Don’t be ashamed of being an Indian, don’t wish that you were not part of this society, don’t wish things were better in your life and don’t wish if only you had this or that… No matter what, the fact is, you lived through the entire year. You had an opportunity to bring that change; to make things better . . . The bigger fact is that you have the entire year ahead, many more years ahead to do something. Never settle, keep pushing, and don’t accept the mediocre. You can get what you want, … [Read more...] about And you have another chance, another year – 2013 !
When I was a young boy, my early morning was accompanied by nausea. Everyday I used to wake up and hate morning time. One fine day, my parents found out a solution, I started to have a few glucose (Parle G) biscuits with my morning tea and voila no more nausea. Year 2012 – Everyday I wake up and out of sheer habit grab my morning newspaper. Within 5 min of reading, on most days, I have the same feeling of acute nausea. The news of women being raped, brothers raping sisters, women being sold, … [Read more...] about Outrage is needed. It has to be relentless. Is that enough though?
Many a times we ignore key facts, here is a piece to let you see through. This is worth every minute you spend reading. You can follow Mahesh Murthy on Twitter - @maheshmurthy . I wrote a piece in Hindustan Times ( http://oh.pn/66A ) on how 66A is just a muzzling of free press to protect the corrupt. Prasanto Roy countered my article with his piece in HT ( http://goo.gl/ijPSj ) basically saying I was wrong and that there was a free press in India. Here’s my counter to his counter. HT won’t … [Read more...] about Free press, really! Mahesh Murthy nails the true lies.
Another messaging app . . . ? Well no, Hike is different and it's different from the word go. Messaging is as basic as it gets with a mobile device. In fact voice calls and messaging were the most predominant use cases on mobile. In the early part of my career, I have spent years doing messaging products - chat, sms, instant messaging etc on feature phones with every message being charged. It sold across continents with millions of users and millions of $ in revenue. Things have moved on a … [Read more...] about hike – brilliant design and execution !
It's a start to the new year and all of us have some resolutions to make and some to break. To a few it's only about screen resolutions (apple fan boys, iPad3 - retina display etc) and to others it's about quitting smoking, drinking, getting fitter etc etc. I also wanted to make one and thought a lot, coz this one i really wanted... My resolution is to write and i hope i will be able to do that in the coming year(s). So wising you a great year ahead ! Cheers. … [Read more...] about Resolutions for the new year !