Category: technology

En cas d'emergence ...

… head for Twitter. As Mumbai saw an unprecedented instance of what can only be described as ‘distributed terrorism’, Twitter sprang into action. Twelve …
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The social media opportunity in India (1)

My investor and business clients are increasingly interested in investing in India. While many of the conversations are about the less glamorous sectors, the …
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Four For Friday (3)

This occasional series appears when the week’s readings have been good and should be shared. The themes are strategy, technology, investment and regulation, but …
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Four for Friday (2)

This occasional series appears when the week’s readings have been too good not to share. Problogger calls this “reader evangelism“. The themes are strategy, …
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On classifications and typologies (1)

Humans classify things, people and behaviours. Into types. Typologies have found use in a diverse range of disciplines from psychology to anthropology and linguistics. …
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Four for Friday

This will be an occasional series when the week’s readings have been too good not to share. The themes will be strategy, technology, investment …
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So, what's the big deal with Twitter?

Someone asked this question at LinkedIn recently. My answer was so long that I thought it could be a post. So, what is the …
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Trust in the Internet god, but...

The definition of “essential” is essentially transitory. When I was growing up in a medium-sized city in India, ours was one of the few …
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We didn't start the bubble...

Over at Ruhi’s blog, on her enthusiastic post about Tumblr, my conversation with Ruhi started with and centred on finding out that elusive detail: …
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Do Wii agree?

I learnt this morning, via Paul Kedrosky, of Om Malik having suffered a heart attack. Om is 43, and a leading Silicon Valley technology …
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