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Hi! Can we follow you on Twitter?

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You are enjoying coffee on a rainy Sunday afternoon video chatting with a friend. 5 minutes later, out of the blue, you get disconnected from the internet. Now that is something you really didn’t expect especially when you and your friend met online after such a long time. At first you try to restart the modem or check the connection and when Internet still doesn’t work, you do the most obvious thing and dial up the good ol’ customer care service.
One minute in the call and you are still either making a choice from the menu or reentering your customer ID or some other information. How you wish you could just call up the number and a HUMAN received it. Anyways, when you finally end the call you would normally have a ticket number and an assurance that the issue will be resolved in the next 24 hours.

Now consider this, when your internet didn’t work, you simply logged on Twitter (through your smartphone ofcourse) and sent out a tweet mentioning how unhappy you are with your service provid…

Can websites think?

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One of my good friends has come up with an amazing website called zootout.com. You can get on the site and find information about the places to eat out or, as the site calls it, “zoot out!”
Okay before you start to think that I am being paid for this blog let me tell you why I began with zootout. This blog is about an invogue term - "Web 3.0". And it will be easier to relate to everything, including the title of the blog :-), as you read on.
We all know, Web 1.0 was when we had hotmail accounts (I still use my hotmail account btw ;-)) and altavista was the best search engine around. Although people argued that lycos was much better. Precisely, websites were all static and a place where information was stored for users to READ. Also, Yahoo messenger was the coolest thing around as it was the most popular chat engine where people could actually share messages real time.
Then came Google, the big daddy of them all with an all new and improved search algorithm. Myspace gained po…

Traffic Rules (and Indori Assumptions)

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