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How are we connected, anyway? Community, modern culture and nomadism

We've been in Gangtok now, for a full month. A lot can happen in a month, and we've met, talked to and learned from so many people, young and old. Yesterday, a group of kids came running over to the three of us when we were hanging out on a bench on MG Marg. Just saying hi to Kush and us, they were, but it was somehow so rewarding to acknowledge the connections we've made here in that way. … [Read more...]

Why do we love information? A new roundtable, DATA, set for February 6!

WHO: Dipika Kohli at Orangutan Swing WHAT: A roundtable on the conversation around DATA: what is it, why do we love it (do we?), and why do we need it (or not?) WHERE: Whiskey in Durham, The Club Room upstairs (ask the bouncer) WHEN: Wednesday, February 6 from 7 to 9pm WHY: For sheer laughs. Because we're in the Triangle, the most data-heavy place on Earth. UPDATE! We have a venue and a … [Read more...]

Yes we need Internet to make friends, No we don’t need Internet to make friends

In case you're wondering how the Internet Friends meetup went, well, it was a laugh, to be sure. Some of the things that came up: Meeting people online isn't different from meeting in real life. Sometimes you're more direct, sometimes you're less direct, sometimes you're chatty, sometimes you're not. But it's like you wave first, and then you go over to someone to say hello. You don't just go … [Read more...]

Meet Match.com writer Margot & bicycle podcaster Victor, panelists for ‘Do We Need Internet?’

"Victor Jimenez is the basis of a small business story that has continued to evolve over the past 25 years by adapting to the ever changing conditions. A consummate entrepreneur Victor has founded many small businesses focused around his passions of cycling, marketing, and conversation. He is a big picture thinker, speaker, writer, and consultant on topics related to cycling, entrepreneurship, new … [Read more...]