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We are happy to announce that RK Swamy Interactive’s blog has moved to its own web location. You can now see all old posts and all forthcoming posts on http://rkswamyinteractive.com/blog. Thank you WordPress.com. It was fun being with you.
In our post ‘barkhagate: We, the Twitter people‘ we had incorrectly mentioned that Expressbuzz is owned by the Indian Express Group. It is in fact owned by The New Indian Express, and its editor is Aditya Sinha who does not … Continue reading
Remember the Y2K crisis that gripped everybody, a thousand years ago*, in 1999? There was panic worldwide that computers would crash on January 1, 2000 because their internal timekeepers, running on two digit years, would reset to 00. It gained … Continue reading
Our take on the Radia tapes and its consequences on old and new media is a hit on Twitter. We’ve noticed quite a few people have chosen to tweet the post through their Twitter handles. http://topsy.com/rksinteractive.wordpress.com/2010/11/24/barkhagate-we-the-twitter-people/?utm_source=pingback&utm_campaign=L2 While this might not … Continue reading
Saw TV last week? Or read the papers? Did you hear or read of India’s latest scandal, as it unfolded with Outlook’s latest expose. Amidst the parliament disruption and any number of scams (adarsh, CWG, 2G, BDA) this one never … Continue reading
Would you think it clever business sense or rank insanity if you mortgaged your home to raise $100,000 to buy an virtual asteroid? Yes, you got that right, a virtual asteroid. It looks and feels like an asteroid, but rests … Continue reading
As we grow older, there’s always the refrain of the ‘good old days’ we start spouting. (I’m beginning to spout some of it already). Do aging advertisiers too yearn for the good old days? When it was still about a … Continue reading