This data shows how Seattle, San Francisco, and Portland entrepreneurs think differently – GeekWire

Fun read but I don’t think generalizing something across the region makes any sense. Smile 

Seattle-based entrepreneurs demonstrate more stable emotions and are better at coming to an agreement. Entrepreneurs in the Bay Area, however, are more conscientious, energetic, and social than their counterparts up north.

This data shows how Seattle, San Francisco, and Portland entrepreneurs think differently – GeekWire

Awesome Mumbai(Bombay) Restaurants

The best part of visiting India is getting to eat some of the most delicious food. Smile My visit in December was very short, just 1 week but being alone gave me opportunity to visit lot of my favorite restaurants. Here is collage of few.

1. Kailash Parbat is vegi restaurant in Colaba and there Malai Rabadi is the best in the WORLD. Smile

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2. Bagdadi near Taj Hotel: This is my favorite non veg restaurant. Smile There Chicken Masala with unique Tandoori Naan is AMAZING!!!

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3. Mahesh Lunch Home: You cannot get better seafood then here. Best is Pomfret grill.. WOW Smile 

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4. Barbeque Nation: This was a new place my bro took me. It was great atmosphere with good food. They have outdoor seating with grills on every table, they bring out unlimited kabobs and then you can have food from there buffet. It was great experience but food was ok.

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Finally we went to a good restaurant for new years eve but I never took any pictures. Smile I will have to visit again on next trip to take some pictures and post it. Smile

Mercer Island Half 2015

Finished first half marathon of 2015. Weather was perfect, cold but not too cold. It was rough race. The biggest learning from today’s race was “GET FIT!!! LOOSE 10+ POUNDS!!! Start serious exercising”. Sad smile 

Best part was seeing boyz at mile 9, Arnav was saluting… Smile He saw that in a movie recently…

Also on the run met couple of runners from Portland and ran with them for almost 6+ miles. I am sure I finished today because of that.

Last 1 mile was really bad, both my calf muscles were cramping up. Sad smile Atleast I finished it and hopefully things will only get better from here on… Next stop is Vancouver marathon on 3rd May.

Finisher's Certificate

Boyz 5th Birthday Celebrations

Abhi and Arni turned 5 this Feb 2nd. Time flies by, they look so grown up already. Smile They have started talking a lot and most importantly started asking so many questions. It is fun.

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Both of them wanted to visit Legoland for there birthday so we made that happen and also spent 1 day at San Diego Zoo. Legoland is perfect for 5 year old boys passionate about legos. Smile Actually it was perfect for there dad too. Smile 

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The only recommendation I have is if you visit Legoland with kids, stay at Legoland hotel. It is a bit cheesy but kids love it. The songs in elevator, the pirate ship in lobby and legos everywhere in Hotel and in Legoland are just what kids really want But you cannot spend more than 2 days at the park. Smile

San Diego Zoo was fun, quick 1 day trip before taking flight back. We took the bus tour and enjoyed.

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Book Review: The Power of Less

Author: Leo Babauta

Rating: ★☆☆☆☆

I had high hopes from this book. It has 4 stars on Amazon and I wanted to read a book that would genuinely help me with how to manage with less. Smile This book was huge disappointment for me.

Actually when you have author giving you morning routine ideas like Have coffee or tea, Shower, Take a bath, Eat breakfast among others ideas, you really think if author is running out of ideas on what to write. Anyway, mostly the book is just common sense stuff nothing that you do not know already…

 

The only good part was I skimmed through this book REALLY FAST!!! Smile

1 Years Since last Update!!!

Just noticed that I have not updated my blog since Mercer Island Half marathon last year(March 23rd 2014). Sad smile That was the last race before my surgery and was the day before I joined zulily. Smile Need to spend more time on my blog so hence things change starting today… Smile First post of the year coming next…

Power BI for Office 365

Power BI for Office 365 is now available. It is pretty cool check it out at www.powerbi.com. Power BI allows you too

  • Quickly create collaborative BI sites – enable anyone to quickly create a collaborative BI site to share workbooks containing data and insights.
  • Keep reports up to date with scheduled data refresh – reports that have been saved to the cloud can now connect back to on-premises data sources to refresh the data and stay up to date.
  • Manage data queries for the team – share not only workbooks but also the data queries created in Power Query for Excel. Team members can now build and manage data queries for others to use when creating their own reports.
  • Maintain a Data Catalog of searchable data – IT departments can now use the Data Catalog feature to make it easier for everyone to find and connect to corporate data by searching for it from within Excel.
  • Ask questions of your data in natural language – with the Q&A features people can type questions they have of the data in natural language and the system will interpret the question and present answers in the form of interactive visualizations.
  • Stay connected with mobile access to your reports – stay connected from anywhere with new HTML5 support and the Power BI windows app.

Learn More at: Microsoft Blog Post or Power BI Team Blog.