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Is the death of the Mumbai taxi nigh?
Is the Mumbai Kaali-peeli on the verge of existence? Will it survive, with the intense competition from apps like Uber and Ola?
Why write about taxi drivers?
“What do you want to be in life?” Almost all of us have been hammered with this question growing up. My answer, for the initial 5-6 years of life, used to be “Vikram Tempo Driver.” For those who are unfamiliar with them, Vikram Tempos used to be a common public transport system in the nineties […]
Education is free! You pay for credentials.
Before we get started with the post, I have a request to make. If you like reading this essay, please share it with your friends. Now, let’s jump into our topic for the day! Online education While online classes in the form of MOOCs and university-provided degree certificates are well-known, there is a new trend that is emerging – […]
Privacy Concerns around WhatsApp
“WhatsApp is the root cause of all this fake news!” “WhatsApp is the reason why we’re seeing all this happen!” “People spend entire days just messaging on WhatsApp!” I’m sure all of you have heard these from time to time. With the severe impact WhatsApp has on our lives, it is obvious that it would […]
How did WhatsApp survive the competition?
WhatsApp grew despite stiff competition in India. How did it grow?
The growth of WhatsApp in India
In recent times, WhatsApp is gaining a lot of negative publicity because of the fake news that is spread through it. The overall narrative from government agencies is trying to vilify WhatsApp and Facebook to take action against the perpetrators of fake news. They are complaining that the company is not doing enough to curb […]
5 Benefits of staycations
Staycation – a way to travel while staying at home. Save money and time while travelling through the world.
5 new Youtube-related jobs 👀
Following up on my last post about the ‘YouTube’ revolution, today I want to look at the jobs that have sprung up with the growth of YouTube. When I say jobs related to YouTube, I am not talking about working at YouTube, the company, or running your channel. I’m talking about all the auxiliary support […]
A weekly newsletter about ‘change’
For a long time now, I have been wondering about topics that I can write essays about on a periodic basis. As a fiction writer, I’ve been publishing short stories on a periodic basis. But I never wrote articles periodically. To me, writing fiction has always seemed easier than writing non-fiction. Of course, most of […]