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Statement of Ethics
Thank you, but stop flooding my inbox, says UK student abused for solving IIT-JEE paper
“If you are attempting to contact me about the JEE articles that keep getting published: please don’t. I have received …
More stalking and ‘one-side love’ confessions on these Facebook pages than venting about bad bosses
A few days ago, this ‘confession’ on a Facebook page started for Cognizant India employees to share anonymous posts went …
Hotstar issues trigger warning against ‘bovine meat’ before food shows
In possibly a first since ‘cow politics’ started dominating the cultural discourse in India, Star India-owned digital content streaming platform …
Orkut founder’s new social network Hello is now open for Indian users
Remember Orkut? That pre-Facebook social network, launched in 2004, where people left saccharine-sweet ‘testimonials’ on each other’s walls and strange …
These Bengaluru game designers have gamified policymaking. Let’s play!
Fields of View is crafting games to help policymakers, economic stakeholders, governments and citizens understand the nuances of policymaking.
Bangalore’s obsession with funding and VCs is fodder for subversive street artist
The person behind posters advertising ‘VC for Startups’ in ‘Peak Bangalore’ is not the only one using subversion as street art in the city.
Hash brownies, sex jokes, and a ‘chalta hai’ attitude towards harassment: What went wrong at TVF
Can TVF survive the storm and the crisis in leadership, with such strong allegations being made against founder Arunabh Kumar?
Young ecologists use machine learning to prove that more birds are endangered in the Western Ghats than we know
Using freely available data and machine-learning, ecologists prove 17 bird species in the Western Ghats face graver risks of extinction than supposed
Netflix is betting on its recommendation engine to get an edge over Prime Video, Hotstar
Taste communities vs echo chambers
Ithaka, a chat-based travel planning app, is using AI to build itineraries
AI can disrupt travel in a big way, believes Ithaka, a Bangalore-based startup that has created a travel-planning app based …
Why is a startup legitimising sex not able to raise money?
Everyone seems to be ignoring MLNP and other sex-tech startups — maybe because they see it as the domain of mainstream porn and don’t want to touch it.
FIR filed against TVF CEO Arunabh Kumar on harassment charges
Barely 24 hours after news reports claimed that Mumbai Police were ready to close the investigation into harassment charges against …
‘Keep Us Online,’ says a new campaign by the Internet Freedom Foundation against internet shutdowns in India
Through the campaign, the activists aim to demonstrate that internet shutdowns are not really effective and create huge disruptions in the lives of people.
Indie film talks about immigrant entrepreneurs in the US on the eve of H1B lottery
The Americanism “For here or to go” sums up the dilemma faced by software professionals in the US for an indefinite period. Are they for here, or to go?