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At home @anweshasrkr and I are watching "Big Bang Theory", and Py (daughter) is learning a lot of words. She said "Kilngon and Vulcun" 2 words to a kid in the school bus, & their parents wants to file complain as they think the second word is vulgar & 1st one is a curse word.

Is Mastodon the messiah we need?
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"Slamming Twitter for censorship and inability to control hate speech, thousands signed up for Mastodon last week. But can the micro-blogging site, started in 2016, live up to its promises for a safer, more civil online discourse?"

livemint.com/mint-lounge/featu #india #fediverse

Running some scripts to identify different IP addresses which tried to break into my servers.

Banks in Muslim areas are marked as β€˜red’ zones indicating that giving loans is not advisable – limiting their institutional support

Poverty among Muslims is high and even basic facilities like post offices were not operational in Muslim areas
thewire.in/caste/how-far-have-

RT @Vishj05@twitter.activitypub.actor
1 litre milk diluted with water served to 81 students in UP school.

Yogi Govt will now take strict action against the Journalist for reporting this.

telegraphindia.com/india/digit

Siddharth Varadarajan of The Wire was fairly sure that there would be repercussions to these measures. β€œ[...] And the way that the draft will define the digital news, this would include your mother's Facebook page, your uncle's blog, websites in different languages, a tweet trend on twitter, anything that is news oriented and conveyed digitally,” he told Telegraph Online.

#Mastodon in another print magazines in #India! This article by Nischai Vats goes over the same issues all the other print mags went into. It's exciting to see this wave of media continue though.

thepatriot.in/2019/11/26/new-p #fediverse

@kushal wow this is great and am totally going to use this in forever continuing arguments about how 'guys' is gender neutral. I have been fighting against the use of 'guys' for years...

After 6 years of part time and 12 years of full time association, I am calling it a day with my assignment with Kerala Government in dealing with inter state water.

I am most grateful for the learnings, opportunities and memories.

Returning to my parent organisation KSEBL :)

RT @sarahkendzior
After years of them begging to see it, I decided to let my kids watch The Ring. We're watching it together. So far I've had to explain:

* VCRs
* Landline phones
* Photo development stores
* Newspapers

What other horrors await in The Ring?!

The State of Aadhaar by Omidyar came as a reaction to a report I co-authored with Centre for Internet and Society. Independent research can never be debunked by junk
swarajyamag.com/ideas/omidyar-

On Wednesday, #JacquesKallis left his fans amused with his new look who wondered why the former Proteas all-rounder had sported this new beard look.

thequint.com/sports/sports-buz

Around 500 high-risk Indian users- journalists, human rights activists, & political campaigners were targeted by β€œgovernment-backed attackers” for intelligence collection, targeting dissidents & activists, cyber attacks, or spreading disinformation etc. blog.google/technology/safety-

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