XII Delhi Bloggers’ Meet: Blogging to make a difference to the society?

The Group Photo

There was a huge turnout (approx. 30, which is 3-times of normal) at the last Delhi Bloggers' meet, which made it very special. The reason it turned out so had to do with some special overseas guests from BBC London. These journalists, Julian (producer of Digital Planet), Gareth (presenter of the same show) and Bill (Net activism and blogging expert from the United Kingdom), were on a tour to find out the state of digital technology in India. And, the impact that it is making to Indian society at large was also a motive. Let me skip ranting about the show with the link to the BBC site, describing it.

I reached some 30 minutes after the gathering started. Well, there were a couple people turning up after me also :). Here was a heated discussion ongoing. Politics, NGO's, citizen journalism and many issues were touched upon.

About prasoonk

Prasoon Kumar grew up in the Bokaro Steel City of south Bihar, now Jharkhand. He studied Computer Science and Engineering in IIT Kanpur. For job he moved to the land of opportunity, United States. He was there in the bay area through the internet revolution of mid to late nineties. He spent time admiring the beautiful coastline of California among other things. He moved east coast to the New York after the turn of the millennium working in a brokerage startup. Afterwards, he is back to India for good. He has been working in the enterprises and internet startup, enjoying the city life. He has a beautiful wife, a young 5 years old daughter and 11 years old son.

Posted on May 11, 2006, in delhibloggers, Society & Culture. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I work for a dotcom startup called Guru.Com as its software architect-cum-India manager. We are a B2B portal providing an eMarketplace for services, much like eBay does it for the products.

  2. which startup do u work for ?

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