Ritesh Reddy

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Rich, cultured, and lonely: How India’s rising class looks for love now

In urban India’s new cultural hierarchy, the top rung is reserved for the global Indian: The foreign-educated, career-oriented, well-read, well-paid, well-travelled and socially savvy men and women who are held up by an increasingly aspirational society as the embodiment of success.<p>The deeper the …

Mark Zuckerberg wants to build a kind of 911 service for internet access

Zuckerberg compared Internet.org to 911 in the US, in that both are designed to provide necessary services.<p>"The model that we consider this to be most similar to is 911 in the U.S," said Zuckerberg.<p>"So even if you haven't paid for a phone plan, you can always dial 911, and if there is a crime or a …

How people Photoshopped before Photoshop

Photoshop before Photoshop<p>100 years of manipulating images without computers<p>1856-57<p>c. 1855<p>1857<p>Almost as soon as the science of photography was …

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The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …

Articles about history-behind-americas-favorite-chair-eames-lounge-and-ottoman on Dwell.com - Dwell

The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.<p>An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.<p>Every other piece of industrial design is a pot or a dish or something insignificant.<p>There are now so many different conservatory roof styles …

In India, Low-Cost Local Smartphone Maker Micromax Usurps Samsung's No. 1 Spot

Homegrown budget cellphone maker Micromax, which put affordable smartphones into the hands of millions of Indians, has overtaken global brand Samsung in the India market, according to research firm Canalys. The development is significant as India is the world’s fastest-growing smartphone market and …

Raspberry Pi 2 Arrives: 6x Faster, An “Entry-Level PC” For $35

Grab your screwdrivers, makers! There’s a new, more powerful Raspberry Pi in town… The just announced Pi 2, which goes on sale today, adds a quad-core chip and double the memory to support more intensive processing tasks.<p>The Pi Foundation also reckons this sequel takes the Pi microprocessor “firmly …

Do We Need Stricter Design Protection Laws?

Are crappy knockoffs really something manufacturers should be scared of?<p>Is there anything wrong with knocking-off a 50-year-old design? Tony Ash, managing director of Vitra, thinks so. Ash has written an opinion piece over at Dezeen, arguing for stricter design protection laws in his native Europe, …

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How To Design A Costume For Porn

Hot tips: use bright colors, and buy cheap lingerie (H&M is fine).<p>Porn stars might not wear much on camera, but there’s an art to choosing what little clothing they do put on. Over at <i>Fashionista</i>, Tyler McCall breaks down the process of designing costumes for pornography. With the rise of free porn …

Age of Happiness: The people who refuse to grow old

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Amazon Changes The Game Again--AWS Introduces WorkMail

Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud computing business unit, continues to surprise industry commentators with both its growth and its incessant innovation. Given that it owns the lion’s share of the public cloud computing market, you’d have thought AWS would be resting on its laurels. Nothing could …

How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …