#WhenIWas15

To celebrate its 15th birthday, LinkedIn encouraged people to share their reflections under #WhenIWas15. Reading those essays, I realised with a shock that I remember very little of when I was 15. Except that it was the year our family bought a colour television and I made acquaintance of Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes. It […]

Facebook is here to stay

An interesting thing about being plugged into the startup world is the frequency with which one sees “new ideas”. Many of them, alas, are just old ideas being rebranded or old ideas that the person proposing them is not aware of. Facebook’s widely documented travails, with legislators inquiring into Facebook’s role in the 2016 US […]

Work and isolation

On the same day that I saw a journalist in London seeking to speak with people about workplace isolation, a friend in California noted that she wanted to have a little social but found that her real world community was either virtual or non-existent. My friend in California chalked her lack of community down to her being an […]