PODCAST: CHAD HARTIGAN & MARKEES CHRISTMAS ON MORRIS FROM AMERICA

Morris From America is a coming-of-age film about a young American teen in Germany. The movie is told from a 13-year old boy’s perspective and how he tries to fit in with his German school mates and falls in love with an older teenager. The film screened at this year’s San Francisco International Film Festival… Continue Reading


VIDEO: VINOD DHAM ON TECHNOLOGY & COMING TO AMERICA

Ever wondered how Vinod Dham got the moniker  “The Father of The Pentium Chip?”  Well, we did and got an opportunity to talk to Dham on how he got this moniker. We were also curious to find out  how he developed his interest in science and technology. What brought him to America? How did come to Silicon… Continue Reading


VIDEO: DANIELLE APPLESTONE & VINOD DHAM GEEK OUT ON DESKTOP MILLING MACHINES

What happens when you bring two engineers together to talk about a desktop milling machine? Excited is a mild understatement to describe how they geek out over product. Watch how Danielle Applestone and Vinod Dham geek out over Other Machine’s desktop milling machine in this video interview. They discuss how this desktop milling machine changes… Continue Reading


VIDEO: KEN FLORANCE OF NETFLIX ON BINGE WATCHING, BUDDHISM, MUSIC & TECHNOLOGY

Meet Ken Florance, Vice President of Content Delivery at Netflix. We sat down to speak with him about how we get to binge watch all those pictures and shows from Netflix. How do they do that? As a kid Florance was more interested in literature, philosophy and music. How did he segue and chart this… Continue Reading


VIDEO: CHEF NAREN THIMMAIAH OF KARAVALLI, TAJ GATEWAY IN BANGALORE

Karavalli is your ticket to taste the wonderful cuisine of Southwestern coastal region of India. Chef Naren Thimmaiah of Karavalli at Taj Gateway in Bangalore takes us through a quick culinary tour of this region that is a rich tapestry of different communities. Each community has a rich repertoire of dishes that use a wonderful… Continue Reading


VIDEO: NACHIKETA YAKKUNDI ON HINDUSTANI MUSIC

Nachiketa Yakkundi is an engineer in Silicon Valley. When he has not tethered to a computer, Yakkundi spends all his spare time pursuing his passion for Hindustani music, North Indian traditional classical music. He teaches music at Rajguru Sangeet Vidyaniketan school of music. He frequently collaborates with Naatak, a SIlicon Valley-based theatre group. In this short… Continue Reading


VIDEO: KEN FLORANCE ON THE GRATEFUL DEAD

Ken Florance is Vice President of Content Delivery at Netflix. Growing up in Washington DC area Florance was a big fan of The Grateful Dead, an iconic San Francisco Bay area band. He and his then girlfriend, now wife, traveled more than 10,000 miles to attend the concerts of their favorite band. Stay tuned for… Continue Reading