What the Solar Halo in Kolkata Taught Me About Social Media

Amongst a lot of the things I missed this week while being hyper-stressed about my exams was the solar halo that appeared today in Kolkata’s sky. It was, no doubt, very beautiful; in the photographs I saw later, it seemed almost ethereal, like something out of a fairytale prophecy that foretells the birth of a king. But…

The Twitter Paradox

You know, twitter is a lot like high school.   There are the ‘cool’ people whom thousands (literally) follow and who themselves follow only cool ones like themselves, and the ones sucking up to them, and the really really nice people who don’t have groupies because they are either less open or use less colourful…