Articles by Nishant
Oct 12, 2012
Digital habits: How and why we tweet, share and likeThere aren’t always rational explanations for the ways in which we behave on networks. Habits might offer us an explanation of why we participate in memes, sharing and disseminating information virally across the interwebz
Aug 20, 2012
Social media, SMS are not why NE students left BangaloreInstead of addressing the larger issues, efforts are being made to blame technology as the site where the problem is located and the object that needs to be controlled.
Jul 13, 2012
Internet censorship: Anonymous can't be just harmful hackersEven as my heart sings with these sounds of protests, there is a growing alarm that these seemingly radical guerrilla warfare might actually be more counter-productive than helpful to the cause of building an open and inclusive Internet.
Jun 27, 2012
How Facebook is blatantly abusing our trustIn a move that is almost a pale imitation of Google’s growing monopoly over our private information, Facebook seems to be now looking to expand its data empires. But unlike Google, its trying to sneak in through the back door.
Jun 07, 2012
Beyond Anonymous: Shit people say on Internet piracyThis post looks at some of the most ludicrous things that have been said about file-sharing around the world, wondering why this idea of sharing has evoked such startling responses from different quarters.
May 22, 2012
Open letter to Kolaveri Di makers: How Dare You!The producers of "3" which features the Kolaveri Di song are infringing on all our digital rights. Here is how.
Apr 25, 2012
Non human intelligence is closer than you think!We are soon going to enter worlds where the non-human actor in the network is going to have equal rights, agency, will and choices, and it will perform actions that will have equal credibility as the human one.
Apr 09, 2012
Sharing in the time of Facebook, or why I'm not a pirateWithin digital networks, the primary activity that people perform, is sharing. We share information about our lives, relationships, likes, political causes, and cultural objects that we are fond of.
Mar 20, 2012
Why your Facebook stalker is not the real problemInternet Service Providers are evolving systems that will now keep track of all your digital transactions and will monitor what you consume, who you talk to and determine whether you are a good ethical subject.