I really like the concept of these zip earphones. Whenever I want to listen to my iPod, I spend far too many minutes trying to unravel my knotted earphones. This is something that is so simple and so useful. One of those ‘Of course!’ moments that makes me think why no one thought of it… More Of course!
I attended a talk at the RSA this week on the Many Avatars of the Indian Creative Mind. Two things stayed in my mind. One, with regard to the influence of English in a multilingual country like India, Nandan Nilekani, Co-Chairman of Infosys said that it basically created a level playing field. Because there are… More Thinking about India, technology and originality
I saw this at the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park a while ago. It’s a donation box with a twist (or many twists, to be precise). Essentially, it’s like one of those hand-held games where you try and get tiny silver balls to the other end of a case or box by slowly shaking it in the… More The Donation Game
This is a mystery someone has to help me solve. I saw this near Liverpool Street a couple of weeks ago and took a picture of it because it’s one of those things I chanced upon that adds charm to my urban life. But then curiosity got the better of me and I wanted to… More The Mystery of This Canvas
No, that’s not a giant playing card. It’s the menu in a bar in London called the Two Floors. I just thought that was more creative than most other menus I’ve seen.
Here’s an excerpt from the article I wrote for Connect! by the Project 100. “It isn’t surprising, given my background in sociology, that I often find parallels between sociology and what I observe online. From telegrams to Twitter, technology has completely taken over the way we communicate. The reason for the massive take-up of social… More Social capital and social media
Ever since Goldman Sachs’ famed BRIC report a few years ago, a lot of eyes have been on Brazil, Russia, India and China. Focussing specifically on India, students at the London Business School have been organising the India Business Forum for a few years now. This year’s event will take place on April 23rd, and… More India Business Forum, London