Sift Carefully, Choose Well

Something I read every single day after waking up. Jaggi Vasudev is undoubtedly a skilled storyteller. I don't agree with him on many things but that doesn't stop me from appreciating his many wonderful ideas. I like that he handles important topics through the lens of the modern world. It's not based on some "ancient"…

So you think you know about privacy?

Privacy is a complex topic. It's a buzzword among tech reporters. A dead concept according to private investigator Steve Rambam. A bunch of PPTs skimmed off Google by Data Protection Officers. A double-edged sword for UI/UX designers. A myth in Indian homes. My biggest personal truth yet. Nothing can make you dig deep into the…

On Being Hopeful and Kind

Today morning, I was shocked to see my plants wilting and dying in my balcony. I used to water them regularly although I don't stay hydrated myself. The endlessly scorching heat of the summer and the drought-hit city had created a perfect recipe for wiping out the greenery in my balcony. Imagine if these plants…

An Opium Of The Modern Age

On 31st October 1517, a German Christian monk and academic did the unthinkable. He wanted to debate the Roman Catholic Church, the highest power of that time, on some of its practices. Being a meticulous professor, he made detailed notes on his radical propositions. He not only sent a letter of his theses to the…