Technology for senior citizens

A few weeks ago, I helped my dad create a Google doc rather than creating a document on a computer locally. The process was revealing. Even the simplest questions like, “How do you save this?” required me to think of a good explanation. “It saves automatically,” was not good enough. To add to that, the … Continue reading Technology for senior citizens

The business of e-sports

This article was originally published on SportsKeeda. With the increasing focus on building and popularizing leagues for Football, Kabaddi, Hockey, Badminton and other sports, India is growing as a sporting nation. Viewership and revenue for domestic leagues are growing year over year, with different sports starting to pick up steam with diverse audiences. The performance at the … Continue reading The business of e-sports

Teslas are here – what’s next?

The temperature this summer was the highest in the past fifty years. The summer sun was blowing fire on the faces of people. The city buses, trains, cars and trains had their cooling systems working at full capacity, resulting in hot air from exhaust pipes and air conditioners spreading in the air, intensifying the heat … Continue reading Teslas are here – what’s next?

Bakshish

Evolution of phones

"Sahab, Diwali aa rahi hai," Ravi mentioned to his boss.   The boss smiled and handed him a new Rs. 2000 note. The awe on his face was more than a person stepping on an airplane for the first time. His eyebrows were raised and his eyes gleamed with hope.   As he left the house, he was reminded of the hard work he had put … Continue reading Bakshish

Sir, add an ‘e’ before the mail

“Hello?” the old postman uttered into the phone lying on his desk. The phone was surrounded by files whose edges had been feasted upon by rats. Rays of the setting sun penetrated the doorway of the post office and glowed on the metal desk behind which he was sitting. While his ears were listening, his eyes were captivated by the cables that … Continue reading Sir, add an ‘e’ before the mail

The Familiar Stranger

The smell of the cooking curry or the aroma of the flipping rotis did not affect Shubham's attention. The constant buzzing of the exhaust fan was disturbing his ears, but the sound did not seem to register in his brain. As he entered the kitchen, his eyes quickly focused on the window in front of the stove through which the less dense air rising up from a pan was seeping out. "Go … Continue reading The Familiar Stranger