Category Archives: marketing

Web Graveyard Update

I had recent­ly moot­ed the con­cept of WebGraveyard.com, where your pres­ence in the online world will for­ev­er be pre­served, includ­ing your social net­work­ing pro­files, blogs, etc. If any­one is yet not con­vinced this is a great idea, check out Online-Funer­al. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Web Graveyard

Very few peo­ple I know blog about death. It is not a pleas­ant sub­ject, and essen­tial­ly, one reads blogs to be hap­py. But let’s face it, death is very real. Though cyber­space was once known as the vir­tu­al world, it … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Adding My Restaurant in Google Maps

For fun, I decid­ed to add my restau­rant in Google Maps. I found out there were two things I could do – add it as a Local Busi­ness via Google Maps, or use Google Map­mak­er. Adding Local Busi­ness to Google … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Utterly Butterly Advertising

For a very long time, my post on Amul: Longest run­ning ad cam­paign in the world? is one of the most favorite search engine hits. I do not know why net searchers are fas­ci­nat­ed with Amul’s ads rather than the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Techno-Social News Tidbits

Here’s some inter­est­ing news sto­ries from the past few days. It’s not 42, like Dou­glas Adams thought it would be. It’s 26. BBC reports that research has proved that a Rubik’s cube can be returned to its orig­i­nal state in no … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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On The Origins of Homo Mathematician and Professor Calculus

On the occa­sion of India’s 60th Inde­pen­dence Day, the news world and blo­gos­phere is abuzz with the news sto­ry that Cal­cu­lus was cre­at­ed in India, 250 years before New­ton. The offi­cial news source says: A lit­tle known school of schol­ars … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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India’s Ingenuous Condom Usage

While India plans a six-fold increase in spend­ing to tack­le AIDS, it is des­per­ate­ly search­ing for its own Mr. Con­dom: Mechai Vira­vaidya, a for­mer Cab­i­net min­is­ter in Thai­land, emerged as an AIDS-fight­­ing cru­sad­er in the ‘90s with an aggres­sive cam­paign … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The buzzzz over Crezzzzendo

On the heels of my ear­li­er post on con­dom adver­tis­ing in India, comes this. Protests in Mad­hya Pradesh over Crezen­do, a vibra­­tion-enhanced con­dom, reached a crescen­do in polit­i­cal cir­cles. Kudos to the Union Health Min­is­ter, Rama­doss, for stick­ing to his … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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