Jun 29

With the BRIC summit in New Delhi today, I was reminded of the previous Friday – Saturday, when I finally got round to going help out with the Explorer’s Garden Project.

Old friend, Tarun’s set himself some lofty goals for this year for his class as part of his TFI fellowship. Soldes Chaussures Nike goedkoop nike air max 2017 (you can read more about his experiences here and the four goals here)

I was welcomed by two kids on Friday afternoon. Nike Air Max 2016 Goedkoop fjällräven kånken No.2 Luckily they remembered me from our visit to the zoo a few months ago. baskets noires Asics Lyte Jogger Nike Air Max 2016 Heren groen I put out my hand and said hello. Trevone Boykin Jerseys Nike Air Max 2017 Heren grijs One of them looks at his right hand and immediately says in English, “My hand is dirty!”. Miami Heat 2017 asics pas cher 2nd grade, MCD school… fjällräven kånken big Air Jordan 3 Uomo gotta hand it to Tarun…

Here are a couple of photos I stole from the facebook group.

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Jun 20

This week threw a couple of surprise bans. Shahrukh Khan gets banned from the Wankhede stadium for 5 years. File sharing sites (read Torrent) were banned in India. It seems the enthu cutlet ISPs also decided that vimeo.com (which is like youtube) fell in the banned category and hence, has been inaccessible for that last two days. ISPs have reverted on vimeo and the service seems to be getting restored now. chaussures asics homme pas cher mochilas kanken classic Gotta love the irony The ban stems from a petition to the High Court by Copyright Labs on behalf of the makers of the movies ‘3’ and ‘Dammu’. 3, of course, is the movie with the soundtrack ‘kolaveri di’. Nike Air Max Norge Nettbutikk Sko Kolaveri’s count, today, is at 55 million views. oakley femme pas cher The kolaveri spoofs and related videos would add up to a similar number. In digital marketing terms, they couldn’t possibly have had a better promotion campaign for the movie (mind boggling worldwide reach at zero cost, super high level of engagement)… Asics Pas Cher and the guys behind ‘3’ go after the site which is exactly like youtube!! In the same vein, with a rapidly shrinking audience, the IPL (and Mumbai Cricket Association) desperately need ambassadors like Shahrukh Khan. air max pas cher What would happen if KKR reaches the finals in 2013 and they are to play in Wankhede. nike air max 90 pas cher SRK decides the team won’t play if he’s not let in the stadium. Or better yet, the players refuse to play if their team owner is not allowed for the game… Houston Rockets then what happens. nike air max 2016 heren nike air max 90 pas cher Nike Air Max Italia 🙂 Music and Movie Piracy. Something’s gotta give. It seems the old laws and practices around copyright infringement for the entertainment industry are just not going to work anymore. air max pas cher nike air max 90 pas cher Example – Songs.pk While I was teaching e-marketing in 2010, I had included a case study around the business model of music portals (such as itunes, songs.pk etc.) in the final exam. Maglie Brooklyn Nets Out of a whim, I asked one question on whether the site songs.pk (one of the most popular sites in that demographic) was legal or not and roughly 50% felt the site was legal. Many students wrote ‘because the site was available and accessible and it was charging advertisers, hence it must be legal!’ Now Songs.pk was banned earlier this year, which is fair enough… oakley pas cher but it didn’t take the owners long to re-launch the site as songspk.pk. nike air max 2017 dames Blauw How do things proceed from here? Potentially, the Indian film industry body will spends lakhs of rupees in re-petitioning the high court and getting a ban on songspk.pk. They will get another ban order. Scarpe Kobe 11 While in another world (perhaps, Pakistan) the 19 year old owner of songspk.pk will notice his site’s traffic taking a big dip. Joey Bosa Ohio State Jerseys He’ll read the Indian news. Shrug his shoulder at the pesky Indian lawyers and courts and go ahead and buy a new URL – perhaps, pksongs.pk and re-launch for a cost of Rs. Nike Air Max 90 Heren 500/ year with an effort of 45 minutes at his computer. Is there any hope of music labels winning this game? There has to be a new model. chaussures nike pas cher There has to be some disruption in this space.. the itunes model of granularity in the product will help <feels Sarika Grover>… Fjallraven Kanken Mini Goedkope Nike Air Max schoenen but file copying and sharing is here to stay. To be clear – I avoid using torrent and using pirated software/ music – but can’t help feel there’s a tipping point building up. Nike Air Max 2017 Goedkoop Judiciary in action The courts reacted with lightening speed in this case. Tennis Nike Air Jordan 11 (Given the backlog in clearing cases). This is even more surprising considering the judgement is probably from the vacation bench as the courts are on summer vacation right now! FYI – In 2011, the Supreme court had 85 days as holidays, plus national holidays plus 2 day weekends. It’s true! But more importantly, here’s what’s striking:

