Is Your ISP Slowing Down Your Netflix?

On my last trip to India, I discovered that my Internet Service Provider (ISP) was throttling Netflix traffic. Whether this was intentional or unintentional, I don’t know. But I needed to speed up my Netflix streams to prevent all that constant buffering and freezing. Slowing down Netflix isn’t something new. ISPs in the US (AT&T, Verizon) have […]

You’re A Strange Country, India

Everyday I get alerts on what are the 10 most searched topics in India on Google. Today’s trending searches really caught my attention. The most searched topic in India on 28 January 2016 was the ‘Australian Open’ (kind of expected) followed by the ‘zika virus‘. For those unaware, there is a possible link that pregnant women infected with the […]

Spicy Food Good Is For You

So as it turns out, spicy food is really good for you or so researchers claim. This time a group of researchers, led by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, released a study where they claimed that people who ate spicy food 6 to 7 days a week showed a 14% relative risk reduction in total […]