How to Evaluate Ideas

Tuesday, May 18, 2010
By Suki

I’m fortunate to work with people who are both smart and creative in many different spheres.  Sometimes that can lead to a lot of pulling in different directions though and projects flounder as we try to figure out which idea or suggestion is better. I came across an article from Fast Company yesterday called Unconventional... »

Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good enough

Friday, March 19, 2010
By Suki
Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good enough

“There are only two kinds of languages: the ones people complain about and the ones nobody uses” -Bjarne Stroustrup. It struck me today that the good thing about working in tech is that most of the ‘greats’ are still alive. And sometimes, if you’re lucky, you even get to hear some of them speak at... »

Design for Good – Women’s Issues Poster

Thursday, March 11, 2010
By Suki

Just heard about this poster competition via my twitter stream. GOOD magazine has teamed up with Daily Beast to bring attention to three major issues facing women across the world—human trafficking, childhood marriage, and childhood obesity. The poster competition will coincide with the Women in the World summit that will be hosted from March... »

12 Squares

Monday, March 8, 2010
By Suki
12 Squares

12 squares and 2 years later, it’s finally done! The colors don’t blend perfectly, the brushstrokes are childish and there are lots of little ‘mistakes’ that you’ll see if you look closely but it’s over and I’m happy. This started off as a collaborative project after an oil painting course that my husband and... »

TEDxNYED – My 2 Cents

Saturday, March 6, 2010
By Suki
TEDxNYED – My 2 Cents

Streamed live today from NYC, TEDxNYED was an independently organized TED event on Education. For those of you who were not following the discussion, this conference  looked at “how the role of new media and technology is shaping the future of education.” There were inspiring examples of what’s right, and passionate “lectures” on... »

Chris Abani

Tuesday, March 2, 2010
By Suki

“What I’ve come to learn, is that the world is never saved in grand mezonic gestures  but in the accumulation of gentle soft almost invisible every day acts of compassion” – Chris Abani Whenever I feel in deep despair about the state of the world, particularly by some of the things that occurred in Sri... »