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Vedant Varma
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The era of the global internet may be passing. A thought provoking read on the coming balkanisation of the World Wide Web and how it will alter our experience of it.

Perhaps the biggest impact will be in the flow of information and data from one country to another. Today we take so much of this for granted.

All that may change in the next decade or so, upending businesses and the global economy once again.
How regional networks may replace the World Wide Web
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Super, #longform read on creative direction, the intersection where art direction & design meet strategy. 
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Advertising decoded :)
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The 65 cent experiment :)
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Love this site...its so interesting to see life as it was a 100 years back. Especially a country like India where information isn't available as easily in the public domain.
Toda Man and Woman - India 1890's. The Toda people are a small pastoral community who live on the isolated Nilgiri plateau of Southern India. Before the late 18th century, the Toda coexisted local...
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Fascinating read that looks into the different versions of 'The Ramayana,' and how it can be interpreted in different ways, sometimes subtly enough to push an agenda.
RECENTLY, THE Delhi University Academic Council decided to drop a scholarly essay Three Hundred Ramayanas by AK Ramanujan, on the various narrations of Ram's story, from the syllabus of Culture in...
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Really interesting this, as is the concept behind Newswhip. People powered news :)
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Why we can't solve big problems anymore? Superb piece from the MIT Tech Review (http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/429690/why-we-cant-solve-big-problems/)
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Peter Jackson on the sets of 'The Hobbit,"' explaining the 3D filming process. Superb!
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Super visualisation :)
Recently Popular. Best Math Question EVAR Best statistics question ever 579 comments. unfacebook Where people don't use Facebook 18 comments. Venn piagram The Venn Piagram 14 comments. How America...
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Here's some real life sci-fi : -)
HERE'S A nice story for business travellers frustrated by paperwork: when the Apollo 11 astronauts returned from the moon, they filled out a customs form and declared their cargo.
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Education
  • The world wide web
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  • Convergence Institute of Media (Bangalore), St. Xaviers College (Kolkata) Hyderabad Public School (Hyderabad), St. Lawrence High School (Kolkata)
  • St. Xavier's College, Kolkata
  • Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet
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Online storyteller
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Web marketer, social media enthusiast, aspiring chaos agent :)
Employment
  • Edelman
    Head - Creative & Planning, Digital, 2013 - present
  • DRAFTFCB+ULKA
    Creative Head - Digital, 2008 - 2012
  • Saatchi & Saatchi, Rediffusion Y & R, 123greetings.com
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Mumbai
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Kolkata - Kolkata, Hyderabad, bangalore, Mumbai