This is not a "Social Media: Yay or Nay" article. I did those back when I was a teenager and I still don't know whether I agree with my past self. Moving on, I made a few changes to the way I use social media in the last couple of months. I did it mainly because I like social media but I hate the iteration that's with us right now.Unlike most people who oppose sharing their lives on social media, I see it as a place which is meant for you to share your life and have a positive impact on … [Read more...] about How I Changed The Way I Use Social Media For Good
The internet has been a big part of my life. Well, that's a no-brainer given how everything revolves around the internet now. However, at times, you have these experiences that make the internet feel even better than real-life. I had such an experience back in the summer of 2015. … [Read more...] about I Giorni: The Most Human Experience I’ve Had On The Internet
I face stern expressions when I tell someone about some cool apps I bought recently. I don't know how it works all over the world. So, for the benefit of this post, I'll talk about the country I live in - India.The ArgumentIn India, there is a certain stigma against the idea of purchasing software. Especially apps which usually cost less than a cup of coffee or a Friday matinée and add relatively more value to the smartphone experience than that cup of coffee adds to the day. People just … [Read more...] about The Average Indian’s Reluctance To Pay For Apps and Software
I have always been more toward the pessimistic side of things. I consider the worst possible alternatives first. Then I build up toward a working balance of positive and negative. As George Bernard Shaw once put quite appropriately - “The world needs both, the optimist and the pessimist. The optimist invents the airplane, the pessimist does the parachute.” – I too am a firm believer of pessimism not being wrong per se. The recent issue I’ve had is with self-improvement applications.With all … [Read more...] about Do We Unknowingly Lie To Self-Improvement Applications and Websites?
Last night, I learned a lesson: You cannot migrate your photos from Box to Google Photos without manually downloading and uploading them.Back in the May of 2015, Google Photos appeared with its auto-backup and unlimited storage. With that, Google made a lot of things easier for everyone. For me, a new trivial problem occurred despite all the ease.The ProblemPrior to the Google Photos app, I used to back up my photos on my Box.net account. So, I had to store the same photos in my Box … [Read more...] about Moving Pictures From Box To Google Photos: Manual and Annoying
Movies have become the most common subject for controversy lately. Almost every movie makes it to the headlines these days. Usually, because of divisive opinion of critics and casual moviegoers. I see people telling each other that a movie sucks because a certain critic says so. Others tell each other that Rotten Tomatoes is in fact, rotten itself and no one should pay heed to what they have to say.The Four-Point RuleI too, was baffled a little while ago and found myself at the center of … [Read more...] about Movies For Dummies: A Concise Guide To Movies, Reviews and Critics