The OWL Despatch

My dad’s jail term

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Leveraging technology to understand human emotions especially if they are dealing with diseases like Parkinson's

My dad died of Parkinson’s disease. It is a cruel disease where all your mental faculties are alive but you can’t move a single muscle. Hands, legs, hips, tongue, eyes..! There were spasms of time, when medicines would unfreeze his muscles for a brief while. The learned man that he was, used one such momentary Read more

The OWL Despatch

Our Lives and Change

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Change in our lives is helped by conversations

At home in Madurai, I saw Viji, our household help and an integral part of the family, in more ways than one, at work.  It was a fine morning and she was cleaning up and the porch and drawing a ‘kolam’. She makes it appear so easy and finishes planning, drawing, colouring and completing in a Read more