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14 May 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Farewell Il Pinturicchio, Alessandro Del Piero

Alessandro Del Piero. More than 20¬†years. Over 700 games. 289 goals. Countless celebratory cheers and laughter, screams of joy, tears of anguish and pride. A lifetime of memories. A true role model. And a complete legend. Legends don’t retire or die. Hence, they are called legends. When I recollect memories of my childhood, football plays […]

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30 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

#WC11

Today is the World Cup Cricket semi-final between India and Pakistan. About a billion people around the world will be less productive during the next 24 hours. India has never won at Mohali against Pakistan. In return, Pakistan has never won against India in the World Cup. The winner will play Sri Lanka in the […]

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04 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

World Cup 2010 Draw and Predictions

FINAL: World Cup 2010 Draw Group A South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay, France Prediction: South Africa and Mexico. France qualified by cheating and unless they cheat again, they are going home after Group A. FINAL: World Cup 2010 Draw Group B Argentina, South Korea, Nigeria, Greece Prediction: This one is close as South Korea and Greece […]

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07 July 2009 ~ 0 Comments

BART – New Media, Old Services

BART is getting new media savvy, especially since the Oscar Grant shooting incident, but unfortunately, that doesn’t translate into better services. My bike seatpost with a women’s saddle was stolen on July 4th at Civic Center in front of the agents booth at 7th and Market. I twittered my complaint to @sfbart, who told me: […]

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17 October 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Cricket – Sachin Tendulkar and the Subaltern

I love the contradiction and irony of this. Source: Times of India We have the greatest batsman in the history of cricket on the one hand, making history yet again by becoming the highest run-getter in Test Cricket. Juxtaposing that individual brilliance is the Sensex (Indian Stock Market) dipping below 10 K yesterday thanks to […]

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