Seth Priebatsch from SCVNGR, a mobile start-up, is looking at the next big thing in progress after the social layer of Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp. According to him it is about a “game layer,” a pervasive net of behavior-steering game dynamics that will reshape education and commerce. Continue reading “Mobile Gaming by Indian Teenagers”
My deep-dive into how art can make an impact in Indian cityscapes coincided with recent Pune Street Art Project and Pune Biennale. T C Chang (meet the researcher) presented his discourse on public art. He was introducing it as part of Pune Biennale’s event (supported by the Pune Municipal Corporation); Public Space and Aesthetics: Heritage In Continuous Motion.
Many times when we walk on the streets of Indian cities, we find advertisements stuck on walls, trees and transformer boxes. These often tell us the type of services required by people and therefore made available by others. These advertisements often are just informational and less inspiring, and I believe these crucify the beauty of the city rather than helping much. I wondered if I am the only one thinking this and are these ‘actually’ helpful, so I decided to gather insights about it in my current city; Pune.