Microblogging seems to be the rage these days, so I was looking at Indian alternatives to Twitter, and I found Webaroo Gupshup (later I realized that I had already received an invite but hadn't paid attention to it). Gupshup seems to hit the sweet spot in the Indian context because its all about sms and … Continue reading Widget for Webaroo Gupshup
"When a friend moves away, they leave behind silence."
The World's First Midnight Marathon took place right here in Bangalore on Saturday midnight. It was held in the area surrounding the iGate office near ITPL. Niara and myself had decided to run the half-marathon. We didn't even think about the full marathon because we have had no preparation at all, and we were about … Continue reading Midnight Marathon
Note: I no longer work with IonLab since Nov 12 of 2009. The past couple of weeks has been a rollercoaster ride for us and for ion. Sales has been very good so far, but our observation is that people in India are still hesitant to buy online from reasons such as credit card security … Continue reading ionized
After a long wait, the Nandini Layout children sponsored by Yahoo! Bangalore Employees get their own school. And I'm so glad to see that the yahoo sense of humor and style remains: Many of these ideas were pitched in by Shivashankari, one of the most passionate yahoos I've ever seen: Note: More schools means a … Continue reading yahoo ishtyle parikrma
My friend Abishek Nair and myself were recently having a conversation over email where I kept prodding him about what he's going to do next. You see, being a Bangalorean, he's not a software engineer! He's a vfx whiz. In normal English, that means he's one of those guys who creates the visual effects in … Continue reading Interview of Abishek Nair