Health minister speaks about “patients” seeking a “hotel-like” experience

Albert Einstein speaks on human stupidty

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by Daniel Hagerman

I start the post with the famous quote of Albert Einstein on human stupidity.

Our health minister, Mr Anil Gayan, has left no stone un-turned to prove the above in his recent controversial comments. While comparing private and public medical facilities during a workshop by the National Drug Observatory he stated that people seeking medical services in private actually want a “hotel-like” experience.…

Six months have passed since police seized my laptops

It is 23 July 2016 today. Exactly six months ago, officers of the Central Criminal Investigation Division landed at my father’s place with a search warrant with no reason stated for the search. They seized my laptops, my brother’s PC, my mother’s laptop and several other storage devices.…

PHP Mauritius UG’s second meetup

The PHP Mauritius Users Group organized their second meetup today at Voilà Hotel, Bagatelle. I spoke to Sun, my developer colleague and he planned to attend. Pritvi, the SysAdmin from the Meteorological Station dropped me a word on Facebook. We all reached the hotel by 18h30.…

Google updates transparency report. No request from Mauritius.

Previously I wrote about the transparency report by Facebook and questioned the investigation methods of the Mauritius Police. The latter had no recourse to Facebook data as evidence in court in the recent years. It prompts me to believe that the majority of cybercrime cases involving Facebook must include confessions, forced confessions, duped confessions or the complainant convinced to retract 🙄 …

Yesterday Google updated their transparency report which adds requests made by governments of the world during the period of July to December 2015.…

Paneer Frankie at Khansama Indian Dhaba

Paneer was not much known in Mauritius when I was a kid. Over the years, the «Indian cheese» got very popular and can now be seen as served even during wedding dinners, receptions etc. Much of its popularity can be attributed to a growing population of vegetarians.…

Live music band at Jumbo Riche Terre

I was out for lunch with colleagues and I had just parked the car at Jumbo Riche Terre. I could hear some music echoing and I looked around. Thought there must be some event where loud music was playing but as we entered the food-court we saw a band of gentlemen with their musical instruments.…

Digital Transformation Conference

LINKBYNET Mauritius and Amazon Web Services organized a conference on digital transformation today at Voilà Hotel, Bagatelle. I attended the conference with my developer colleagues from LSL Digital. As we reached and took seats in the conference room, Jean-Michel Chaleon was giving a brief about managed services by LINKBYNET.…