Pet Peeves #2 Badly Composed Tweets

As a language teacher, I'm used to dealing with all kinds of badly framed sentences: incorrect tenses, missing articles, wrong prepositions and invisible (I really mean absent) punctuation marks. I know it infuriates my colleagues, but not me. I understand that my students ' work is just that - students' work. It's in a classroom... Continue Reading →

Writing For A Chatbot

I started moonlighting for Skilla a few months ago. For the uninitiated, Skilla is a chatbot (currently in closed beta on Facebook Messenger) that allows people to create a professional page to showcase their skills and eventually find people with complementary skills for their project / startup. Users can message Skilla and answer some quick... Continue Reading →

An Instagrammer’s Best Friends

I joined Instagram rather late, resisting it as a platform for the frivolous, selfie obsessed millennials. But once on board, I found myself instantly addicted to the endless stream of beautiful, inspiring photos on my fields of interest: books, food, travel and dogs of course! I realised that there’s more to an Instagrammer than posting beautiful... Continue Reading →

Social Media: My Favourite Tools

A social media consultant since several years now, I’ve seen the requirements for this position change much over the last few years. From being a purely text based content creation job, it has evolved into a full-time vocation requiring multi-tasking skills, design thinking and a more holistic marketing approach. The tools of the trade have,... Continue Reading →

Social Media: My Tools Of The Trade

A social media consultant since several years now, I’ve seen the requirements for this position change much over the last few years. From being a purely text based content creation job, it has evolved into a full-time vocation requiring multi-tasking skills, design thinking and a more holistic marketing approach. The tools of the trade have,... Continue Reading →

Insights from the Gurus of Start-Ups

Ram Shriram and Sharad Sharma, two of the most hallowed names in the start-up world addressed the start-up community in Bangalore at two separate occasions in November. Names whispered with great reverence in the corridors of co-working spaces and start up offices. I had the great fortune to be present at both events on a... Continue Reading →

Equal Opportunities You Said?

From the day I first saw it, several months ago, before it became the rage it has now become, I've found it a highly silly concept. Frivolous and something befitting only the proverbial blonde. But these days, the world prefers all that's simple and frivolous and so today, the site is one of the fastest... Continue Reading →

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