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

Star Trek Picard

Start Trek Picard on Amazon Prime, is a move away from the earlier cheery Pollyanna takes of the future put forward by the Star Trek universe. The world in Star Trek Picard is definitely more dystopian than the ones we have seen before. It is a Federation that is deeplyContinue 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

Sacred Games

As i took 3 weeks to finish watching Sacred Games on Netflix, i wasn’t quite sure if I was savouring it, or meandering through it. Sacred Games, based on Vikram Chandra’s book by the same name, is a story of two different men, in different time periods, whose lives intersectContinue Reading