Whenever I am anxious, I have trouble sleeping. I find myself tossing, turning, and waking up in the middle of the night just to sit and stare into the dark. Over the holidays, I had one of those phases again. I felt nervous and worried — specifically, about my parents, who live in Delhi. My … Continue reading FaceTime with Tech’s Dual Reality
Though only separated by 500 miles of tarmac, Silicon Valley and Death Valley might as well be different planets. One is dry, desolate, soulless. The other is a desert of pristine beauty and a reminder that, in the end, we are all bit players on the movie set of Planet Earth. After unplugging from my … Continue reading From Death Valley to Silicon Valley
It has been a busy few days, and perhaps that is why it took me till this weekend to actually sit down and think about the loss of three individuals whose work and efforts have been part of the modern zeitgeist and post-Internet society. These people we lost were ones we admired, respected, and hoped … Continue reading What really matters
Protocol, a new online publication from the house of Politico is live. It wants to bring a new dimension to coverage of technology, which has gone from being a curiosity to the necessity to now becoming a foundational part of modern existence. ” Technology is no longer just an industry; it’s a global power center … Continue reading Protocol is live
Jeff Weiner gave up his job as the chief executive of LinkedIn, a Microsoft company, earlier this week. He will occupy the office of the executive chairman. I have known Jeff in a professional capacity for a while — he was the guy leading some interesting changes at Yahoo, back when Yahoo was a thing. As someone who … Continue reading Jeff Weiner, the Next Disney CEO?