A day @ Accenture !!!

Well…its been  3 weeks since i landed up in Hyderabad…n practically 19 days since our sumptuous banquet at The Westin Hotel and Taj Banjara …. 😛 All thanks to my employer for a really warm welcome!! 🙂

          It all started off so well…never been able to adapt to or like any place quicker than this…Hyderabad Rocks~~~!!

As expected..work at my organization too began….and we were then officially the employees of a MNC!! Not gonna earn much though…but believe me …its a great feeling in itself!! 🙂 This was made even special as we were designated to be trained at Accenture Waverock campus…. okk..let me put some more emphasis on this thing…

 


This place is really charismatic….set amidst the rocky ranges providing a serene picturesque from its higher levels…Unremittingly evolving from rocks to Hyderabad’s IT hub!!

Training among several other new recruits was a nice experience …whole lot of talented homo sapiens!! As Accenture says : Best People for Best Job!! 😉 Though first few days were really theoretically boring …to which i often reacted by reaching the state of doldrums!! 😀 But the Break-out areas were the only relief for all relishing us with a vast variety of beverages!!
All went well untill Day 5 when i along with several others got inducted to the stream which we had never dream of getting into!! This was followed by real disappointments and shocks which all went unnoticed to higher authorities!!:(                                                   Moreover, our other 1 month was gonna spend in some third party training center…way below the accenture standards! 😦

Now,finally getting into my daily schedule of training at this under rated SITE center… our trainer is a real sweet guy..Typical representation of Gummy Bear or KUNGFU PANDA !!! 😛 He looks more of a Hotel manager then a testing trainer ; asking for our requirements! ! All seemed rosy as he started off well…But soon as days passed …things began to fly way above my head hard even to catch a glimpse of it ..as he tried to push even more theory into our minds!!! uff…. 😦

And Soon….in No time i became from THIS :

A Happy Guy!!

 

 

 

 

TO….

A SleepyHead!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insufficient Night sleeps were fulfilled by short naps during the training !!!

Rest is all History….that’s all i could remember!! But always keep wishing myself….. HAPPY STUDYING!! 😛

Its nothing special for us coz:

It’s not where you started, it’s where you are going that matters, just another day at office for high performer!!

Accenture  : High Performance..Delivered!! 😉

 

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Rolltop — The powerfully flexible laptop!!

What is Rolltop??

Rolltop is a portable computer development concept for designer, architect and everyone, who would like to have a gadget, which, from an aesthetic standpoint alone, certainly hits the mark. By virtue of the OLED-Display technology and a multitouchscreen the utility of a laptop computer with its weight of a mini-notebook and screen size of 13 inch easily transforms into the graphics tablet, which with its 17-inch flat screen can be also used as a primary monitor due to the support attached to the back of the screen.

And…for the Specifications!!
Proposition

Rolltop is not a “virtual and futuristic” gadget, existing only on the screen of your computer as in the most of similar concepts and visions! Most of the existing design concepts usually have been developed without any deep technologic and ergonomic elaboration and often could be difficult or even impossible realized. From the beginning Rolltop has been developed as a real future product. During its development a lot of different scenarios (e.g. usability, functionality etc.) were simulated. Moreover we have included in Rolltop the best worldwide ergonomic, mechanic and electronic practices.

Technology
The device of the flexible display allows a new concept in notebook design growing out of the traditional “bookformed” laptop into unfurling and convolving portable computer. Rolltop incorporates both latest high-tech devices and a new brand design techniques into a computer that will increase the quality and productivity of the designers work. On top of everything else no laptop bag needed – all computer utilities from an interactive pen through power supply to the holding belt are integrated in Rolltop. This is really an all-in-one gadget.
Response:
Since the first introduction of Rolltop it has received:
– More then 3.500.000 views on Youtube
– More than 20.000 comments
– More than 35 publications around the world:
Germany, Spain, France, Italy, China, Japan, USA, Brasil, Mexiko, Uk, Russia etc.

via  http://rolltop.com

 

Rare Picasso art sold for approx. £13.5m at Christie’s!!!

The painting has only been seen in public once before.

A rarely seen painting by Pablo Picasso has been sold for almost £13.5m at Christie’s auction house in London, exceeding expectations.

Jeune Fille Endormie (1935), a portrait of the Spanish artist’s lover, had been estimated to sell for £9m-12m.

The artwork was donated to the University of Sydney, provided the establishment used money from the sale for scientific research. Giovanna Bertazzoni from Christie’s said the piece was an “absolute jewel”.

Marie-Therese Walter was the subject of many of Picasso’s celebrated works. The couple met in 1927 when he was 45 and she was 17. The couple spent time together at Picasso’s country home, the Chateau de Boisgeloup, where he created a string of masterpieces.

Nude, Green Leaves And Bust, another portrait of Walter sold last year for a record $106.5m (£65.5m). Dr Michael Spence from the university said it was a “very generous and far-sighted gift” that was donated to them by an anonymous person.

“We are grateful for their extraordinary generosity and delighted with the outcome of the auction.” He said the money would go towards research into obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

via http://www.bbc.co.uk

Amazing!! Google Introduced Voice Search for Desktop PC!!

Google Voice Search service has been officially announced for desktop PC by Google. With Google Voice Search you can talk instead of type to search on google.com. All you need is Google Chrome 11 or higher and a built-in or attached microphone. Google is rolling out this Voice Search feature gradually for every Google Chrome user on Windows, Linux and Mac OS (maybe it will be available for Firefox and Internet Explorer user too).


