Author Archives: Sandipta Dhar

R.I.P. Steve Jobs. But let’s get a perspective, shall we?

The deification of Steve Jobs and the outpouring of grief that seems to have inundated the virual world since his passing leaves me cold. It leaves me cold because it brings home sharply the kind of society that we have created, where gizmos …are worshipped and the creator of gizmos is beatified for his inventive genius, totally ignoring the fact that he displayed a flagrant lack of social and environmental responsibility throughout his life. Continue reading