I’m On Twitter

Now you can also join me on Twitter, a social messaging service.

Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?

I’ll be posting quick thoughts and small rants on Twitter, while the bigger articles and other opinions will be posted on this blog. Stay tuned!

BarCamp, New Delhi

As Paras Chopra informed me, the BarCamp Delhi conference is coming up in October. BarCamp is an international network of user generated conferences, often focusing on early-stage web apps, and related open source technologies, social protocols, and open data formats.

Paras mentions:

BarCamp Delhi – 11th and 12th October 2008 at IIT-Delhi

“Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together”, said Eugene Ionesco. Only if he were alive today, he would definitely have been one of the speakers at the upcoming BarCampDelhi, where dreamers and entrepreneurs from all across India will come together this October to celebrate human ingenuity.

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Vidvaan Sarvatra Pujyate

What is power? Is it wealth, is it affluence, is it assets, what is it? Philosophers have thought about this, [and] they have found the seat of power — knowledge!

“A king is honoured only in his own kingdom, but a man of knowledge is honoured everywhere.”

Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, the director of Swades – one of my favorite films, on why it is time to end rural alienation [in India], and how if at least one person in each family becomes computer literate, India will be transformed.

A simple ideology, that applies to many other developing nations as well. …continue reading…