How’s my patient?

I use analogies all the time when trying to explain about information technologies, best management practices, and maintenance concepts to my non-tech savvy colleagues. However, finding the “right” analogy that sticks with certain people can be an interesting challenge as well (because it can backfire). At work, I try to illustrate that organizing and managing […]

In this case, smaller is better

So today, it is with deepest regrets to say that my relationship with Shiva Ratri has ended prematurely. We had fun on our dates, logged many late night hours on the Internet, travelled together to various places in Nepal, etc., BUT it just didn’t work out as I was looking for something different to compliment […]

Got to love those Nepali women

Today, GWP is hosting a HIV/AIDS orientation picnic at a local park where the general public, mostly women attend a fun-filled day of learning about HIV/AIDS in a relaxing outdoor environment. My male GWP counterparts have been raving about this day since I got here (and of course the nature setting wasn’t the main draw) […]

Fighting Viruses in Nepal

For those who intend to bring their notebook computers to Nepal or plan to use a computer in and around cyber cafes, make sure that the computer that you are using has an up-to-date Anti-Virus software installed. Back at home, yeah, yeah, protect yourself from viruses blah, blah and it really wasn’t a problem because ant-virus protection is the norm (I get the occasional one or two viruses a year). Let’s just say that here in Nepal, computer virus/worm infections is a large-scale epidemic here and it is nothing like I have ever seen before.