Is Privacy a thing of the past?

With the proliferation and success of web 2.0 the question that comes to everyone’s mind is, does anyone enjoy the privilege of privacy anymore? With over 50 million bloggers and more than double that number of people on some form of social networking group, can anyone prevent the publishing of information about themselves with or without their prior knowledge? It’s no longer a factor of how much information you want

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Blogging Your Way Into a Business – New York Times

I found this post on New York Times ‘small business’ edition to be an interesting read. It has great examples of blogger’s who have stumbled upon opportunities by writing about their experiences and expertise with passion. Many approach blogging from the lure to make the fast buck but invisible is the effort, time investment and sheer talent that is needed to make it work. I myself sometimes struggle to come

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The new breed of Internet Executives

Published  in ‘The Education Times’ in year 2000 From growing MNC investments in local Internet companies to increase awareness of information-age strategies by Indian corporates, the writing is on the wall – the Internet revolution is being unleashed. Indian web-sites are now mushrooming by the thousands. Online shopping, booking of movie tickets, product inquiries, corporate Intranets, online recruitment, Web-EDI, personalized news services and even Web matrimonial services have hit Indian

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At home with computers

Published in ‘Times Computing’ India on 11th October 2000 Computers have a pervasive presence in our lives and in today’s context, can be viewed almost as a necessity. The many uses of a computer can be used to good effect by every member of the family – grandparents, the parents and yes, mainly the kid Nothing epitomises modern life better than the computer. If many of us were asked what

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