Abhinav Asthana

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Facebook and the New Colonialism

Today’s empires are born on the web, and exert tremendous power in the material world.<p>Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t had the best week.<p>First, Facebook’s Free Basics platform was effectively banned in India. Then, a high-profile member of Facebook’s board of directors, the venture capitalist Marc …

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The Tale of The Hyper-Funding Of Indian Startups

The Indian startup ecosystem, with cash flying like confetti over the past year, has been a tale of intrigue for many. In a country where few large companies have managed to go public through an IPO, but startups are worth billions, is hyper-funding the new normal? It’s the business model of the …

India innovates on the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution promises to change the way we live, and there are several Indian-made products that could contribute to it. …

Why I love my Leica

I'm a photographer. No, let me rephrase that: I would like to be a photographer. In reality I'm merely an obsessive who takes lots of photographs in the hope that some day, just once, he will produce an image that is really, truly memorable. Like the images that Henri Cartier-Bresson captured, …

The Pattern Library: A Great New Resource For Designers (And Wannabes)

Repeating patterns are useful things. Whether you need a cool wallpaper for your desktop or smartphone, a texture to incorporate into your own design, or even just something you can print out on the inkjet when wrapping paper is getting low, everyone needs a good one every once and a while. From …

PIT Fitness app review: a high-quality fully customizable 30-day workout program designed to suit your needs

Introduction<p>In the developer’s own words, PIT Fitness is the only mobile phone app that puts you through a 30-day workout program that seamlessly …

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