Indiblogger Closes Shop: Another Nail in the Coffin for Blogging?

Indiblogger, the network for Indian blogs and bloggers, has recently shuttered its doors. The automated materials stay on, but the folks behind this labor of love, are gone. This provokes some thoughts on why I blog (or not), what happened to the blogosphere in the fifteen years I have been blogging, and whether I should continue blogging or not. In other words, a personal rant!

Social Media for Doctors: Signing up for online professional networking sites? Consider these points first

So this post follows on from one previous post about the spammy email practices of Docplexus, a networking site for doctors, and has been incited by a deluge of emails which kept pinging my inbox non-stop. I first noted that they were celebrating the achievement of a wonderful milestone - 250,000 medics signing up for … Continue reading Social Media for Doctors: Signing up for online professional networking sites? Consider these points first

Docplexus and the Dicey Email Spam

OK. So, I have not blogged twice in such quick succession in a long long time... that can only mean one thing: I am procrastinating on a deadline! Anyway, that apart, a few things happened over the past few days which prompted me to write this post. So, to start with, this is basically a … Continue reading Docplexus and the Dicey Email Spam

Six years, half-a-million views, and a lost blog…

I have been wondering about what to do with the blog for a while now. As the title indicates, I have been blogging for almost six and a half years on this site, though I have been silent for the greater part of the last year or so. I have been fortunate enough to have … Continue reading Six years, half-a-million views, and a lost blog…

PixelPumper: Windows Live Writer Replacement for Mac?

I have recently shifted to using a MacBook Air (thanks for the applause, now can you please give me some money so that I can buy some food?) and for the most part, I have not missed the Windows Environment. If anything, I have fallen in love with the Mac. The fact that I was … Continue reading PixelPumper: Windows Live Writer Replacement for Mac?