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It was Taran Adarsh's birthday yesterday. He received 175 birthday cards!

It was Taran Adarsh’s birthday yesterday. He received 175 birthday cards!

It was Taran Adarsh’s birthday yesterday. He received 175 birthday cards! Now, interestingly, I do not live in the same house as Taran. I don’t even work in the same office as Taran. But I do know he got 175 birthday cards. The whole world does. How, you ask? He got those wishes (equivalent of a birthday card in the… Read more →

A conversation around the ethical and moral angles of the Tanmay Bhat controversy

A conversation around the ethical and moral angles of the Tanmay Bhat controversy

A conversation around the ethical, moral and possibly legal angles of the Tanmay Bhat, Sachin Tendulkar, Lata Mangeshkar and Snapchat controversy. I thought the video was terribly juvenile. What are my options? Your options? Are you Lata Mangeshkar? Or Sachin Tendulkar? Or Vinod Kambli? Or Virat Kohli? No, I’m not one of those 4. I’m just a decent Indian and… Read more →

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 →