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Monday, Nov 29, 2021
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‘We Need Active Online Policing By The Citizens’

So what does the India-born blogger, periodically listed among the top 50 influencers in the world of technology think about issues occupying us of late?

‘We Need Active Online Policing By The Citizens’
Tribhuvan Tiwari
‘We Need Active Online Policing By The Citizens’
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Om Speak

  • Google “It’s doing unnatural things, a terrible example of a company forgetting its core value system.”
  • Facebook “The problem is it is growing at a speed no one has seen before. They’ve to stay relevant in the mobile world.”
  • Microsoft “Always in a catch-up mode. That worked in the 1990s when competition wasn’t intense. Not today.”
  • Apple “It had one skill-set given to it by Steve Jobs. I don’t know how long this is going to last.”
  • Nokia “It’s pretty much closed. Half the people around have some Android device and half some other phone. Where is Nokia?”

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India-born blogger Om Malik is periodically listed among the top 50 influencers in the world of technology, evident from the 1.2 million followers he has on Twitter. His widely followed blog Giga Om serves up cutting-edge technology news, analysis and opinion. In India to visit his parents—and his childhood home in Delhi’s Old Rajinder Nagar—this alumnus of St Stephen’s spent an afternoon with Arindam Mukherjee, discussing issues around technology. Excerpts:

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