Mapping Digital India

The most disturbing reality might be that there are “more Indians have access to a mobile phone than to a toilet,” but there are other digital facts like “60 percent of all households have cable and satellite” or that “DD National, covers...

Hope, and more hope

Tanuja Chandra’s Hope, and a Little Sugar is a thoroughbred Net flick. It “has been produced almost entirely on the internet, from location hunting to costumes and script changes.” So it qualifies as India`s first web film to hit screens. technorati...

Election Commission an’ open office

The Indian Express reports that our own Election Commission is going to go with openoffice. That’s goods news. Let’s hope the trend continues and more and more organisations in India go in for open source software. EC opens window to free...

NRS: Indian media serve 222 million

The Audit Bureau of Circulations, which has 411 publishers of national and regional importance, 151 advertising agencies, 51 advertisers and 20 new agencies and associations connected with print media and advertising as its members released the National Readership...

Technologies for change

The eradication of disease, malnutrition, pollution, and illiteracy — real concern in much of the world, including the “developed” one, can be achieved by using appropriate technology. The Stanford Social Innovation Review list 10 such technology...