Goyal Posts

Google Vs. Its Soul

This has been bothering me for quite some time now. Google has decided to launch a censored version of its search engine in China due to pressure from the Chinese Government. It makes me wonder about their decision to not provide the US Government with data about search terms. Was it encouraged by factors other […]


Did two online transactions over the last two days to complete my transformation to an e-shopper. 1. Booked air tickets for a trip home (first use of my new credit card) 🙂 2. Booked a railway ticket for a friend from IRCTC (a government e-comm site and it works surprisingly well) 🙂 Things are so […]

Best Opening Lines

Here is a link to 100 Best First Lines from Novels. I havent read much but here are my favourites. Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice. —Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude Happy […]

Who am I??

Perhaps this will give you a slight idea 🙂