Policy, Journalism, and Facebook

I loved using Facebook. I was one of the early adopters of the social media platform, internationally anyhow. I remember playing "Pirates" and engaging in high-school gossip virtually. And once in a while, message someone. That's pretty much it. Now, I've stopped playing silly games online and no longer in high-school. I can remember the… Continue reading Policy, Journalism, and Facebook

Emerging Trends: Internet of Things

What is Internet of Things (IoT)? We have all heard about IoT through various sources, but it is often confusing what exactly it is. Broadly, IoT extends internet connectivity to devices outside its usual scope (desktops, mobile phones, tablets, etc) to enable communication and smarter devices. These devices can be as small as dust ("smart… Continue reading Emerging Trends: Internet of Things

The age of Equity Crowdfunding

Note: These are my thoughts as a non-accredited investor. Many of the platforms I've mentioned below only allow accredited investors. What is Equity Crowdfunding? Equity Crowdfunding (EC) allows a broad group of investors to fund private companies, usually startups and SMBs. The popularity of this idea has skyrocketed after the SEC decided to open crowdfunding… Continue reading The age of Equity Crowdfunding

Why Solar Power isn’t popular in India?

I’ve always wondered why people don’t go with the long term solution. The more sustainable solution.  And this thought propelled me to think about Solar Power. Primarily, solar power in households.  Now, I started discussing the prospect of installing solar power at my family home. I grew up in Nagpur, India. It’s a relatively small… Continue reading Why Solar Power isn’t popular in India?