Balaji Murali

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10 Lessons Josef Koudelka Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>Don’t miss out on the re-print of Koudelka’s book: “Exiles“!</i><p>To me, Josef Koudelka is one of the most brilliant photographers out there and a true …

The Olympus M. Zuiko 45mm f

Excellent image quality in a small, light and fast package. That’s the promise of the Micro Four Thirds standard in relation to other camera systems, …

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Why and how to comprehensively test the mobile usability of your site

<b>Testing with Google’s mobile-friendly and page-speed tests is a good, but if you really want competitive edge on the mobile web this is just the</b> …

This Startup Is Developing Supersonic Planes for Virgin Group

The Concorde might have failed, but it’s not over for supersonic commercial flights.<p>Boom, a nascent startup based in Colorado, is working on its own …

What does life in an Indian city cost?

<b>New Delhi:</b> While measures of food prices and rent provide a reasonably accurate picture of the cost of survival in cities, there are other aspects of …

22 Things You Need To Know About Apple’s Jonathan Ive

Don’t have time to read the New Yorker‘s almost 17,000-word profile on Jony Ive? Here’s the CliffsNotes version.<p>Over the long weekend, the <i>New Yorker</i> published an epic profile of Jonathan Ive. Given unprecedented access to the world’s most influential (and, perhaps, world’s shyest) industrial …

Why Not Mix People Like Paint To Get Them To Collaborate? That’s What This Table Does

The painting palette is a wonderful design. An amorphous blob of flat wood, the palette is designed to allow an artist to easily mix paints. A dab here, a dab there, and an entirely new color is formed in the palm of your hand.<p>If it works in a studio, why shouldn’t it work in a school, or for that …

The Smell of Rain Explained

Two MIT scientists have finally figured out the smell of rain (aka petrichor). As a raindrop falls, it traps tiny air bubbles beneath it, and if the ground conditions are right and the droplet hits the earth at a particular velocity, those air bubbles will push up through the raindrop and burst …