Saturday, December 31, 2011

Finding a life partner - a market failure?


Finding a life partner (or rather the right partner) is hard and even when a relationship is formed, more often than not it ends with both parties and their family being hurt. In economic terms, finding a

Monday, December 12, 2011

Time for Online Social Networks to Deliver More


According to Nielsen (http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/online_mobile/september-2011-top-us-web-brands) Americans on average spend about an hour a day online, out of which about 15 minutes is spent on Facebook. In other words, a quarter of an average American's time online is spent on Facebook!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Bungee Jumping the McDonalds Way!


A few years ago I took a personal development course on how to remain calm and centered on the inside, while being a warrior on the outside. It was a great 6 day camp in the middle of beautiful

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Online Social Networks and Our Identities

The astronomical growth and prevalence of online social networks like Facebook, privacy, ownership of one's online information, and people's virtual identity (or story) are some of the topics that are

Friday, June 3, 2011

A Friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed. Or is it?

Who is your true friend? The one you trust enough to share your secrets with? The old childhood friend you have known for a long time? The one you hang out with the most or

Monday, May 30, 2011

“You Can be Right, Or You can be Happy.” -Unknown

When I heard this quote for the first time it was in the context of how useless it is to try to convince other people of one's opinions. The speaker was talking about how he had

Friday, March 25, 2011

Cinderella and the Modern Single Girl

Having become single for over a year now I have had the opportunity to hang out with single people more than before. While I have met lots of incredible and inspiring women during the past year, I

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Facebook Behavior Classification

I have no doubt that very soon there will be a branch in psychology where people specialize in human behavior on Facebook. There is really a lot you can tell about a person by their

American Media Driven Pop Culture Dictionary

  1. Popular: A person who has 1000+ facebook friends
  2. Famous: What you become if you are an a$$hole on a reality TV show