The growing outrage surrounding Free Basics by Facebook

Newspapers in India have had¬†full page ads like the one below asking people to support “digital equality.” The Free Basics initiative by Facebook (previously called provides free access to a list of 20 “basic” websites on most mobile plans. More free internet for 1.2 Billion people – all good, then. However, since the ads […]

Tech in 2014 – Looking back and looking forward

Every time I read Benedict Evan’s excellent blog, I always tell myself that I’ll come back and read it in greater depth. I finally got around to doing it and went through 2014 from Ben’s eyes and those of a few others. And, I thought I’d share what I’ve learnt. This will be long. A […]