough gets going, even if it means taking something as delicate as an iPod shuffle or headsets under water.

At least that is what a young entrepreneur of one of America's responsive universities has come up with to create a

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Have Google's Panda and Penguin Replaced SEO With Social, PR and Content, or a New Type of Savvy Marketing?

(13) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 5:13 PM

As a blogger who can't tell a Panda from a Penguin, at least the ones prowling on the web, I decided to investigate when I noticed changes in the Google search results of my posts and was told I might be the victim of the pair of these...

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The Secret to Finding a Great Title for Your Blog

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2013 | 8:06 AM

More than a decade ago, when I wanted to register my first domain, I didn't know what to call it. But I was excited at the feeling and fun of registering and becoming the proud owner of a domain when no one had heard of Google, Yahoo or Facebook and...

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How to Write a Blog Post in One Hour That Is Guaranteed to be Published, Get Noticed and Even Go Viral!

(3) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 12:12 AM

If you are one of those who keep staring at your desktop and flipping through the tabs for hours, even days, wondering how to write your next blog post, you are not alone! The web is full of tips and advice for bloggers like you on how to...

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White Goat and Caged Parrot -- How the Indian Media Failed to See Facts From Fiction

(0) Comments | Posted May 12, 2013 | 12:19 PM

Like the rest of the industrial sectors that see a future in the huge untapped Indian market, the Western media has also partnered with Indian upstarts. However, unlike in other industries, the lack of substance and quality in the daily output of the Indian brands, which carry names like

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Is Andrew Sullivan's Way the Only Way for Bloggers Who Want to Make Real Money?

(0) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 10:51 AM

Amidst a raging debate, stemming from a recent Pew report on the state of news media, whether it is the Golden Age of journalism or it is barely breathing its last, the journalistic world is keenly watching Andrew Sullivan's recent "pay...

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Is Sonia Gandhi a Real Indian Saint Accused as an Italian Carpet Bagger?

(3) Comments | Posted March 19, 2013 | 12:03 PM

Few women in history had to undergo a life as dramatic as that of Sonia Gandhi, the Italian-born chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance, which had been governing India for the last seven years.

In fact, the personal and emotional turmoil Sonia was forced to...

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It's Now or Never to Rename Valentine's Day as Elvis Day

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2013 | 4:14 AM

If you are someone who feel a tightness in your chest and tear drops swell in your eyes as you listen to any of Elvis' songs, perhaps no one but Elvis can make your Valentine's Day! You are almost certainly a baby boomer and you owe this to Elvis before...

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