Bhima: The Lone Warrior, by MT Vasudevan Nair is a retelling of the Mahabharata from Bhima’s point of view. Many years ago, when social media was a distant glint in a very far away horizon, there used to be a network of bloggers who I followed regularly. I remember readingContinue Reading

The Internet Trap – How the Digital Economy Builds Monopolies and Undermines Democracy is a deep dive in to the digital universe, and looks at the power exerted by trans national monopolies such as Facebook, Amazon and Google, in developing large pools of big data made up of consumer information,Continue Reading

India Connected - Ravi Aggarwal

Ravi Aggarwal’s book, India connected is a breezy walk down the street of rapid smartphone penetration in India, and a look at it’s impact on social progress, economic development, individual habits, and government.  There approximately 330 million smartphones in India, it is also the fastest growing refurbished smartphone market. PeopleContinue Reading

My grand aunt’s husband fought with the Indian National Army (INA).In an era before instant communication, or even the black phone most of grew up with, there was no news of him for a few years. My grand aunt (father’s mom’s sister) refused to give up hope. Much against theContinue Reading