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 … Continue reading Work and isolation
This article is the fourteenth in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on April the 21st, 2017. The journey of a founder can be exhausting. Those in solid founder teams too don't just have a collective experience; they also have their own, personal experiences of the founding journey. It is not … Continue reading Losing and finding your mojo as a founder
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 homes with a personal telephone connection. Neighbours used to come and receive urgent phone calls in our house. Sometimes we would receive messages to pass them on to people. Neither of … Continue reading Trust in the Internet god, but…
I learnt this morning, via Paul Kedrosky, of Om Malik having suffered a heart attack. Om is 43, and a leading Silicon Valley technology journalist, commentator and writer, whose influential commentary is widely read. It sounds dreadful and sobering that a 43 year old should have a heart attack. Om is also of Indian origin. … Continue reading Do Wii agree?