Category Archives: networking

On the maturation of social media

In this recent article, Newsweek claims that traditional social media like blogs and upcoming ones like twitter are on the decline because we as a people are simply too lazy and wouldn’t do something for free [hat tip: Patrix]. Newsweek has really embarrassed itself with this post. Let me explain how. First, let us examine

Social Media: on why Obama won and Palin won’t

Obama’s unprecedented use of social media as a critical marketing and canvasing tool to enable his historic victory in the 2008 presidential race has been dissected and beaten to death. I am not here to resurrect that zombie. However, I will take a singular incident of his campaign to illustrate my point (that is, why

Networking For Success: What, Why, and How

  I wrote an article on Rediff about the importance of networking in context with studying abroad (in the US). What I had to say holds true for pretty much everyone. So here is a more general version of the article that appeared in Rediff.   Networking is the act of expanding one’s social sphere

Home Wireless Network without a router

Digg this article. Ever wondered if you could get a short-range wireless network (for your home) without a wireless router? Well, it is possible. Here’s how: Things you need A home computer/laptop with an Ethernet port and wireless card (this computer will then double up as a wireless router). Internet connection that terminates at your