Hardeep

Big Data

Big Data

Big data can be explained by understanding the following key aspects: Volume. There is no specific quantification that says volume above these many terabytes will be called Big data. What volume one considers as threshold depends on the perspective and the year we are in (big data is a moving target). However, this large volume [...]

Supermoon and Gurpurab

Supermoon and Gurpurab

Guru Nanak Dev ji was the founder of Sikhism. Sikhs believe Him to be God in a Human form. His teachings are embodied in Scripture form: Guru Granth Sahib ji. Traditionally, Guru Nanak Dev ji’s prakash purab (the day He spread forth His light on this earth) is celebrated on the full moon night of [...]

United States: Protest against changes to Rule 41

United States: Protest against changes to Rule 41

We stand in protest on June 21st 2016, against proposed changes to Rule 41. We are with EFF on this.

Updating Sony Xperia Z2 to Android Marshmallow

Updating Sony Xperia Z2 to Android Marshmallow

Having waited for several days for the update to be pushed to my phone, I temporarily moved over from Airtel to Vodafone. Wow! the update was pushed within seconds – after I connected to the PC using the Xperia Companion software. Airtel seems to be helplessly slow in pushing this update (or perhaps it decided [...]

Basant Panchami

Basant Panchami

Today is Basant Panchami, an Indian festival of spring. The flowers are in full bloom – an image below, shot and edited completely on my Sony Xperia Z2. There are lots of colours all around. Sikhism believes only in worship of One God, Who is Unborn and all pervading. He is the Creator, the Preserver [...]

Colors of Nature

Colors of Nature

Click on the image to see larger. Taken with Sony Xperia SP.