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It’s a Colourful World

“The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog” – well I have not written a blog for a long time so just testing out the keyboard. Making sure it works. It does. Is this dragging a bit too much? It was just meant to be some sort of an icebreaker as there has not been a post in a while. Never mind, let’s just begin.

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Start-up India

When-ever a graduate is bored of their seemingly dead-end, not so well paying because-you-have-not-struggled-enough-in-your-life jobs, there are two routes they see in front of them: 1) A post-graduation, 2) a Start-Up.

The start-up wave is so large, that everyone wants to surf on it and the large waves get the business on the beach booming. I referring to the industry that has been created in support of the start-ups. There new investment avenues (venture capitalism), new coaching techniques (incubation cells) and new verticals in news (start-up news (duh!))

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Results: The Twitter Experiment

I could give you the verdict instead of this line, but then you would not click on the ‘continue reading’ link, and I really need you to that.

So what gets you Twitter followers.
Here are the numbers from the experiment.

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Half Time: The Twitter Experiment

On Monday Being Flippant started a twitter experiment through the account: @rishi_taparia.

We wanted to see whether there was a direct link between quantity of tweets and the number of followers.

We started this on Monday, and now after 3.5 days here are the numbers:

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The Twitter Experiment

How do you get a large number of twitter followers when you are not a celebrity or a cute girl and off course without paid advertisement.

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Worst ad ever

Before beginning, it is obligatory to have seen the following ad, else this won’t even make sense to you.

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A Letter to the Prime Minister

While the world was celebrating valentines day, a disgusting event occurred. A six-year-old girl  was raped near a village under Ganjam district’s Gangapur police limits. In the wake of this incident, parents of the students  of Utpal Sanghvi, Juhu are writing to the Prime Minister to bring this major issue to the notice of the government and the republic of India.

Share the letter with as many people you can

To ,
The Prime Minister of India.
Honoured Sir,

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It’s in my pocket

It is no news that we live in a digital age where if our gadgets aren’t synced, we ain’t fancy enough. Every one is a technocrat and our status in society has gone from how much cattle to how many gadgets and accessories, but boy this is so much more convenient than raising cattle :p

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Governing Comedy

Stand up comedy is at its best when it is related to the stupid happenings of everyday life. Just like any business communication, comedy too needs insights and really deep ones to be able to crack someone up. There is a lot of intelligence and knowledge that goes behind that ‘Just a Joke’ from a professional comic.

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