Can we take a stand for Women?

No polio cases registered in India in a year. India’s name removed from the WHO list of countries plagued with the disease. Great achievement, but is this enough?

Children are the future of a nation, but they do still come from women. In a country where women are not only disrespected, but brutally raped, hit and killed for dowry, the next generation might be saved from physical illnesses but will be mentally diseased.

What will a son learn from the mother being tortured at home? That it is okay to pick up a woman and rape her? Either way, the leaders of our country also say if a woman is carrying a mobile phone, attack! And if she’s wearing short clothes, it’s your birth right to do as you please with any woman. Being out after sunset is also somewhere there. Continue reading

Second Thoughts about Google+

I love Google. I have loved it since I read the Google Story years back. What I loved about the business model at that point of time was the lack of advertising and marketing employed. They adopted the product concept – just develop and build a bloody good product which will solve a problem and people will come to it themselves. Google didn’t start out with the intention of becoming a part of everyone’s lives like it has now, it just simply wanted to perform good search.

Since Google+ launched a little under a month back, I have been trying to convince anyone and everyone who’s listening to make the transition from Facebook. I have been reading a lot of blogs and articles about how Google+ is IT. Most of the clippings I find on Google+ itself. However, I am getting just a little bored on that platform now.

There are a few fundamental flaws with of G+ which it should have addressed yesterday. Continue reading