Photographer or Terrorist?

Digital Photography School published a very useful post by Elizabeth Halford on “How to shoot in public with confidence”.  In it, Halford shares with us her experience in the UK, and offers some helpful advice on how you can avoid being pulled-up by the cops for “suspicious activity”. I am including a brief extract for your …

Slowing Down

Thanks to a link on Rajesh’s blog, I discovered a brilliant essay published on the Wall Street Journal, entitled “Not So Fast”.  The WSJ describes it as a “Manifesto for Slow Communication”, and in it, John Freeman makes a very good argument on how the breakneck pace of modern day Life is adversely affecting our relationships and our general …

Managing for Abundance

I love the way Chris Anderson (of Wired) thinks.  His arguments provide a fresh new perspective on Society, and are far more relevant in today’s age than the stale stuff that most business schools churn out.  If you haven’t already, read The Long Tail – it’s a fascinating story of how the new age demands a new …

e-Waste : Little Known Truths

I chanced upon a Guardian story of May 2008 entitled ‘Breeding toxins from dead PCs’ that described how children are dying to clear up the developed world’s discarded computers: Thousands of discarded computers from western Europe and the US arrive in the ports of west Africa every day, ending up in massive toxic dumps where children burn …