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Animation

“Animation is not the art of drawings that move, but rather, the art of movements that are drawn.” Norman McClaren (Canadian animator) From Disney to Pixar, Dreamworks to Warner the animation industry has spun its magic for years now. If Snow White cooing to a tiny sparrow thrilled granny, we are tickled by a wise-cracking donkey (a very beautifully rendered ...

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Embedded Systems

With the ongoing recession, job prospects in the IT industry are getting dim. But that’s the case only for general computer jobs, the demand for specialists is still going strong. There is a requirement for trained professionals in fields like animation, hardcore programming, data warehousing and embedded systems programming. What are embedded systems? Embedded systems are devices used to monitor, ...

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Dead End Job

That’s what people say about call centers. Neelakantan does not agree. The call center job has attracted the ire of many. There are those who say it is a dead end job. There are others who say that there are cultural ramifications, health hazards, moral hazards and what not. Some are very charitable to it and just say it is ...

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JAM Call Center Ratings

Is joining a BPO, a good career option? The answer lies – to an extent – on where you join. To help you decide, JAM magazine presents the first ever Call Centre Ratings. Vaibhav Wankhede gives you the good, the bad and the ugly side of the BPO you could be working at. Ratings in a nutshell Based upon factors ...

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Formula 1 Racing

So you dream of following in Narain’s footsteps. How would YOU reach formula racing level at all? Start with go-Karting! Fundamental Training Ground This is not some kind of cruel joke. You read it right – go Karting. It’s safe, easily accessible and teaches you the ABCD of racing such as agility, concept and use of the racing line and ...

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Auto Design

Check out the “DC”!!! Dilip Chhabria, India’s only automobile designer, gives gyaan on what it takes to rule the roads. You have seen his creations flame the road. The bright vehicles with broad radials and sleek bumpers gliding thru potholes. This Dr Frankenstein of auto-parts has the power to bring new life to ordinary vehicles. The slogan of his company ...

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Yoga

Introduction to Yoga: Today, yoga has become very popular the world over and is widely accepted as an alternate therapy and a means of relaxation. Along with the increase in the popularity of yoga, there has been an increase in demand for teachers. But teaching yoga can’t be looked at as a job, say lifelong practitioners. Bina Shah, who completed ...

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Reiki

Origins of Reiki Reiki, a Japanese word meaning ‘Universal Life Energy’, is a form of spiritual healing where a person uses the surrounding energy to heal others. According to Reiki Grand Master Dr Rajeev Mehra, “the process is called ‘attunement’ where a master attunes a candidate to absorb energy. He opens the chakras (energy centers in our body), creating a ...

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Feng Shui

Introduction: Are your relationships going through a bad phase? Career graph flowing downwards? Bringing home some Feng Shui symbols like a crystal ball, coins and water fountain could do wonders. Even better, become a Feng Shui consultant by learning the craft of ‘directing’ things to go your way. Feng Shui pronounced “foong shway” is a Chinese science for better living. ...

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After Graduation, What?

Come graduation and an imaginary ‘Unemployed Graduate Statistic’ board hangs over your head. The prospect of landing a job looms large for all fresh graduates (remember, not everyone can get into an MBA!). So, unless papa’s got a business, here are a few openings that’ll help you take your first few steps into the Big Bad Real world! (A) Finance ...

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