A selection of recent posts
On globalisation, Amardeep Singh, yes that Amardeep, explains why India has no single message. But Arundhati Roy’s dissing of India’s mobile phone revolution received quick rebuttals from Chanakya and Gaurav Sabnis.
On the subject of telecommunications, Kaps writes that the distance between him and his loved ones has been killed by Skype.
One thing Indian ecxel in is in spellling. Michael Higgins has some thoughts on competition and ethnicity. From Rashmi Bansal’s post, it appears heavy school bags may have something to do with it too. Making kids wake up early for school has its virtues, but Shivam Vij prefers 10:00am.
Bangalore is also Tom Friedman’s favourite city, reports Zoo Station’s Andrew Lih; while his co-blogger Reuben Abraham covers Jim Hoagland’s prediction that India (and not China) will dominate the 21st century. Friedman and Hoagland have perhaps not heard of Raghuvansh Prasad Singh (ed). But Suhail Kazi has.
Patrix thinks Mumbai cannot realistically expect to match New York or Shanghai. But (Deewar-style), it has “K…”. Yazad and Secular-Right cover two sides of those endless “K…” soaps on Indian television.
And finally, here on The Acorn, a curious incident of corporate plagiarism.