  • Providing a ban order without any explanation or insight into the various types of file sharing sites. Where and how do you draw the line? for e.g. is dropbox too far from the business model of those sites included in this ban?
  • How did Vimeo get into the mix? Whoever thought of vimeo – why didn’t they include youtube?
  • Why did the March order go into effect only now?
  • WSJ quotes some legal experts on the matter

Experts attacked ISPs for clamping down on free speech on the web.

“Why and how did telecom giants target select websites,” said Pranesh Prakash, a program manager at Bangalore based-Centre for Internet and Society, a non-profit group advocating free speech on the web. Nike Sko Nettbutikk Air Jordan 12 (XII) air max pas cher pour femme He pointed out that the High Court did not spell out the names of websites that should be blocked.

“Shutting websites merely on the basis of suspicion amounts to private crackdown on free speech of the web,” he said. “Why didn’t the telecom ministry repeal or object to the move, knowing that the court didn’t spell out the websites to be blocked?”

Bhupendra Kainthola, a spokesman for the telecom ministry, noted that the “government or the telecom ministry had nothing to do with the high court ruling.” When asked why the ministry did not intervene, Mr. Air Max 2017 Goedkoop nike air max pas cher Kainthola responded: “What can we do? If an order has been passed, we have to follow it… that is the law of the land.”

The hackers were quick to react too, taking down the Supreme Court and Congress party site… Nike Air Max 2016 Dames grijs La chaussure de running Asics as my classmate from ISB says “PS: As an information security enthusiast, I firmly believe, it is not a question of if we will get jacked..

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Jun 18

I’d be lying if I said that I am not impacted by the Instagram valuation and the Facebook IPO. nike air max 1 ultra moire femme As an entrepreneur/ investor in startups, I’m now thinking about internet ideas where the market could be the whole world. Having said that, let’s look into more detail on whether Facebook’s is worth $100 billion. nike air max pas cher Number crunching Forbes has done some excellent research here

  • At $100 bn, facebook is valued at 30 times trailing revenue.
  • Who else is valued at that level? Google is at 5.5 times trailing revenue…
  • For Q1 revenues – Facebook is at $1.06 billion (down 6.5%). Kenley Jansen Authentic Jersey Google is at $2.9 billion (up by 1%)
  • Micsrosoft is a shade over $200bn valuation with a whopping $25 bn as pure profit. There’s an interesting piece on MS over here. Even though its unfair to bucket MS with these companies, there’s a point to be made about value and valuation of companies.
  • S&P 500 is has a price/ sales ratio of 1.3 (industry average 3.7)

What about the last round of funding? The previous valuation at $50 bn with the Goldman investment was also questioned heavily by analysts. Some are even suggesting that fees Goldman will generate from Facebook eventually could pay for the whole investment. asics femme Read more here. All about the Advertising Facebook’s revenue comes from advertisers. Teddy Bridgewater – Louisville Jerseys My younger brother Vikas is convinced that advertisers won’t find the right customers while they are browsing social networks social networks will never find the audience at the right time/mindset for the advertiser’s benefit. fjallraven kanken rugzakken Therefore they will struggle to drive transactions through it and will struggle to define ROI like on other online channelsNike Air Max 2016 Dames roze but on the other hand one of my customers was delighted by the hyper targeting ability (18-14 year olds in Ahmedabad) for their advertising and immediately see benefit over google adwords which is approximate at best on demographics and geography based targeting. Let’s look at the data:

