Bring back the blogs!

The blogs were all about “serendipity”. I have been blogging for years now, and I have no been able to formalise and crystallise my thoughts. As I have mentioned here many times, reading and writing change you fundamentally. It is the “low order” of writing that sparks various interconnections and ideas, and it is exhilarating. […]

Marketing charts

Consider this chart in isolation. Think, ponder and reflect. How much do you think that this data is reliable? Has anyone done a survey, people answered in that survey, someone turned that into relatable answers? Does this chart convey our attitudes towards data transparency? More importantly, will this lead to a shift in the behavioural […]

On writing consistently

In my previous (and failed iteration), I realised that it was difficult to focus on a narrow and a “niche” area of neurooncology. I was discussing this with a colleague that I wanted to use Twitter to go beyond article metrics and collaborate collectively on finding out the most useful articles (for example). The current […]

Telemedicine: Putting it in the right perspective

I got tagged in a fascinating discussion on Twitter on Telemedicine. Several open-ended issues merit a closure via a long-form blog format (of course, Twitter has its own limitations). Ensuring universal access and the issue of “dumb pipes”. Laying fibre is an expensive proposition. Long time back, I used to run a blog on Telecom, […]

Telegram: Recommended for the oncologists by an oncologist

I have been using Telegram for over five years now. It has been a treasure trove of features and is one of the most incredible chat applications. Arguably, one of the most common refrains I have heard from Twitter influencers is that Telegram isn’t “secure”. It would be impossible to delve into several encryption protocols […]