Horizontal-Niche Market Dynamics

Broad Market Market with substantial or wide profit margins or spread. Opposite of thin market. Business Dictionary A broad market or a horizontal market is a market with very high spread. Spread is defined as a difference between seller and buyer bids. There is high profit margins in a wide market but the buyer is also unwilling most of the time becuase of the spread. Generally a broad market has a generalized product or service that it tries to cater to most of the customers i.e…

The Mystery Spot and The Wrong Slant

The Mystery Spot The Mystery Spot is a gravity hill, a major tourist attraction, located in Santa Cruz, California opened in 1939 by George Prather. Tour guides lead visitors with demonstrations that showcase the site's unusual effects. Prather was inspired to open the spot by the popularity of Oregon Vortex which consist of interesting effects like gravity hill, optical illusions, etc. The proprietors of both The Mystery Spot and The Oregon Vortex claim these properties are due to paranormal pr…

Rato ra Chandra Surya, Our pride and us

Yogeshwor Amatya has given his own music and voice to this song along with a beautiful music video. Amatya's work is inspiring in every way. While rewatching the video today, I came across a parallel view in which I compare the song with the current state of Nepalese people. A bit of history Our glory, our identity relies on the geography or some incidents from the past. The most recent are from second world war when Nepalese soldiers, recruited under British Army, fought for The All…

Burj Khalifa

A technological breakthrough of its time and one of the biggest human endeavour, Burj Khalifa has technologies working in harmony to set and break records. Often referred to as the one of the new wonders of modern times. Why was it built? Inaguarated in 2010, six years after its excavation, built to diversify as a tourist destination along with an oil producting country. How was it named? Known as Burj Dubai, renamed to honor the president of UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed…

Bealoc

Bealoc, aka Beacon of Location, periodically sends a beacon about current location to a central server to keep track of your location. Details Installed as an administrator to smartphones, it can keep track of your location automaticaaly. By keeping your location history, it can identify when you are moving, which area you are in, how long you have been there and so on without user intervention. Solves following problems Find stolen or lost devices Safety device when travelling in hostile locat…