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Humans, aliens and dogs!

Humans, aliens and dogs!

Related, more recent read: On sentience, sapience and speciesism Warning: This post has nothing to do with what I usually write – social media, digital marketing and communications – and is more about my other obsession: science fiction! While filling petrol yesterday morning, I noticed an interesting scene. The resident pet dog of the petrol station, a majestic half-white labrador… Read more →

When India was super excited to get a voicemail/vacation autoresponse from a superstar!

When India was super excited to get a voicemail/vacation autoresponse from a superstar!

Imagine you have Shah Rukh Khan’s phone number. Landline number of his office or home, or his mobile number. You call him excitedly and you hit a voicemail. It’d say, “You have reached the voicemail of Shah Rukh Khan. I’m not able to take your call right now. Please leave a message. Meanwhile, why don’t you search YouTube and watch… Read more →

Xiaomi brand love, for just a Rupee!

Xiaomi brand love, for just a Rupee!

Noticed Xiaomi India head, Manu Kumar Jain, thanking people for the Diwali flash sale they conducted on November 3rd. This is what he said. Remembered that he had tweeted something similar earlier too. This. I’m genuinely intrigued. Can a mad rush and queueing up for a 1 Rupee flash sale (an equivalent in dollar would be, 1 Dollar sale) be… Read more →