Celebrating Faiz – Poetry, Independence & Free Expression

The creative powerhouse called The Hive is hosting an evening commemorating the life and works of the poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz tomorrow. There will be film screenings, readings and discourse on the life of Faiz. There will also be a special poetry feature by six poets, including me. I’ve been experiencing the power of poetry these past few months, how

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Opening WordCamp Mumbai 2014 With A Snapshot of Digitalia

I attended my first WordCamp over the weekend. I also had the privilege of opening the event with the first talk. WordCamp is an informal conference that brings together the WordPress community – developers, designers, consultants and users. It is organised locally and happens in 172 cities around the world, each one with its own unique flavour. I’ve attended BarCamps

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‘Ideasmith is not just my name’ – Friday Funda @ Godrej India Culture Lab

Ideasmith began as a ‘Uh, what is this?’ activity for a bored corporate employee one dull Tuesday evening. Now, 8 years later it is an alter ego, a soapbox and surprise, surprise, worthy of listing on a resume. This has been the strangest, most intriguing relationship of my life – my relationship with this entity I created. And along the

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