Absolute freedom of speech is an American concept. It is a privilege for the elites than a “right” for the masses. … More Freedom of speech – A reality check
What are social media platforms? Arbiter of the truth? A medium to say what you want? A mode of dissent? What is their role in our society and lives? … More The social media solution
The Facebook company is now called Meta. What? Meta? Why? I am as confused as anyone. But here’s what the firm is saying: Speaking at ‘Connect 2021’, Founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg explained this move is to move towards a future where we are all truly connected virtually, but in a 3D environment! I believe … More Facebook is now Meta. What does this mean?
I’ve been seeing a lot of people self-flagellate and blame “the public” for the devastating second wave that has gripped India. The situation is dire right now but it didn’t happen because four dudes met at a park. It didn’t happen because a bunch of women went for a walk. It wasn’t caused by uncles … More We are not to blame!
It has been a year since I last posted on my blog. This time last year, I, like everyone else, was blissfully unaware of what lay ahead. For the first time in human history, the entire world experienced something together, but not in the way it intended. Even the “World Wars” didn’t reach all corners … More The year of the unknown
Almost every evening, I sit with my parents in the balcony and have tea with cake, watching everyone else spending time in their balconies. This is something we never did before so regularly before. One of the very few positives from corona virus has been the free time some of us have been afforded with … More What the lockdowns taught me about my family
It’s May 2020. The fifth month of a year that was meant to be special not just for me, but also for our country. ‘Superpower 2020!’ – that’s what our late President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam told us when we were kids. Today though, I write this blog while the Indian Government announces rules … More This is our war
“Canada or Australia?” I ask every friend who tells me they’re leaving the country. I’ve lost count of the number of friends I have bid adieu to in the last two years as they made their way out of India. Growing up, we all had an ‘uncle who lives in the USA’ who supplied us … More Why are Indian Millenials moving abroad?
I was at Vadala station one afternoon and my mind wandered as it usually does and a troubling thought entered my head. One day you will eat your mom’s food for the last time. Never again will you have anyone who will wake up half an hour before you do and give you THAT SPECIFIC … More Mummy! – The Indian male’s paradox
I knew in 6th grade itself that I would be doing an MBA. No kidding. My mother’s logic was, “Your dad has one degree. You must have at least two. We will see about the PhD”. Ever since I was a kid, I knew I had to prepare for the all important entrance exams. So … More Why MBA?