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Why Government Surveillance of Political Funding Imperils Democracy

by Ritwik on April 27, 2018

The presence of unique secret codes on electoral bonds raises the spectre of government monitoring of political funding.

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Facebook’s data practices – did the delete button work?

by Ritwik on October 22, 2011

Watch this brilliant and informative video about facebook’s frightening data practices. “1200 pages? No KGB or CIA ever had that much information on a normal citizen”

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Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO

by Ritwik on August 25, 2011

A college dropout, Jobs entire career has consisted of taking farsighted decisions that were initially criticized by tech and business “pundits”. As one of the titans of silicon valley, Jobs both learnt from and helped create its iconic business culture that constantly fosters innovation.

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Move over Limewire, Booster is here

by Ritwik on September 1, 2009

Booster is a fantastic site where you can stream and download [free of charge] millions of songs cutting across genres. This is how the internet should work – breaking down barriers to information and art.

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The lost art of searching the web

by Ritwik on August 12, 2009

Why do I call searching a lost art ? I hardly hear anyone mention search anymore; everybody seems to be googling for information. Try Blind Search.

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Installing software makes computer obese

by Ritwik on July 4, 2009

A user on Microsoft Answers discusses a matter of crucial importance: I’ve noticed that as I copy data/install programs on my Laptop, the weight of the Laptop increases. I have a bad back and am medically limited on the amount of weight (…)

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