Ten months ago, Lakshmi Rebecca emailed me about her online talk show Chai with Lakshmi. I acknowledged her email and gave my standard reply of how this is a personal blog and I don’t do product reviews of any kind. At the same time, I forwarded the website to my wife who started reading theContinue reading “Met Lakshmi Rebecca of “Chai With Lakshmi” fame”
Recently the Obama re-election campaign employed similar population-wide behavioral analytics to micro-target voters to ensure his re-election. There is no reason why we in India must not look to technology to devise ingenious methods for near real time data collection and population-wide analytics of social performance. This will not only help micro-target and localise welfareContinue reading “Micro targeting”
I invested a small contribution of Rs. 5000 for the Tamenglong-Haflong Road, India’s first crowd-funded road connecting Assam, Manipur and Nagaland.
The world around me is unsettling. So I read Jaya, a retelling of the Mahabharata, and tried to draw lessons from it.
Amazed at the kind of socially positive companies that are incubated at the Rural Technology and Business Incubator facility at IIT, Chennai.
Today is my last day at Infibeam.
A common question from non-techies is “Is ecommerce for real? Do people really buy online?” So I argue how the future is digital and dug up some statistics.
In response to my last article, there was a LOT of discussion about the real reasons why Indian startups struggle to hire, which I’m coalescing into a few core thoughts.
I’ve heard the “Why can’t I hire good people for my startup?” question *so* often, almost on a daily basis these days… is there a solution?
I will be speaking in a panel at the HeadStart Conference, Hyderabad today regarding what is the funding that was granted by the Govt. of India to my ex-startup, and how you can apply. I converted the content I had prepared into for-web-only slides for your perusal: