The Lunchbox by Susmita Bhattacharya

The Lunchbox by Susmita Bhattacharya

Every day the dabbawallas ferry about 170,000 dabbas across the island city. Their accuracy in delivering the right lunchbox to the right person with only a colour coded symbol on the dabba is a subject of research in many business schools across the globe. For most of the dabbawallas are illiterate, yet their accuracy is rated as a sigma six or at 99.99%, which means one error in six million, on par with some of the world’s best organisations.

Experimenting with the Vigenère Cypher by Zuhra Abakarova

Experimenting with the Vigenère Cypher by Zuhra Abakarova

After several attempts, I realized that it’s impossible to describe an experience one hasn’t lived through. The third line was contained within the experience itself; it was enveloped in numbness, and the poetry would only be revealed when the experience was described.