THE SECOND DECADE OF THE 21st CENTURY IS SHAPED AND DRIVEN BY SOCIAL MEDIA. A whole new lifestyle is emerging, dictated by these online tools for maintaining virtual interpersonal relations, often without actual contact.
Just as people have begun to feel that there are already too many social media platforms, most of them originating in that Mecca of technology, the United States of America, or in China, one more is being launched, this time from India– the nation that boasts of being both the world’s oldest civilization and the leader in Information Technology. It is called ‘Table2Talk’ and aims at connecting but without the frivolity and loss of privacy that mark many of the platforms today. Continue reading Will ‘Table2Talk’ Be The Answer?
Congratulations for being in the news once again even before we could answer your letter to the Resident’s Welfare Association about the grave injustice done to you,an eminent member of a prominent caste to which some kings belonged, by Apartment security men, whom we have now removed (they were from North East, anyway (not amchi maanus).
We read in the newspapers that you have again had a brush with authority, now the Mumbai police. The reporter did not say how many times you beat the policemen with slippers. It may be because (1) he/she was weak at counting, (2) thought it was too obvious Continue reading Slippers for a ‘VIP’ (Old Ones Will Do)