Internet

  • Regulating the amorphous

    Plan B |  Bharat Joshi
    I was at TiE's (The Indus Entrepreneurs) annual IID (India Internet Day) recently, so you have the benefit of being spared the dull and dreary,...

  • IRCTC website is beyond even Rajinikanth

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    "Rajnikanth once tried logging into IRCTC at 8 AM and... failed," tweeted an exasperated user. The sluggishness of the IRCTC website is no ...

  • Rumble in the Jungle: Part 4

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    In the midst of India's new found romance with Africa (do have a look at previous posts in this series), I thought it'd be interesting...

  • Wikipedia blackout on January 18. Here's what you can do

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    The English-language Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org) will be blacked out for 24 hours across the globe from 05:00 AM UTC (10:30 AM IST) on January 18 in...

  • Expression of hatred is not sacred

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    While freedom of expression is sacred, freedom of expression of hatred, ill-will or contempt is not. Such expressions of hate are often criminal acts as...

  • Panditji and the gag

    Chanakya's Chant |  Ashwin Sanghi
    Panditji wanted to bring you Chanakya's Chant of the Week but he's tied up these days on account of the Hon'ble Minister of Communications and...

  • Open letter to Kapil Sibal: A dummies guide to offensive content removal

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    Dear Kapil Sibal, As an Internet professional (and addict) I am appalled by your efforts to take control over what users express online. Not ...

  • Why Google News needs an editor

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    My favourite source of news, apart from IBNLive.com of course, is Google News. A mere glimpse through the pages gives me a fair idea of...

  • Facebook petrol price hoax: Think before you 'like'

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    A senior colleague of mine pinged me a Facebook post today. He was already facebooking and I was yet to hop on. Anyways, the post...

  • How I can hack into your Income Tax account

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    This is scary. If I know a little about you, I can hack into your Income Tax account. What is scarier is that this process...

  • Of clouds and computing in China

    CHAKRAVIEW |  Sumon K Chakrabarti
    As they say, every cloud has a silver-lining. This cloud in Kungming had one. It was overcast when we landed early morning, to be replaced...

  • Exclusive: Bollywood stars, candid and uncut

    Sushi's Blog |  Sushant Mehta
    From Asin taking on the perverts of the internet to Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor slamming the journalists at their press conferences, the exclusive blog...

  • How the Internet can stop corruption

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    Support for Anna Hazare's fast is generating gigabytes in the online world. Social networking sites are flooded with comments expressing their endorsement for the crusade...

  • The dark side of social networking

    Tech It Out |  Rati Chaudhary
    Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter have enabled people to not just reconnect with friends and family, but have provided a platform for sharing...

  • Send 'Email' from Facebook

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    Disclaimer: I haven't used Facebook Messages yet. This is merely Gyaan I've gleaned from Google baba and coughed up for a quick read. I've ...