Well, if you use , here is a great feature which will allow you to search several search engines by speaking. The called Voice Search is an experimental add-on which allows you to search Google or any other search engines by speaking out the words you want to search.

This is a really amazing add-on and goes on to show the capabilities built into Google Chrome.  Of course, the extension is not perfect and does not recognize all the words, however, once fully developed it would become a really good way to type text without having to use the keyboard.

Voice Search comes pre-loaded with the following default services: Google, Wikipedia, YouTube, Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo and Wolfram|Alpha. You can also add your own user-defined search engines. It also integrates a speech input button for all websites using HTML5 search boxes, all of the default search engines’ websites, Facebook, Twitter, reddit, and GitHub.

How to enable Google Voice Search: If you want to experience Google Voice Search right now, download and install Google Chrome Browser and go to Google Experimental page. In the ‘Voice Search’ label click the ‘Join this experiment’ button to enable the Google Voice Search feature for you. Now visit google.com and you will notice a mic icon in the Google Search box. Click on it and speak into your microphone (Available English only) to start your Google Voice Search.

Note: You can join only one Google experiment at a time. If you want to experience other Google Search experiment and still want the Google Voice Search feature, you can try Google Voice Search for PC and MAC with a Chrome extension.

via Google Voice Search for Desktop PC.

Hyderabad Calling!!

Life was pretty much at ease after finishing the final graduation exams..relaxing at home, spending quality time with parents and friends, teaching the notorious kids..Twas all fun!! Little were the worries about joining the new organization in a months time..had it at back of mind that its never gonna be same again…a New Life- a New City awaits me!!

So..this suspense was soon unfolded and as usual against all expectations i got my job at HYDERABAD! Literally this came as a shocker to me!! It took me nearly 1 week to realize after much of consolations and coaxing that it was all true !! 😛

After that ..all at my mind was preparations and how to manage lots of things ..!! Shopping furiously was definitely a fantastic experience..but realizing that you are not gonna meet some of your closest mates again makes u feel nostalgic!! But dint get enough time to think so as the final day landed sooner than expected and with bags all packed…..I was ready to fly….

Early morning we headed to IGI Airport, New Delhi ..met my fellow mates there,..were feeling excited when all our joys ere put to a halt by abrupt announcement of delay of r spicejet flight by 2 hrs!!! 😦

 

Anyhow the time passed…as we happen to meet some other friends also on way to different locations!! finally we boarded the flight …after that it was a smooth sailing!!!   ………………………

  

After a short flight of 2 hrs….we landed at our destination…HYDERABAD!! one can definitely say that Hyderabad airport is certainly among the best in country~~!! (although no photo proof to support that)!!

……. The END (Part-1)

Hyderabad diaries..To be continued 🙂

MY ANGELS!!!

An ode to my 3 beautiful sisters..in whom i find my world!!

Ever thought why world is so beautiful??

Hmm..it’s because of people who are blessed and dutiful!

Heavens aren’t the only ones graced by seraphs…

I am also bestowed with three of them perhaps!!

Messengers of divinity have descended on earth

For giving meaning to my life and enhance it forth!!!

My sisters are those messengers of god…

I call them my ANGELS with a nod!!!!

 

For me all three are alike; yet very different from each other.

If one is my buddy other is epitome of mother!

Each have struggled amidst enormous storms

Yet coming out of it and setting their own norms!!

Their own mantras of life have been inspiring enough for me

That it has taught me to be as sturdy and competent as I could be!!!

 

The eldest of them deflects her problems just like a mirror

Endured thousands of hardships still standing tall as iron pillar!

She nurtured me selflessly throughout my life..

And made me hard enough to be able to survive!!

Whenever I felt drowning into darkness at time

I always saw her smiling face looking back at mine!!! 

 

Sometimes I am empty, weak or in despair…

But its enough to know that she’s always there!!!!

I love her because she can see inside my soul..

And bring me comfort when I am standing alone!!!!!

Thus I pray my destiny to never drift us apart

Coz that would mean being alive without my heart!!!!!!

 

My second angel is also a masterpiece in herself..

It’s the sorrows on which she never dwell!

She looks like a Barbie is all I can say…

Can’t ask for someone more charming as I may!!

I’ve drawn lot of my characters from this sweet doll..

My being happy-go-lucky yet emotional says it all!!!

From endless affection to toughest scolding;

she has showered all on me..

So I always try to be the best brother as I could be!!!!

She remains unfazed and never fails to help me;

even in hour of need…

And also unremittingly encourages me to do good deeds!!!!!

 

It’s the time to portray my sweetest and prettiest angel now..

But her charm leaves me clueless to describe her how!

Its delighting that she’s equipped with finest mind for sure..

Beauty with brain is….

What makes her personality a reason enough to allure!!

Rising above hard times..

She’s grown bold and stronger with each passing day…

Though she desperately needs to display her strong wits..

To embellish her life at earliest; come what may!!!

All she needs is to learn to lead life with practicality…

So as to let bloom this lovely flower into beautiful reality!!!!

Even if the sun don’t shine or if the skies are blue

It doesn’t really matters what the end is…

coz my life began with you!!!!!

Promise me to be so kind as you always are..

You’ll always be in my heart even if you’re very far!!!!!!!

 

You are my angels…coz I can’t live without you

but its an evitable truth that I can’t always be with you!!!!!!!                                            

                                                        

TARANG JAIN

 

2/12/2008    

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