  • Click Through Rate for the web is generally 0.1%
  • Google is at 0.4%
  • Facebook is at 0.051%
  • Facebook reaches 51% of all internet users, Google reaches 90% of all internet users
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But then again does facebook even want to play this game? “So far, Facebook’s advertising platform hasn’t kept pace with the explosive growth of its social network, and it remains to be seen if CEO Mark Zuckerberg even wants to focus on advertising as a source of revenue. In his 2,500+ word letter to shareholders this month, he mentioned advertising just once,” said Larry Kim, Founder and CTO of WordStream. Remember Orkut? The other day, the wife was reading out the age classifications for Baby boomers, Gen X and Gen Y. Nike Air Max 2016 Heren zwart As I am in the 18-32 bracket today, I have squeezed into the Gen Y generation by the skin of my teeth. Can’t say I completely relate with the kids who have only grown up on touch screen interfaces.. Adidas ZX 750 Heren but what the heck… Adidas NMD Dames Yeezy Boost 350 Donna I’m still young! yippee! The reason I bring this up is, following Schumpeterian economics, the gale of creative destruction is possibly due now. goedkoop schoenen adidas Nike Air Max Très pas cher How long will facebook remain cool and hip and yong. It’s 8 years old – the novelty is gone. In the US, the number of accounts are possibly on the decline. Given, Zuckerberg’s knee jerk reaction with Instagram – you get the feeling they feel the threat of becoming obsolete. Nike Pas Cher Orkut had 20 mn. users in India in one year… Goedkoop Adidas Superstar and down to zero in the next. To summarise, if I were the head of a pension fund … I’d run away from this one. sac fjallraven kanken pas cher It’s extremely high risk…. stan smith adidas dames asics femme pas cher with an unclear plan for returns.

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Jun 16

“Once you put on a mask you’re cheerful, you’re playful, you’re a more wonderful you,” she says. “You become a fantasy character and you interact with others in a more outgoing way. The real mask is the one we put on every day because society tells you how to do this, and how to do that.”The global interest in masks isn’t waning, and mass retailers are keen to tap into the market..

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Addressed Shkreli practices, but did not offer explicit criticism.we respect Turing right to charge patients and insurance companies whatever it believes is appropriate, there may be more cost effective compound options for medications, such as Daraprim, for patients, physicians, insurance companies and pharmacy benefit managers to consider, he said.There is one catch to the price reduction, however.Because Imprimis is using a compounding tactic, the alternative formulas to a drug like Daraprim does not have an FDA approval label. According to the company website, the compounds may only be prescribed to a physician prescription for an individually identified patient consist with federal and state laws. Not to say that the specific ingredients and compounding methods are not approved.

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Jun 01

Inspired by the Vodafone ‘Internet is Fun’ campaign, I realised I hadn’t written about my meandering on the web for a while. You can see some of my previous posts here. 2017 nike air max pas cher (Even one about the Vodafone zoozoos) Before that, on a serious note, its been over 5 years that I’ve been working in the internet business and I’m reminded of the statement from the Cluetrain Manifesto that has remained as inspiring and relevant as it was 5 years ago. “Hypertext is inherently nonhierarchical and antibureaucratic. Marcus Mariota – Oregon Ducks Jerseys It does not reinforce loyalty and obedience; it encourages idle speculation and loose talk. It encourages stories.” So here are some highlights of my browsing from the last few days. Kole Calhoun Jersey – You can always expect something fun from Ryan Germick, who’s a doodler in Google. Adidas Zx 850 Heren Adidas Pas Cher (I know! what a cool job!). nike pas cher Last week, he posted about the Zerg Rush game from Google. Asics Pas Cher Just type in zerg rush in Google and your screen will be attacked by flying O’s. Each O needs to be clicked on 3 times to destroy it. Remember to scroll down to save your world. mochilas kanken nike air max 2017 dames wit mochilas fjallraven kanken baratas – I love Digitalbuzzblog. Here was a recent post about an ING promotion at basketball events. Passers by could use their smartphone to simulate a basketball free throw on a giant digital billboard screen. Asics Gel Lyte 5 Pas Cher Check out the video here – I’ve also recently started following Kevin Kelly. chaussures de foot umbro He’s been a TED speaker and is a technology philosopher. Nike air max 90 pas cher Often he does a curation of sourced quotes. See version 14 here. nike air max 90 pas cher Maglie Chicago Bulls asics gel lyte pas cher He’s due to come to India early May … new balance 577 femme I wonder how we can catch hold of him. Todd Gurley Georgia Football Jerseys Any ideas? – My friend and business partner in IDfy, Hatim came up with this useful site – http://isitadrydaytoday.com/ – check for your city and Ahmedabad for sure! – For those who love to hate maths (like me) – you’re bound to relate to this one. bestellen schoenen nike air max 2016 goedkoop nike air max pas cher Nike Kobe 11 – Finally, XKCD never fails to amuse. goedkoop nike air max I love their cartoons. Herschel Walker Jerseys Fjallraven Kanken Big Nike Italia How about this one and then keep hitting the random button for more… Kanken 20L Scarpe Kobe 11 ‘Internet is Fun’ is an understatement.

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