This is a great guide to social media etiquette. I especially commend:
- Retweeting people's praise of you comes off as jerky. Just thank them.
- Every blog I know has a share/like/tweet/stumble button . . . If you like the article, pushing those buttons are like a 'tip jar' for the artist. Push it.
- If you're reading in Google Reader, sharing is as simple as "[SHIFT] S".
Now tip me.
A tribute to Uncle Pai. To be honest, I'm a little surprised at all the outpourings of nostalgia towards Amar Chitra Katha: growing up, I loved Tinkle. Amar Chitra Katha was good, sure, but we only had a couple of them. We used to buy nearly every issue of Tinkle. Sadly, I don't know what's happened to them: must have been disposed of on one of our moves.
If you've been following Charlie Sheen's antics, this is just hilarious.
Women's equality is an extreme view rather than a moderate view. (Scroll down to the last post.)
The dangers of a single story.
She isn't married (and it's not because she is an angry slut).
Families come in all forms.
Get your kid off your Facebook Page. Actually, I've seen men do this as well as women. In either case, it's bloody annoying. So is it when women who change their names send me friend requests without a note saying who they are. Oh, right, we probably went to primary school together, and I'll never confuse you with all the other Nehas I've vaguely crossed paths with later.
And if you think being forgetful is bad, here's a case of a man who could not forget.