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Hacking Life – the India Way

February 7, 2012

Tweet Hacking Life – the India Way is a presentation I made at Microsoft SCS 2012 in NYC in January.  Here’s an introduction by Stuart: In this presentation Dina makes a nice case viewing “hacking” as a generative construct for thinking, and an organizing principle for life … hacking life and living … rather than it being [...]

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Convo Kids 2012 – A Journey of Discovery

December 23, 2011

Tweet Am quite excited that we’ve finally launched this project!  In short, it is a year long research and immersion program with 12-21 year olds in India.  We’re really looking for 5-6 sponsors  - to help kick it off the ground – personally I believe that one of the key benefits (apart from the actual [...]

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Reading Bytes for Dec 14

December 14, 2011

Tweet Updates on what I’m reading. Links with my notes. I also just tweet links and things that interest me @dina How we’ve changed! User experiences in reverse – mobile to desktop – Apple Pushes the Desktop Toward a Mobile Experience – Apple isn't the only company merging the experience of using the desktop with [...]

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Reading Bytes for Sep 15

September 15, 2011

Tweet Links with my notes. I also just tweet links and things that interest me @dina The Qualitative Report Volume 15 Number 6 – good stuff in this! Rural marketing & innovation – ITC eChoupal Story, retold fm a Blue Ocean Strategy perspective by @S_Sivakumar – CLIP: “The third bird was a revelation for us [...]

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Reading Bytes for Sep 9

September 9, 2010

Tweet Daily updates on what I’m reading. Links with my notes. I also just tweet links and things that interest me @dina Safe water: extended user testing | interesting longitudinal ethnographic approach to design by @pathtweets – CLIPs: “PATH “road tests” household water treatment products in India … One of the primary challenges in developing a [...]

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Reading Bytes for Aug 14

August 14, 2010

Tweet Daily updates on what I’m reading. Links with my notes. I also just tweet links and things that interest me @dina Research in the Wild: Making Research Work in Industry | blog@CACM – CLIP: "Even so, there are many in industry that consider researchers an expensive luxury that the company can ill afford. Part [...]

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Me? Free. You? Not!!

August 14, 2010

Tweet And still, it’s Independence Day in India tomorrow. (Today is Pakistan’s Independence Day – reaching out to all those devastated by the Pakistan floods.). Our media is full of the obligatory ‘cliched’ thoughts on freedom – corruption, poor governance, terrorism, naxalism, separatism, communalism, overpopulation, poverty etc et etc – ably supported by commercialization of the weekend, with [...]

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Reading Bytes for Jun 29

June 29, 2010

Tweet Daily updates on what I’m reading. Links with my notes. I also just tweet links and things that interest me @dina The jugaad myth (via @manipande – on why ‘jugaad’ is not necessarily innovation)) – CLIP: "Earthen pots and other types of jugaad may make good documentary film subjects, but we should remember that [...]

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Reading Bytes for May 4 – Education, Social Publishing, Mobiles and Marketing

May 4, 2010

Tweet Daily updates on what I’m reading. Links with my notes. I also just tweet links and things that interest me @dina A Social Publishing Strategy by @gkjohn at @kanter covers education/publishing. love the skype reading sessions esp. – “Our strategy has relied upon being part of a larger mission, providing meaningful and valuable content, [...]

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Reading Bytes for Apr 11

April 11, 2010

Tweet Daily updates on what I’m reading. Links with my notes. I also just tweet links and things that interest me @dina on Twitter. The Triumph of the Ordinary Cellphone – NYTimes.com | by @anandwrites [via @sunil_abraham] – Reality check – or different cultures of innovation?? CLIP: “Forgotten in the American tumult is a global [...]

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Reading Bytes for Mar 31

March 31, 2010

Tweet Daily updates on what I’m reading. Links with my notes. I also just tweet links and things that interest me @dina Using Mobile Phones To Broadcast News – Gaon ki Awaaz (voice of the village) & another among tribals [via @timepass] – This is an interesting service in the area of participatory media and [...]

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Bytes for Jan 21

January 21, 2010

Tweet Daily updates on what I’m reading Demographic Dividend Theory – A parable of India’s Growth – CLIP: To this effect, a recent report published by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has estimated that India would face ‘talent gap’ of more than 5 million by 2012, as existing [...]

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Conversation Bytes for January 19th

January 19, 2010

Tweet Daily updates on what I’m reading Go thataway: Google Maps India learns to navigate like a local – Much better Googlemaps!! CLIPS: We found that using landmarks in directions helps for two simple reasons: they are easier to see than street signs and they are easier to remember than street names. Spotting a pink [...]

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My Lazy TEDIndia Post

November 8, 2009

Tweet Actually, my super lazy blogpost post TEDIndia. It was an absolutely fantastic experience and the best part was meeting such a great group of people. I feel incredibly fortunate, and humbled to have been a TEDIndia Fellow. I’ll be blogging more thoughts and pictures in the next few days, but for now, here’s a [...]

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