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  • 02-Dec-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Ashish Sharma: The world of video calls

    Screen blackouts, I later learn, are clever tricks rather than bugs to tantalise you into paying for 'undisturbed' streaming

  • 18-Nov-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Ashish Sharma: Ancient internet

    GooGoo is a popular search engine today, but many do not know that it has been in business since 1880

  • 05-Nov-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Virtual office roleplay

    It is weird to note that corporate workers - exactly the people being made fun of - are the ones running the roleplay show

  • 22-Oct-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Eye on the game

    When I visited Twitch, the most striking part was the sheer number of people swarming on the sidelines, watching other people play

  • 22-Oct-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Calendar countdown

    Around now, preparations are on for what has morphed into the art season in India with a number of public events and platforms

  • 08-Oct-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    A how-to for everything

    For most of these holidays, I keep myself from doing things by reading hundreds of WikiHow posts, and even using a dozen or so

  • 24-Sep-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Virtual disillusion

    Every night after work, I would return helplessly to this website: I desperately needed a channel for my twinges, for my confusion

  • 10-Sep-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Let's play Real Life

    Real Life is the longest-running virtual game, and the registration process here is different from other virtual games

  • 27-Aug-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    A meme for every mood

    One the most interesting aspects of the topic at hand is the pronunciation of the word itself

  • 13-Aug-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    The Pokemon conundrum

    Pokemon Go is the first real success story of augmented reality technology

  • 18-Jun-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Monkeys of Shimla

    People upload and spread social media messages through monkeys, who climb up hills and flash thumbs-up, if someone 'likes' you

  • 04-Jun-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Web monkeys

    I even set up a gang called Web Monkeys, a group of hip, high-tech teens supposed to save the still-new internet from doom: clearly, computers were magical back then

  • 21-May-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Downloading happiness

    After immersion into VR, I was fine for a few minutes but, while inching across the room, I started to expect a virtual grid to appear, so I could step aside, mentally, into a virtual space, even with

  • 14-May-2016 | B Dasarath Reddy & Ashish Sharma

    World's largest transport aircraft lands in India

    Much bigger than AirbusAn-225 Mriya landed in India on Friday on way to Australia from TurkmenistanAs wide as 2 football fieldsThe plane was designed in 1980s and was meant to carry a Soviet space shuttleCan fly 640,000 kgThe transport carrier can ...

  • 07-May-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Love machines

    According to an online community of guys who had been jacking in and out of the site, not caring who or what was on the other end

  • 23-Apr-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Endorsement matters

    'In today's professional world, everyone builds an image that is larger than life. However, a few factors still remain unaccounted for in personal branding. These are office and data manipulation, Thai massage, body dynamics, et cetera'

  • 09-Apr-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    'Better dead than fed'

    This internet movement is a safe haven for those who know not a diet from an eating disorder, and for those who know not the difference between a lifestyle and a disease

  • 26-Mar-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Love in the time of war

    Last year, I met a US soldier named Sarah on SinglesAroundMe. She was on deployment in Nigeria to help contain Boko Haram

  • 12-Mar-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Revenge poop

    You can send poop on your behalf to people you hate

  • 27-Feb-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    The internet of robots

    You might want to start talking nicely to computers, as the robots are watching us already - on YouTube

  • 13-Feb-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Billionaire by stealth

    A community has sprung up around bitcoin, a type of digital currency

  • 30-Jan-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Go easy on caution

    The vast majority of us aren't the centre of attention online - it's only a misplaced sense of importance we suffer from. We don't have a blood-thirsty audience waiting to rip us

  • 16-Jan-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Pounding out all that hate

    Social networks, chat-rooms and email revolutionised how people bullied one another. This led to the invention of the term "cyber-bullying"

  • 02-Jan-2016 | Ashish Sharma

    Digital ghost-hunters

    I wanted to go ghost-hunting. So, I surfed the internet and found out all about ghost-hunting mobile apps. I settled on Ghost Hunter M2, the Rolls-Royce of ghost-hunting apps. It costs Rs 60 on the App Store and has everything: audio and video ...

  • 19-Dec-2015 | Ashish Sharma

    The sport of selfies

    Taking selfies may sound easy and stupid. It's not

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