Read essays on society, technology, culture, science, lifestyle and more.
On quitting Instagram
At the dawn of the ’20s a re-evaluation of Instagram shows it is no longer what it once was and is no longer what I and many like me need it to be.
8 January 2020
U and non-U english in the 21st century
Examining the landmark articles by Alan Ross and Nancy Mitford to examine the state of U and non-U english on the world stage in the 21st century
1 December 2019
It is time to bring back the wax seal
Despite being surrounded by modern communication, the slow, arguably impractical, process of writing a letter is a great draw for me.
23 November 2019
The subtle art of not giving a book
Examining my lifelong reluctance to lend, let alone give, a book to another soul.
19 November 2019
On the by-election in Karnataka
Thoughts on how the upcoming by-election in Karnataka is a combination of passive voters, horse-trading without consequences and leaders looking to save their positions within their own parties.
The Indian Express
18 November 2019
Tame your tech
Some thoughts on how we can tame our gadgets and the technology we use everyday to enrich our lives.
8 November 2019
The iPad-only experiment, redux
With iOS 13 iPad truly becomes a standalone device for everything but the most resource-intensive jobs. As far as mundane everyday tasks are concerned, for most people, laptops are dead.
21 October 2019