Much has been said and written about retail in India. We know of Kishore Biyani having seen him splattered on the cover of business magazines and various CNBC shows. We’ve also experienced DMart, Shoppers Stop and their counterparts in the glitzy malls that dot our cities.
I’m going to start a new series that asks this world of questions. Statements ending with a question mark for technological innovations/solutions that don’t exist. Statements that are simply curious.
Ever wanted to read an article on HBR or NYTimes and were asked to sign in? And once you sign in, you know you can’t read more than a certain amount of articles. For e.g. NYTimes will allow you to read only 10 articles a month.
Use Evernote Clearly. It’ll magically clean everything up and give you a clean interface to read the article in, with gorgeous typography.
Off late, the answer to life, the universe and everything for me has been Spotify. Having access to every song in the history of ever does have an uncanny ability to bend your mental space time continuum. For sure.
But Spotify doesn’t want to take this all over the world. Especially for us emerging-global-superpower-21st-century-is-ours Indians.
I love Vishal Bharadwaj’s brand of cinema. His movies are like the ‘ganga snaan’ equivalent of story telling. You’re absolved of the sin of watching all sorts of shallow cinema almost instantly. The canvas, the taut screenplay, the lilting music, the thoughtful casting coupled with a perspective that can only be attained with certain banned prescription drugs; all make for time well spent at the movies.
Haider is no different. While I’m no expert on Shakespeare, I’m sure it doth justice to the original. That, and I didn’t watch Humshakals.
Ok, I’ll admit. I’m a massive LAMP stack fan. I’ll marry Ubuntu and have a wild affair with PHP5-fpm, if I could.
My ludicrous fetishes aside, I think it’s great for beginners because it lets you get up and running in no time. Here’s a quick, 3 day guide to giving you a seat at the big boys club for all things PHP.
I usually follow people back on Quora and it’s been quite a while since I’ve done that. So the list of people to be followed was fairly large. Was I going to click through all of them? Nope.